Marilyn M. Zahn, 94, of Wausau, passed from this life peacefully on September 29, 2022.
Marilyn was born on November 20, 1927, in Wauwatosa, WI to parents Robert and Esther (Hagen) Mason. She met Wally Zahn on a blind date at the Roxy Supper Club in Oshkosh and they were married on January 20, 1951. Marilyn enjoyed life to the fullest, was very social, played a mean game of golf, and loved to sing. She brought much joy to her family and to everyone she met.
Marilyn was a Registered Occupational Therapist and worked at Winnebago State Hospital, Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, and was a consultant at Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah. She was also a very talented artist and professional picture framer.
She is survived by sons Mike (Diane) Zahn and Scott (Alyson) Zahn; grandchildren Holly (Rory) Zahn, Miranda (Adam) Zahn, and Charlotte Zahn; sister Nancy (Chuck) Lehnen; and many extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Wallace “Wally” Zahn; and sister Jean (Bud) Debbink.
A funeral service will be held Friday, October 7, 2022, at 5:00 pm in the chapel at First United Methodist Church, 903 N 3rd Street, Wausau. Visitation will begin at 3:00 pm until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the church.
Our family wishes to thank the staff at Stone Crest and Aspirus Hospice for their excellent care.
Brainard Funeral Home- Wausau Chapel is assisting the family.