Died- February 7, 2013
Ida L. Harner Koppenhaver, 92, of 301 Straub Alley, Valley View, died Thursday at The Kepler Home, Elizabethville.
Born on Jan. 12, 1921, in Lykens Township, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Katie Klinger Klinger.
She was a seamstress for the former Philmark Manufacturing Co., Valley View.
She was a member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Fearnot.
Ida enjoyed crocheting and loved spending time with her family.
Her first husband, Guy R. Harner, died in 1958; her second husband, Melvin N. Koppenhaver, died in 1997. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Harner; a son, Lester Harner; three grandsons, Timothy Shaffer, Cameron Harner and Dean Harner; two brothers, Chester Klinger and Galen Klinger.
She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn I. Shaffer and her husband, Mark, Bloomsburg; a son, Richard D. Harner and his wife, Dora, Wiconisco; a stepson, Ronald Koppenhaver and his wife, Mary, Tower City; a stepdaughter, Linda Shriner and her husband, Paul, Valley View; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; three step-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; three sisters Melba Crothermel, Fisherville, Violet Rebuck, Gratz, and Eileen Leitzel, Gratz; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday from Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, with the Rev. Carl Shankweiler officiating. A viewing will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Church of God Cemetery, Valley View. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Tim Shaffer Fund, 1st Keystone Bank, P.O. Box 289, Berwick, PA 18603-0289 or The Kepler Home, 44 S. Market St., Elizabethville, PA 17023. Condolences can be left for the family can be left at www.buffingtonreed.com
Published in Republican & Herald on February 8, 2013, Friday