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Obituary for EDNA W. STURTVANT
Edna W. Sturtenvant 91 years old of Effingham, formerly of Altamont died on Wednesday Afternoon, December 18, 2013 at 2:20 PM at the Lavender Ridge Memory Care, Effingham, Illinois. Wilhelmina Sturtenvant was born July 19, 1922 in Altamont one of eight siblings into the Christian family of Bernhard and Maria Ziegler-Wolf. Edna grew up the Bethlehem Community and Bethlehem Lutheran Church where she was baptized, confirmed her faith, educated in the elementary parochial school. Edna moved to St. Louis in 1953 and worked as a secretary at Concordia Seminary from 1960-1985, the latter part as a secretary to Seminary President John F. Johnson. After moving back to Altamont 1998 she was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Altar Guild, Fellowship Club, Women's Home Bible Study, Lutheran Laymen League, Lutheran Care Center Volunteers, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and delivered Meals on Wheels. Edna married Walter J. Sturtevant at St. James Lutheran Church, University City, Missouri on July 11, 1983 and he preceded him in death on June 21, 1994. For those who prefer Memorials they may be directed to KFUO radio, Concordia Seminary, Altamont Lutheran Interparish School (ALIS), Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln Land Hospice, or the Donor's Choice. She is survived by her 1-Sister: Olga Wolf-Potts of Inverness, Illinois. 1- Sister-in-law: Leona Kruger-Wolf, of Altamont, Illinois. Several Nieces, Nephews and a host of local friends. She was preceded in death by her Parents: William Edward Bernhard Wolf and Maria Ziegler-Wolf. Husband: Walter J. Sturtevant. 4-Brothers: Larence and his wife Norma Wolf. Edgar Wolf. Carl and his wife Charlotte Wolf and Eugene Wolf. 2-Sisters: Clara and her husband, Alfred Potts. Gertrude and her husband, Arlon Burrow. Brother-in-law:Gilbert Potts.