Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

August 23, 2013

Adolph Zumbahlen


Effingham Daily News

---- — Adolph A. Zumbahlen, 90, of Newton, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care, Effingham.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Newton, with the Rev. Al Kemme officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Westlawn Cemetery, Newton. Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Society. Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.blakefh.com.

Adolph was born Oct. 3, 1922, in Effingham County, the son of Henry Zumbahlen and Rose Swingler Zumbahlen. He was a retired farmer from Jasper County. He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church. He became a member of the Knights of Columbus in 1962 and became a 4th Degree member in 1970. He married Florence “Flo” Donsbach and she preceded him in death May 25, 2013.

He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Connie Zumbahlen, John and Anthea Zumbahlen, and Mark and Poodie Zumbahlen, all of Newton; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded by his parents; three brothers, Ed, Norbert and Henry Zumbahlen; two sisters, Norma Gardewine and Ella Vahling.

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