**ZACHRISON, Anna (Repp)
See Anna Repp

ZAHN, Raymond Charles
b. 13 Dec 1930
d. 23 Jan 2009 - Pismo Beach, California
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, February 13, 2009
Raymond Charles Zahn, 78, died Jan. 23, 2009. Born Dec. 13, 1930, the son of Otto C. and Cleo L. Adams Zahn. Married JANE WILMA BURBACKER. She died in 1987. Married ALICA LANDON STANLEY. She survives. Other survivors include: four daughters, Jana and Dar Chehrazi, Cecelie, Amy and Lloyd Stewart, Cassandra and Anthony Depp; five grandchildren; a sister, Doris and Bennie Bennett. Preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Edward O. Zahn; and a sister, Bonnie J. Zahn Parker.

ZANDER, George J.
b. 22 Apr 1900 - Mandan, North Dakota
d. 9 Oct 1974
From Billings MT Gazette, Friday 11 Oct 1974
GLENDIVE—George J. Zander, 74, died Wednesday. Born April 22 1900 in Mandan, N.D., the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Zander. Married JOSEPHINE BARTH July 13, 1940. Survivors include the widow; a son, Jerry, and a daughter, Marjorie, all of Glendive; three brothers, Joe of Mandan, Frank of Sumner, Wash., and Rudy of Louisville, Ky.; three sisters, Mrs. Eva Williams and Mrs. George Geiger, both of Mandan, and Mrs. Ted Agge of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and a grandchild.

ZANDER, Thomas A.
b. 1 Dec 1932 - Crown Butte, North Dakota
d. 4 Jan 2009 - Bismarck, North Dakota
From Mandan ND Weigel Funeral Home 11 Jan 09
Thomas A. Zander, 76, rural Mandan, died January 4, 2009. Born December 1, 1932 in Crown Butte, ND, the son of George F. and Veronica (Stein) Zander. Married MARLENE VOIGT. Survived by
four sons, Kim (Landy), Loveland, CO, Thomas Jr. (Nancy), Gene (Wendy), and Doug (Jodi), all of Mandan; three daughters, Laura Ferderer, Denver, CO, Anita Zander, Mandan, and DeAnn (David) Bueligen, New Salem, ND; 20 grandchildren; one great grandchild; special family members, Dennis Gustin and Dave Ferderer; three sisters, Eleanor (Wes) Schumacher, Great Falls, MT, Marie (Matt) Pfliger, Cottonwood, AZ, and Sally Hammergren, Park Rapids, MN; and one brother, Larry Zander, CO. Preceded in death by his wife, Marlene; his parents; one daughter, LaDonna Gustin; and two sisters.

b. 22 Oct 1873 - Russia
d. 1 May 1956 - Dickinson, North Dakota
From Dickinson Press, Friday 4 May 1956
Zastoupil, Frank J. 1873-1956 - Frank J. Zastoupil, 83, one of Dickinson’s first pioneers, died Tuesday, May 1, 1956. Born in Russia, October 22, 1873 Came to this country in 1888. Married to AGNES FICEK, and 7 children were born to them, of which a son, Steve, preceded him in death. Survivors are, Joseph of Dickinson; Mrs. Steve Tuhy, South Heart; Mrs. James Samek, Wimbledon ND; Mrs. Anton S. Kostelecky, Dickinson; Mrs. Louis A. Kostelecky, Dickinson and Mrs. Frank J. Splichal, Bowman ND. Other survivors are his wife of Dickinson; a sister, Mrs. Anton Oukrop of Jamestown ND, 49 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren

ZEHR, Elmer P.
b. 19 Jan 1921
d. 4 Feb 2009
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, February 6, 2009
HESSTON - Elmer P. Zehr, 88, died Feb. 4, 2009. Born Jan. 19, 1921, to Emanuel and Emma Brenneman Zehr. Married VIOLET BENDER. She died in 1991. Married EMILY HUGHES. She survives. Other survivors include: sons, Ferrel, Paul, John, Dennis and Timothy; daughters, Carol Brown and Wanda Doig; brother, Edward; sisters, Elizabeth Zehr and Dorothy Bechtel; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

