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Roger Lynn Zaebst

February 23, 1945 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old


Roger Lynn Zaebst, of Ocean Isle Beach, NC formerly of  Columbus, OH, passed away on Monday, September, 4, 2023.

Roger was born in Cherry Valley, Ohio on February 23, 1945 to the late William and Irene Piper Zaebst. In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by his step-mother Marian (Lucas), his wife Kathy Larson and a brother, Christopher.

Surviving are his siblings, Evelyn Zaebst (Melvin Marrison) of New Lyme, OH, Allan (Mary) Mentor, OH, Sue Mason, Conneaut, OH, Ricky (Peggy) of Andover, OH; sister-in-law, Cynthia, New Lyme, OH; several nieces and nephews.

Roger graduated from PVHS, The Ohio State University, and was a proud veteran of the US Air Force. He was an avid bowler, golfer and Ohio State fan. He and his wife Kathy loved traveling, the beach and turtle watching on Ocean Isle Beach.

To honor his wishes there will be no services.

The family reguests donations in his name to the OIB Sea Turtles, PO Box 6524, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469.

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Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization
PO Box 6524, Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469


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