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EMDEN -- James Robert Zumwalt, 95, of
Emden, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at 2 p.m. at St. John's
Hospital in Springfield.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Lutheran
Church, with the Rev. David Hofer officiating.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church
Burial will be in Hartsburg Union Cemetery,
Mr. Zumwalt was a retired farmer.
He was born Dec. 17, 1913, in Emden to Edwin and
Clara Suits Zumwalt. He married Helen Klokkenga on
Feb. 2, 1952, in Emden.
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one son,
Larry A. (and Cathy) Zumwalt of Emden; one daughter,
Roberta (and Butch) Hildebrandt of Springfield; one
brother, Delmar Zumwalt of Bloomington; two
grandchildren, Melinda (and Curtis) Reiners of
Hudson and Angie Zumwalt of Hudson; and one
great-grandchild, Carter James Reiners of Hudson.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul,
Donald and Dean.
He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in
Emden and the Brotherhood of the church. He was a
past secretary-treasurer of the Emden Elevator.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter Lutheran Church
or the church's ball diamond.
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