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Walter L. Krebs

February 18, 2010

Walter L. Krebs, 102, of 103 Clinton Street Danville PA, the home in which he built, passed away Thursday morning, February 18, 2010 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA.  He was born February 8, 1908 in Swengel PA the son of the late John and Emma Jane Catherman Krebs. 

He graduated from Lewis Township High School in Union County PA in 1925 and graduated as a registered nurse from the School of Nursing at Danville State Hospital.  Mr. Krebs was employed as a psychiatric nurse for 38 Ĺ years at Danville State Hospital where he retired in 1966.  Mr. Krebs was also a building contractor and remodeler of homes in the Danville area for many years.   

He attended St. Paulís Emmanuel United Methodist Church Danville PA.  He was a 50 year member of Danville-Mahoning Lodge #224 F & AM Danville PA.  Mr. Krebs enjoyed hunting, woodworking and watching speedboat racing.  He was particularly fond of cracking and picking out black walnuts.   

He was married for 46 years to the late Freda E. Campbell Krebs who passed away February 1, 1998.  He is survived by two sons; Richard A. Krebs and his wife Connie and John A. Krebs and his wife Susan; both of Milton PA.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren; Robert, James, and Todd Krebs, Kimberly Scheider, Angela Yarger, Dawn Marino and Barbara Woodring.  He is also survived by 11 great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are two step-grandchildren; Robert B. Geiger and Sue Ann Stauffer and four step-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Chester Krebs and two sisters; Dora Krebs and Hallie Warburton.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

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