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Victor Z. Varsek

d. August 18, 2015

Andover, Ohio – Victor Z. Varsek, age 68, died on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at his home, with his family by his side. He was born on January 26, 1947, in Kodreti, Slovenia, a son of Marica (Rudez) and Viktor Varsek Vare. On December 30, 1967 he married Ivanka "Eva" Svagelj. In 1969 Mr. and Mrs. Varsek emigrated to the United States where he became a tool and die maker, retiring in 1999. He possessed a skilled mechanical mind with an unparalleled work ethic. After moving to Andover he opened and operated a marine service business. Mr. Varsek enjoyed traveling to Europe, and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt with his family and friends. Later in life, he became a licensed pilot and fulfilled and enjoyed his lifelong passion for flying. Above all, Mr. Varsek was a very principled man who loved people, and was especially devoted to his family and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife of forty-seven years, Eva Varsek of Andover, Ohio; a daughter, Michelle P. (Shawn) Sebring of Indiana, Pennsylvania; a son, Robert (Tamara) Varsek of Venus, Pennsylvania; two brothers, Alojz (Gladys) Strauss of Andover, Ohio and Vojko Varsek of Skopo, Slovenia and six grandchildren, Nicholas and Lauren Varsek of Venus, Pennsylvania; and Taylor, Emily, Benjamin and Mathew Sebring of Indiana, Pennsylvania. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 481 South Main Street, Andover, Ohio, with Rev. Jeffrey M. Stealey officiating. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 20th from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect Street, Andover, Ohio. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve or the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. An online guestbook is available at

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Thursday, August 20 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover
134 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1450
Andover OH 44003


Friday, August 21 2015
11:00 AM

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
481 South Main Street
Andover OH 44003

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