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Calvin Roy Straub

January 15, 2017

Calvin 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. 

Calvin 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. 

Calvin was a farmer and was employed as a school bus driver for the Danville School District up until the time of his death. 

He was 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.  

One of 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 his life.   

He is 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.  

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Darin Straub in 2001. 

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.

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.  www.visneski.com


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