James Zentmeyer

James W Zentmeyer

Monday, June 18th, 1934 - Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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JAMES W ZENTMEYER, beloved husband of Margie Menges Zentmeyer for 54 years, loving father of Jim (Robin) Zentmeyer, Betsy Zentmeyer, Suzy Hacker, Sandy (Mark) Angel and Tom (Bridget) Zentmeyer, proud grandfather of Brooke, Grant, Cate, Alex , Grace, Zack (Maria), Zoey, Nate, Penny, Fia, Maggie, Brennan and Ryan, brother of the late Don (late Juanita) Zentmeyer, so of the late Clarence and Laura (Keating) Zentmeyer. Retired after 42 years of service as a Sportswriter for The Cincinnati Post and Times-Star and the Cincinnati Enquirer. Korean War era Veteran. Jim was a life-long sports fan. He enjoyed time stamp collecting, gardening and fishing. Jim was a lover of jazz, big band and swing music. Died, Wednesday, November 28, 2018 age 84. Visitation in the Gathering Space of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Thursday, December 6, 2018, 9:30 AM until the funeral mass at 10:30 AM. Burial, with Military Honors to follow in New St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers The Zentmeyer Family suggests donations to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Rd, Cincinnati (45242) or the Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati (45203) Arrangements entrusted to Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home. Condolence may be shared and donations completed online at www.rebold.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Gathering Space of Our Lady of Lourdes Church
    Address
    Muddy Creek & Rosebud Drive
    CINCINNATI, OH 45238
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | 10:30am
    When
    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 10:30am
    Location
    Our Lady of Lourdes Church
    Address
    Muddy Creek & Rosebud
    CINCINNATI, OH 45238
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    Officiant
    Fr. Len Wenke
  • Interment

    Location
    New St Joseph Cemetery
    Address
    4500 Foley Road
    CINCINNATI, OH 45238
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Lauri Deubell Hart

Posted at 02:05pm
Jim was my father's first cousin. My father is Bob Deubell. Dad is 88 years old and has Alzheimer's/Dementia. My mother wanted me to express our condolences to the Zentmeyer Family. God bless you all.
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Robert Borchers

Posted at 10:06am
Thoughts and prayers to your family.
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Michael Scott

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Richard Dickmann

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Richard Dickmann

Posted at 08:16pm
Jim was a great friend for a long, long time (began in 5th grade). He was a valuable contributor to the sports scene for many years including UC sports, the Stingers, and many more. What a great guy.
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