Edna M. Klinger, 84, of 14 Hemlock Drive, Valley View, passed away Sunday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
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Born in Hegins, Feb. 3, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Mabel Lucas Deeter.
She was a graduate of 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 Valley View Church of God.
Edna enjoyed planting and working with her flowers and going to dinner on Sundays with Pastor Bo and the church ladies.
She dearly loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.
Edna will be remembered for her loving and giving nature.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gurney Klinger Sr., 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, 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; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Grace Herb and Martha Bosco; nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Valley View Church of God, 900 W. Main St., Valley View, with the Rev. Gerald Frey officiating. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be held in 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, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.
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Published in Republican & Herald from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2014