Edna W. Sturtevant (91) of Altamont


Published on December 20 2013 3:26 pm

Edna W. Sturtevant, 91, of  Effingham, formerly of Altamont died on Wednesday afternoon, December 18, 2013 at 2:20 PM at the Lavender Ridge Memory Care, Effingham, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be conducted Monday morning December 23 at 11:00 AM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont, Illinois with the Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 4:00pm-7:00pm on Sunday at the Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont and for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Monday.  Burial Rites will be conducted at Arborcrest Memorial Park, rural Effingham immediately following the funeral services.
Edna Wilhelmina Sturtevant 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 her in death on June 21, 1994.
Memorials 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 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: Clarence 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...and Brother-in-law: Gilbert Potts.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.kullfuneralhome.com