Adolph Zumbahlen (90) of Newton


Published on August 21 2013 3:49 pm

Adolph Zumbahlen, 90, of Newton died at 9:10am Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 24, at 11am at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Newton with Father Al Kemme officiating.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11am Saturday with burial to follow in the Westlawn Cemetery, Newton.  Memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Society.

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He was born October 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 and a 50-year member of the Knights of Columbus.

He married Florence "Flo" Donsbach and she preceded him in death on May 25, 2013.  He was also preceded in death by his parents...three brothers, Ed, Norbert and Henry Zumbahlen...and two sisters, Norma Gardewine and Ella Vahling.

Survivors include 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.