Wallace E. Knorr


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Wallace E Knorr, age 80, of 2105 E. Main Street, Valley View, died Sunday, Dec. 16, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born on Saturday, July 9, 1932, in Lykens Twp., a son of the late Edwin W. and Meta M. Klinger Knorr.

He was a coal miner and a farmer. He had worked in numerous area coal mines prior to his retirement.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Church, Erdman.

Wally was also a life member of Elks Lodge 356 of Mount Carmel.

He was preceded in death by three brothers Dean Knorr, Ray Knorr, and Bryant Klinger, and a sister Elsie Williard.

He is survived by his wife Laura E. (Herb) Knorr, to whom he was married for 62 years.

He is also survived by two sons, Lennard E. Knorr and his wife Karen of Dillsburg, and Randy Herb and his wife Debra of Gratz; two daughters, Virginia E. Knorr and her companion Joan Krick of Northumberland, and Julie D. Derck and her husband Rick of Shamokin; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Church, Erdman, on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Jonathon Jenkins officiating.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Burial will be made in Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Cemetery, Erdman.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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