Janet Krebs-Messer, singer, manager at Bombergers

By on October 23, 2013

Janet E. Krebs-Messer, 85, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at Hospice & Community Care in Mt. Joy.

She was the wife of John Messer and daughter of the late Clarence and Pearl (Matthews) Linkous. He first husband, the late Preston Krebs, passed away June 28, 1993.

A member of Bethany United Church of Christ in Ephrata, Janet was formerly active in the choir. She was also a member of the Grandview Singers, the Ephrata Women’s Club, and loved music, singing and traveling.

Janet worked for many years at Bombergers in Elm as manager.

In addition to her husband, John, Janet is survived by a daughter: J. Catherine Krebs Lesperance; a son: Larry D. Krebs, husband of Cecil (Keck) Krebs and a grandson: Alexander Krebs, all of Ephrata and a sister: Mary Johnson of Delta.

In addition to her first husband, Preston, and her parents, Janet was preceded in death by a son: Ricky Preston Krebs and two brothers: Robert and Paul Linkous.

Friends will be received at Paul L. Gravenor Home For Funerals, 100 W. Main St., Ephrata, Oct. 19 from 9 to 10 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Alan Yudt officiating. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

To offer your condolences, visit gravenorhomeforfunerals.com.

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