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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Wednesday May 4th, 2022
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Thursday May 5th, 2022

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Kathleen "Kathie" J. Zitzman

Kathleen "Kathie" June Zitzman (LaLonde) age 69, of Swanton, Ohio passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, with her family by her side.

Kathie was born on May 13, 1952, in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Whitmer High School where she met her husband of 50 years, William "Billy" Zitzman. Together, along with their three children, they built a beautiful, rewarding life.

Kathie enjoyed spending time with her family, riding the motorcycle with her husband, taking vacations with family and shopping. Our Nana loved to shop. If it was a good deal, she bought it and then played roulette to see who got it for Christmas - her favorite holiday. Kathie held numerous jobs over the years, ending her career by retiring from Chrysler's Toledo Machining Plant where she was known as “Mrs. Z."

Kathie was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Billy; children Tony (Monica) Zitzman of Wauseon, Nikki Hatfield (Greg Shipley) of Maumee, April (Mike) Rietzke of Fostoria; her beloved grandchildren Chelsea, Grace, Jon, Leah, Sam, Jace, Jaxon, four great-grandchildren; siblings Rick, Julie and Laura and her dear cat, Kitty Clyde.

Visitation will be held at Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton on Wednesday, May 4th, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 5th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Fr. Eric Culler presiding. Interment will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.

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My condolences to you Billy Z, I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family.

Mike Patterson May 23 2022 8:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen "Kathie" Zitzman

Tim and Ella Shelley May 12 2022 2:38 PM

Billy, April and Family-
We were very saddened to hear of Kathies passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. You have been valued friends over the many years we've known each other.
With deep appreciation and sincere condolences,
Jim Williams & Family

Jim Williams May 3 2022 3:19 PM

April and family -
Losing your mom is one of the hardest part of life's journey. I hope your happy memories help ease the pain of your loss. I know how very much you loved her. My thoughts are with you ...

Karen Ward May 3 2022 10:35 AM

I have fond Memories of Kathie! She is a quiet yet inclusive soul. She was a wonderful planner and cook! I remember when she made a tremendous wedding cake for their 2 dogs,…. Smoke & Rose! Rose was expecting puppies. As I understood/remember Leah, their granddaughter was quite young and wanted the wedding. Many friends and our dogs attended the wedding at Oak Openings. At any rate, The cake stood out in my memory as phenomenal. Just as I remember her….

She will truly be missed yet I know is watching over her family and friends. Much love ❤️

Patti Jimison May 3 2022 8:48 AM

So sorry for your

Bob and Sandy Gergich May 2 2022 9:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen "Kathie" Zitzman

Bob and Sandy Gergich May 2 2022 9:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen "Kathie" Zitzman

Mike & Nancy Bloom May 2 2022 8:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen "Kathie" Zitzman

Paula Drexler May 2 2022 5:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen "Kathie" Zitzman

Bonnie Smith May 2 2022 4:43 PM

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