Brenda G. "Ziggy" Podlich (nee Slusher), 50, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007, at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born January 24, 1957 in Elyria and remained a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker. Brenda enjoyed being outdoors, motorcycling, and collecting Harley-Davidson memorabilia.
She is survived by her sons, Tim and Travis Podlich of Elyria; companion and caregiver, Gene S. Croy, Jr.; father William Slusher of Elyria; brother Walter "Steve" Slusher of Elyria; and sister, Donna Boyd of Dayton; many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Charlotte "Pat" Slusher (nee Frye) in 2003.
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria, from 1 to 3 and 6 to 9 P.M. Thursday. Funeral Services will be at the Funeral Home Friday, July 13, 2007 at 10:30 A.M. Pastor Chuck Leininger, Pastor of Elyria Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon. Thursday. www.buschfuneral.com.