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Vada L. Dean, age 77, passed away peacefully, January 10, 2015 in her home.
Vada was born on April 14, 1937 to Arnold and Ethel Zaenger in Toledo. She was a graduate of Woodward High School. She spent her working years with the Dana Corp., retiring as an executive secretary in 1996. Vada was a consummate caregiver, always finding the time to do for others. Selfless in every way, She will be missed.
A devoted mother, Vada is survived by her loving son, Chris (Laura) Dean. Mom's love was no less for her two grandsons, Trevor and Tyler Dean. Still with us are her brother, Ralph (Marlene) Zaenger and sister, Arlene (Richard) Williams.
Family and friends are welcome to say goodbye on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 2-8PM at H.H. Birkenkamp Funeral Home, 3219 Tremainsville Road, 419-473-1301. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 16 at 1:00PM at the Funeral Home with burial to follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. www.birkenkampfuneralhome.com