Carrie Biederstedt


HAMLER -- Carrie L. Biederstedt, age 43, of Hamler, died late Thursday evening, December 6, 2012, at CHP-Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born to Dan Stephan and Marolyn Pape on April 22, 1969 in Dearborn, Michigan. Carrie

graduated from Marietta High School and Defiance College. She was an Account Examiner II and worked for Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission. On April 30, 1995 she married Rodney Biederstedt in Taylor, Michigan. Carrie was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hamler.

She is survived by her husband; parents; sister, Sherrie Siegel; brother, Ferman "Skip" Pape; half sisters, Kenna and Randall Stephan; nieces, Savanna and Madison Ullman; and grandmother, Frances Tinney.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert Tinney, and Howard and Dorothy Francis Stephan.

Carrie's Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, December 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hamler with Pastor Douglas DeWitt officiating. Friends will be received in the Zachrich Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services in the church. A luncheon will be served at Immanuel Lutheran Church immediately following burial in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made in Carrie's honor to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be left at

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