September 12, 2016
87, died on Sunday, September 12, 2016 with her daughter by her side.
She was born in Albany, CA on July 13, 1929. Raised and educated in Berkeley, CA. Luella was a bookkeeper for the Retail Clerks Credit Union in Vallejo, CA, a union representative for American Physicians and Dentists and architectural administrator for the Harbor Bay Isle Homeowner’s Association in Alameda, CA. She was a board member of the Berkeley Co-op, and for the Gate View Towers Homeowner’s Assoc. in Albany, CA, founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women, member of Clerical Union local 29.
She was a beloved Mother, friend, an avid reader, writer, gardener, poet, artist and loved her two dogs, Madison and Dolly. Luella lived in the San Francisco Bay area until retiring to Albuquerque, NM in 2002.
Her daughter joined her in 2008 to care for her during her long illness. Luella is survived by sons, Stephen Zuerner of California; Stuart Hanberry of Angier, NC and daughter Lynn Worrell of Albuquerque, NM. Preceded in death by former late Husband John M. Hanberry and former late Husband Donald Zuerner.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Hospice of NM or Alzheimer’s Association.