Francis G. Baumann, 77, of Emmaus, died April 18, 2013, at Lehigh Valley Hospice Inpatient Unit, Allentown. He was the husband of Lois E. (Hein) Baumann. They celebrated 52 years of marriage. Born in Fountain Hill, he was the son of the late Francis A. and Alice M. (Diehl) Baumann.
He was employed by PennDOT for 32 years until retiring.
He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
Earl J. Lahr, 94, of Hidden Meadows, Sellersville, formerly of Hosensack, died April 8, 2013, at Life Quest Nursing Center, Quakertown. He was the husband of the late Naomi A. (Yeakel) Lahr, who died in 2002. Born in Herndon, he was the son of the late Israel Daniel and Mamie Lulu (Raker) Lahr.
He was a machinist at Mack Trucks for 18 years until retiring.
He was a member of Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
He was a member and generous contributor to the Community Fish & Game Association.
Vickie A. Sweeney, died February 1, 2013, at home surrounded by loved ones in Spring, Texas, where she resided the last three years with her daughter and husband. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of Robert and Anna Hartranft.
She attended Allentown schools and Lehigh County Community College.
She worked for 20 years as manager of Save A Lot store then moved to Venice, Fla., working in the medical field before returning to Emmaus 13 years later then to Texas.
Herman R. Klusaritz, 86, formerly of Emmaus, died April 12, 2013, in The Village at Willow Lane Senior Living, Macungie. He was the husband of the late Jean E. (Nicholas) Klusaritz. Born in Laurys Station, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Weinhofer) Klusaritz.
He was a salesman for the former Keebler Company for 38 years, earning the distinction of National Salesman of the Year before retiring in 1988.
Margaret Rose Jacobs, 65, of Wescos ville, died March 31, 2013, at Cedar- brook Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late Gilbert H. "Jake" Jacobs. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late James and Ethel (Zack) Haklar.
She was employed at Kraft Foods and the former Allentown Record Company.
Gloria S. Fellman, 88, of Emmaus, died April 9, 2013, in Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek. She was the wife of the late Russell E. Fellman Jr. Born in Emmaus, she was the daughter of the late Edgar F. and Catherine (Stahle) Moyer.
She was co-owner of Fellman Printing for 50 years, retiring in 2002.
She was a member of Emmaus Moravian Church and the Silver Cross Kings Daughters Circle and a member of the Emmaus Historical Society.
Robert F. Schlegel, 80, of Salisbury Township, died April 8, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Patricia J. (Brenner) Schlegel. They celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary in October 2012. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Ernest J. and Leona (Smith) Schlegel.
He worked in the maintenance department of Mack Trucks for over 30 years, retiring in 1988.
He was a graduate of Allentown High School and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Dr. Glenn Allen "Doc" Trump, 56, of Macungie, died March 27, 2013. He was the son of Donald and Stella Trump of Emmaus
He had a dental practice for 27 years prior to retiring in 2009. He was very devoted to holistic medicine and practiced Contact Reflex Analysis. He was born in 1956 and grew up in Emmaus.
He graduated from Moravian College in Bethlehem and later from Emory University Dental School in Atlanta, Ga.
John C. Kissinger, 87, formerly of Emmaus, died April 12, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of the late Nancy L. (Wagner) Kissinger and Nancy J. (Reamer) Kissinger. Born in Shamokin, he was the son of the late Claude C. and Flora (Smith) Kissinger.
A graduate of Bucknell University, he was a biochemist working for Merck, Campbell's Soup and the USDA, retiring in 1983.
He was a member of St. John's U.C.C., Emmaus.
He honorably served his country in the Army during World War II.
Arlene E. (Koch) Smoll, 85, wife of the late Floyd H. Smoll, of Red Hill, died April 12, 2013, in Pennsburg Manor Nursing Home. Born in Upper Milford Township, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Emma E. (Fichter) Koch.
She was a teacher at the Green Lane Elementary School for many years before retiring. She taught two years at the Emmaus Elementary School. She also co-owned and operated Red Hill Greenhouse for nearly 30 years.