Robert David Lettau Sr., 75, painter and carpenterRobert...

June 08, 1999

Robert David Lettau Sr., 75, painter and carpenter

Robert David Lettau Sr., a former painter, carpenter and pipe fitter for Remington Farms in Chestertown, died Friday of cancer at Christiana (Del.) Medical Center. He was 75 and lived in Sudlersville.

Born and reared on Stony Creek in northern Anne Arundel County, he served briefly in the Army after graduating from vocational school in 1941. He retired from Remington Farms in 1985.

He enjoyed crabbing, gardening and woodworking.

Services were held yesterday in Chestertown.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former M. Kathryn Melton; a son, Robert David Lettau Jr. of Sudlersville; a daughter, Janise Kaye Bonds of Baltimore; a stepson, Albert Fay Tittle of Broomfield, Colo.; a sister, Louella Wible of Milford, Del.; and four grandchildren.

Anthony Zimmerman Sr., 71, owned sheet metal business

Anthony Joseph Zimmerman Sr., retired owner of a sheet metal business, died of cancer Friday at home in Ellicott City. He was 71.

The owner of Bell Sheet Metal Co. in Southwest Baltimore retired in 1993.

Born in Locust Point, he attended Our Lady of Good Counsel parochial school and studied sheet metal construction at public vocational schools.

He served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War.

Funeral services were conducted yesterday,

He is survived by his wife, the former Arbutus Jacqulyn Lewis, whom he married in 1949; two sons, Anthony J. Zimmerman Jr. of Glenwood and Robert Karl Zimmerman of Arbutus; a daughter, Karen Lynn Furbee of Catonsville; a brother, Karl Zimmerman of Marriottsville; a sister, Anna Plitt of Catonsville; and six grandchildren.

Elizabeth Leftwich, 75, school cafeteria manager

Elizabeth Leftwich, a retired food service employee in Baltimore public schools, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at Mariner Health of Mount Clare. She was 75 and lived in West Baltimore.

Mrs. Leftwich, who retired in 1989, was cafeteria manager at Gwynns Falls Elementary and Johnston Square and Dunbar middle schools.

Born in Baltimore, the former Elizabeth Smith attended local schools and went to work in the old Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's commissary department.

Mrs. Leftwich joined the city public school system in 1952.

In 1938, she married Harry Duppins, who died in 1946. She then married James Leftwich, who died in 1969.

For nearly 30 years, she sang in the choir of City Temple of Baltimore Baptist Church.

She also volunteered in the church's kitchen that fed the homeless and served meals to the congregation.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7: 30 p.m. tomorrow at City Temple of Baltimore Baptist Church, Eutaw Place and Dolphin Street.

She is survived by a daughter, Isabella A. Dowery; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. All are of Baltimore.

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