Monday, June 15th, 2009
Edna L. Vornholt, 79 formerly of 323 Lane, New Bremen, and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 7:50 a.m. June 13, 2009, at Otterbein.
She was born Oct. 24, 1929, in Shelby County, near New Knoxville to Florenz and Hattie Schneider Kuck. On Feb. 23, 1949, she married Charles Vornholt, who survives at Otterbein.
Other survivors are three children, Jan (Sandy) Vornholt, New Knoxville, Van (Judy) Vornholt, Horn Lake, Miss., and Amy (Richard) Price, Oakland Township, Mich; three brothers, Allen Kuck, Quincy, Lloyd (Annette) Kuck, New Knoxville, and Darrell (Mary) Kuck, New Knoxville; three grandchildren, two stepgrandsons and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Homer, John and Ralph Kuck; and two sisters, Wilhelmina Schrolucke and Norma Henschen.
She was a homemaker and interior decorator and assisted her husband for 40 years as co-owner of Vornholt Funeral Homes, New Bremen and New Knoxville. She was a member of the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, the New Knoxville and New Bremen Historical Societies, and the American Legion Auxiliary, New Bremen. She graduated in 1947 from New Knoxville High School.
Services are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, the Very Rev. Dr. David Williams officiating. Burial is at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the Radio Broadcast Fund of the church or Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community Benevolent Fund.
Condolences can be sent to www.millerfuneralhomes.net.