Zetta Feder
1927 - 2021
{ "" }
Share
Share Zetta's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Zetta Feder, 93, longtime resident of The Academy in Boulder, passed away on March 7, 2021 in Boulder with her son, Rob, at her side. Born April 5, 1927 in St. Paul, she received degrees from the University of Chicago and University of Minnesota. Zetta was an active leader of the Twin Cities Jewish Community. She was instrumental in forming State of Minnesota policy for out-of-home care for adults and children, and co-wrote Minnesota's first Fair Housing Bill. Zetta was a champion for civil rights - a member of Minnesota's delegation to the 1963 March on Washington - and a fierce political progressive. She was an avid skier, a patron of music, an outdoorswoman, and a competitive bridge Life Master. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; their son, Scott; and sister, Beverly Smerling. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Stu Henry, Minneapolis; son and daughter-in-law, Rob and Andrea Feder, Boulder; grandchildren, Rachel Feder and husband Moshe Kornfeld, Jed Feder, Jake and David Henry; two great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Ellie Fisher; nieces and nephews, Jill Kushner, Tom Smerling, Jon Fisher, Laurie Tarkoff, David and Judy Federbush, and their families; and other relatives and dear friends. Zetta will be remembered for her generosity, exceptional strength, and enthusiasm for all she did. Zoom funeral 9:30 am MT on THURSDAY, March 11th. Donations in Zetta's memory can be made to Save the Children or charities of personal choice. Zoom SHIVA 6:00pm MT on Thursday. Email zoom2@hodroffepstein.com for link to services.

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in The Daily Camera on Mar. 11, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
No memorial events are currently scheduled. To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
Memories & Condolences
Guest Book sponsored by Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels - Minneapolis
Not sure what to say?
2 entries
March 26, 2021
Zetta was my dear summer friend. We loved playing bridge. We had a Wednesday group that she started with mostly, as she called us, "The Texans". She loved to tease me about watching Fox News. I will miss her. Rosalie
Rosalie Schwarz
March 25, 2021
So wish that I had known this wonderful lady. Surely her achievements will be an inspiration to many.
Peggy Sabel Paxton
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences