Former Alabama Baptist State Convention president Steve Tondera, of Huntsville, has died. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 15, 6 to 8 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Huntsville. The funeral is set for Saturday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m., also at First, Huntsville.
Tondera, a member of First, Huntsville, served as convention president in the late 1980s. He was one of only a handful of lay church members elected to the presidential role. Most convention presidents are church pastors.