Beulah "Toots" Knehr

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Beulah "Toots" Knehr, 93, of West Laurel Street, Tremont, passed away Sunday in Orwigsburg Center.

Born Sept. 23, 1924, in South Canaan, she was a daughter of the late Royal O. and Hila O. Stinnard.

She was a 1942 graduate and valedictorian of Waymart High School.

She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Tremont. She was also a member of the Tremont Senior Citizens where she was president for eight years, vice president and trip coordinator for 10 years. She served on the Tremont Election Board as a clerk inspector and judge for 41 years. She loved to quilt, fish and play pinochle.

Beulah worked as a sewing machine operator for Fox Knapp Manufacturing, Pine Grove, for 20 years.

Preceding her in death was her husband, George L. Knehr, on Jan. 10, 1990; a son, Carl Knehr, in 1983; three sisters, Margaret, Lavinia and Edith.

Surviving are a son, Kenneth and wife, Irene Knehr, Sacramento; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Knehr, Pine Grove; three grandchildren, Christine Knehr, Stacie and husband, Ray Kutz, Jennifer and husband, Jesse Debinski; five great-grandchildren, Haley and Chariah Debinski, Abri, Coen and Adden Kutz; a brother, Eston Brooks, Waymart.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with Pastor Ron Ashcroft officiating. There will be a viewing from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in St. John's Union Cemetery, Friedensburg. You may send condolences to the family at

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Published in Republican & Herald on May 8, 2018