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Anne Hebelka

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Food Lane sales clerk

Anne Hebelka, 87, of Salisbury Township, died Jan. 31, 2014, at Moravian Village, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Robert Hebelka.

Born in Northampton, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Hrynik) Kraynick.

She was a sales clerk at Food Lane for 18 years until retiring in 1986. Before that, she worked at Adams Clothing.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, Northampton, where she sang on the choir for many years.

She was a volunteer at Lehigh Valley Hospital for more than 15 years.

Elizabeth R. Warnken

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Grace UCC member

Elizabeth R. Warnken, 91, of Northampton, died Jan. 21, 2014, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late William E. Warnken.

Born in Slatington, she was a daughter of the late William and Rose (Ettinger) Warner.

She worked in the shipping department of the former Phoenix Clothing Company, Allentown, for many years until retiring.

She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton.

She was a member of the Raccoon Club, East Allen Township.

Gunnar R. Ostby

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

AT&T cable crew

Gunnar R. Ostby, 74, of Bethlehem, died Jan. 25, 2014, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late Gunnar and Else M. (Bjerke) Ostby.

He was the husband of the late Mary Maurer (Epstein) Ostby.

He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1972 with a degree in electrical engineering.

He was a noncommissioned U.S. Air Force officer.

He worked for AT&T on the transcontinental cable crew for many years before retiring.

M. C. "Shorty" Kresge

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

St. John's UCC member

M. C. "Shorty" Kresge, 91, of Whitehall and formerly of Walnutport, died Jan. 25, 2014, at Fellowship Community, Whitehall. He was the husband of the late Kathyrn (Bartel) Kresge.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Charles and Margaret (Rute) Kresge.

He was a sergeant in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a regional sales manager for the former Tappan Corporation, Houston, Texas, for 20 years before retiring in 1984.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fullerton.

Dennis "Champ" W. Frisch

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

machine operator

Dennis "Champ" W. Frisch, 64, of Coplay, died Jan. 20, 2014, at home. He was the husband of Karen L. (Shaffer) Frisch.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Herman W. and Mary T. (Walakovits) Frisch.

He was in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam War veteran.

He was a machine operator for 26 years for Package Corporation of America, Trexlertown.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Dorothy, and her husband Robert Holderman of Coplay; two brothers, Herman and his wife Rosemary of Lincoln, Calif. and Richard of Whitehall.

Myron H. Baer

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

dairy driver

Myron H. Baer, 90, of Whitehall and formerly of Slatington, died Jan. 22, 2014, at Fellowship Manor, where he had been residing. He was the husband of the late Doris A. (Haney) Baer.

Born in Hanover Township, he was a son of the late Martin G. and Sadie C. (George) Baer.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a wholesale driver for Lehigh Valley Dairy, formerly of Whitehall Township, for 28 years before retiring in 1986.

He was a member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs.

Muriel B. Kunkle

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Morganland Union Church member

Muriel B. Kunkle, 90, of Pennsbury and formerly of Bethlehem, died Jan. 26, 2014, at Pennsbury Manor, Pennsbury. She was the wife of the late Jean "Jack" L. Kunkle.

Born in Orefield, she was a daughter of the late Sidney and Sadie (Deshler) Achey.

She was a seamstress for many years, employed by Jomar Manufacturing, Allentown, until she retired.

She was a member of Morganland Union Church, Orefield.

Mildred E. Horldt

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Whitehall

Mildred E. Horldt, 91, of Allentown, died Jan. 17, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the wife of the late Kenneth C. Horldt Sr. for 54 years.

Born in Whitehall, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Catherine (Newhard) Loch.

She worked for Allentown Manufacturing Company.

She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

She is survived by a son, Kenneth C. Jr; three grandchildren, Traci, Cindy and Nelson Tassie; and seven great-grandchildren.

William J. Mauser

Thursday, January 30, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

mall custodian

William J. Mauser, 93, of North-ampton, died Jan.24, 2014, at Le-high Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem. He was the husband of the late Lillian (Tindula) Mauser.

Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late James Mauser and the late Pearl (Ott) Mauser.

He was a PFC in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a custodian for the Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, for 17 years before retiring in 1995. Before that, he worked for the former Horlacher Brewery, Allentown, until its closing.