Yvonne Jean Kehm, 83, of Emmaus, died January 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus. She was the wife of Robert G. Kehm. The couple would have celebrated 65 years of marriage July 3. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Earl C. and Pauline (Desch) Vogel.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Emmaus.
She had worked for the East Penn School District as a cafeteria worker in the high school for several years.
George W. Rausch, 79, of Emmaus, died January 25, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Janice I. (Radler) Rausch. They were married for 41 years. Born in Lehighton, he was the son of the late Frank and Loisa Rausch.
He was a foreman at Allentown Clothes Dryer in Emmaus for 39 years, retiring in 2000.
He enjoyed yard sales, flea marketing, growing tomatoes, but most of all being with his family.
Paul J. Siegfried Jr., 79, of Alburtis, died January 22, 2013, in his home. He was the husband of Barbara Ann M. (Epting) Siegfried. They celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary April 18, 2012. Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Paul J. Sr. and Edna M. (Lohrman) Siegfried.
Along with his father he owned and operated Siegfried's Garage. He worked as an estimator for Bally Case and Cooler for 20 years. After retiring from Lutron Electronics in 1998 he returned and worked part time until his death.
Carol Scott Palmer, 78, of Macungie, died January 26, 2013, in Lehigh Center, Macungie. She was the wife of Harry E. Palmer. They were married for 56 years last June. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William and Florence Scott.
She was an office manager for Kmart in Mesa, Ariz., for 26 years, retiring in 1997.
She was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Trexlertown.
She was a member of Khi Omega Sorority at Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.
Robert J. Kelly, 36, of Hanover and formerly of Pittsburgh died January 25, 2013, at the Hanover Hospital. He was the loving husband of Tiffany A. (Haseleu) Kelly. They were married for 11 years. Born in Bristol, he was the son of William J. and Linda A. (Hillegas) Kelly, of Zionsville.
He graduated from Duquesne University with a business degree. For the past three years, he devoted his time as a stay at home father to his son and daughter he adored.
John O. Berry, 83, formerly of Olney, Ill., died January 27, 2013, in Lehigh Center. He was the husband of Jane Ellen (Jenkins) Berry.
He is survived by his wife; two sons; three daughters; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services are private. The Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., Emmaus is handling arrangements.
Ronald R. Braun, 75, of Macungie, died January 22, 2013, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Bernadine (Heil) Braun. They would have been married for 55 years this February. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Roman R. Braun Sr. and Dorothy A. (Coleman) Braun.
He was employed in the Central Tool Department of Bethlehem Steel for 37 years, retiring in 1992. He was also an Erie Insurance agent for many years.
He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.
Eleanor M. Romig, 90, of Macungie, died January 21, 2013, in the Lutheran Home at Topton. She was the wife of the late Elwood E. Romig. Born in Huff's Church, she was the daughter of the late Samuel W. and Jennie M. (Pauley) Fox.
She worked for Rodale Manufacturing in Emmaus for 24 years, retiring in 1975.
She was a member of Huff's Union Church and served with the Ladies Aide.
She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Seisholtzville Fire Company.
J. Wesley Eltonhead, 96, of Zionsville died January 21, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Lucille J. (Reinsmith) Eltonhead who died Aug. 24, 2001. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Joseph Wesley and Mildred I. (McLean) Eltonhead.
Prior to retiring, he was head of the drafting department at Mack Trucks, Allentown.
He was a member of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ.
Joseph Nicholas Marks, 77, of Emmaus, died January 18, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Betty B. (Bayer) Marks. They were married for 53 years. Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Camillo and Ethel (Karmann) Marks.
He worked in construction for many years, retiring in 1997.
He was a member of the Macungie Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.