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Jody Zahn

August 15, 1950 — February 4, 2022

Jody Rosalind Zahn, age 71, of Pickett, WI, passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022 at Ascension Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, WI.

Jody was born August 15, 1950 in Appleton, WI, the daughter of Gordon and Marion (Van Ryzin) Smith. She graduated from Menasha High School in Menasha, WI in 1968. Over the years, Jody worked as a homemaker, a farm wife, a bookkeeper and in retail. She also enjoyed cross-stitching, reading and acquiring collectables. Jody loved her dogs, Nugget, Bella and Chewy, who would take turns sitting on her lap as she cross-stitched.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Zahn of Pickett, WI; sons, Aaron (Sarah) Kramer of Hobart, WI, Jesse (Haydee) Zahn and Jordon (Rebecca) Zahn, both of Pickett, WI; grandchildren, Kylie, Emily and Carson Kramer, Ashley, Leah and Haley Zahn, and Leonard and Maverick Zahn; and brother, Dan Smith. She is further survived by several nieces and nephews. Jody was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Marion Smith; and brother, Jeff Smith.

A visitation for Jody will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 4 – 7:00 pm at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, 515 Mayparty Dr., Ripon, WI 54971.

A prayer service for Jody will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 7:00 pm at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home with Pastor Donald Deike officiating. Cremation will follow with inurnment taking place at Liberty Prairie Cemetery in Pickett, WI at a later date. A memorial is being established in her name.

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