East Penn Press

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Gunther D. Heussman

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

former dairy farmer

Gunther D. Heussman, 78, of Emmaus, died peacefully in his home Dec. 19, 2017. He was the husband of Frances (Long) Heussman. They were married for 47 years. Born in Sellersville, he was the son of the late Herbert and Anna (Spreckleman) Heussman. He was a first generation American.

He was a graduate of Perkiomen Joint High School agricultural program. He was a dairy farmer for 20 years. He started “Gunther Heussman Inc.,” selling used farm equipment for 55 years.

He was a board member of the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Gunther’s favorite things were a good farm machinery auction, a good dairy cow and a good joke.

He was a member of Upper Milford Mennonite Church.

He is survived by his wife; son, Wayne and his wife Rebecca, of Coopersburg; grandsons, Timothy and Gavin; sister, Eleanor Long, of Emmaus.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Aid Ministries, P.O. Box 360, Berlin, Ohio 44610 or to Mennonite Central Committee, P.O. Box 500, Akron, Pa. 17501.

Funeral services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were made by the Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus.