Albee, Zada L. (nee Sparkman), of St. Louis, MO passed away on Fri., Oct. 21, 2011 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Wilmer Pete Albee; loving mother of Robert (Susie) Leach, Bruce (Susan) Leach, Joan (Greg) Robert, Norman Leach, Frank (Carol) Albee, Dennis (Donna) Albee, Edward (Sue) Albee and Lenore (Charles Daniel) Albee. Dear grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 12. Zada graduated from Missouri School For The Blind. She later graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University. She was the president of the Missouri Braille Revival League and very active in various organizations for the blind. Services: Funeral service to be held at HOFFMEISTER COLONIAL Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa at Watson on Tues., Oct. 25 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation Mon., Oct. 24 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to National Braille Press, 88 St. Stephen Street, Boston, MA 02115 would be appreciated. Condolences may be offered at www.hoffmeistercolonial.com.
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Oct. 23, 2011