Carol L. Zahn

Nov. 3, 1918 - July 3, 2009

Carol L. Zahn of Fond du Lac, formerly of Oconomowoc, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, at age 90. She was born Nov. 3, 1918, in Edgerton, to Herbert Behl and Rose Neumann.

Carol married Ralph Zahn on April 3, 1948, in Sullivan. She was a nurse and graduated from the Milwaukee Hospital School of Nursing. She was a captain in the Army Nursing Corps., serving in Africa, Italy and France. Carol graduated from Oconomowoc High School in 1937.

Carol is survived by her children, Betty (Thomas) Clausen of North Fond du Lac and Sally (Richard) Berger of Reno, Nev. She was the fond sister of Donald Behl of Madison, Herbert Behl of Oconomowoc and John Behl of Lewiston, Mont.; dear grandmother of Tracy (Timothy) Hartin of Lakewood, Colo., and Andrew (Dr. Lindi Kopecko) Clausen of Rigby, Idaho; and great-grandmother of Sean Patrick Hartin.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph, and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Behl and Selma Bente.

Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service today, July 7, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Sullivan. Carolís final rest will be in St. Johnís Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials to the church are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at