Member News

Stephanie Westerfield  (MI) passed away November 13, 2017.    Stephanie was a dedicated supporter and servant of the National Federation of Music Clubs at all levels.  She served as the Michigan representative to NFMC for many years, was a past president of MFMC, and also of her local club, Lansing Matinee Musicale.  She is referred to as a walking encyclopedia by her state.  Services for Stephanie are Friday, November 17.  Cards of condolence can be sent to the family at 4775 Village Drive, Apt 213, Grand Ledge, MI 48817.

Dr. Virginia Uldrick (SC) passed away November 15, 2017.  Dr. Uldrick was a life member with NFMC and received a Presidential Citation in 2013.  Dr. Uldrick’s accomplishments are quite lengthy, but include founding the Greenville Fine Arts Center and the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities.  Services are incomplete at this time.  Cards of condolence can be sent to PO Box 26886, Greenville, SC 29615.

Sophie Albrecht (OH) passed away September 14, 2017.  Sophie was a life member and founding member of the Rose Fay Thomas Fellows.  She served as Northeastern Region Vice President, Office Chair and many other positions.  Her devotion to NFMC and music will be missed by many.  Cards of sympathy can be sent to her daughter Debbie Somerville, 4522 Natural Trail, New Albany, OH 43054.

Jan Hansen’s husband, Larry Hansen, passed away on February 28th.  Jan Hansen is a member of the Colorado Federation of Music Clubs and is the Essay Chairman for the North Central, South Central and Western Regions.  Cards of condolence 101 Rio Mesa Dr., Grants Pass, OR 97527.

Virginia Queen (AR) passed away March 29, 2017.  She was a long time Federation member who served as Past President of the Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs.  She was a Life Member, Rose Fay Thomas Fellow, and NFMC Founder’s Day Chairman during Ouida Keck’s term as President.  A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 6, at 10 a.m., at Parkway Village Chapel.

Tenney Miller (MI) passed away January 16. Tenney served as President of the Michigan Federation of Music Clubs and Monday Musical Club. She held many other positions on the local, state and national level. Tenney was an advocate for our juniors members and National Music Week. We will miss her generosity and dedication to MFMC and NFMC.

Services will be at Starks and Menchinger Family Funeral Home and Chapel, 2560 Niles Rd, St Joseph, MI, 49085 on Saturday January 21, 2016 from 2-3 PM with services at 3 PM. Cards of condolence can be sent to the family at 2532 Dover Lane, St Joseph, MI 49085.