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Jean A. Zahrt

February 23, 1934 — April 16, 2023

Wausau

Jean A. Zahrt

Jean A. Zahrt, age 89, of Wausau died on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Jean was born on February 23, 1934 in Wausau to the late Emil and Erna (Schuetz) Winter.  She graduated from Wausau High School and went on to work for the local telephone company as a phone operator and later at the Record Herald.  On October 6, 1956 she was united in marriage to Wilton "Willy" Zahrt at St. Peter Lutheran Church in the Town of Texas.

Jean's passion was gardening.  She spent countless hours in her flower beds and vegetable garden.  She would can her harvest.   Jean was also an active member of Zion Lutheran Church where she could be found volunteering quilting and gardening, amongst other things.

Jean is survived by her sons Richard (Jeannie) Zahrt and Harlan (Mary) Zahrt; grandchildren Richard Zahrt Jr., Jen (Ben) Markley, Rachel (Alex) Wruck, Taylor Zahrt and Tammy Baesemann; and great grandchildren Adam, Lilliana and Briggston

Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, son Rodney Zahrt, sister Virginia Olson and brother Delos Winter.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 21, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church, 709 N. 6th St., Wausau.  The Rev. Johnson will officiate.   Service will be livestreamed and available to view on Jeans obituary page.   Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of services at the church on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church.

The family would like to thank the staff at Aspirus Wausau Oncology and Pallative Care Units for their care and compassion.

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