Betty M. Zahn

Aug 16, 1920 - Mar 29, 2013


Betty M. Zahn, 92, of Fremont, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, in Valley View Healthcare Center in Fremont. 

Betty was born Aug. 16, 1920, in Sandusky to Harry and Dorthea (Reinke) Lynn. She graduated from Sandusky High School in 1940. 

On June 6, 1942, Betty married Robert D. Zahn. 

Betty is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jadlynne and Stan Moyer, of Fremont; granddaughter, Kristine (Will) Halsey, of North Olmsted, Ohio; great-grandson, Ryan Halsey; sister, Mary Armstrong, of Sandusky; sister-in-law, Evelyn Lynn, of Sandusky; and many nieces and nephews. She was also loved and known as “Grandma Betty” to her special boys, Jackson, Lukas, Hudson and Cooper Moyer, of Bellevue, and Ethan Longoria, of Fremont.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Erma Kuldau, Charlotte Lortcher and Joyce Cullen; brothers, Karl “Jack” Lynn and Walter Lynn; stepmother, Juanita Lynn; and special companion, Donald Molyet.

As a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Fremont, Betty held various positions on church council and taught Sunday school and Bible school for many years. She was also a past member and volunteer of the Fremont Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, past member of garden Clubs and was an active volunteer reader at Atkinson Elementary School for many years. Betty was an avid college football fan, especially The Ohio State Buckeyes, enjoying the opportunity to attend all home games for more than 10 years.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, until a memorial service at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1187 County Road 128, Fremont. Pastor Robert Young will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to Faith Lutheran Church General Fund or Music Fund, 1187 County Road 128, Fremont, or the Humane Society of Sandusky County, 2520 Port Clinton Road, Fremont.

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