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Caroline P. Zell

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Caroline P. Zell, 80, of Bellefontaine, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at her residence.

She was born in Cherokee on April 11, 1933, to the late Edward and Julia Lien Fulmer.

On June 25, 1949, she married Gorden Lavern Zell in Huntsville and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1992. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Willis Fulmer.

Surviving are four sons, Ed (Judy) Zell of Logan, and Tom Zell, Jeff (Lisa) Zell and Richard Zell, all of Bellefontaine; 12 grandchildren, Julie (Sean) Stringer of Lancaster, Jim (Heather) Zell of Pickerington, Joel Micah (Sara) Zell of Columbus, Travis (Christine) Zell of San Diego, Calif., Tara (Brian) Brockmeier of Jacksonville, Fla., Todd (Lena) Zell of Jacksonville, N.C., Trina (Joe) Kopus of Bellefontaine, Tiffany (Ken) Shepherd of Piqua, Briana (Hank) Spangler of Delaware, Cody (Katie) Zell of Bellefontaine, Artie Zell of Bellefontaine and Keelyn Zell of Athens/Bellefontaine; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Caroline had a great love for her Lord. She was a homemaker and co-owner of L.P.Z. Construction Company Inc.

She attended Huntsville School and was an avid golfer and enjoyed the outdoors.

In her younger years, she loved being involved with her boys’ sporting events. She loved to cook and was a collector of cookbooks.

Caroline also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed the Angels of Ohio Junior Drum Corps.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Pastor Chuck Temple officiates a funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday at Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church, Bellefontaine. A graveside service follows in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine 43311.

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