SPRING GROVE Beatrice R. Lookenbill, 91, peacefully entered God's eternal care on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Pleasant Acres, York. She was the wife of James F. Lookenbill, who died September 14, 2000. She was born October 16, 1922, in West Manheim Township, the daughter of the late Samuel P. and Maggie (Wolfgang) Bankert. Mrs. Lookenbill worked as a seamstress at W.C. Varian, New Oxford, My Lisa, Hanover, and the Jefferson Sewing Factory, Jefferson. She was also a waitress at the Rainbow Restaurant, Spring Grove. Mrs. Lookenbill was a member of St. Paul's Dubs U.C.C., Hanover, where she was a member of the Women's Guild, and was a member of the Spring Grove Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Yingling and husband, Wayne of Spring Grove; son, Donald Lookenbill and wife, Valerie of Lititz; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Russell Lookenbill; grandchildren, Gary and Erica Lookenbill; brothers, Samuel, Paul, Henry, and Lester Bankert; and sisters, Hilda Landis, Treva Werner, Arlene Bigham, and Helen Brooks Funeral services will be held Monday, July 14, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Dubs U.C.C., 1958 Dubs Church Road, Hanover, with the Rev. Larry M. Estepp officiating. A time to share memories and an opportunity to view will be on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, and again on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be in St. Paul's Dubs U.C.C. Cemetery, Hanover. Serving as pallbearers will be Neal Yingling, Ryan Yingling, Jeremy Lookenbill, Zachary Lookenbill, Mark Lookenbill and Brad Risch. Contributions in memory of Beatrice R. Lookenbill may be made to St. Paul's Dubs U.C.C., 1958 Dubs Church Road, Hanover, PA 17331. To share memories of Beatrice R. Lookenbill and to view a video tribute, please visit www.wetzelfuneralhome.com
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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 11, 2014