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Champ Clark Zumbrun, 78, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday. A native of Hampstead, he was the son of the late Henry and Ida Rhoades Zumbrun and the father of the late Sgt. 1st Class James H. Zumbrun, who in 1970 was killed in action in Vietnam. Surviving in addition to his wife, Mary Leister Zumbrun, are his sons, Ronald L. Zumbrun of Upperco and Jeffrey N.
Zumbrun of Westminster; sisters Minnie V. Shaffer of Manchester and Aldie R. Spratt of Federalsburg; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. After retiring as a sergeant major for the Maryland State Police following 27 years of service, he worked as a safety manager for Westinghouse Corp. in Sykesville for 10 years. A member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Manchester, he was president of the Manchester Cemetery Board and member and past master of Lebanon Lodge No.
175 A.F. & A.M. of Manchester. The chairman of the Carroll County Liquor Board, he was a past member of the Manchester Town Council and past president of Western Maryland Shriners Club. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Heart Association, 280 E. Main St., Westminster, Md. 21157, or to Trinity United Church of Christ, Manchester, Md. 21102.
Bruce Garland, 72, died Sunday from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Honeycutt, N.C., he is survived by his wife, Margaret Garland; son, Bradley Garland of Hanover, Pa.; daughters, Betty Bauerline of Westminster and Cheryl Garland of Reisterstown, Baltimore County, and sisters, Thelma Forbes of St. Cloud, Fla., and Olene Shower of Manchester. Retired from the Calvert Distillery in Baltimore and a veteran of World War II, he was the son of the late Ed and Myra Barnett Garland.
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Mary Elsie Peterson, 84, a Florida resident and a retired bookkeeper, died on Oct. 14. A native of Illinois, she moved to Florida, where she was a member of Osceola Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband Herbert W. Peterson; daughters, Elsie M. Finney of Harvey, Ill., Geraldine Peterson of Saint Cloud, and Virginia "Ginny" Houser of Westminster; brother Michael Edward Herbert of St. Cloud; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Clara S. Church, 80, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital.
She was the wife of the late Nathan Church. Survivors include a daughter, Clarice C. Cuneo of Baltimore County; son, Nathan L. Church of New York; and two grandchildren. The family requests memorial donations to the American Heart Association, 280 E. Main St., Westminster.
Glen "Bill" Thomas Lucas, 89, died Monday at Carroll County General Hospital after a brief illness. A native of Patton, Pa., he was the son of the late Frank and Sue Weaver Lucas and father of the late Anna Lee Lucas.
Survivors include his wife, LaRue Schaeffer Lucas; son, Fred William Lucas of Reisterstown; and two grandchildren. He retired from Congoleum in Finksburg in 1966 after serving as a machinist for 22 years.
Norman Derry, 72, died Wednesday at Baltimore County General Hospital.
He was the husband of Elizabeth C. Derry. An Army veteran of World War II, he received several service medals. A retired self-employed carpenter, he also was a member of the U.S. Trotting Association and enjoyed racing horses. In addition to his wife, survivors include children, Gary Delaney of Georgia, David Derry, John Derry and Joan Derry, all of Wicomico County, Robert Wunderlick of Montgomery County and Cathy Wunderlick of here; brother, Neil Derry, and sister, Arlene Nichols, both of New York; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
R. Stone Welty, 78, died Tuesday at Baltimore County General Hospital.
He was the husband of Mildred T. Welty. Retired from the Western Maryland Railroad, he was a member and served as treasurer of St. James Lutheran Church, Union Bridge. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, M. Catherine Vincent of Washington County; son, Russell S. Welty Jr. of Pennsylvania; sister, Marva V. Brown of Connecticut; brother, C.
Edwin Welty of Washington County; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.