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Mary Lou Carrie (Hafer) Frankhouser

December 10, 1932 ~ December 26, 2019 (age 87)


Mary Lou Carrie (Hafer) Frankhouser, 87, of Muhlenberg Twp., passed away Thursday, December 26th in in her residence.

Mary Lou was married for sixty seven loving years to the late Harold R. “Butch” Frankhouser who passed away May 26, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Lester Hafer and Emma (Graeff) Hafer.

 She was a member of Grace Alsace United Church of Christ in Hyde Park.

She loved spending time with her family. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was a proud homemaker, enjoying cooking, baking, and creating ceramics.

She also enjoyed playing the organ.

In her earlier years Mary Lou and Butch enjoyed traveling and camping.

Survivors include two children, Steven K. Frankhouser and wife Lorraine Frankhouser of Andreas, PA and Lisa R. Kerschner and husband Brett A. Kerschner of Shartlesville.

There are four grandchildren, Kirsten and Sierra Frankhouser, Jennifer Lynn Joiner, wife of Thomas Joiner, and Sean Kerschner, fiancé of Ashley Clay.

Also, two great grandchildren, Thomas and Jacob Joiner.

There are three step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.

There is a sister, Joan Henne, wife of Paul Henne

She is predeceased by an infant son, Terry Lee Frankhouser.

She is also predeceased by siblings, Eleanor Spatz, William, Calvin, and George Hafer, and Consula Yohn.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 31st at 12:30 pm in the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc., 4914 Kutztown Rd., Temple with Pastor Bryan Walmer officiating.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm in the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Leesport Cemetery.





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December 31, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc.
4914 Kutztown Road
Temple, PA 19560

Funeral Service
December 31, 2019

11:00 AM
Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc.
4914 Kutztown Road
Temple, PA 19560

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