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Carl A. Ankele
Carl Collie Adam Ankele, 77, of Center Valley, died Saturday, October 26, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Geraldine M. (Nagy), who celebrated 53 years of marriage. Carl was born in Bedminster on July 4, 1936 to the late Jacob and Mina (Schenk). He served our country faithfully in the US Army during Peacetime. Carl worked in the machine shop #12 for the Bethlehem Steel Corp./Centec for 37 years, retiring in 1992. He was a life member of Beethoven Waldheim, Ridge & Valley Rod & Gun, Se-Wy-Co Fire Company Social Club, and Spring Valley Sportsmens Club. He also belonged to the Coopersburg Fire Company, Silver Creek and Loyal order of the Moose Social Clubs. Carl also participated in the United Steel Workers Organization of Active Retirees. Survivors: In addition to his wife; daughters, Denise C. Higdon and her husband, Philip, III, of Charleston, SC and Michele R. Ankele of Center Valley; sister, Rose Rosenberger of Whitehaven; grandchildren, Krystal, George Philip, IV, and Patrick. Carl was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Grim; and brothers, Jacob Jr. and Albert. Services: Family and friends are invited to call 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013, followed by the service at 11 a.m. at the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., 326 Main Street, Hellertown. The interment with military honors will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to the The Seed Farm, 4184 Dorney Park Rd.., Allentown, 18104.

Published in Morning Call on Oct. 29, 2013
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