The Daily Item
PAXINOS — Grant S. Haupt, 81, of Irish Valley Road, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the Sunbury Community Hospital.
He was born Feb. 4, 1931, in East Cameron Township, a son of the late Charles and Florence (Smink) Haupt. On April 18, 1954, he married the former Eunice Haupt who survives.
Grant was educated in the Rising School Elementary School, East Cameron and served in the Army during the Korean War.
He owned and operated a farm in Irish Valley and was also employed by Wilson Manufacturing, Sunbury as a supervisor for 25 years.
Grant was a member of the Irish Valley United Methodist Church.
Farming was the love of his life.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Myron and Georgia Haupt, of Paxinos; three grandchildren, Leslie, Faith and Thomas; and one brother, Guy Haupt, of Pottstown.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Hilda Thomas and Grace Reitz; and five brothers, Warren, Lloyd, Kimber, Carl and a brother in infancy.
Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Irish Valley United Methodist Church, followed by the funeral at 11.
Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Grant’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, or the Kidney Foundation, or to his church.
Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.