Douglas John Zenz


First Posted: 2/4/2011

vAN wERTDouglas John Zenz, 44, formerly of Delphos, died Jan. 31, 2011, in Zion, Ill.He was born Jan. 3, 1967, in Lima to Raymond and Iva White Zenz. His father died in 2007. His mother survives in Delphos. He married Heather Lynne Wettig, who was his best friend and partner, and she survives in Van Wert. Mr. Zenz worked at Federal-Mogul National Seal for 19 years. He attended First Friends Church, Van Wert. He enjoyed fishing with his family and friends on the Maumee River. He loved music and working with computers and electronics. He enjoyed going to races. He also enjoyed baseball, basketball and football in school and playing cards. He was considered a New Year's baby when he was born.Survivors include three brothers, Raymond Steve (Gale) Zenz, of Spencerville, and Gregory and Clint Schmitt, both of Delphos; five nieces and nephews, Halie Zenz, Peyton Schmitt, Drake and Brock Schmitt and Kory Zenz; two stepsons, Jacob Thomas (Megan Stephens) Logan and Caleb Nicholas Logan; and a stepgranddaughter, Mya Kaylinn Logan.He was preceded in death by grandparents, Ray and Beulah Zenz.Services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home, Delphos. Pastor Paul Hamrick will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Delphos.Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to his wife or First Friends Church

Douglas John Zenz

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