Erna Zahn Wikipedia
Erna Zahn was born Erna Amelia Augusta Miller in Winnebago County, Wisconsin on 14 April 1908.
Her parents were Henry and Olga Miller.
Zahn counted Herbert Miller as her older brother and Adeline and Marjorie as her younger sisters.
She was fun-loving as a young girl, engaging in horseback riding, swimming, and sewing.
In 1935 she married her husband Meilahn Zahn who was the head of the music department of Martin Luther College for over a decade.
Zahn’s mother died at the age of 95 while both of her younger sisters dead at 97 revealing the fact that longevity runs in her blood.
After the death of Evelyn Kleine on 7 December 2019, she became the oldest known living person in Minnesota.
On 21 June 2022, at the age of 114 years, 68 days, she surpassed the age of Anna Stoehr to become the oldest person ever to reside in the state of Minnesota.
Erna Zahn Cause of Death
Zahn died of natural causes.
Erna Zahn Age
Zahn was 114 years old at the time of her death.
Erna Zahn Husband
Zahn was married to Meilahn Zahn. They married in 1935.
Erna Zahn Children
Zahn had six children but their names are undisclosed.
Erna Zahn Siblings
Zahn had three siblings, an older brother called Herbert and two younger sisters Adeline and Marjorie.
Erna Zahn Obituary
Zahn’s Obituary can be found here: https://www.mvfh.org/obituary/erna-zahn
Erna Zahn Funeral
Zahn’s funeral was held on 15 August 2022.