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Elizabeth "Beulah" M. (Thallman) Zavodnik

Elizabeth "Beulah" M. (Thallman) Zavodnik, 89, of Sandusky passed away ear;y Sunday evening, July 27, 2014 at The Willows at Bellevue following a lengthy illness.

Beulah was born on August 21, 1924 in , OH to the late A.J. and Bertha (Shoemaker) Thallman.

Beulah was a 1943 graduate of Hopewell Loudon high School in Bascom Ohio and retired in 1980 from the Ford Motor Company in Sandusky. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Eagles #2222, Amvets, and American Legion Post 83. In her spare time, she enjoyed making lap blankets and donating them to the Ohio Veterans Home, crocheting, quilting, dancing, cooking, playing piano, fishing, visiting casinos, traveling, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

Beulah is survived by her husband, Andy Zavodnik; her two daughters, Brenda Hickman of Tiffin, Ohio and Constance Aldrich of Tiffin, Ohio; two sons, Steven Durst of Tiffin, Ohio and Larry Durst of CA.; ten grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Marjorie Johnson of Bascom, Ohio;numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Beulah is preceded in death by her sister, Florence Heaton and four brothers, Willard, Delbert, Earlan and Herval Thallman.

Friends may call on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 12:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 2:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist, 214 E. Jefferson St, Sandusky with Pastor Doug Winner presiding. Burial will take place at a later date in St. Jacob's Cemetery, Tiffin, OH.

Those wishing to contribute to Beulah's memory may do so to Trinity United Methodist, 214 E. Jefferson St, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line., Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

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