May 8, 1932 - Sept. 9, 2008
SANDUSKY - Marian L. Zakerski, age 76, of Norwalk, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in Stein Hospice Center, following an 18 year battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Mrs. Zakerski was born on May 8, 1932 in Detroit, MI to William and Agnes (Laughlan) Norrie. She married her husband, Gerald Zakerski on February 28, 1961, and he survives.
Marian worked at the Fanny Farmers manufacturing plant in Norwalk, OH for over 25 years. She was a proud Union Steward through the Fanny Farmer Company. She enjoyed ceramics, golfing, bowling, and raising German Shepherd pups. Marian loved spending time with Gerald at their cabin in the Upper Peninsula in MI.
Mrs. Zakerski is survived by her husband: Gerald Zakerski of Norwalk, OH; Daughter: Cheryl (Randy) Taylor of Huron, OH; Son: Mark (Kelly) Zakerski of Milan, OH; Grandchildren: Shelly (James) Stone of Nevada, Erica (Casey) Proy of Berlin Heights, Jennifer (Thad) Wilkins of Texas, and Michael and Lindsay Zakerski of Milan, OH; 4 Great Grandchildren; and Sister: Agnes Gersell of Saginaw, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents: William and Agnes Norrie and her brother: William Norrie.
Friends may call from 2-8 PM, Friday, September 12, 2008 in the Groff Funeral Home, Milan Chapel, One S. Main St., Milan, OH. Funeral services will be conducted 9:30 AM, Saturday, September 13, 2008 in the funeral home, Milan. Fr. Patrick Rohen will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sandusky Firelands Alzheimer's Support Group, P.O. Box 2476, Sandusky, OH 44871; Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging 780 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, OH 44906.
Online condolences may be sent to www.grofffuneralhomes.com.