Zeno Francis Wasserman, 93, of Burgoon, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 17, 2014, at home, with family at his side.
Zeno was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Ballville Township, to Hugo and Mary (Miller) Wasserman. Hugo died in 1923 when Zeno was 2 years old. His mother then married George Miller in 1932. Both are deceased. Zeno married Emma Tiell Feb. 15, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, and she survives.
Zeno also is survived by four sons, John (Carol) Wasserman of Fremont, Leo Wasserman of Dayton and Paul (Joanie) Wasserman and Roger (Barb) Wasserman, both of Burgoon; three daughters, Jan (Larry) Bloemer of Louisville, Ky., Teresa (Rich) Wasserman of Fremont and Karen (Gregg) Cline of Findlay; 12 grandchildren, Kevin (Nicole) Wasserman of Fremont, Brenda (Eric) Peiffer of Fremont, Melanie (Josh Lindley) Bloemer of Louisville, Ky., Tim Bloemer of Louisville, Ky., Rebecca (Zach) Rickman of Wingate, N.C., Jason (Kacie) Wasserman of London, England, Andrea (Andy) Nagy of Fremont, Sarah (Kris) Balde of Milan, Diane Cline of Somerville, Mass., Emily Cline of Columbus, Angie (DJ) Swearingen of Huron and Camille Wasserman of Charleston, S.C.; 10 great-grandchildren, Leah Wasserman, Rachel Wasserman, Abby Nagy, Alyssa Nagy, Ava Nagy, Kendall Balde, Kourtney Balde, Zoey Wasserman, Presley Lindley and Mary Clare Swearingen; and two sisters-in-law, Margie Wasserman and Florence Cunningham.
Zeno also was preceded in death by three brothers, Roman Wasserman, Donald Wasserman and Brother Norbert Wasserman, CPPS; and his sister, Alma (Wasserman) Miller.
Zeno graduated with honors from Jackson Burgoon High School in 1938. He was a lifelong farmer in Jackson Township. Zeno was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Millersville, the Holy Name Society, the Farm Bureau and the Knights of Columbus. Zeno served on the Sandusky County Board of Education, volunteered at the Sandusky County Food Pantry, served on the St. Mary Cemetery board and was a former Rural Serve board member.
His Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Millersville, with nephew, Father Ted Miller presiding. A quiet time of reflection will begin at the church one hour prior to the Mass. Burial will follow the Mass at St. Mary Cemetery, Millersville.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at Herman-Kinn-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Gibsonburg, where a prayer vigil will begin at 7:45 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Society for the Propagation of Faith, Stein Hospice or a charity of the donor's choice.
To view his video tribute or to express online condolences, visit www.hermankinn.com.