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Obituary for Joan P. Zerr (Dinkel)

Joan P. Zerr, Maize, KS passed away peacefully on Friday, January 27, 2023. She was born May 30, 1940, in Quinter, Kansas, the daughter of Joseph and Amalia (Rohr) Dinkel. She graduated from Grainfield High School.

She married Philip Stephen Zerr on September 4, 1961. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Amalia Dinkel; siblings, Joe, Alvin, Benny, Rudy, Wilma, Adolph, Mildred and followed in death by her brother, Donald.

Joan is survived by her husband, Philip; son, Terry (Stephanie) Zerr of Gardner, KS; daughters, Michele Beilman of Wichita, KS and Kristy (Martin) Unrein of Southaven, MS; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and sister Betty (Ray) Gagnon.

Funeral services have already taken place in Wichita, KS.

The interment of the ashes will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Grainfield City Cemetery, Grainfield, KS. Lunch will be provided following the burial.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Victory In The Valley Cancer Support, Wichita, KS or Catholic Charities, Wichita, KS. For information or condolences visit