Pearl Zahner

Monday, October 19, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Pearl C. Zahner, 99, of Perryville died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 11, 1910, at Perry County, Mo., to Henry Grass and Julia Taylor Grass. She and Ivo F. Zahner were married May 7, 1927, at Perryville.

She was a machine operator for International Shoe. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella.

Survivors include a son, Donald Zahner of Lincoln, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband May 8, 2003.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 6:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville.

Parish prayers with the Daughters of Isabella will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday and the rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to St. Vincent schools.