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Ruth “Kathy” Zahm

Ruth “Kathy” Zahm, of Huntington and Davenport, FL, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, FL. She was 78 years old.

Zahm was born on Feb. 11, 1944, in Elwood, IN, to Daniel Wayne and Ruth (McFarland) Stowers. Her parents preceded her in death. Zahm married Larry E. Zahm on Jan. 18, 1969, in Greentown, IN, and he survives.

Zahm was a graduate of Jefferson High School. She was manager of Henny Penny Restaurant for several years. She also worked for Bob’s Marathon, Kokomo, IN; she worked 22 years at Kraft Foods, Champaign, IL; co-owner of Double Nice, Inc., consignment shop, Huntington, IN; and worked eight years at Disney’s Wide World of Sports, Orlando, FL.

She was also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntington, and St. Ann Catholic Church, during the winter in Haines, FL. She had volunteered as a fourth grade Catechism teacher, Eucharistic Minister at church and nursing homes, and also volunteered at Mary, Queen of the Universe, Orlando, FL. Zahm enjoyed scrapbooking, baseball games, collecting Coca-Cola and baseball cards.

Along with her husband, Larry Zahm, she is survived by one son, Mark E. Zahm, Mt. Vernon, IL; one daughter, Ronda Lynn (Tony) Frontini, Wabash, IN; one brother, Dan Stowers, Goldsmith, IN; 6 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Don Stowers.

Calling will be on Wednesday Aug. 3, 2022, from 9 -11 a.m. with funeral Mass to follow all at St. Mary Catholic Church 903 N. Jefferson St. Huntington, IN 46750. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Mary Catholic Church in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN oversees arrangements. Online condolences: