Thomas Arthur Zeisberger


Thomas Arthur Zeisberger, 55, of Payson, died May 19, 2006 in Strawberry. He was born May 31, 1950 in Milwaukee, Wis.

He moved to Phoenix in 1959. He graduated from Camelback High School in 1968, where he excelled on the football field as well as on the baseball diamond. Then, as an adult, he became a successful businessman in the fitness industry, where he followed his passion for bodybuilding.

Mr. Zeisberger moved to Strawberry 10 years ago for his love for the outdoors and hunting. Although ill for some time, he still found the strength to volunteer with the Gila County Sheriff Search and Rescue.

Mr. Zeisberger is survived by his ex-wife Lana; his children: Shauna Isbell and Ty Zeisberger; granddaughter, Breanna Isbell; brother, Timm; and sister, Teri.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. May 31 at Pine Community Center, N. Highway 87 in Pine.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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