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Zema A. (Stoltz) Ensminger

May 30, 1928 ~ October 26, 2021 (age 93)


Zema (Stoltz) Ensminger, 93, of Zanesville, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday October 26, 2021 at Continuing Health Care at Adams Lane. Zema was born on May 30, 1928 in Somerset, Ohio, the daughter of the late Chloa and Raymond Stoltz.

Zema is survived by her six children Zandra Ohri of Indianapolis, IN,  Steve (Debbie) Ensminger of Zanesville,  Dawn (Ralph) Stokes of Macedonia, OH, Fawn (George) Thompson of 
Coshocton, OH, Cheri (Pat) Gray of Norwich, OH, and MariAnne Ensminger of Zanesville. She had seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. 

Zema was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, V. Neil Ensminger; sister Naomi Williams, and brother Frederick Stoltz.

Zema was a lifelong seamstress who was still sewing up until the age of 90. 

Private family services will be held at the Zion Reformed United Church of Christ and cemetery in Thornville, Ohio. 

Special thanks to Genesis Hospice, Continuing Health Care at Adams Lane, and Interim Home Health Care in Zanesville for the care and compassion they showed mom during her illness. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 8000 High Point Road, Thornville, Ohio 43076.

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