Historian and engineer Peter Kern presents a lecture, “Fly Me to the Moon … The Events Leading to the Historic 1969 voyage of Apollo 11,” 1 p.m. March 23, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
Fifty years ago this summer, the United States made world history when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first humans to set foot on the moon.
Kern will discuss the U.S. Space Program, events leading to the first moon landing and the importance of those events.
A “Genealogy Workshop” will be held 9 a.m. - noon March 23, Lehigh County Historical Society’s Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown. Workshop participants may use the Museum’s Research Library, 1:30 - 4 p.m. March 23.
There’s a workshop fee for Lehigh County Historical Society members and non-members. Preregistration is required: Alyce Templeton, 610-435-1074, ext. 14.
Information: lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org; 610-435-1074Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
Helen F. Schueck, 93, of Alburtis, died March 8, 2019, at Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of the late William J. Schueck. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late George and Blanche Wertman.
She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Alburtis.
She attended Allentown High School until leaving to work as a seamstress making parachutes for the military. She then worked as a housekeeper for the Topton Lutheran Home until retiring in 1987 to care for her grandson.
Libby P. Clements, 51, of Salisbury Township, died March 14, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, Allentown, from complications of the flu. She was the wife of Kirk Clements for 29 years. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Pearl (Kernechel) Landis.
She is survived by her husband; daughter, Heather; son, Alex, of Salisbury Township; brothers, Preston and Doug; sisters, Lisa, Cindy, Lori, Joan, Paula, Barb and Karen; 18 nieces and nephews; 30 great-nieces and nephews and one great-great-niece. She was predeceased by a brother, Lee.
Alburtis Area 55+ seniors meet noon at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road and Penn Avenue, Alburtis. Meeting includes a potluck luncheon and bingo. Many bus trips are planned. For more information, call 610-966-4996.
Lucky Bucks Bingo 2-5 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Doors and snack bar open 1 p.m. Participants will receive cash prizes for bingo. There will also be a basket raffle and a 50/50 drawing. For more information, call Ashley Lorah at 610-739-1273.
Robert “Bob” Klerx, 74, died March 11, 2019.
Mary J. (Bushner) Hartman, 93, formerly of Alburtis, died March 14, 2019, at Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of the late John F. Hartman Sr. Born in Coplay, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Angeline (Batisky) Bushner.
She was a member of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ.
Besides her love of family and friends, she enjoyed a career as a waitress, reading, playing cards, picnics and traveling.
Linden L. “Butch” Miller, 71, of Macungie, died suddenly March 16, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Paulette J. (Stopp) Miller. Born in Longswamp Township, he was the son of the late Frederick Schoenly and Annie Miller.
Before retiring, he worked for Sherman Excavating as well as for Upper Milford Township and the Lehigh County Game Commission. Prior, he worked for Bally Case and Cooler.
He was a member of Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church, Alburtis.
Ida Sallosy Durkee, 98, formerly of Emmaus, died March 13, 2019, at Phoebe Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Frank M. Durkee, who died Dec. 17, 2008. Born in Siklos, Wokany, Hungary, she was the daughter of the late George and Maria (Tenzy) Sallosy.
She was a member of St. Matthew’s E.C. Church, Emmaus.
She is survived by a nephew, Weldon Terry, of Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas.
Contributions may be made to the Phoebe Nursing Home, 1925 Turner St., Allentown, 18104.
Arrangements were made by the Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.