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Veronica Lois ‘Roni’ Stolzoff

Published: Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – Veronica Lois “Roni” Stolzoff, 86, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Coventry Living Center.  

Veronica was born Oct. 25, 1926, in Sterling, the daughter of Frank and Verna (Cox) Eberhardt. She married Donald E. Stolzoff on Jan. 23, 1946, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sterling. He preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1999. She was employed as an operations manager for CNB Trust Department before retiring in 1993.

Veronica was a lifetime Girl Scout, with more than 70 years of scouting, and a member of the National Campers and Hikers Association.    

Survivors include two daughters, Theresa (Steven) Helm of Homewood and Ronamari Stolzoff of Sterling; three sons, David (Angela) Stolzoff of Sterling, Donald (Barbara) Stolzoff of Marietta, Ga., and Steven (Denise) Stolzoff of Racine, Wis.; one sister, Eileen (Robert) Martin of Sterling; a brother, Alan Eberhardt of Sterling; nine grandchildren, Brent (Margaret) Stolzoff, Vanessa Stolzoff, Michelle Stolzoff, Megan (Shaun) Whitley, Eric Helm, Devan Stolzoff, Tara Stolzoff, Seth Stolzoff, and Daniel (Audra) Stolzoff; one great-grandchild, Landon Dean Stolzoff; and a sister in-law, JoAnne Eberhardt of Sterling.

She also was preceded in death by her brother, Frank Eberhardt; a sister, Marian Olson; and granddaughter, Kristin Helm.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bruce Ludeke of Sacred Heart Catholic Church officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established.  

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