George F. Zehnder April 21, 1930 – February 16, 2017

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George F. Zehnder , age 86, of Cedar Hill, TX, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Cedar Hill. He was born on April 21, 1930 in Cleveland, OH to Victor Max and Cornelia (Brueggemann) Zehnder.

George graduated from Concordia University and later earned a Master’s degree from the University of Houston. He was a Lutheran School administrator in California and Texas for 40 years. He served on many Lutheran boards over the years. He was an avid golfer and loved gardening.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Steve Zehnder (Denise), and Michael Zehnder; daughters, Deb Jennings (Bill), and Susan Zehnder; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Rita Natz and Ada Nickel; brothers, Carl Zehnder, Paul Zehnder, and Tom Zehnder; an aunt, Ruth Polcha; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6-8 pm Monday, February 20, 2017 at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.

Graveside services will be 9:30 am on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Little Bethel Memorial Park in Duncanville.

Following the graveside, a Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am at Christ The King Lutheran Church, 301 W. Highway 287 Bypass in Waxahachie, TX.