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Nancy Zesing (1935 – 2024)

(Belonged To Wauseon’s Emmaus Lutheran Church)

Nancy Ann Zesing, age 88, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at Bowling Green Manor surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on June 22, 1935 to Frank A. and Ethel (Nagy) Szabo in Toledo, Ohio. Nancy was a 1953 graduate of Waite High School and went onto Warners Beauty School in Toledo.

She married Richard Franklin Smith on June 11, 1956 and he preceded her in passing on October 27, 1970. She later married Donald J. Zesing on September 1, 1972 and he passed away on February 3, 2003.

Nancy was an avid and talented seamstress, especially quilting. She created many quilts for family and Emmaus Lutheran Church.

She was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church and was actively involved with LWML, various bible studies and enjoyed quilting with the Tuesday quilting group.

Her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy. She loved gardening and flowers, and she really loved her many pets that she had over the years. She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her children, Paula (Terry) Lynott, Patti (David) Coehrs and Aaron (Tricia) Zesing; stepchildren, Donna (Ron) Stephenson, Cheryl (Jeff) Pfund and John (Lesa) Zesing; many precious grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; son in law, Bill Donaldson and sister-in-law, Doris Hoskins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; daughter, Pamela Donaldson; grandson, Joshua Roach and dog, Jazzy.

The family will receive guests on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 from 4-7:00 p.m. at Emmaus Lutheran Church, 841 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, Ohio. The family will also receive guests on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 10 – 11:00 a.m. at Emmaus Lutheran Church with Pastor Robert O. Bartz, Intentional Interim Pastor officiating. Family and friends are invited to join the family for fellowship and a luncheon in the church from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. For those wishing to attend Nancy’s burial, please meet the family at Swanton Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. There will be no procession to the cemetery from the church.

The family would like to especially thank all the nurses and staff at Bowling Green Manor for the wonderful care that was given to Nancy.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Emmaus Lutheran Church. To leave a message for Nancy’s family please visit,

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