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Theodora "Teddi" Matina Zeimet

December 2, 1949 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 72)


Theodora Matina “Teddi” (Doxakis) Zeimet, age 72, of Niceville, Florida, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022. She was an extraordinary woman who loved spending time in the kitchen, creating delicious meals for her family. She had boundless love and compassion for all. 

Theodora was born December 2, 1949, in Detroit, Michigan. In 1955, they moved to Torrance, California, where she attended school and graduated from North High School in 1967. She fell in love with the Pacific Ocean while working as a boat operator on Catalina Cruises.  She married Michael J. Zeimet in September 1997 in Niceville, Florida.  They moved to Khamis, Saudi Arabia where she faithfully supported her husband by organizing executive dinners and volunteer teacher’s aide.   They returned to the United States and resided at Warner Robbins, Georgia.  In December of 2019, they returned to Niceville, Florida to enjoy their retirement.

She is preceded in death by her parents Constantine and Alexandra (Thomas) Doxakis.

She is survived by her husband, Michael J. Zeimet of Niceville, Florida; Step-children - Jennifer Massey of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Michael A. Zeimet and wife Ashley of Abilene, Texas; Grandchildren Anthony Scholand Fargo, North Dakota, Mason and Mya Zeimet Abilene, Texas. Sister Margo Doxakis-Stein and her husband Phil Stein of El Segundo, California; Brother James Doxakis and his wife Nancy Doxakis of Fairmont, West Virginia; Nephew Gregory Doxakis and his wife Laura Doxakis Fairmont, West Virginia, Niece Stephanie Whittaker and her husband Casey Whittaker of Morgantown, West Virginia; three great-nephews and one great-niece.

The family will celebrate Teddi's life privately at a later date.

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