Tracy Ann Furrer

July 02, 1958 ‒ January 03, 2015

Mansfield, Ohio

Mansfield: Private First Class Tracy Ann (Zara) Furrer passed away Saturday January 3, 2015, at MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield OH due to a sudden illness.

Tracy was born in Crestline on July 2, 1958 to Frank and Marlene (Knapp) Zara. She graduated from Madison High School and shortly thereafter enrolled in the military where she served her country with the US Army.

She is survived by her Daughter Tessa Smith (Andy) of Shelby, her brother Mark Zara of Woodbridge, Virginia and nieces Trista Howard (Paul) of Westerville and Tiffany Kulcsar (Edward) of Shawnee, Kansas.

PFC Furrer was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Kim Randall.

She enjoyed challenging herself with computer games, beating friends at card games and tasty meals out at local restaurants. She will be greatly missed by family, friends and especially her long-time best friends Rita Gayheart of West Virginia and Sandra Dean of Mansfield.

Private services will be arranged at a later date.

The Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve Tracy’s family and private messages of sympathy may be made online at