Obituary: Zula Mae (Tyndall) Hafler


CIN COM 0404 OBIT Z.Hafler

Zula Mae (Tyndall) Hafler, 83, Noblesville, died March 21 in Holland, Mich.

Zula graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 1951 and earned a certificate in nursing from the Midwest Institute in 1994. From 1973 to 1981, she worked at Best Lock in Indianapolis, at BLD Products in Holland, Mich., from 1986 to 1993, and at Meijer in Carmel from 1993 until she retired in 2007.

Zula was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was loved dearly and will be missed by all who survive her, including her husband of 63 years, Robert Hafler, children LuAnn (Greg) Benbow, Thomas (Robin) Hafler, Judy (Darrell) Stewart, Carol (Brian) Rock, Robert (Vicki) Hafler, Peggy Bertrand and David (Brandi) Hafler, 22 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, May Tyndall, and a granddaughter, Rachel Benbow.

The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the loving and caring staff at Resthaven Rehab in Holland, Mich.