Earl H. Hertzog, 87, Korea vet, Denver Lions Club member, E.H. Hertzog Construction owner

By on July 27, 2016

Earl H. Hertzog, 87, of Manheim, formerly of Denver and Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at home.

He was born in Lebanon to the late Marvin and Mary (Horst) Hertzog, and was the husband of Kathryn W. (Knauer) Hertzog, with whom he marked 64 years of marriage in June.

Earl was a member of Mellinger’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stevens, and the Blue Lodge F & A.M. He was an active member of the Denver Lions Club, helped start the Lions Club food stand, and continued serving until last year. He enjoyed gardening, splitting wood, and making blankets out of leftover quilt patches, to give to the homeless.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean War. Earl was a carpenter by trade, and the owner of E.H. Hertzog Inc./Hertzog Construction.

In addition to his wife, Earl is survived by a son: Barry Hertzog of Fivepointville; a daughter: Wanda Hertzog-Grant and husband Mike of Denver; three grandchildren: Joanna Hertzog Betkoski and husband Brett; Amy Hough and husband Ryan; and Matthew Grant and wife Darlene; a great-granddaughter: Ella Grace Grant; and a sister: Lucille Lorah.

Services were held July 23 at Pleasant View Retirement Community’s Hoffer Auditorium, Manheim. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Earl’s memory may be made to Mellinger’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 80 Gockley Road, Stevens, PA 17578; or to the Pleasant View Retirement Community Benevolent Fund, 544 N. Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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