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Carolyn S. Zizelman

March 22, 1950 ~ February 1, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Carolyn Zizelman Obituary


Carolyn S. Zizelman, age 73, of Celina, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2024.

She was born March 22, 1950, in Celina, to Gillis "Whitey" and Edna (Bailey) Dennis, who both preceded her in death.

Carolyn and Gail Zizelman were married on November 18, 1967, and he survives, along with 2 daughters and a son: Teresa (Rob) McKee and Scott (Theresa Boeckman) Zizelman, all of Celina, and Wendy (Steve) Benny of Wapakoneta, 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Also surviving are 2 brothers and a sister: Kenny Dennis, Gary Howard, and Mona (Larry) Shinabery, all of Celina, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Tyler Zizelman, brother: Colonel Howard, sister: Gilda Trobridge, and parents-in-law: Willard & Virginia Zizelman. 

Carolyn was a 1969 graduate of Celina High School.  She was a homemaker, and was employed by Huffy Bicycles for over 20 years, then worked at Aeroquip/Eaton in Van Wert.

Carolyn loved her dogs, going to thrift stores, garage sales, "running the roads", shopping, socializing, spending time with her grandkids, growing flowers, and helping on the farm.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt 'Thank You' to Regina Howard.    

A Celebration of Life for Carolyn will be held at a later date.     

Memorial Contributions may be made to Legacy Hospice,1100 Shawnee Rd., Lima 45805.  


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