KANE - Beverly A. Kepler, 80, formerly of Route 321, Kane, died Saturday morning (Dec. 14, 2013) at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
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Born Nov. 16, 1933, in Kane, she was the daughter of Robert and Madeline Henry Frost. On Aug. 1, 1954 in Kane, she married Earl L. Kepler, who died in 1996.
Beverly had worked in a children's orphanage in Pittsburgh, then at Marienville Glass Container, and later at Stackpole in Kane.
She was a member of Mountain Grange #1307, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and, for 21 years, the American Legion Post #945, all in Kane.
Surviving are six grandchildren, Nicole Bressler of Kane, Stephen Kepler, Joanie Ruiz and Jamie Kepler, all in Louisiana, and Nathan Kepler and Ryan Kepler, both of Washington, Pa.; nine great-grandchildren, Tyler, Tori and Terika Schleicher, Brooklynn Bressler, Shanie, Sydney and Kolt Kepler, and Neeley and Jayce Ruiz, plus her sister, Margaret (Clyde) Poss of Lake Placid, Fla.
She was preceded in death, besides her husband and parents, by two sons, Earl Kepler Jr. and Stephen Kepler; a daughter, Christine Dunlap; a sister, Catherine Frost and a brother, Joseph Frost.
A celebration of Beverly's life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the Gathering Place in The Presbyterian Church in Kane, followed by a private service for her family with the Rev. Rebecca Taylor, pastor, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Lutheran Home at Kane, 100 High Point Drive, Kane, PA 16735.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home Inc. in Kane.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com
Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home
103 South Fraley Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 16 to Dec. 24, 2013