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Helen Joan (Shock) Zedaker

December 18, 1937 — January 3, 2021

Helen Joan Zedaker age 83, of New Bavaria died early Sunday morning, January 3, 2021 at Vancrest of Holgate.

Her Legacy… Helen was born December 18, 1937 to George and Margaret Shock in Lima.  In 1956 she graduated from Defiance High School.  On February 23, 1957, she married Richard M. Zedaker, Jr. in Bryan, Ohio.  She was a full time domestic engineer; although she worked for Four County for 5 years, city maintenance for 8 years and Reed Lines for 8 years.

Her Family… Helen is survived by her husband Richard; a daughter, Deb (Don) Messer, Holgate; 6 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; a son-in-law, Tom Kaczynski and a sister-in-law, Bonnie Shock.  Helen was preceded in death by her parents; a son, George Zedaker; daughters, Heidi Theisen and Tammy Wright; and her brother William Shock.

Her Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 12-2:00 pm with the celebration of Helen’s life at 2:00 pm.  Due to health concerns, a mask is required; social distancing will be enforced and the number of visitors will be regulated at any given time for admittance.  Burial will follow in Brunersburg Cemetery, Defiance.  Memorial contributions can be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zachrich Funeral Home and Cremation Services

114 Williams Street, Holgate, OH 43527

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zachrich Funeral Home and Cremation Services

114 Williams Street, Holgate, OH 43527

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