The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 14, 2013

Alda E. Muth, 94, Lykens Township

The Daily Item

— LYKENS TOWNSHIP — Alda E. Muth, 94, of Lykens Township, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in the Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.

She was born June 21, 1919, in Gratz, a daughter of the late Margaret (Strayer) and Oscar Phillips. She was married to Charles E. Muth who preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 1985.

Alda was employed as a machine operator for Dormar Manufacturing, Gratz, and the Dalmatia Blouse Company, Dalmatia.

She was a member of Simeon United Lutheran Church, Gratz.

Alda is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Randy Kratzer, of Hebe; one son, Charles H. Muth, of Lykens; one sister, Delphine Cowan, of Millersburg; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Geraldine Muth; one brother, Herman Phillips; and one sister, Vivian Reed.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The James A. Reed Funeral Home, Pillow is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the on line guest book visit