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Loretta M. Eberhardt

August 26, 1930 ~ July 4, 2015 (age 84)

   Loretta May Eberhardt, 84 of Quincy died at 2:00 p.m. Saturday (July 4, 2015) in North Adams Home in Mendon.

   Born August 26, 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri, Loretta was the daughter of Robert and Clarcy Myers Berndanner. She married Robert Louis Eberhardt on June 25, 1949 in Quincy and he preceded her in death on November 13, 2014.

   Loretta was a member of River of Life Church and an accomplished artist who loved to paint.  She and her husband enjoyed traveling and going square dancing together. Her passion in life was working with children and helping them anyway she could.  She often volunteered as a mentor for Quincy Schools and went on the church mission trip to Africa.  Loretta cherished spending time with her family, especially her two granddaughters and her six great grandsons.  

   Loretta was employed at Motorola until its closing.  She later worked as a sales clerk in the Children's Department at Sears until her retirement in 1975.  

   Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Tofall (Mark) of Quincy; two grandchildren, Heather Kay Nuttelman (Nathan) and Holly Lee Summers (Jake) both of Quincy; six great-grandchildren, Nolan Nuttelman, Zachary Nuttelman, Corbyn Nuttelman, Joshua Summers, Cooper Summers, Lincoln Summers; two sisters, Evelyn Schutte and Beverly Peters (Lowell) both of Quincy; and a brother-in-law, Jr. Fleer of Quincy.

   Mrs. Eberhardt was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband Robert, a son; Jeffrey Alan Eberhardt; a sister, Emma Fleer; a brother, Raymond Berndanner; and a brother-in-law, Ernest Schutte.

   A memorial service will be held Tuesday morning at 10:00 in the River of Life Family Church at 2901 Payson Road, with Pastor Gary Wallace officiating.  Visitation will be at the time of service. The Graveside service will be private.

   Memorials may be made to the River of Life Family Church.

   Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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