Larry “Z” Lloyd Zurfluh, 79, of Salina, Kansas, passed away Thursday, July
15th, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kansas.
Z was born in Agenda, Kansas on January 11, 1942, a son of the late
Lena (Ryser) and Adolph Zurfluh.
Z became a biology teacher and high school athletics coach in Chapman,
Kansas after earning his bachelor’s degree from Emporia State Teachers
College. This was prior to his relocating to Salina, Kansas.
He was an avid bowler, the manager of the New Holiday Bowl, as well as a
member of the Senior Bowling League at The Alley, Salina, Kansas. He is
also, a member of the Salina Bowling Associations Hall of Fame.
Z is survived by two daughters, Robyn Zurfluh, of Atlanta, Georgia
Cynda Zurfluh (Keven Golla), of Washington DC Metro Area; a son, Lance
Zurfluh (Angel), of Gypsum, Kansas; Grandchildren Haley Landis, Grey
Golla, Avery Golla, Brynn Golla, Emma Zurfluh and Karlee Zurfluh, and a
brother, Walter Zurfluh of Pasadena, California.
Proceeding him in death are three sisters; Marie Else, Florence Smith, and
Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, August
4th at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio St., Salina, Kansas.
Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., Saturday, October
02 at The Alley of Salina, 115 E. Ash St., Salina, Kansas.
In remembrance of Z and his dedication to the Salina bowling community,
we are launching “Z’s Scholarship Fund” at The Alley in Salina, Kansas.
This scholarship is intended to support bowlers at The Alley who are
unable to pay for league fees, tournament entries/travel or other
In lieu of any flowers, his family would like donations to be made in his
honor to this scholarship via his GoFundMe page (https://bit.ly/ZScholarship) or to C. Zurfluh in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio St., Salina, Kansas 67401.