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Mable M. (Zender) Putnam

August 27, 1920 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 100)

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Mable M. Putnam, 100, of Green Springs, died at 6:10 p.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Spring Creek Nursing Home, Green Springs.

Mable was born August 27, 1920, in New Riegel, to Albert and Veronica (Nick) Zender. She married Cyril J. Kirian August 3, 1940, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Frenchtown, and he died in 1950.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Paul) Burdette of Green Springs, Rebecca (Dennis) Brown of Tiffin; four grandchildren, Jody Shetzer, Amy (Rick) Rosenberger, Ryan (Holly) Brown, Kim (Jose) Esnard; ten great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Esther Schluttenhofer of Phoenix, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, a son, Larry J. Kirian; five sisters, Helen Zimmerman, Pearl Thiry, Florence Kuhn, Mildred Hall, Velma Strahm; four brothers, Ralph, Earl, Woodrow, and Eugene Zender, and a grandson-in-law, Daniel Shetzer.

Mable had attended New Riegel High School, was a homemaker, and worked at Mercy Hospital and the gift shop at the New Riegel Café. She was a member of All Saints Parish, New Riegel, formerly of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Frenchtown.

Visitation will be private. 

Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 2, 2021, at All Saints Parish, New Riegel, with Rev. Timothy Kummerer officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery, Frenchtown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Stein Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio  44883, (419)447-3113.  

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Funeral Mass
August 2, 2021

10:30 AM
All Saints Parish, New Riegel Site
41 North Perry St.
New Riegel, Ohio 44853

Interment following funeral service
August 2, 2021

St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery
8981 CR 6
Carey, OH 43316

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Private Visitation

Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory
214 S. Monroe St.
Tiffin, Ohio 44883


American Heart Association
1701 Woodlands Dr., Suite 200, Maumee OH 43537

Stein Hospice
1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky OH 44870

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