Mrs. Margaret PEETZ LETKENHOLDER, 84, wife of William LETKENHOLDER, Sr.,
died at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, 1947, in her home in Fourth street,
McDonald. Mrs. LETKENHOLDER celebrated her 84th birthday on August 3, and
had been in her usual good health until Monday, when she suffered a heart
Mrs. LETKENHOLDER was born August 3, 1863, in Bavaria, Germany, and came to
the United States in 1886, and had been a resident of McDonald for 54 years.
She and Mr. LETKENHOLDER were married on May 13, 1888. She was a member of
the First Presbyterian church, McDonald.
Surviving besides her husband are three daughters, Mrs. Edward DILLON, Mrs.
Marcel CEDAT, and Mrs. J. W. HOFFMAN, all of McDonald, and a son, William,
Jr., of Wilkinsburg. There are two grandchildren and three
Funeral services were held this Thursday afternoon in the Rogers funeral
home, McDonald, in charge of the Rev. Eldin BENNETT, pastor of the Center U.
P. church, Midway. Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
(Source: Aug. 15, 1947 Obits. McDonald PA Record-Outlook)
(Contributor: Victoria Hospodar Valentine, email@example.com)
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