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Tim Zahn

May 21, 1965 — July 18, 2017

Tim Zahn

Timothy "Tim" Eugene Zahn, age 52, of Ellis, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Ellis. He was born May 21, 1965 in WaKeeney, Kansas to Raymond and Velba Jane (Brassfield) Zahn. He was a 1983 graduate of Trego Community High School. On August 6, 1983 he married Patricia "Patty" Anderson in Hays, Kansas.

Tim was the owner of Ellis Auto Repair which he opened in 1997. He enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting, fishing and jet skiing.

He is survived by his wife, Patty of the home in Ellis; two sons, Max (Amber) Zahn of Ellis and Eric Zahn of Hill City; a daughter, Katie Miller of Ellis; his father and step mother, Raymond and Lucille Zahn of WaKeeney; three brothers, Kendal (Dwana) Zahn of Ellis, Nathan (Tina) Zahn of Wichita and Mark (Kathy) Zahn of WaKeeney; a sister, Marla Woods of WaKeeney and three grandchildren, Kaelyn and Madison Zahn and Joeseph Miller.

He was preceded in death by his mother and an infant brother, Alan Zahn.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Ellis Baptist Church. Cremation will follow services with private family inurnment at a later date.

Visitation will be Friday 5 PM 8 PM at Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E 17th in Ellis.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cancer Council of Ellis County.

Condolences may be left by guestbook at or emailed to

Service Information

Visitation Friday

July 21, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637

Funeral Service Saturday

July 22, 2017

11:00 AM

Ellis Baptist Church

109 W. 9th

Ellis, KS 67637

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