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Thomas Zahn

November 23, 1948 — August 25, 2021

Thomas M. Zahn, age 72, passed away unexpectedly on August 25, 2021.

He was born on November 23, 1948, to the late Melvin and Shirley (Mavis) Zahn.  Tom graduated from South High School and went on to earn his associates degree in Mechanical Drafting from Lakeshore Technical College.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army.  Tom was employed for over 39 years in the pottery department at Kohler Company, being a part of the Quarter Century Club.

Tom enjoyed hunting, golfing, fishing and camping.  Traveling with the love of his life, Marlene, was something Tom enjoyed very much with Mexico being his favorite trip.  He always enjoyed a good prank and was full of wit.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Tom is survived by the catch of his life Marlene Moritz; a son Matthew (Michele) Zahn; Marlene’s children; Fred, Jason, and Dawn; grandchildren, Christian Reinwand and Kaylee Zahn (Tim Holte); a great-grandchild Carter Holte; Marlene’s grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Zahn and Cathy Votis; nieces, nephews, other family and friends further survive.

Along with his parents, Tom was preceded in death by a brother-in-law Richard Votis.

A Memorial Service for Tom will be held on Monday, August 30, 2021, at 6:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N 8th St. in Sheboygan.  Family will greet visitors on Monday, at the funeral home, from 4:00 PM until the time of the service.  For those who wish to watch the service virtually, please go to Tom’s obituary page on to watch the service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Tom's name.

The family would like to thank the Port Washington and Belgium paramedics who assisted with Tom’s care.  A special thank you to Connor for being a huge support to both Marlene and Tom.

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Monday, August 30, 2021

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Monday, August 30, 2021

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