ZEILER, Betty J.
b. 10 Sept 1925 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska
d. 23 Feb 2009
From Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, NE - 27 Feb 2009
Betty J. Lupher, 83, died Monday, Feb. 23, (2009). Born in Scottsbluff on Sept. 10, 1925 to Fred and Mary (Schaub) Zeiler. Married JACK C. LUPHER. Survived by her daughters and their husbands (whom she always considered to be her own sons): Linda and Norm Ott of Scottsbluff and Mary and Randy Hunt of Lenexa, Kan., her grandchildren Greg and wife Rebecca Ott of Hastings, Neb., Kellee Enlow and husband Jeff Spath of Johnstown, Colo., Molly and husband Josh Anderson of Olathe, Kan. and Abby and husband Phillip Prude of Tulsa, Okla., great grandchildren Jacqueline and Calvin Ott of Hastings, Neb., Briana and Jackson Enlow of Johnstown, Colo. and Ella and Jackson Anderson of Olathe, Kan. and a sister in law Luci Lupher of Minatare. Also survived by two aunts, Pauline Zeiler of Scottsbluff (with whom Betty had a special relationship), and Mildred Rein of Gering, along with numerous cherished nieces and nephews. Her parents, husband Jack and brother Robert Zeiler, Sr. preceded her in death.

**ZEISZLER, Mathilda (Martin)
See Mathilda Martin

b. 2 Nov 1925 at Elgin, North Dakota
d. 23 Jul 2008 - Bismarck, North Dakota
From Heritage Review, Vol. 38, No. 4
Carl E. Zeller was born 24 Nov 1925 at Elgin, ND, the son of Henry and Leontina (Mueller) Zeller. Married ADELINE ARNDT. Died died 23 July 2008 at Bismarck, ND.

**ZENT, Anne Katherine (Stine)
See Anne Katherine Stine

b. 3 Jan 1900 - Richardton, North Dakota
d. 10 Dec 1974 - Warm Springs
From Billings MT Gazette, Thursday 12 Dec 1974
BRIDGER—John Zentner, 74, died Tuesday. Born Jan. 3, 1900, in Richardton, N.D., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Zentner. Married FRANCES DEGELE. Survivors include the widow; four sons, Paul and John, both of Bridger, Frank of Gillette, Wyo., and Leo of Laurel; two daughters, Mrs. George Althoff of Bridger and Mrs. Clarence Berg of Billings; four sisters, Mrs. Frank Messer of Forsyth, Mrs. Louis Hutzenbiler of Sidney, Neb., Mrs. Beatrix Dietrich of Billings and Mrs. Alberta Kearns of Bozeman; 17 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

ZENTNER, Margaret
b. 24 Nov 1856 - Nicholoff, Russia
d. 10 Nov 1949
From Billings MT Gazette, Saturday 12 Nov 1949
Zentner, Margaret (___) 1856-1949 - Red Lodge, Nov.11— Mrs. Margaret Zentner, 82, died late Thursday. Born in Nicholoff, Russia, Nov. 24, 1856. Married to JACOB ZENTNER. He died in 1919.
She is survived by 6 daughters, Mrs. Ed Diedrich of Billings, Mrs. Frank Messer of Vananda, Mrs. Phil Messer of Bridger, Mrs. John Messer of Mott ND, Mrs. Albertina Kearnes of Hebron ND and Mrs. Louis Hutzenbiler of Dalton NE; a son, John Zentner of Bridger, 56 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.

**ZERBE, Marilyn B. (May)
See Marilyn B. May

ZERFAS, Raymond Robert
b. 23 Nov 1916 - Ellis, Kansas
d. 31 Dec 2008 - Ellis, Kansas
From Hays Daily News - Saturday, January 3, 2009
Raymond Robert Zerfas, 92, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008. Born Nov. 23, 1916, north of Ellis to Jake and Mary (Walz) Zerfas. Married FLORA MARIE (BOWEN). Survivors include his wife, Ellis; a son, Larry Zerfas, WaKeeney; a daughter, Connie Marie Lynn and husband, Vyril, Cimarron; a sister, Loretta Jacobs, Apple Valley, Calif.; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Thelma Mangold and Nathalie Dello; and two brothers, Oscar and Wilfred.

