Verna Petzoldt

Friday, June 6, 2003

Verna Dell Petzoldt, 68, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Oak Ridge, daughter of Lynn and Artie Barks Roberts. She and Royal Petzoldt were married April 8, 1967.

Petzoldt was a secretary at Shawneetown Feed and Seed from 1954 to 1970. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells, where she taught Sunday School many years, and was a member of the choir and Lutheran Women's League. She was a member of Lamplighters Homemakers Club and a volunteer with American Cancer Society.

Survivors include her husband, and a son, David Petzoldt of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells after 9 a.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Walter Patzwitz officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.