Elsie A. Minnich, 88, Ephrata, Dutchmaid retiree, Ephrata Woman’s Club member

By on March 16, 2016

Elsie A. Minnich, 88, of Ephrata, died March 11, 2016, at Lancaster General Hospital of heart failure.

She was born in Lancaster on Dec. 16, 1927, to the late Fred and Anna (Schuh) Hummel, and was the widow of the late Clarence Minnich.

Elsie was an Ephrata High School graduate, Class of 1945. She retired from Dutchmaid Inc. She was a member of the Golden Years Club and the Ephrata Woman’s Club.

Elsie is survived by her brother: Fred, husband of Lenore Hummel; niece: Trudy, wife of Bruce Shaner; stepdaughter: Ellen, wife of John Rupp; five stepgrandchildren and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services were held March 16 at Stradling Funeral Home, Ephrata, with the Rev. Henry Herbener officiating. Interment will take place in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Elsie’s memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 167 E. Main St., Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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