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2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Dorothy A. (Zorn) Judson, 96, Sandusky, died peacefully Sunday, May 29, 2011, in Parkvue Healthcare Center.


She was born on October 25, 1914 in Sandusky and was a 1932 graduate of Sandusky High School.  Dorothy attended Capital University in Columbus.


Upon her marriage to William Judson in 1939 she lived in Oberlin, OH where she worked in the admissions office of Oberlin College retiring in 1983, and taught school for several years, moving back to Sandusky in 2003, where she was a resident of the Parkvue Retirement Community..


Dorothy was a lifelong member of the Lutheran church and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Sandusky. She loved and supported many wildlife organizations.


She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Judson, Kensington, CA; brother and sister-in-law, Louis and Norma Zorn, sister-in-law, Joan Zorn, brother-in-law, Hal Hoerig, all of Sandusky; many nieces, nephews, and grand-nieces and grand- nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, William Judson Sr.; parents, Albert and Dora (Scheid) Zorn; son, William Judson Jr.; brothers, Karl, Willard and Harold; and a sister, Marjorie Hoerig.


Private burial services will be held in Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin, OH.  Rev. Bill Hlavin will officiate.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 106 Scheid Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870, or to one’s favorite charity.  Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is assisting the family with arrangements.  Condolences may be shared at