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Daily Item Obituaries

July 8, 2013

Grace A. Heim, 100, Selinsgrove

SELINSGROVE — Grace Alvesta Heim, 100, of The Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove and a former resident of the Emeritus at Grayson View, and Mount Pleasant Mills, entered into rest on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Grace was born Jan. 22, 1913, in Mount Pleasant Mills, a daughter of the late Herbert and Edith (Peters) Heim.

She was a 1931 graduate of Freeburg High School.

Grace was employed with local silk mills and shirt factories and was a waitress. She retired after 25 years of employment from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mount Pleasant Mills and was a former Sunday School teacher. She also gave a monetary gift towards the publication of the Book of History of Fremont.

Grace enjoyed traveling in the United States and abroad, and sponsored many trips with the Catawissa bus company. She also enjoyed reading and word finds.

She is survived by her niece, Ruth Ann Runkle and her husband, Walter Sr., of Orlando, Fla.; great-nieces and nephews, Cyril Runkle and his wife, Debra, of Selinsgrove, Dana Runkle Diamond, of Lake Mary, Fla., Gwendolyn (Runkle) Midgett and her husband, Robert, of Huntersville, N.C., and Walter D. Runkle II, of Orlando, Fla.; one great-great-niece, Jessie D. Runkle, of Selinsgrove; one great-great-nephew, Brandon Midgett, of Huntersville, N.C.; and cousins and extended family.

She was preceded by one sister, Alma Teats, and one brother, Leroy Heim.

Friends and family are invited to a viewing from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Friday at the George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, followed by a graveside service at 3 p.m. in St. John’s Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Mills, with her second cousin, the Rev. Donald Ely officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Grace to a charity of the donor’s choosing.

 

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    BROUSE, DAVID O., 82, of New Columbia. Visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 10:30. Burial in East Side Cemetery, Mifflinburg.
    EBELING, CLAUDIA N., 62, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg, followed by celebration of life at 12:30. Inurnment in Lewisburg Cemetery.
    FAUL, RUTH ANN, 75, of Penns Creek. Visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Mountain road God’s Missionary Church, Penns Creek, followed by funeral at 1. Burial in Geneva Memorial Cemetery, Conneaut Lake. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.
    GLACE, GEORGE T., 88, of Mount Pleasant Mills. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. today with Masonic service at 8:30 at George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, and from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Thomas Independent Church, St. Thomas Road, Mount Pleasant Mills, followed by funeral at 3. Burial in St. Thomas Cemetery.
    HEIMBACH, DAVID C., 66, of Mifflinburg. Visitation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by a graveside service at noon in Forest Hill Cemetery.
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