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Valerie Ziemba

October 11, 1937 — August 6, 2022

Valerie Ziemba

Valerie Ann Ziemba (nee Goethals), 84 of Avon Lake, OH formerly of Chicago, IL and Mt. Washington, KY passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022. She was born October 11, 1937, to parents Albert and Valeria (nee Magala) Goethals in Chicago, IL.

Valerie worked in hospital admitting at the Alexian Brothers Hospital. She enjoyed watching the Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, classic movies, and Court TV. She was a voracious reader and loved gardening.

She is survived by her loving children Lynn (Bob) Larson, Karl, and Eric (Diane); cherished grandchildren Sarah, Nicole (Lance), Sam, Madeline (Joe), Jillian, and Kaitlyn.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, Charles; parents; brother Raymond and sister Louise.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 or at

Friends and family may call for a visitation from 2:00pm - 5:00pm on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. 440.933.3202

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Sunday, August 14, 2022

2:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake

163 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012

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