Nelda H. Theis, 88

Nelda H. Theis, 88, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, in Coastal Hospice by the Lake, Salisbury, Md. She was a retired secretary from Ametek Corporations. She was a member of Lisbon United Methodist Church in Mt. Airy, Md., and attended Roxana Wesleyan Church in Roxana, Del. She was a member of the Eastern Star of Glen Burnie, Md. She was a warm and loving person; and spent many hours with her cat KoKo.

Theis was preceded in death by her parents, Labon Melvin and Naomi Thomas Harper; and her husband, William Theis. She is survived by her daughter, Linda C. Vollmer and friend, George Qualls, and her daughter, Gail, of Md.; grandchildren, Vicki L. Downs and her husband, Chester, of Gumboro, Del., Bethany Milligan and her husband, Melvin, also of Gumboro, and Concetta, of Md.; great-grandchildren, Joseph Pierce Jr., Daniel Stewart, Breanna Nelson and Melanie Milligan.

A memorial service was scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, and burial was private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Coastal Hospice by the Lake, 351 Deershead Hospital Rd., Salisbury, MD 21801.