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Jeanne A. Zahn

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Zahn, Jeanne A.

Jeanne A. Zahn, 89, Suring, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. She was born in North Platte, Neb., on Nov. 6, 1924, to the late Jesse and Lora (Plummer) Barnell. Jeanne Barnell married Melvin J. Zahn May 23, 1946, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Suring. Melvin preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1992. Jeanne was very active with the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #283. She served on the Suring Election Board for many years. She is a member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Suring, where she served on its Finance Committee for many years.

Jeanne is survived by two daughters, Gloria (Lee) Suring, Suring; and Cindy Zahn, Suring; two sons, Michael (Karen) Zahn, Mountain; and Jerry (Sally) Weber, Franklin, Texas; her sister, Lois Phelps, Loveland, Colo.; four grandchildren, Ryan (Elizabeth) Zahn, Suring; Cassie (Roger) Halbach, De Pere; Megan (Robert) Rosenlund, Gillett;and Jeff Timmerman, Little Chute; five great-grandchildren, Brody, Parker, Lucas, Chase and Grady; and her sister-in-law, Mary Ann Zahn, Suring. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Barnell and her sister, Betty Stoner.

Visitation will be held at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Suring, on Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Michael Paholke officiating. Jeanne will be laid to rest next to her husband, Melvin in Mount Olive Lutheran Cemetery. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Suring.

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on June 22, 2014
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