BRYAN -- Thomas E. Zedaker, 51, of Bryan, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Evergreen Manor, Montpelier.
Tom was born February 6, 1963, in Quantico, Virginia, the son of Edwin and Evelyn (Fisher) Zedaker. He was a 1981 graduate of Stryker High School. He attended Four County Joint Vocational School and studied food service during high school. Tom married Debbie D. Purk on August 3, 1985 and she preceded him in death on May 31, 1991. Tom worked as a machine operator for Bryan Die Cast in Bryan. He had also worked at the former Lester's Diner. He was a member of Bryan First Church of Christ. Tom was an avid Notre Dame fan and followed the Detroit Tigers and enjoyed golfing.
Surviving are his mother, Evelyn Adams of Waldron, Michigan; two sisters, Angela (Chester) Lucas of Waldron, Michigan; and Kelly Dorsey of Waldron, Michigan; two nieces, Katrina (John) Riker of Litchfield, Michigan, and Barbara (David) Keller of Ransom, Michigan; two nephews, Daniel (Hilary) Lucas of Norwalk, Iowa, and Andrew (Linda) Dorsey of Lehi, Utah; nine great-nephews and one great-niece with another on the way, soon to arrive; and aunt and uncle, Janet and Larry Short of Archbold.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edwin, and his wife, Debbie.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 28, 2014, in Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral, Home-Greenisen Chapel, 225 East High Street, Bryan, with Pastor Larry Snavely officiating. Interment will follow in Williams Center Cemetery, rural Bryan. Visitation for Tom will begin at 11 a.m. Monday and continue until the time of his service at 1 p.m. Monday.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to Bryan First Church of Christ, 129 North Walnut Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506. Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.