Leda M. (Fedder) Wintersteen, age 94, formerly of 330 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, Catawissa and Sunbury went to be with her heavenly Father at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Bloomsburg Care & Rehabilitation Center.
Born on Nov. 8, 1925 in Bloomsburg, she was the youngest child of the late Harry O. and L. Lois (Terwilliger) Fedder. She married Zenith "Zeke" Wintersteen on Thanksgiving Day in 1949 and together they enjoyed 55 years of marriage before his death on June 24, 2005.
Leda was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Bloomsburg where she was in charge of the church nursery for 39 years. "Grandma Leda" will always be loved and cherished by three generations for her love and guidance.
She grew up on East Eighth Street and the group still meets annually in the Town Park and they all wear shirts saying "I survived Rainbow Terrace."
In addition to parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Robert Rupert and Bruce Fedder; by two sisters: L. Arline Levan and Elsie E. Kershner and a great grandson, Tylar Shultz-Yuhas.
Leda is survived by five children: Lorraine Shultz, and her companion Morris Gensel, Bloomsburg; Karen, wife of Roger Carr, Bloomsburg; Jay Wintersteen, and his wife Edel, Milton, Fla.; Brenda, wife of Gary Appenzeller, Oreland; Marie Wintersteen, and her companion Terry Weaver, Bloomsburg; six grandchildren: Tom Shultz, Tanya Bauman, Clint Carr, Jason Wintersteen, Denise Yuhas and Crystal Lane; 13 great-grandchildren: Tyler, Damien, Christian, Kyu, Becca, Mackenzie, Gen, Jonathan, Tristin, Logan, Savannah, Nathaniel and Gabriel; one great-great-grandson, Carter and her twin sister, Reba Mericle of Bloomsburg. There are also a number of nieces and nephews
A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held at a later date, once the threat of Covid-19 subsides.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.
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