Raymond Z. Sensenig,89, Korea vet, VP of Oliver H. Sensenig & Sons Livestock Hauling, Phils fan

By on August 17, 2016

Raymond Z. Sensenig, 89, Reamstown, died unexpectedly while tending his rabbits at his former business location, on Saturday, Aug.13, 2016.

Born in Ephrata Township, a son of the late Oliver H. and Mary (Zimmerman) Sensenig, he was married 64 years to Mary Jane (Drybread) Sensenig.

He began his 51-year career with his family business by driving truck at age 16, and retired in 1994 as vice president of Oliver H. Sensenig & Sons Livestock Hauling, Stevens. He was also a cattle buyer for other firms. Raymond was a Korean War U.S. Army veteran. An active member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Congregational Church, he was 1987 Lay Person of the Year; Sunday School superintendent, treasurer and teacher; class leader; organizer of Water Street Rescue Mission and Denver Health and Rehab volunteers; and knew his Bible.   Raymond proudly supported his family’s activities, was a Phillies fan, and loved his ponies and rabbits.

Also surviving is his son: Bruce L. (Denise M. Kalbach) Sensenig, Denver; grandchildren: Kelly (Bryan) Janke; Dana (Brandon) Risser; Timothy Sensenig; and Carrie Sensenig; great-grandchildren: Olivia, Benjamin, and Nicholas Janke; and Kaylee Risser; sisters: Minerva Martin, Stevens; and Shirley Sensening, Ephrata; and brother: Melvin Sensenig, Ephrata.

A brother, Leroy, died in 1992.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 11 a.m. from St. Paul’s E.C. Church, 46 E. Church St.., Reamstown, with a viewing from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery Annex, Denver.

Omit flowers, with contributions to the St. Paul’s E.C. Church Memorial Fund, 46 E. Church St.., Reamstown, PA 17567-0275.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, is honored to be serving the Sensenig family. Online condolences may be offered at goodfuneral.com.

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