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Hazel Naomi Bender Distelzweig Klein

1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Hazel Naomi Bender Distelzweig Klein Obituary
Klein Hazel Naomi Bender Distelzweig Klein, age 94, of Columbus, passed away on May 30, 2014. She was born in Gahanna, OH on March 4, 1920 to the late Buren and Lillian (Kleinlein) Bender. Hazel was a graduate of Gahanna High School. She had a great love for St. Mary's of the Spring's College, where she obtained her bachelor's degree. She taught Homec at Gahanna high school for 12 years and taught elementary at St. Ladislas for 21 years. Hazel was a long time member of St. Timothy Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Bible Study group for over 30 years. She had a love for travel and often went on cruises with her husband Harry. She also enjoyed boating on Lake Erie with her first husband, Fred. In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her first husband Fred Distelzweig and siblings Ruth Bernadine Walter Vera and Lillian. She is survived by her husband, Harry Klein; children, Mary (Duane) Szymanski, Chris Distelzweig, and Fred Distelzweig Jr.; grandchildren, Melissa (Steve) Mikes, Jessica (Josh) Jarrett, Robert (Jane) Bolan, Johnna (Brad) Rogers; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Joseph, Jackson, Benjamin, and a baby girl on the way; sister, Wilma Muyasato; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. A special thank you is extended to The Sanctuary at Tuttle Crossing for their caring staff and support. Friends may call from 1-3 and 5-7p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 with a prayer service to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger RD. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at St. Timothy Catholic Church, 1088 Thomas Lane, Columbus, OH 43220. Father Timothy M. Hayes, Celebrant. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Hazel's memory to University Advancement, Guzman House Ohio Dominican University, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, OH 43219. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory or to extend condolences.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from June 2 to June 4, 2014
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