Mercedes (Mickey) Elizabeth Zentgraf (nee Konrad), age 90, a lifelong resident of Perry, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 17, 2023 at her apartment at The Enclave, surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 15, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio and married Arthur John Zentgraf, Sr. in Parma on October 26, 1968.
Mickey’s passion and ministry was loving and serving others. Her “hobby” was people. She served the Lord most recently at North Star Church in Perry. She previously worshipped and served at Cornerstone Friends Church in Madison, Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Madison, and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Parma. Over her years of ministry, she held several positions including usher/greeter, Vacation Bible School volunteer, Altar Guild President. She loved to sing and participated in church and community choirs. Mickey also was active for many years in the Kiwanis Club in Perry, Perry PTA, YMCA, Red Cross Bloodmobile, U.S. Navy L.S.T. Assoc., Ohio U.S. Navy L.S.T. Assoc., and Election Board Poll Worker. Mickey proudly graduated in 1951 from Willoughby Union High School.
Mickey is survived by children Arthur J. (Monique) Zentgraf, Jr.; Jacquelyn A. Bovinet; Cynthia A. (Daniel) Lintz; and Susan M. Simon; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and siblings Georgeanne Picu and John (Barbara) Konrad. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Arthur John Zentgraf, Sr.; daughters Anne Gerber and Theresa A. Fiorello; sisters Joanne Carr and Marijane Stephens; and parents Mercedes M. (Eiermann) and Fred J. Konrad.
Friends and family will be received 4-7 pm Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street in Madison. Service will take place at 11 am Friday, March 24, 2023 at North Star Church, 3050 Antioch Road, Perry, OH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mickey’s memory to North Star Church, 3050 Antioch Road, Perry, OH 44081, or Asa’s Angels, 2709 North Ridge Road, Painesville, OH 44077.
Online obituary and condolences may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com