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Doris Zinn


Posted on November 19th, by Marcia Loader in Obituaries. Comments Off

ADRIAN — Doris G. Zinn, age 95 of Adrian, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. Born August 1, 1918, in Riga, Michigan, she was the daughter of Henry J. and Anna E. (Forsyth) Silberhorn. She graduated from Blissfield High School with the Class of 1936. On September 2, 1939, she married Wilbur Zinn at the Riga Lutheran Church, and they celebrated 65 years of marriage. Doris was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tecumseh. She and Wilbur enjoyed traveling extensively with their camper and knew the best fishing spots in both Michigan and Florida. For several years they lived in Florida and Tennessee and later returned to Michigan to be near family. Doris is survived by her children: Robert (Penny) Zinn of Adrian; and Kathy Zinn of Florida; granddaughter, Stephanie Zinn of Seattle, Washington; two great grandchildren; sisters, Elizabeth Kershner of Adrian and Lois Bailey of Blissfield; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, John Zinn; grandson, Anthony Zinn; and brother, Dennis Silberhorn. Memorial services were held Saturday, November 16, 2013. Contributions in memory of Doris may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Wagley Funeral Home where online memories and condolences may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHome.com.





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