VELDA N. ZUMDAHL, 92 STERLING - Velda N. Zumdahl, 92, of Sterling died Wednesday, Sept., 26, 2012 in 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 died Jan. 6, 2009. She was a lifelong member of Hope United Methodist Church, 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 sons, Steven (Susan) Zumdahl of Seymour, Mark (Margaret) Zumdahl of Sterling and David (Susan) Zumdahl of Byron; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at First Congregational Church of Sterling, 311 Second Ave., with visitation from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.; the Rev. Jeff Coester, pastor, will officiate, assisted by Pastor Melwin Alagodi, of Chadwick United Methodist Church. A memorial has been established to Hope United Methodist Church of Chadwick, and First Congregational Church of Sterling. Condolences may be sent to schillingfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2012