Deaths of Local Interest – Nov. 25, 2015

By on November 24, 2015

Ruth S. Bowman, 91, died Nov. 17 at Landis Homes. Ruth was known for her gracious hospitality. She was a loving wife and mother, and attended Erisman Mennonite Church. She enjoyed quilting and reading, having read several books a week until recently. Her daughter, Linda, married to Robert Zimmerman, lives in Stevens. Daughter Helen, married to Mike Dabbs, resides in Denver.

Tracey L. Long, 49, of Willow Street, died Nov. 16 at Lancaster Regional Medical Center. Her brother, John D. Long, lives in Denver.

Joseph Paul Sagerer, 90, of Lancaster, passed away Nov. 20 at Conestoga View Nursing Home. During World War II Joseph served in the Navy on the Destroyer USS Halsey Powell, which was struck by a Japanese Kamikaze aircraft. He was awarded many military medals, including a Purple Heart. He had a long career as a skilled auto body technician. A daughter, Joan Spackman, wife of Ed Jr., lives in Reinholds.

About mhunnefield

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *