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John Zwahlen

August 24, 1924 — November 16, 2011

Born: 08/12/1924
Died: 11/16/2011
Visitation: from 6 until 9 pm on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at McKnight Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 11am, Friday, November 18, 2011
Interment: Danville Memorial Gardens


John William "Bill" Zwahlen, 87 of Ottenheim passed away Wednesday, November 16th at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore. Bill was the husband of Edith Harris Zwahlen whom he married on March 5, 1953. He was born on August 12, 1924 in the Halls Gap Community of Waynesburg to the late Samuel Zwahlen, Jr. and Margaret Schlappi Zwahlen. Bill worked as a Dairy Farmer and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served during WWII. He was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church and of the VFW post in Stanford.


Survivors Include


Wife of 58 years, Edith Zwahlen of Ottenheim

Son, William "Billy Ray" and Wife Mary of Richmond

Son, Jerry Wayne and Wife Susanne of Ottenheim

Sister, Marie Stevens of Lancaster

Grandson, Joey & Wife Liz Zwhalen of Lexington

Granddaughter, Elizabeth Zwahlen & David of Richmond

Great Grandson, Zachary Logan Allen Zwahlen


In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by Sister, Lillian Margaret Zwahlen and Three Brothers, Frank, Alfred and Walter Zwahlen.


Pallbearers Include: Joey Zwahlen, David Harris, Timothy & Matthew Sneed, Jim May & Dale Osterman


Services: 11am, Friday, November 18, 2011

Place of Service: McKnight Funeral Home Chapel

Officiating: Bro. Dan Gutenson and Bro. Gary King


Place of Burial: Danville Memorial Gardens with Military Honors by the Caswell Saufley American Legion Post # 18 of Stanford


Visitation will be from 6 until 9 pm on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at McKnight Funeral Home


Visitation Details

Thursday, November 17th, 2011 6:00pm - 9:00pm, McKnight Funeral Home

Service Details

Friday, November 18th, 2011 11:00am, McKnight Funeral Home

Interment Details

Danville Memorial Gardens

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