Ida L. Koppenhaver


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Ida L. Harner Koppenhaver, 92, of 301 Straub Alley, Valley View, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at The Kepler Home, Elizabethville.

She was born on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 1921, in Lykens Twp., a daughter of the late Lester and Katie Klinger Klinger.

She was a seamstress for the former Philmark Mfg Co., Valley View.

She was a member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Fearnot.

Ida enjoyed crocheting and loved spending time with her family.

Her first husband Guy R. Harner passed away in 1958; her second husband Melvin N. Koppenhaver passed away in 1997. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Harner; a son, Lester Harner; three grandsons, Timothy Shaffer, Cameron Harner, and Dean Harner; and two brothers, Chester Klinger and Galen Klinger.

She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn I. Shaffer and her husband Mark of Bloomsburg; a son, Richard D. Harner and his wife Dora of Wiconisco; a step son, Ronald Koppenhaver and his wife Mary of Tower City; a step daughter, Linda Shriner and her husband Paul of Valley View; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a great great grandson; three step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; three sisters, Melba Crothermel of Fisherville, Violet Rebuck of Gratz, and Eileen Leitzel of Gratz; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Monday, Feb. 11, with Rev. Carl Shankweiler officiating.

Burial was made in Church of God Cemetery, Valley View.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Tim Shaffer Fund, 1st Keystone Bank, P.O. Box 289, Berwick PA 18603-0289 or The Kepler Home, 44 S. Market St, Elizabethville PA 17023.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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