Man with dementia found safe Wednesday night

Police: 81-year-old has been missing since 4 p.m.
Man with dementia found safe Wednesday night
Keith R. Zeilinger

Janesville police were looking for a man with dementia who went missing from an adult group home Wednesday afternoon, according to a release.

Keith R. Zeilinger, 81, left an adult group home at 3003 Ruger Ave. around 4 p.m., officials said.

Zeilinger was found safe on Janesville’s east side near Marshall Middle School around 9:45 p.m., police said. He was found in good health and was reunited with family and returned to the group home.

Zeilinger is easily confused, will get lost and will not be able to find his way back home, according to the release.