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Roseanna Zadakaus

September 5, 1944 ~ October 17, 2021 (age 77)

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Ms. Roseanna Zadakaus, 77, of Linden, was found on October 17, 2021 after being missing since March 31, 2021. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts to the late James Joseph and Kathrine "Katye" Lewis Joseph. Roseanna was raised in Ashland City, Tn. She retired from a long career with the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, where she met her beloved husband of 27 years, Kelly. 

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Kelly Zadakaus and a son Michael "Mickey" Watson.

Survivors include her brother Tommy (Karen) Joseph of Greenville, SC, a grandson Holman Watson, a niece Meghan (James) Ozamiz, nephews William (Tori) Joseph and Charles Joseph, great-niece Margaret Ozamiz and countless other loving relatives and many friends.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or Shriners Hospital.

Roseanna's family and friends wish to thank Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems and his office, Perry County Rescue Squad, THP Aviation, Search and Rescue teams, K-9 handlers from Williamson County, K-9 Robin Moore, volunteers, neighbors, Perry County Mayor, Linden and Lobelville Mayors and all of the countless volunteers who have worked tirelessly to bring Roseanna home.

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Memorial Service
December 11, 2021

10:00 AM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

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