- December 26, 2012
- Avon, Ohio
of Kenneth's Passing
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“So sorry to hear about the loss of your father Kevin. I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers! I hope you will treasure the good times...Read More »
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“so sry to hear bout the passing of ken, So glad u brought him to the last picnic of graduating class of 52. i know how much u took good care of...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: joanne scinkovec - maple hts, OH
“To Mrs. Zeman and to the sons of Coach Zeman,
I was so sad to hear of the passing of your husband and father. He was a great person with a big...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Larry Knapp - Jacksonburg, OH
“My sincere condolences to Kevin and the rest of the Zeman family. I remember Mr Zeman as a fun-loving personality who was passionate about supporting...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Jeff Forthofer - Bar Harbor, ME
“My name is Amy, Emma Evans was my great grandmother and Lucille was my grandmother. I have a few fond memories of uncle ken and was very sad to hear...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: amanda (amy) craft - akron, OH
Kenneth Frank Zeman, age 79, of Avon, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at his home, following a short illness.
He was born in Cleveland and grew up in Garfield Heights. He graduated from Garfield Heights High School and Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Education.
He had resided in Avon for 50 years and spent his winter months in Bonita Springs, Florida after his retirement.
He enjoyed teaching and coaching and retired after 37 years, ending his career at Oberlin High School. He previously taught at several schools including North Ridgeville and Vermilion. He was inducted into the Lorain County Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame. He coached many sports but wrestling was his most rewarding sport. He was a member of The Northeastern Ohio District Athletic Administrators Association and was president of Avon Little League for many years.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was involved in many sports for many years. He enjoyed watching his sons and grandchildren participating in their activities and sporting events.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eileen (nee Marchione); sons, Keith, Kevin (wife Heidi) and Kent (wife Lynette) all of Avon; six loveable grandchildren, Zane, Lauren, Tate, Brynn, Coleman and Dylan all of Avon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Rose (nee Hacka) Zeman and sister, Arlene Beck.
Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 PM at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, where a prayer service will be held on Monday at 9:15 AM followed by a 10 AM Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 33601 Detroit Rd., Avon. Rev. John Misenko, Pastor, will be the celebrant.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Avon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Avon Schools Endowment Fund, 35573 Detroit Rd., Avon 44011.