Carl Zele, Sr., 98, of Englewood, passed away February 14, 2019 in Castle Rock, CO. He is survived by his wife of 69 years Dorothy (Zaletel) Zele. Father of Diane Gessing, Debra Rubida (Gary), and Michael Zele (Denise); 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his brother Frank, sons John and Carl Jr., and great grandson Harrison. Visitation, Thursday, February 21, 2019, 5-8 PM with Recitation of Rosary at 7 PM, both at Drinkwine Mortuary, Littleton, CO. Funeral Mass, Friday, February 22, 2019, 10 AM, All Souls Catholic Church, Littleton, CO. Interment, Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00 AM, at Roselawn Cemetery in Pueblo, Colorado.