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April 20, 1994

Lois Lavinia Ferkler

Ceramics teacher

Lois Lavinia Ferkler, a native of Baltimore who taught ceramics as a volunteer at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Rockville, died Saturday of cancer at a hospital in Washington. She was 60.

She had also been a leader in the Girl Scouts and the Campfire Girls.

The former Lois Lavinia Langford was a graduate of Catonsville High School and attended the Union Memorial Hospital nursing school.

Services were planned for 11 a.m. today at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockville.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, William H. Ferkler Jr.; three daughters, Lisa Lynn Morgan of Memphis, Tenn., and Kelly Susan Marie Ricker and Debbra Ann Smith, both of Bowling Green, Ky.; her mother, Mildred Powers Conners of Severna Park; her father, E. Lionel Langford of Wilmington, Del.; a sister, Elnor Cooper of Shippensburg, Pa.; and four grandchildren.

M. Edward Toussaint

Teacher, musician

M. Edward Toussaint, a retired high school language teacher, and musician and actor, died Saturday at Citizens Nursing Home in Havre de Grace of complications of a brain tumor. The Bel Air resident was 55.

He retired in 1981 after teaching Spanish, French, German, Russian, Latin and English at Bel Air High School for 23 years.

He was a former president of the Harford County Teachers Association, now the Harford County Education Association.

A trombonist, he was a member of the Bel Air Community Band and played with the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra. He conducted the orchestra for musical productions at Bel Air High.

Zel,.5l He appeared in productions of the Harford Opera Theater and the Susquehanna Festival Theater, appearing as Tevye in the latter group's production of "Fiddler on the Roof."

He was a native of New Brighton, Pa., and moved to the Baltimore area to attend the Johns Hopkins University, where he earned a bachelor's degree and two master's degrees.

He was a member and former choir director of First Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, where a memorial service is planned for 7:30 p.m. today.

He is survived by his wife, the former Karen Diley; three daughters, Rebecca Einolf of Chicago, Jeanne Toussaint of Laurel and Katherine Johnson of Falls Church, Va.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Organ Fund of First Presbyterian Church or to the Community Band in care of Bel Air Town Hall.

Anneliese E. Ziegler

Factory supervisor

Anneliese E. Ziegler, who had been a supervisor at two Baltimore candy factories, died Saturday of cancer at her home in Glen Burnie. She was 69.

She retired in 1987 after 20 years with Mary Sue Candies, Inc., then worked for five more years for the Louis J. Rheb Candy Co.

Born Anneliese E. Muller in Leipzig, Germany, she came to the United States in the mid-1950s. Andrew J. Ziegler, her husband of 35 years, died in 1989.

Graveside services were planned for 11 a.m. today at Lake View Memorial Park, 2724 Liberty Road, Sykesville.

She is survived by a son, Hans G. Marx of Glen Burnie; and a grandson.

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