John "Jack" M. Ihm, 89, of Allentown died August 1, 2012, in Luther Crest, Allentown. He was the husband of Dorothy J. (Crozier) Ihm for 68 years.
Born in Altoona he was the son of the late James J. and Minnie (Reid) Ihm.
He was a United States Army Air Force veteran of World War II.
He retired from the Allentown office of Bell of Pennsylvania, where he was director of the executive communication center. He worked previously in the Altoona, Clearfield, Reading and Harrisburg offices.
Althea D. Kratzer, 86, formerly of Nazareth, died July 23, 2012, at Fellowship Manor, Whitehall Township. She was the wife of the late Stanley S. Kratzer.
Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late George LeRoy and Lila (Keck) Miller.
She was a machine operator for the former Lehigh Frocks and the former Pioneer Sportswear Company, both in Nazareth.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Nazareth.
She was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
Frank J. Vandergrift Sr., 79, of Whitehall, formerly of Allentown, died Aug. 2, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Marie T. (Yost) Vandergrift for 59 years.
Born in Coplay, he was the son of the late Frederick Vandergrift and Julia (Marth) Vandergrift Bertha.
A Korean War veteran, he was a corporal in the army medical service.
He was an investment broker for Janney Montgomery Scott, Allentown, retiring in 1997.