Jedediah “Jed” Dean Zillmer, born April of 1990, in Spokane, Washington, beloved son of Brian Ponder and Brandi Zillmer; beloved husband of Katie Zillmer.
He was a student at Spokane Falls Community College pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering and computer science.
Jed was a Purple Heart recipient that served in Afghanistan. He was an infantry sniper in C Troop 1/32 Calvary 1st Brigade, with the 101st Airborne.
He worked as a Veteran Resource Officer at Spokane Falls Community College.
Jed Zillmer was shot and killed by Spokane Police while suffering through a Post Traumatic Stress episode.
Jedediah Dean Zillmer lost his battle with PTS, February 11, 2014. He was 23 years old.