Hazel Irene Zollinger Hempleman
Hazel Irene Zollinger Hempleman, 92, of Millersport, died peacefully on April 6, 2013, in Heath, following an extended illness. She was born September 12, 1920, in Millersport, the daughter of the late James Tenny and Minnie (Bope) Zollinger. A graduate of Walnut Township High School, she also graduated from Lancaster Business College and worked for The Bureau of Unemployment, Morris & Ross (now Borden) and retired from the Walnut Township Local School District as clerk of the Board of Education.
She was a member of the Alpha Mothers Club and Millersport United Methodist Church.
She married Clarence Hempleman on April 13, 1947, and he preceded her in death on May 19, 1995.
She is survived by her loving family: sons, James T. (Sally) Hempleman of Millersport and Roger L. (Miki) Hempleman of Newark; daughter, Pamela S. (Richard) Stotts of Hebron; brothers, Ralph (Patty) Zollinger, Fred Zollinger, and Charles (Carolyn) Zollinger, all of Millersport; nine grandchildren; 13 greatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Clarence, she was preceded in death by Gene & Mildred Zollinger, Rex & LeAnn Zollinger, Harold Zollinger, Jack Zollinger, Francis Zollinger, Lois & John Tritsch, Gene Zollinger Jr. and Robert Zollinger.
Honoring Hazel’s request, there was no visitation. Family graveside services were held in Millersport Cemetery, followed by a memorial service, celebrating her life, at Millersport United Methodist Church, on April 10, 2013.
Memorials may be directed to Tridia Hospice, 2215 City Gate Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43219, or FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.
Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Hempleman family. An on-line guest register and video tribute are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com