1922 — Feb. 12, 2011
Dwain W. Zahn passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 12, 2011. He was born in Nebraska in 1922 and moved to California as a young man. He had lived in Davis for 44 years.
He is survived by his wife Barbara; sisters Bonnie Husman and Elaine Dillard; daughters Kathi Gray (Herb), Louain Brinkman and Christy Ansbro; and stepsons Tim Hooper (Susan) and Tom Hooper (Donna). Also surviving are several grandchildren and many great-grandchildren, as well as six nieces and nephews.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and had a long career as a gas service man for PG&E.
He was a lifetime avid baseball enthusiast, playing semi-pro ball in his youth.
In retirement, he was instrumental in the organization of Our Faith Lutheran Church in Davis, as well as supervising the construction of the building itself. He also enjoyed traveling in his RV, dancing and playing horse shoes.
He will be greatly missed.
A memorial service is planned at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Our Faith Lutheran Church, 1801 Oak Ave.
Private interment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to a charity of your choice.
Those who wish to sign a guestbook online may do so at http://www.wiscombefuneral.com.