Karin G. (Ewert) Van Zandt

January 18, 1944 - April 04, 2020

Karin G. (Ewert) Van Zandt

January 18, 1944 - April 04, 2020

Karin G. (Ewert) Van Zandt, 76, Passed Away On Saturday, April 4, 2020, At The Cleveland Clinic Surrounded By Her Loving Family. She Was Born On January 18, 1944 In Koenigsberg, East Prussia To Erich And Gretel (Jelinski) Ewert. Karin Was A Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, Friend. She Will Be Forever Missed.

Karin Is Survived By Children Nancy (Sullivan) Jackson, And Frank Sullivan; Grandchildren Kevin, Monica, Dakota, Kylie, And Kristian; Best Ever Nieces And Nephews Mike (Tina) Flores, Marcos Flores, Josette Dobbins, And Lets Not Forget Mary Flores (Jared); Special Cousin Peter (Angelika) Jelinski; Among Countless Other Precious Family And Lifelong Friends, In Addition To Her Parents, She Was Preceded In Death By Former Spouse John L. Sullivan; Beloved Sister Gudrun Dobbins; And Canine Companion Yukon Jack.

Karin Grew Up In Giessen, Germany. She Met And Married John L. Sullivan (U.S. Army) In The 1960S And Moved To The United States (Toledo, Oh) In 1969. She Lived In Homestead, Florida From 1977 To 1979 Missing The Blizzard Of 78, And Also Spent Time In Butzbach, Germany. She Would Eventually Return To Ohio. Karin Was Employed By Toledo Hospital (Environmental Services) Until 1986 And Was Also A Certified Home Day Care Provider. She Poured Her Heart And Soul Into The Kids She Cared For And Loved–You Know Who You Are! She Enjoyed Traveling, Bowling, Camping With Tv In Tote, Dancing, Knitting, Crocheting, And Crafting. Karin Was An Avid Nascar Fan ( Favorite Drivers Being Dale Earnhardt, Sr., And Dale Jr.). She Was A Fan Of The Cleveland Indians, Attending Many Games. She Loved Elvis Presley And Kane Brown. She Loved To Bake In The Sun, Was An Amazing Cook, And She Loved To Play Her Vintage F-Hole Guitar.

The Family Would Like To Thank ‘Mo’, Long Time Former Home Health Aide; Nurse Pam; Kendra, From The Area Office On Aging; Mary, From Buckeye Health; Mobile Meals; Franklin Ave. Internal Medicine, The Staff At Mercy St. Vincent, Mercy St. Anne, And The Cleveland Clinic For Their Devoted Care.

Due To The Current Covid-19 Crisis There Will Be No Visitation. Memorial Service Will Be Planned At A Later Date. Karin Will Be Cremated And Per Her Wishes, Her Ashes Will Be Eventually Scattered In Germany, As She Always Wanted To ‘Go Home’.

Memorial Donations May Be Made In Karin’S Name To:
Nami Of Greater Toledo (Namitoledo.Org), Sepsis Allliance (@Sepsis.Org), Mobile Meals Of Toledo, Or A Charity Of The Donors Choice.

Funeral Arrangements Were Entrusted With Habegger Funeral Services.

Habegger Funeral Services Is Honored To Assist The Van Zandt Family. We Invite You To Share A Fond Memory Or Condolence By Visiting Www.Habeggerfuneralservices.

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2 responses to Karin G. (Ewert) Van Zandt

  1. Paul says:

    Condolences To You And Your Family, We Will Keep Her In Our Prayers, I Always Remember Karen Is A Good-Hearted Person.

  2. Kylie says:

    My Grandma Was The Most Sweetest, Most Kindhearted Woman I Knew. She Always Made Sure You Were Taken Care Of No Matter What. She Put Everyone Else’S Needs Before Her Own. She Will Be Dearly Missed And Forever Loved.

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