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Zaharia Family Funeral Homes - Fairmont - Truman - Ceylon
PICTURED ON THE LEFT: Back row L to R: Thomas O'Sell, Melvin Schultze, Carol Selnes, John Jorgenson. Middle Row - Henry Weihe, Robert Kosbab, John Zaharia. Front: Carol Schwieger, Nan Darnell, Teresa Zaharia.
John E. Zaharia
Owner/Funeral Director

John Zaharia has been involved in Funeral Service since 1991. He obtained his degree from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, IN in 1995. Since then, he has worked with various funeral homes as an Apprentice, Funeral Director, Manager, and finally Owner. John is extremely dedicated to the Funeral Business, and strives to give the best possible service to every family he serves.

Besides working as a Funeral Director, John is involved in many community activities: Truman Lions Club, Fairmont Chamber of Commerce – Bureau 14, Truman Volunteer Fire Department, Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center Foundation Board and Truman Commercial Club.


Teresa S. Zaharia
Owner/Prearrangement Representative

Teresa Zaharia received her Accounting Degree from Moorhead State University in 1993. Since then, she has obtained her CPA and CMA designations, as well as her Insurance License. She has worked in various fields before coming to the funeral business. She is responsible for the accounting for both Zaharia Family locations, as well as selling preneed insurance for funerals.

Besides working as an Accountant/Insurance Agent, Teresa is a member of Lydia Circle at Trinity Lutheran Church, and a member of the Fairmont Early Childhood Initiative.



Owned by John (m-3578) and Teresa Zaharia (in-1005426)
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