The Recorder

Linda Lou Zeidner

August 23, 2017


Mrs. Linda Lou Zeidner, 67, of Mohawk Street, Canajoharie, N.Y., died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at St. Johnsville Rehab & Nursing Center, following a long illness.

Born on July 21, 1950, in Little Falls, N.Y., she was the daughter of Earl Gattman and Lois Siegle Gattman. She was a graduate of Canajoharie High School and was a lifelong area resident.

Mrs. Zeidner was a stay at home mom.

She was a member of the Fort Plain Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

On May 29, 1971, in Fort Plain, N.Y., Linda was married to Fritz Herman Zeidner. Together they celebrated over 46 years of marriage.

Her parents and sister, Bonnie Zeidner, predeceased her.

Mrs. Zeidner is survived by her husband, Fritz Zeidner of Canajoharie, N.Y.; daughters, Dawn Starke of Weston, Wis., Tammy (Charlie) Erhardt of Canajoharie, N.Y., Heidi Zeidner of Canajoharie, N.Y., and Jessica Zeidner of Canajoharie, N.Y.; grandchildren, Cortney (Kyle) Crewell of Birnamwood, Wis., Lindsay Starke of Weston, Wis., and Maxwell Erhardt of Canajoharie, N.Y.; her newest addition, great-grandson, Colton Kyle Crewell of Birnamwood, Wis.; sister, Debbie (Karl) Zeidner of Fort Plain, N.Y.; four brothers, Earl Gattman Jr. of St. Johnsville, N.Y., Larry Gattman of Fort Plain, N.Y., Mike Gattman of Canajoharie, N.Y., and Glen (Tina) Gattman of Fort Plain, N.Y.; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at 5 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 165 W. Grand St., Palatine Bridge, NY 13428. Arrangements are entrusted to Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 20 Otsego St., Canajoharie, NY 13317.

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