Zachary Joseph Kothe

Passed away on June 10, 2018

Zachary Joseph Kothe, 16, of Collierville, TN formerly of Brecksville, OH passed away Monday, June 11, 2018. He attended Briarcrest High School, ran cross country track, was an avid fisherman, became a certified scuba diver at the age of 10 and loved hanging out with his friends. Zachary is survived by his parents, Jim and Donna Kothe of Collierville; brother, Nolan Kothe of Collierville; paternal grandparents, Jan and Herb Kothe of Severna Park, MD; maternal grandmother, Dianne Campo of Parma, OH; uncles, Joseph and Anthony Campo. The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 15, 2018 at Life Church, 650 Houston Hill Rd., Eads, TN 38028


  • Family to receive friends Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, June 15, 2018

Zachary Joseph Kothe

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Dawn Detrlich

June 18, 2018

Dear Kothe Family,

I know there are no words to easy your pain, just know that we share in your grief. We love you all. We are so thankful that Cole and Zach were such great friends; baseball games , sleep overs, the fun, the smiles, the joy. He will forever be in our hearts.

Kathleen Lamping

June 15, 2018

Donna, Jim and Nolan

We remember Zachary from years ago when you and Donna Manos and Joe would eat with the boys at Acacia
We love Donna and Joe and so we also love you guys.
Words are no good and can not express our sorrow

Please know we would do anything we can to help you now or in the future.
Love Kathy Lamping and Gary Woznicki

Jennifer Speer

June 14, 2018

Donna, Jim, Nolan - there are no words to adequately address your pain. We would just want you to know that Lex and our family hold a special place in our hearts for your sweet Zach who was so kind. He will always be Lex's first best friend in Brecksville. We have so many fond memories of him and of your family. He will surely be missed greatly.

Eva O’Mara

June 13, 2018

Dear Kothe Family,
Your Highland Drive Family sends it’s deepest condolences and love in the hopes that you will feel the collective arms of all of us surrounding you.
You were an important part of the school community here, in Brecksville. You are remembered with love.

Jean Balata

June 12, 2018

I will remember his smile though it was a few years back at the Brecksville Co-Op, Zach appears to have touched many others also. My heart is sad for this loss, I pray God’s comfort and strength for you all.
Hugs~Jean Balata

Charlene Nebozuk

June 12, 2018

Dear Donna, Jim and Nolan...
My heart was breaking when I heard the news of Zachary’s passing...I will cherish the memories of that sweet preschooler I knew so long ago at the Brecksville Co-op.
Please also know that you are all in my prayers. I pray that you feel the warmth of our Lord’s embrace as you try to navigate these hard days...peace to all of you.
Charlene Nebozuk