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Max Zahn

July 31, 1984 — June 26, 2023

Max Zahn

Max Edward Zahn, age 38, from Ellis, Kansas, passed away on June 26, 2023, at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.

He was born July 31, 1984, in Denver, Colorado to Timothy and Patricia (Anderson) Zahn. He married Amber Ellis on June 23, 2012.

Max worked most of his adult life with his father at Ellis Auto Repair. He also worked at Brassfield Farm doing ranch work. He enjoyed four-wheeling, hunting, target practice, lake time boating and jet skiing, but mostly cooking and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his mother, Patrica, Ellis, Kansas; wife, Amber and their two daughters, Kaelyn Zahn and Madison Zahn, Ellis, Kansas; one brother Eric Zahn, Garden City, Kansas; sister, Katie (Dylan) Hawkins, McCracken, Kansas; grandfather, Raymond Zahn, Wakeeney; father in law, Dwain Ellis, Pennsylvania; mother in law, Lori Stimson, Ellis; four brother in laws, Jason Ellis, California; Corey (Andrea) Ellis, California; Geddy (Trish) Summey, Great Bend; Rusty (Ashley) Ellis, Ellis; nephews, Joey Miller, Connor Ellis, Edmond Summey, Easton Summey and Gage Robins; nieces, Nancy Hawkins, Autumn, Aspen and Ashland Ellis, and Elizabeth Summey.

He was preceded by his father Tim; grandparents, Preston and Geri Anderson; grandmother, Lucy Zahn and a cousin, Josh Brassfield.

Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, July 1, 2023, at the Ellis Baptist Church, 107 W. 9th street in Ellis.

Private family inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the wishes of the family and may be made by tribute pay at or by check made payable to Amber Zahn.

Condolences may be shared on Max's tribute page at

Arrangements in care of Keithley Funeral Chapel 400. E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637.

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