Edna M. Klinger

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Edna M. Klinger, 84, of 14 Hemlock Drive, Valley View, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born on Monday, Feb. 3, 1930, in Hegins, a daughter of the late Raymond and Mabel (Lucas) Deeter.

She was a graduate of the Hegins Township High School.

Edna was employed as a Linotype operator at the Valley Citizen, she owned and operated her own print business and after her retirement worked at Bixler's Meats.

She was a member of the Valley View Church of God. Edna enjoyed planting and working with her flowers and going to dinner on Sunday's with Pastor Bo and the church ladies.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gurney Klinger Sr. who died June 13, 1988; two half brothers, Mark Deeter and Clark Deeter; seven brothers, John, Earl, Raymond, Clarence, Larry, Lloyd and Leonard Deeter and two sisters, Gladys Bloch and Beatrice Troup.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda Darosh and her husband Edward of Tower City; three sons, Gurney Klinger, Jr. and his wife Joy, Dennis Klinger and his wife Linda, and Dale Klinger and his wife Linda all of Valley View; 7 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchild; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Grace Herb and Martha Bosco; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Services were held at Valley View Church of God, 900 West Main St., Valley View on Friday, Aug. 15, with the Rev. Gerald Frey officiating.

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

Memorial contributions can be made to Valley View Church of God, 900 West Main St., Valley View, Pa 17983.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.
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Published in The News Item on Aug. 21, 2014