Betty L. Leitzel

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Betty L. Leitzel, 89, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Gratz, died January 15, 2014, at Manor Care, Camp Hill.

She was born in Gratz on July 18, 1924, a daughter of the late Myrtle (Kissinger) Koppenhaver and the late Clarence Koppenhaver.

She was the wife of the late Guy M. Leitzel.

She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Camp Hill and a former member of Simeon United Lutheran Church, Gratz.

Betty is survived by three daughters, Ruth Allen, Gloria Boyer, Brenda Kimmel; six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services were held January 21, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Camp Hill, with the Rev. Virginia Cover officiating. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in the Gratz Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, PA 17015-7767.

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

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