Wallace Zahner

Sunday, March 15, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wallace E. Zahner, 97, of Perryville died Friday, March 13, 2009, at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville.

He was born July 9, 1911, in Perry County, Mo., son of Isidore W. and Ida H. Huber Zahner. He and Olivia "Fritzie" Scherer were married in 1985. She died in December 1995.

Zahner was a livestock rancher and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville.

Survivors include a nephew, Herbert W. Zahner Jr. of Hot Springs Village, Ariz.; a great-nephew, Herbert W. Zahner III of St. Charles, Mo.; and a great-niece, Vicki Oliver of Malakoff, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Young and Sons Chapel. The parish wake will be at 6:30 p.m. Visitation continues from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.