Willadean Ziemer, 84, of New Philadelphia met her heavenly Father, February 25, 2021, due to complications of Covid-19, surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 19, 1937 to the late Clarence and Lura Martin of West Union, West Virginia. She married James R. Ziemer Sr on July 4th, 1953 in Mannington, West Virginia. Willadean was a member of First Baptist Church in New Philadelphia. She worked at Cardani Draperies for 25 years and took great pride in her yard and flower beds. Willadean was a loving wife, devoted grandmother, sister. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Christopher Metzger, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Willadean leaves behind her husband of 67 years, James; children, Rebecca Ziemer of Snellville, Georgia, Deborah (Dean) Shriver of Millersburg, Darlene (Mike) Cottrell of Uhrichsville, and Sarah Lynn (Robert) Starner of Sugarcreek, James Rodger Ziemer, Jr. of the home; grandchildren, Amanda Wolfe, Austin LeBlanc, Ryan Starner, Alicia Carpenter, Michael Cottrell, and Alec LeBlanc; ten great grandchildren; sisters, Helen, Janet, Karen, and Eileen; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
A very special thanks to granddaughter, Amanda Wolfe and her mother, Deborah for helping take care of our mom. The family would like to express sincere thanks to Community Hospice for the wonderful care Willadean received.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice in Willadean’s name. A private family service will be held in the future. Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at www.heritagecremationsociety.com
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