|BARBARA A. KLINGER
Barbara A. Klinger, 57, of Newport RR 2 died Tuesday, Dec. 26,
2000 in Harrisburg Hospital.
She was born March 21, 1943 in Williamstown.
She was an employee of Dr. Sanford Silverstein and enjoyed sewing,
cross-stitch, gardening and her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband, James E. Klinger; two sons, James
E. Jr. and Heath A., both of Newport; a brother, Terry L. Adams of Dillsburg;
and three grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 28 in Myers Funeral Home, Newport.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association,
1517 Cedar Cliff Drive, Camp Hill 17011.
DAWN L. KRATZER
Dawn L. Kratzer, 50, of Liverpool RR 1 died Wednesday, Nov.
1, 2000 at home.
She was born Sept. 25, 1950 in Sunbury to Dorothy Rauch Delbaugh
of Liverpool and the late Mark "Sparky" Delbaugh Sr.
She was employed by the Postal Service as a rural mail carrier
for the Millerstown RR 2 area; a 1968 graduate of East Juniata High School
and a 1971 graduate of Shippensburg University with a degree in business
education; a member of Liverpool United Methodist Church where she was
treasurer, served on the finance committee and administrative council,
and taught the nursery class and served as the pianist for the Sunday school;
participated in the annual CROP Walk and American Heart Association Walk-a-Thon;
a member of the Juniata County Literacy Program; an avid reader; enjoyed
knitting, cooking, baking, and was known for service to others.
In addition to her mother, surviving are her husband of 29 years,
Greg L. Kratzer Sr.; a son, Greg L. "J.R." Jr. of New Bloomfield; two daughters,
Kelly A. Kuhns of Millersville and Kimberly S. Kratzer of York; a brother,
Mark Delbaugh Jr. of Liverpool RR 1; four sisters, Annette Goodling of
Beavertown, Eileen Linn of Liverpool, Kathy Bowman of McAlisterville RR
2 and Mary Maiolo of Hershey.
Services were held Nov. 5 in her church with the Rev. Peter
M. Beddia officiating. Burial was in Liverpool Union Cemetery.
Garman Funeral Home, Liverpool, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church's missions
fund, c/o William Pabst, 109 S. Market St., Liverpool 17045.
NORMAN W. KRATZER
Norman Walter Kratzer, 73, of Richfield died Wednesday, Oct.
25, 2000 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Jan. 11, 1927 at Richfield to the late Charles Michael
and Edna (Lauver) Kratzer.
He retired as a truck driver from Consolidated Freight Truck
Lines, York; had worked part-time for Gerald Lauver Trucking of Mount Pleasant
Mills; was a member and trustee of Richfield Mennonite Church; a member
of Richfield Ambulance League and Teamsters Local 776, Harrisburg; and
enjoyed camping, fishing, carpentry and traveling.
Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Geraldine J. Pellman Kratzer;
two sons, Donald N. of Millerstown RR 1 and Ronald L. of Richfield RR 2;
five daughters, Connie J. Heintzelman of Wernersville, Von Rickenbaugh
of McAlisterville RR 1, Bonita K. Hackenberg and Lonnie J. Colyer, both
of Richfield RR 1, and Sondra A. Bassler of McAlisterville; three brothers,
Ernest N. of Millerstown RR 1, Elwood L. of Richfield and Harold K. of
Richfield RR 1; a sister, Geraldine M. Goodling of Mifflintown RR 5; and
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence R. in 1977
and Earl R. Sr. in 1997.
Services were held Oct. 31 in his church with pastor Jerry R. O'Connell
officiating and pastor Chandler J. Cutting assisting. Burial was in Richfield
Garman Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Mills, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church's youth mission
fund, RR 1, Box 11, Richfield 17086.
EDWARD H. KREITZER
Edward H. Kreitzer, 80, of S. Humer Street, Enola, died Wednesday,
Nov. 22, 2000 in Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.
He retired as a foreman from Conrail; was a graduate of Mechanicsburg
High School; an Army veteran of World War II and the recipient of three
Bronze Stars; a life member of Enola VFW Post 617; and a member of Enola
First Church of God and its Willing Worker Sunday School Class.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Ritter Kreitzer of Enola; two
sons, James E. of Carlisle and Robert A. of Camp Hill; two daughters, Marilynn
J. Hutchison of Port Matilda and Angela S. Kreitzer of Enola; 12 grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held Nov. 27 in Richardson Funeral Home, Enola.
Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 9 Sherwood
Drive, Enola 17025, or Kinkora Pythian Home Auxiliary, 25 Cove Road, Duncannon
Frances Kreitzer, 93, formerly of Liverpool RR 2, died Thursday,
Feb. 10, 2000 in Penn Lutheran Village Nursing Home, Selinsgrove.
She was born Oct. 4, 1906 in Chapman Twp., Snyder County, to
the late Adam and Emma J. (Dressler) Neitz.
She was a Protestant and enjoyed flowers, gardening, cats, playing
cards and raising chickens.
She was the widow of Jeremiah Kreitzer, who died in the early
Surviving are a brother, George A. Neitz of Richfield; a daughter-in-law,
Beulah E. Arnold of Liverpool RR 2; six grandchildren, Trudy I. Hile of
Millerstown RR 2, Carol L. Houseworth of Richfield RR 1, Rodney A. Arnold
of Newport RR 1, Debra L. Brubaker of Thompsontown RR 1, Randy D. Arnold
of Selinsgrove RR 2 and Jody B. Arnold of Liverpool RR 2; three stepgrandchildren,
Mary K. Taylor and George D. Weader, both of Mt. Pleasant Mills RR 2, and
James R. Weader of McAlisterville RR 2; 15 great-grandchildren; and 16
She was preceded in death by a son, Harry A. "Fritz" Arnold,
who died Aug. 1, 1980, and a sister, Mary Newman.
Services were held Feb. 14 in Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant
Mills, with the Rev. Richard L. Berg officiating. Burial was in Paradise
Cemetery, Port Trevorton RR 1.
MIRIAM S. KRICK
Miriam Spease Krick, 80, of Jefferson St., Duncannon, died Tuesday,
Feb. 1, 2000 at home.
She was born Nov. 18, 1919 in Wheatfield Twp. to the late Alois
and Emma (Zeigler) Spease.
She was a former employee of Bell Telephone Co.; a member of
Logania Church of God, where she taught Sunday school, was a pianist and
deaconess and attended Bible study; and a member of the Duncannon High
School Alumni Association.
Surviving are her husband, Lloyd J. Krick, a son, Samuel W.
of Duncannon RR 2; a brother, John Z. Spease of Duncannon; two sisters,
Catherine Stansfield of Camp Hill and Pearl Lepperd of Duncannon; a granddaughter;
and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 5 in her church, with the Rev. Bernard
Fortna officiating. Burial was in Dellville Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society,
Capital Region Unit, 1500 N. Second St., Harrisburg 17102.
DOUGLAS N. KROH
Douglas N. Kroh, 42, of N. High Street, Duncannon, formerly
of Summerdale, died Tuesday, March 28, 2000 at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
He was a retired sewing machine mechanic.
Surviving are his parents, Neale L. and Betty J. Mooney Kroh
of Summerdale; two sisters, Linda J. Preston of Mechanicsburg and Lisa
A. Miller of Littleton, Mass.; and four nephews.
Services were held March 31 in West Fairview United Methodist
Church. Burial was in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Camp Hill.
Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to West Fairview United Methodist
Church, 201 Second St., West Fairview 17025, or American Heart Association,
1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg 17043.
ROBERT J. KROVIC
Robert J. Krovic, 49, of Bentzel Road, Shermans Dale, formerly
of Steelton, died Friday, March 24, 2000 in a car accident.
He was an equipment specialist for the Naval Inventory Control
Point in Mechanicsburg; a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War;
and a member of St. Lawrence Lodge 13 Croatian Frateral Union and Fifth
Ward Republic Club, both of Steelton; and an avid outdoorsman, hunter and
Surviving are a companion, Cindy Houseman; a son, Robert J.
Jr. of New Buffalo; his parents, William J. Sr. and Dorothy A. Parise Krovic
of Herndon; and four brothers, William J. Jr. and Joseph F., both of Steelton,
Stephen J. of Elizabethtown, and Vincent of Chambers Hill.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 29 in Prince of
Peace-Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, Steelton.
Burial was in Reibers Church Cemetery, Carroll Twp.
