Phedorah Sue Vornsand, 88, of Weimar, Texas, passed away peacefully on November 29 th , 2022. Sue was born in
Tarrant, Alabama to Rolfe K. Levens and Gertrue Fuller Levens on August 27, 1934.
Sue was preceded in death by Glenn Edward Vornsand, her husband, of 59 ½ years.
Sue is survived by her son, Victor Vornsand; daughter, Sandra Trefny and her husband Michael; grandson Danny
Hill, and his wife Meredith; granddaughter, Kristin Baker, and her husband Scott; great grandsons, Miles Cooley,
Porter Hill and Briggs Hill. She is also survived by her sister, Carlene Burttschell; brother, R.K. “Arky” Levens, and
his wife Ursula; sister Judy King; sister in law, Beuna Sales, and husband James; sister in law, Doris Brown; as well
as many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Sue spent her childhood in Alabama. She graduated from Tarrant High School and attended Wheeler Business
College in Birmingham. She then accepted a position as an office manager in Killeen, Texas in April of 1956. In
Killeen, she met Glenn, the love of her life. They married on December 30 th , 1956 at the Evangelical and Reformed
Church in Weimar, Texas, and their adventure began. Glenn was a U.S. Army officer and shortly after their
marriage, Glenn was given orders to be stationed in Germany where their two children, Victor and Sandra were
As a stay at home wife and mother, Sue dedicated her life to her children and to being a career Army officer’s wife
for 25 years. Sue and her family were stationed at many military installations which included Germany, France,
Maryland, Oklahoma, California, Texas, Alabama, Nebraska, New York, Hawaii and Arizona. Sue and Glenn
returned to Weimar in 1980.
She was employed by Youens Memorial Hospital and Colorado Fayette Medical Center for seven years where she
made many dear friends.
Sue spent many hours over the years as a volunteer worker with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, various P.T.A.
committees, and many military organizations and clubs. She was a member of The Officers’ Wives Club and served
as President. While in the O.W.C., she mentored many younger officers’ wives to help them adjust to the U.S.
Army lifestyle. She was especially proud of helping establish The Heritage Society Museum of Weimar which has
now been an asset to the community for 30 years. She served on the Board as President and Secretary.
Sue was strong in her faith and an avid church-goer where she was always willing to help when called upon. She
sang in many Army chapel choirs over the years and at Weimar United Church of Christ.
Sue was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and Christian and will be missed by all who knew
The family will receive visitors on Monday, December 5 th , 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hubbard Funeral
Home in Weimar. Celebration of Sue’s life will be held at the Weimar United Church in Weimar on Tuesday,
December 6 th at 10:00 a.m. (visitation from 9-10 a.m.) with burial following at the Masonic Cemetery in Weimar.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Weimar United Church, The Heritage Society Museum
of Weimar, or the Lions Eye Bank of Texas.