Donald R. Althouse

June 28, 1934 - October 24, 2019
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Donald R. Althouse, 85, formerly of Plowville, PA and Millsboro, DE, passed away October 24, 2019 in the VA Medical Center, Lebanon, where he was a patient. He was the husband of Mary “Libby” (Flick) Althouse. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 16th. Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Frank M. and Faye (Long) Althouse. He built his home in Plowville and later moved to Millsboro, DE. Donald worked for Wilson Safety Products as a supervisor/foreman for 27 years, he later worked for Sharpoint as a supervisor/plant manager for 19 years. He last worked at Townsend in Millsboro, DE, where he retired. He loved to fish at the Delaware shore in his boat, deep sea fish and go crabbing. He was a member of Robeson Lutheran Church, Plowville. In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his children – Gerald Bowser, Schuylkill Haven, Ronald Bowser husband of Kathy Bowser, Shoemakersville, Wendy (Althouse) Moore Schaffer wife of Terry Schaffer, Denver, PA, Caroline (Althouse) Sparr wife of John Sparr, Manheim, his Grandchildren – Tammy (Bowser) Brown wife of Derick, Conway, SC, Kelly (Moore) Tseytlin wife of Yan, Wayne, NJ, Nathan Bowser husband of Jennifer Bowser, Conshohocken, Nicole (Moore) Ledig wife of Ahren, Shillington, Nicholas Bowser, Shoemakersville, Dustin Sparr, Lancaster, his 13 great- grandchildren and his sister – Joyce (Althouse) Griffith, Sinking Spring. He was predeceased by his sister – Irene (Althouse) Bliesath and his brother – Kenneth Althouse. Funeral services will be held on Monday 1:00 PM at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. Rev. Dr. Harry S. Bohn, Jr. will officiate. Relatives and friends may call on Monday from 12 noon to time of service. Interment with full military honors will follow in Robeson Church Cemetery, Plowville. Flowers are welcome or contributions in Donald’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603. www.kleefuneralhome.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Rev. Dr. Harry S. Bohn, Jr. will officiate


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 28, 2019

Robeson Church Cemetery

Address:

3520 Plow Road
Mohnton, PA 19540

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Born: June 28, 1934
Died: October 24, 2019

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Ellie Dugan posted on 10/26/19

My deepest sympathy to Libby and family. My husband and I enjoyed lots of fun times with Don and Libby, they were wonderful friends! God Bless!

 

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