Wiedeman Funeral Home, Steelton, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association,
Capital Region Division, Pennsboro Center, Suite 200, 1019 Mumma Road,
BETTY JANE KOSER
Betty Jane Koser, 74, of Loysville, formerly of Mechanicsburg,
died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
She was born Jan. 15, 1926 in Arlington, Neb., to the late Evi
H. and Agnes (Hartung) Hilgenkamp.
She served as a Navy inspector of material during World War
II; was a member and Sunday school teacher of Calvary Lutheran Church,
Mechanicsburg, for more than 50 years and a member of the Ladies Aid and
the Lutheran Women's Missionary League, and Madison Grange, Loysville;
a charter member of the Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 Ladies Auxiliary, Marine
Corps League Ladies Auxiliary, and Radio Television Institute of Omaha,
Surviving are her husband, Harold T. Koser; one son, Jeffrey
E. of Harrisburg; one daughter, Kathy E. Getty of Dillsburg; three brothers,
Morris Hilgenkamp of Kearney, Neb., Arnold Hilgenkamp of Plymouth, Minn.,
and Robert Hilgenkamp of Fremont, Neb.; one sister, Janet Phillippe of
North Platte, Neb.; two granddaughters; two grandsons; two stepgrandsons;
and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 2 in her church with the Rev. Thomas
D. Kraus officiating. Burial was in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.
Myers Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 208 Woods
Drive, P.O. Box 374, Mechanicsburg 17055.
CHARLES E. LAMAN
Charles E. Laman, 99, formerly of Marysville, died Wednesday,
Sept. 13, 2000 in Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.
He was a retired crane operator from Phoenix Iron & Steel
Company, Harrisburg; after retirement, he worked for Harrisburg Hospital;
also owned and operated Laman's Soda Shop in Marysville; a life member
of Marysville Lions Club; a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and
Buehler Lodge 269, Knights of Pythias, both of Marysville; cited for 50
years of service in the Pennsylvania State Sunday School Association; had
more than 30 years of service to the Salvation Army; and in 1983 was named
Volunteer of the Year for service to the United Methodist Home for Children,
He was the widower of Elsie F. Keller Laman.
Surviving are a daughter, Lois E. Raisner, and a daughter-in-law,
Pauline Laman, both of Marysville; three stepbrothers, Harry of Harrisburg,
Clarence of Roxbury and Wayne of Chambersburg; two stepsisters, Dottie
Jean Dunkle of Spring Run and Hazel Warner of Harrisburg; seven grandchildren;
21 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Charles E. Jr., and a daughter,
Services were held Sept. 18 in his church. Burial was in Chestnut Grove
Shalonis Funeral Home, Marysville, handled arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to his church, 400 Lansvale
St., Marysville 17053, or the Ladies Auxiliary of Kinkora Pythian Home,
25 Cove Road, Duncannon 17020.
ADA J. LANKFORD
Ada J. Winemiller Lankford, 74, of Shermans Dale died Sunday,
Sept. 3, 2000 in Carlisle Hospital.
She attended Derry Street Gospel Church, Harrisburg, and enjoyed
cooking and Bible studies.
Surviving are her husband, Rodney D. Lankford; a daughter, Colleen
A. Smith of Peoria, Ill.; two sons, Timothy W. Beam of Delton, Fla., and
Samuel E. Beam of Dauphin; a sister, Grace Chambers of Pittsboro, N.C.;
a brother, Joseph Winemiller of Middletown; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 7 in her church. Burial was in Salem
Union Cemetery, Dover.
Neumyer Funeral Home, Harrisburg, handled arrangements.
MERLE E. LAUCK
Merle E. Lauck, 99, of Perdix died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000 in
Kinkora Pythian Home, Duncannon.
He retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers
and was a member of Local 542.
Surviving are a son, Charles W. of Wormleysburg; three brothers,
Joseph H. of New Cumberland, Peter A. of Carlisle and Charles R. of Dillsburg;
two sisters, Bertha Irene Cressler of Florida and Rose A. Cressler of Camp
Hill; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 19 in Musselman Funeral Home, Lemoyne.
Burial was in Stone Church Cemetery, Silver Spring Twp.
Memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes Foundation of
Central Pennsylvania, 1104 Fernwood Ave., Camp Hill 17011.
CLARENCE W. LEACH SR.
Clarence W. "Bill" Leach Sr. of Tuscarora Twp., Millerstown,
died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 in Harrisburg Hospital.
He was born Dec. 26, 1921 in Centre Twp. to the late Harry and
Mary (Turnbaugh) Leach.
He worked for Frog Switch, Forrers Garage, Duncannon, and Tuscarora
and Juniata townships, and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Surviving are his wife, Arvella Burris Leach; five sons, Clarence
W. Jr. of Liverpool, Scott R. of Millerstown, Eric A., at home, and John
and Roger, address unknown; two daughters, Rose and Tammy; two brothers,
Leroy Ebersole of Newport and Curtis Ebersole; two sisters, Rose Smith
of Newport and Stella Mae Turner of Shermans Dale; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 28 at Myers Funeral Home, Newport,
with the Rev. Tony Hill officiating. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery.
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