Myrtle D. Trauger, 84, of Pleasant Valley, died Thursday, January 17, 2013 at VNA Hospice House of St. Luke's, Lower Saucon Twp. She is the wife of the late Thomas H. Trauger who passed away on April 2, 2011.
Born in Hellertown on December 14, 1928 to the late Marvin S. Sr. and Estella F. (Angney) Kunsman. She worked at Dale Footwear Co. in Coopersburg and Hellertown Manufacturing.
She is a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Pleasant Valley where she was a choir member for 32 years, a Sunday school teacher for 20 years and also served on its Council. She and her late husband were Sextons of the church for 20 years. She was a member of the American Legion Post 397, Hellertown Ladies Auxiliary and the Order of Eastern Star, Calypso Chapter 163.
Survivors: Loving son: Bruce T. and his wife Maxine of Hatfield; siblings: Gerald R. and his wife Sharon, Grace J. Reiss, Geraldine R. wife of Leonard Trauger; grandchildren: Michele, Ryan, Andrew, Katie, Alan, Tina, Thomas, Michael, Christopher; great grandchildren: Neilla, Keeley, Izabela, Benjamin, Timothy, Braedyn and Lucas; many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by a son: Neil T. in 1990; siblings: Austin K., Marvin S. Jr., John S., William and Richard.
Services: Family and friends are invited to call 9:30 -11 a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2170 Route 212, Coopersburg (Pleasant Valley) followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Springfield Twp. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. – Hellertown.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials to her church, 2170 Rt. 212, Coopersburg, PA 18036.