Edgar Henry Iobst, Jr.
Edgar Henry Iobst, Jr., 86, Allentown, died July 14, 2013 in Phoebe Home. He was the husband of Jean H. (Miller) Iobst. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Edgar H. Iobst and Esther (Weida) Iobst. He proudly served his county during WWII
in the Navy. He attended Lehigh University in the Engineering college, graduating with a degree in chemistry. He worked as the Plant Chemist for General Electric and Black and Decker for 33 years retiring in 1986. He was an active member of Chestnut Hill UCC, serving on the church council and various committees. A life member of Lower Milford Fire Co., serving 30 years as the ambulance Captain. He was a member of Emmaus Historical Society, Shelter House Society, Lower Lehigh AARP, Emmaus VFW
, and the American Legion where he was past commander of Charles Henry Schaeffer Post. Survivors:
Wife; son, Thomas H. Iobst of Wynnewood, PA; daughter, Ellen D. Iobst, wife of Stephen Dunbar, of Cincinnati, OH; sister, Esther Iobst Wiegand of Fort Worth, TX; grandchildren, Bryn Iobst Dunbar and Owen Iobst Dunbar. He was predeceased by daughter, Janet L. Stortz; brothers, Joseph Iobst and Samuel Iobst; sisters, Jane Ann Ramage, Hannah Iobst, and Caroline Fry. Services:
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Chestnut Hill UCC, 6870 Chestnut Hill Rd., Coopersburg, PA 18036. Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church. Interment will follow in Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.schantzfh.com
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Chestnut Hill UCC.