Northwestern Press

Monday, December 17, 2018

Craig E. Knauss

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

secretary of Trojan Alumni Varsity Club

Craig E. Knauss, 76, of Allentown, died March 25, 2013, in his home.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Harry L. and Thurza (Evans) Knauss.

He was a senior engineer at New Jersey Zinc for 52 years before retiring in 2009.

He was the current secretary of the Parkland Trojan Alumni Varsity Club, and a member of the Lehigh County Senior Citizens Center, and Allentown Patriots Red Old Timers.

He was active in sports throughout his entire life playing baseball, softball, horseshoes and volleyball.

Betty J. Stibitz

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Jordan Lutheran Church

Betty J. Stibitz, 88, of South Whitehall Township, died March 28, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Leroy N. Stibitz and the companion of Harold J. Waylen, with whom she resided.

Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Carrie Troutman.

A homemaker, she was a member of Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield.

In addition to her companion, she is survived by a daughter, Karen I. Mace of Allentown; grandsons James, Thomas and Eric; and three great-granddaughters.

Kathleen M. Herring

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Hope UCC

Kathleen M. Herring, 70, from Wescosville, died March 29, 2013, at home with her family by her side. She and her husband Guy A. Herring Sr. celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on July 1, 2012.

Born in Summit Station, she was a daughter of the late Howard M. and Ina A. (Long) Fessler.

She worked for Lucent Technologies for 27 years before retiring in 1998.

She was a member of Hope United Church of Christ, Allentown.

A Phillies fan, she enjoyed camping and spending time with her family.

Scott A. Zimmerman

Thursday, April 4, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

baker at ShopRite

Scott A. Zimmerman, 59, of Whitehall, died March 28, 2013, in his home.

He and his wife Judy E. (Diefenderfer) Zimmerman celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary last Jan. 15.

Born Jan. 1, 1954, in Cetronia, he was the son of Allen S. Zimmerman of Allentown and the late June M. (Kemmerer) Zimmerman.

He was a baker at ShopRite, Clinton, N.J., for 22 years before retiring in 2012.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by sons, Scott A. and Ian M., both at home; sister Jeanne Z. Haddock and her husband, Richard, of Birdsboro.

Robert E. Moyer III

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

partner in Throw and Grow Seed Co.

Robert E. Moyer III, 71, of Allentown, died March 26, 2013.

He and his wife Marcia (Clauser) Moyer celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary last May.

Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Anna (Rabenold) and Robert E. Moyer Jr.

He was a partner in Throw and Grow Seed Company, Trexlertown. from 1965 until the mid-70s.

Later, he was a real estate and sales consultant in the Allentown area for many years.

He had an extensive knowledge of Corvettes and antiques, and was known to frequent many of the diners in the area, making friends wherever he went.

Betty M. Marsteller

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

co-owned Marsteller Grain and Farms Inc.

Betty M. Marsteller, 84, from Trexlertown, died March 20, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

She was the wife of the late Paul H. Marsteller.

Born in Breinigsville, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Edna L. George.

Along with her husband, she owned and operated Marsteller Grain and Farms Inc. for more than 60 years, where she was the bookkeeper.

She was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville.

Robert C. Boehmer

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

employed by Air Products

Robert C. Boehmer, 80, of Brein-igsville, died March 24, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown .

He was the husband of Doris (Dippre) Boehmer with whom he shared 61 years of marriage.

Born in Nuremberg, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late Charles and Florence (Croll) Boehmer.

He was employed by Air Products for 38 years before retiring in 1986.

After retiring from Air Products, he continued part time work for Dries Hardware, Macungie.

A Korean War Navy veteran, he served on the aircraft carriers Bennington and Hornet.

Edwin J. Eckroth

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of UCC, Greenawalds

Edwin J. Eckroth, 75, of Emmaus, died March 21, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife LaRue I. (Guldner) Eckroth celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary last Sept. 27.

Born Dec. 13, 1937, in North Whitehall Township, he was the son of the late John W.B. Eckroth and Edna M. (Merkle) German.

He was a self-employed memorial engraver and designer for 16 years before retiring in 2006.

Prior to that, he worked at Keystone Memorial, Allentown, for 22 years.

Donna M. Ziegler

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

worked as a housekeeper

Donna M. Ziegler, 70, of North Whitehall Township, died March 24, 2013, in her home.

Born Oct. 27, 1942, in Altoona, Blair County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Bertha (Hurlimann) Weyandt.

She was a housekeeper for Anne L. Jaindl of Orefield since 1993.

Prior to that, she worked in the same capacity for the Josh Early family and was a cook for the rectories of Ss. Simon and Jude, and Notre Dame Roman Catholic churches, both in Bethlehem, and St. Ursula Roman Catholic Church, Fountain Hill.

She has no immediate survivors.

Margaret Von Braunsberg

Thursday, March 28, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

member of St. Thomas More

Margaret "Millie" Von Braunsberg, 93, of Allentown, died March 19, 2013, in the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

She was the wife of the late Thomas C. Von Braunsberg.

Born July 18, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Agnes (Dugan) Bradley.

She was a member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, Allentown, where she was a member of the Prime Time Club.

She was an avid gardener and also had a flare for interior decorating.