David Joy Zechman

1938 - 2019

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David "Bucko" Zechman 81, Of Findlay, passed away at 8:30am on Sunday November 3, 2019 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on September 15, 1938 in Findlay to the late Estel and Dorothy (Ball) Zechman. He married Judy Rader on October 11, 1965 and she survives. Also surviving are two daughters: Erin Zechman, and Shannon (Chris) McKee; son-in-law, Robert Courtney; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly Courtney; five brothers: Harry, Glen, Francis, Jim, and Richard Zechman; and a sister, Marcella Riffle. David was a graduate of Findlay High School and retired from Basol Maintenance. He was an avid OSU Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns fan. He enjoyed model trains and spending time with his grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Pastor Mike Spann will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials can be directed to the funeral home and online condolences can be shared by visiting coldrencrates.com.

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Wednesday, November 6th 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Wednesday, November 6th 2019 - 3:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:


  • Contributions:

    Coldren-Crates Funeral Home
    205 W. Sandusky St
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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To : Judy and Family
Date :Monday, November 4th 2019
From : Bryan Eidt
Mrs.Zechman, its bryan I hope you know that you guys are in my prayers and that he will be with you always.

To : Judy
Date :Tuesday, November 5th 2019
From : Glenn Zechman
Sorry for your loss. Sorry I cannot be there. you know that David is a brother to me! And grandma and grandpa did us as brothers! I am going to miss my brother! RIP David