Roedel, Linnea H. NISKAYUNA Linnea Ida (Hallander) Roedel, 98, of Apple Tree Lane, died peacefully at home on December 1, 2012 with her loving family by her side. Linnea was born on July 23, 1914 in Gary, Ind. to Charles and Ida Hallander. Linnea was married to George F. Roedel on August 22, 1942. Together they enjoyed tennis, golf, bridge, gardening and their son's sports endeavors. Linnea treasured sewing, baking, playing the piano, teaching Sunday School and volunteering. She is survived by her three sons, Richard Roedel of Edina, Minn., Donald (Linda) Roedel of Guilderland and Ronald (Deborah) of Scotia; daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Roedel; brother-in-law, Kenneth Siegesmund; niece, Sharon Bassett; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Roedel was predeceased by her husband, George (1999); her twin sister, Lillian; and brothers, Carl and G. Theodore Hallander. With much love and support of her family, Linnea was able to remain in her home during these past few years. Thank you to Home Instead, Kingsway Arms and Community Hospice for their loving care. A funeral service will be held for relatives and friends on Wednesday, December 5 at noon at Zion Lutheran Church. A calling hour will be held from 11 a.m. to the time of the service, for those who wish to call, at the church. Contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 153 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308 or Community Hospice of Schenectady, 1411 Union St., Schenectady, NY 12308. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.jonesfh.net
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Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 3, 2012