ZERGER, Betty Ann
b. 26 Feb 1927 - McPherson, Kansas
d. 10 Mar 2009 - Moundridge, Kansas
From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Friday, March 13, 2009
MOUNDRIDGE - Betty Ann Lichti, 82, died March 10, 2009. Born Feb. 26, 1927, at McPherson to Gerhard and Anna Stucky Zerger. Married RAYMOND J. LICHTI. Survivors include: one son, Joseph and Debi, Moundridge; two daughters, Dr. Lou Ann Lichti, Frederick, Md., and Carol and Jim Haag Lichti, Virginia Beach, Va.; one sister, Bonnie and Jim Heidebrecht, Hesston; a sister-in-law, Dorene Regier, Newton; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

**ZERR, Leona (Leiker)
See Leona Leiker

**ZIEGELMEIER, Maxine (Brown)
See Maxine Brown

ZIER, Lydia
b. 25 Jun 1915 - Edgar, Montana
d. 11 Jan 2009
From Billings Gazette. Billings, MT - 13 Jan 2009
Lydia Zier Rehms died on Jan. 11, 2009. Born June 25, 1915, in Edgar, the daughter of John David Zier and Mary Elizabeth Michael, the sixth of 10 children. Married DAVID RUFF. To this union her only child was born in 1937 - Geraldine May. They were later divorced. Married HAROLD REHMS. He preceded her in death Sept. 8, 1969, at the age of 61. Survived by her youngest sister, Helen Miklovich of Lodge Grass; daughter, Geraldine (Walt) Yanc; grandsons, Cameron David (Colleen) Schieno of Billings, Kelly Dean Schieno of Bozeman; great-grandsons, Logan and Dillon Schieno of Tillamook, Ore.; step-daughter, Betty Yerger of Hardin; many nieces and nephews, and step-granddaughters and grandsons and great-granddaughters and a great-grandson. Preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mabel Frickel, Mary Hein, Katie Hein, Elizabeth Zier, Natalie Lackman, and Molly Kindsfater Maack; brothers, Emanuel Zier and David Zier and daughter of the heart, Linda Sinnard.

**ZIER, Elizabeth (Steinmetz)
See Elizabeth Steinmetz

**ZIMMERMAN, Judy L. (Swanson)
See Judy L. Swanson

**ZODROW, Florence (Kruse)
See Florence Kruse

**ZOOK, Ruth (Janzen)
See Ruth Janzen

ZORN, Elmer Edwin
b. 19 Apr 1928 - Odin, Kansas
d. 1 Apr 2009 - Great Bend, Kansas
From Great Bend (Kan) Tribune - Monday, April 2, 2009
HOISINGTON — Elmer Edwin Zorn, 80, died April 1 (2009). Born April 19, 1928, at Odin, the son of Ferdinand and Anna Catherine Kirmer Zorn. Married EMILY ANN PODLENA. She survives.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, of Hoisington, include three sons, Dennis Zorn and wife Brenda of Westminster, Colo., Ronald Zorn and wife Carol of Queens Creek, Ariz., and James Zorn and wife Donna of Great Bend; four brothers, including his twin brother Alvin Zorn of Smith Center, Leonard Zorn of Claflin, Ed Zorn of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Gerald Zorn of Great Bend; four sisters, Tillie Schremmer and Ann Schremmer, both of Hoisington, Marion Schroeder of Newton and Helen Holliday of Inman; five grandchildren, Eric, Alycia, Zachary, Gabriel and Matthew Zorn, and a great-grandchild, Mason Zorn. Preceded in death by three brothers, Frank, Bernard and Richard Zorn, and two sisters, Margaret Steiner and Eleanor Hickel.

**ZUNKER, Elda (Wilke)
See Elda Wilke