Roy Straub, 75, of 293 Stine Road Danville, PA, passed away unexpectedly at
his family farm on Saturday, January 14, 2017. He was born November 8,
1941 in Bloomsburg PA the son of the late Russell and Pearl Beachel Straub.
was a devoted husband for 18 years to his loving wife, Ida Mae Bostian
Straub who preceded him in death on October 3, 2012. They were married on
September 9, 1994.
was a farmer and was employed as a school bus driver for the Danville School
District up until the time of his death.
a member of the Landmark Apostolic Church Danville PA. His other
memberships included the Montour Antique Farm Machinery Collector’s
Association and the Loyalsock Valley Antique Machinery Association.
Calvin’s greatest enjoyments in his life was his tractors; both collecting
and restoring them. He enjoyed metal recycling, attending farm shows and
consignment auctions. His family was his greatest strength and enjoyment in
survived by four daughters; Linda McCormick and her husband William of
Danville, PA; Pamela Ulrich and her husband Todd of Danville, PA; Felicia
Koser and her husband Preston of Danville, PA and Melissa Kolenda and her
companion Scott Michael of Muncy, PA. He is also survived by three sons;
Daniel Straub of Millville, PA; David Straub and his wife Brenda of
Watsontown, PA and Donald Straub, at home. Also surviving are 20
grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren and one expected to be born in
March. Also surviving is his sister, Violet Ulrich of Bloomsburg PA as well
as numerous nieces and nephews.
addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Darin Straub in
Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held on
Friday, January 20, 2017 at 11:30 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA with the Reverend Kevin M. Schramm officiating.
Friends will be received from 6-8 PM Thursday evening at the funeral home
and Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will be held in
Columbia Hill Cemetery Danville PA.
The family will provide
flowers. Memorial Contributions may be made to
MAFMCA PO Box 144 Danville PA.
under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning
Street Danville PA.