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Linda Kay (Frahm) Zahnley

September 27, 1949 ~ October 10, 2017 (age 68)

Linda K. Zahnley, age 68, of rural Correctionville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Grace United Methodist Church of Correctionville with the Pastor Ron Rice officiating.  Burial will be at a later date at the Good Hope Cemetery of rural Correctionville.  A visitation will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville. 

Linda Kay (Frahm) Zahnley was born September 27, 1949 in Cherokee, Iowa to Leora (McCoy) and Roy Frahm.  She was a graduate of Washta High School and Western Iowa Tech.

         Linda was united in marriage to Gene Zahnley on May 26, 1968 in Washta, Iowa.  To this union two daughters were born. 

         Linda worked in customer service at MCI Communications.  She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church where she was active in the United Methodist Women.  Linda was a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary Mumford-Moon Unit #79 of Correctionville.  She earned recognition as the American Legion Auxiliary Unit Member of the Year in 2014 as well as earning state and national honors.  Linda was passionate about helping others through teaching MYF, selling poppies and making quilts for veterans.  Not only has Linda led sewing projects, she volunteered in schools reading to preschoolers, where she delivered the message of Americanism.  She assisted with all of the military funerals in the area and volunteered at the nursing home for Bingo and other events.  Linda enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and painting.  She loved spending time with family and friends as well as her dog, Chelsea. 

         Linda is survived by her husband, Gene Zahnley of Correctionville, IA;  daughters and their husbands, Sharyle and Bryce Sands of Columbus, NE, Sharleen and Bruce Duncan of Correctionville, IA and Sabrina and Russ Momsen of Royal, IA; grandchildren, Christian and Brittny Shropshire, Justin Sands, James and Linda Momsen; great-grandchildren, Jaxon Lanus and Tristan Pansegrau; and brother, Melvin and Carolyn Frahm of Danbury, IA.

         Linda was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Karen Regennitter; and granddaughter, Ashley Shropshire Duncan.

         In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting to have memorial contributions directed to Grace United Methodist Church. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Grace United Methodist Church
429 - 5th St., Correctionville IA 51016
Tel: 1-712-372-4430

 Service Information

October 13, 2017

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
4245 U.S. Hwy. 20
Correctionville, IA 51016

Funeral Service
October 14, 2017

10:00 AM
Grace United Methodist Church
429 - 5th St.
Correctionville, IA 51016

October 14, 2017

Good Hope Cemetery

Correctionville, IA 51016

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