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Lois Jean Zacharias

February 16, 1932 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 88)

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Lois Jean Zacharias, age 88 of St. Marys and formerly of Botkins, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at her residence in St. Marys. She was born on Feb. 16, 1932 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Lewis and Onda Violetta (Poe) Brumbaugh.

On September 28, 1951 she married Herbert Lee Zacharias, who died June 16, 2019.

Lois is survived by her children Terry (Linda) Zacharias of St. Marys, Randy (Miriam) Zacharias, Joel (Joann) Zacharias, both of Celina, Lorna (Pat) Deininger of Grand Island, Fl. ten grandchildren Alicia (Codey) Welker, Abbey (Ryan) Rutschilling, Alexis (Tyler) Faller, Veronica (Shawn) Mullins, Juston (Brandi) Crouch, Tina (Robert) Molloy, Missy Zacharias, Amy (Kevin) Moeller, Aaron Zacharias, David Zacharias, Eleven great grandchildren and her sister-in-law Phyllis J. Brumbaugh of Greenville.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, brothers and sisters-in-law brothers Parl Lewis (Fern) Brumbaugh, Earl Dean (Dorothy) Brumbaugh, Loel Elton (Phyllis) Brumbaugh and Doyle Nelson Brumbaugh.

She graduated from Greenville High School with the Class of 1950. She attended the Wapakoneta Community Worship Center. She was a homemaker, enjoyed her gardening and loved spending time with her friends, family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with Rev. Jason Goss officiating. Burial will follow in the North Grove Cemetery in Celina. Friends may call from 5:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020 and a hour before services at the funeral home on Friday. Attendees are required to wear masks, practice social distancing and follow the COVID-19 guidelines established by Governor DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice 959 West North St. Lima, Ohio 45805. Condolences may be shared on-line with the Zacharias family at

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 Service Program


Public Viewing
September 17, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home
901 Myers Rd.
Celina, OH 45822

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Funeral Service
September 18, 2020

10:30 AM
Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home
901 Myers Rd.
Celina, OH 45822


St. Rita's Hospice
959 West North St., Lima OH 45805

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