Elsa M. (Wulff) Zinke

NORTH CANAAN — Elsa M. (Wulff) Zinke, 96, of South Lancaster, Mass., died May 29, 2011.

She was the widow of Norbert Zinke.

She was born May 3, 1915, in Barbis, Germany, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1951, settling in New York City.

In 1979 she relocated to North Canaan, where she remained until moving to South Lancaster in 2000.

Elsa was a former member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Canaan. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, classical music and singing.

Elsa is survived by her daughter, Dorthea Livergood, and her husband, Henry; three grandsons, Joseph, John and David Livergood; 10 great-grandchildren; and two stepsons, Bruce and Wayne Zinke of North Canaan.

A memorial service was held June 5 at the College Church of Seventh-day Adventists in South Lancaster.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mission 2000, c/o Henry Livergood, PO Box 892, S. Lancaster, MA 01561.