Joan Margaret (Kathan) Zerzan died March 13. She was 85.

Mrs. Zerzan was born 85 June 26, 1927, in Grants Pass to John and Nellie Grace (Caldwell) Kathan.  She attended Willamette University, where she studied journalism and violin. She married Charles Joseph Zerzan in Milwaukee, Wis. They lived throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

She was preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by 12 children, 32 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday, March 22, at St. Philip Neri Church.