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Obituaries

Velda N. Zumdahl

STERLING – Velda N. Zumdahl, 92, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at her home.

Velda was born June 8, 1920, in Chadwick, the daughter of Spurgeon S. and Beulah (Saylor) Harter. She married Emmert G. Zumdahl on March 29, 1941, in Chadwick. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 2009. She was a lifelong member of Hope United Methodist Church in Chadwick, where she sang in the choir, led the youth group and taught Sunday school for many years. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Survivors include three sons, Steven (Susan) Zumdahl of Seymour, Mark (Margaret) Zumdahl of Sterling and David (Susan) Zumdahl of Byron; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., followed by the memorial service at 11 a.m., Saturday at First Congregational Church of Sterling, 311 Second Ave., with the Rev. Jeff Coester, pastor, officiating, and the Rev. Melwin Alagodi, pastor of Chadwick United Methodist Church, assisting. 

A memorial has been established to Hope United Methodist Church of Chadwick and First Congregational Church of Sterling.

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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