Anne Nintzel Umberger


July 26, 1937 - April 26, 2013

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ANNE NINTZEL UMBERGER, of Slidell, LA, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013. She was born in New York on July 26, 1937 and was a resident of Slidell, Louisiana since 1973. She graduated from Pratt Institute and also attended the Fashion Institute of Technology; and before her marriage worked in Manhatten as a fashion and fabric designer. She was a longtime member of the Slidell Artist and Craftsmen’s Guild, having served as both an officer and as a participant in many of its craft fairs. She was fond of teaching painting techniques to friends and family alike and was also a longtime member of several quilting groups, having developed an interest in that craft later in life. She was a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church family since 1982 and active in both the church and the Slidell community.
She is survived by her four children, Scott, Dawn, Reid, and Lance as well as her four beloved grandchildren, Alexander, Austin, Evan and Elaina. In leiu of flowers, her family requests that she be honored by her friends’ continued support of breast cancer research.
There will be a memorial service at Aldersgate Methodist Church, Robert Blvd, in Slidell on Friday, May 3, 2013, at 10:00am, with a private burial on the grounds of St. Joseph’s Abbey in Covington.