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Michael David Zarr was born September 15, 1955, at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, IA to Walter and Marlene (Giles) Zarr. He was later joined by sister, Mindy, and brother, Max. Mike passed away Friday, June 3, 2022, at the age of 66.
Michael graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1973. After being a member of two mission trips-one to remote Brazil long the Amazon and the other to Jamaica-he decided to attend Southwestern Assemblies of God College in Waxahachie, TX and graduated in 1985. Mike returned to Iowa after the death of his father and began refinishing furniture and selling his “treasures” at flea markets. Bowling was another passion of Michaels. He bowled with several teams and also coached the Mount Ayr High School teams until his health issues became more problematic. He also enjoyed attending all the school’s sporting events—that was his “social” time!
Michael was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Marlene Zarr, and special friend, Candi Campbell.
Those that survive him are his daughter, Laura Rose Campbell; sister, Mindy (Marty) Lesan; brother, Max (Rhonda) Zarr; nephew, Reggie Lesan, and children, Sawyer and Shelby; niece, Rachael Lesan, and Russell Boles and children, Isaac and Owen Boyer; nephew, Casey Zarr, and fiancé, Savannah Domeyer; uncle, Larry (Karon) Giles; aunt, Sharyn (John) Betof; Candi’s extended family and many cousins and close family friends.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2022, at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr with burial in the Tingley Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later.

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