He was born May 13, 1947, in Burke, S.D., to Edwin and Regina Schmitz Zeitner. He married Nancy Schram on Aug. 7, 1971, in Eugene. She died in 1995. He married Susie Miller Lantz on Nov. 24, 2001, in Eugene.
Dr. Richard M. Zeitner is a Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He is licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. He is also a Psychoanalyst, Certified by the Board of Professional Standards of the American Psychoanalytic Association, and he is credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
Along with conning the state, prosecutors told of the woman also , telling him he had made her pregnant, and that she ‘desperately’ needed funds to get an abortion. Funds which the man attained by hitting up close family, friends and co-workers along with holding a charity on Zeitner’s behalf.