Carolyn S. Zeider

Carolyn S. Zeider, 85, of Star City, IN passed away at 12:03 PM Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac, IN.  She was born on April 14, 1936 in Star City to the late Willard McMillen and Myrtle Belle [Spears] Berkshire.  Carolyn graduated from Star City High School in 1954.  On November 18, 1955, she married Wayne D. Zeider in Star City.  He passed away on October 2, 1992.  Carolyn was a devoted homemaker and worked as the bookkeeper and office manager for Zeider farms for many years.  She was active in numerous clubs in her younger years and was a proud member of the Democratic Party.  Carolyn was always very supportive of her children and grandchildren.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.


She is survived:

Rob Zeider, Star City, IN Son

Richard (Elaine) Zeider, Star City, IN Son

Shelley (Lee) Jennings, Winamac, IN Daughter

Jenna Zeider, Granddaughter

Parker Zeider, Grandson

Conner Jennings, Grandson

Taylor Jennings, Granddaughter

Ashlynn Jennings, Granddaughter

Margaret Berkshire, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Willard and Myrtle [Spears] Berkshire, Parents

Wayne D. Zeider, Husband

Ronald Zeider, Son

Lois (Muck) Hines, Sister

Gerald “Tim” Berkshire, Brother

Elizabeth “Lib” Berkshire, Sister

John Berkshire, Infant Brother

Myra “Jo” (Al) Foster, Sister

Robert “Bob” (Evelyn) Berkshire, Brother

Charles Bruce Berkshire, Brother

Everett Berkshire, Half Brother

William Insley Berkshire, Half Brother

Wayne Berkshire, Half Brother

Donald Berkshire, Half Brother


Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Rev. David Broad officiating. 

Burial will take place at Star City West Cemetery in Star City, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.