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Obituaries

November 14, 1997

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Catherine M. Banzhoff

FUNKSTOWN - Catherine Mae Kay Banzhoff, 71, of 101 S. Westside Ave., died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Feb. 28, 1926, in Johnstown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Amanda Yost.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Banzhoff, in 1986.

She was employed with Home Mutual Life Insurance Co.

She was of the Protestant faith.

She was a life member of American Legion, Dixon Troxell Unit 211, Funkstown Auxiliary; past president, for three terms, of American Legion, Western Maryland District; served as chairman of Bingo Committee for five years; secretary and chairman of Day for God and Country; held several appointments in Maryland for the American Legion; district representative for Children and Youth, Americanism, Community Service, and Membership; Maryland Department vice chairman of National Security, and district reception chairman; and a volunteer for American Red Cross.

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She is survived by three daughters, Rose M. Johnston and Sharon L. Hardey, both of Hagerstown, and Carol Baker of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; one son, Michael B. Kolich of Hagerstown; two sisters, Marjie Huber and Dorothy Peterson, both of Johnstown; two brothers, Jim Yost of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and Sonny Yost of Johnstown; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, Carl Kolich.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Carl E. Kauffman

MODESTO, Calif. - Carl Eugene Kauffman, 50, of Modesto, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Modesto.

Born in Leitersburg, he was the son of Jane Mullenix of Leitersburg and the late Charles E. Kauffman. He was the stepson of Nervin Mullenix of Leitersburg.

He was a mason by trade and a caretaker of a private hunting club.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he served three tours of duty during the Vietnam War.

In addition to his mother and stepfather, he is survived by his wife, Kim Kauffman; one son, Charles E. Kauffman of Modesto; one sister, Carolyn E. Mongan of Leitersburg; one stepsister, Anna Mae McCarney of Rouzerville, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles E. "Umpie" Kauffman.

Burial will be in Modesto.

Martha E. Best

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Martha E. Best, 66, of 410 E. Washington St., died Thursday, Nov. 13, 1997, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born Feb. 6, 1931, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Wayne F. and Sarah Benedict Best.

She was a 1949 graduate of Chambersburg High School.

She retired from Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, after 34 years of service. Earlier, she had been a beautician in Chambersburg.

She was a member and Sunday school teacher at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg.

She is survived by one son, Trent A. Best of Chambersburg; one sister, Dorothy A. Gsell of Chambersburg; two brothers, W. Richard Best of New Franklin, Pa. and G. Robert Best of Chambersburg; and one stepgranddaughter.

Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 W. Washington St., Chambersburg. The Rev. Karen Minnich-Sadler will officiate. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Chambersburg.

Visitation will be Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 43 W. Washington St., Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.

Maude Jacobs

QUINCY, Pa. - Maude Speilman Jacobs, 94, of Quincy United Methodist Home, and formerly of 1510 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997, at Quincy Home.

Born Oct. 16, 1903, in Amersterdam, Pa., near Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Albert C. and Nettie Flohr Speilman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, whom she married Dec. 31, 1929, M. Earl Jacobs, in 1986.

She had been employed, as a cashier, with American Stores.

She was a member of Church of the Brethren, Waynesboro.

She was a member of American Legion; Ladies Auxiliary, Post 15; and BPO Elks Ladies Auxiliary 731, Waynesboro.

She is survived by one niece; and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by one son, M. Howard Jacob.

Services will be private, at the convenience of the family. The Rev. John Paul Holsy will officiate. Burial will be in Burns Hill Cemetery.

At her request, memorial donations may be made to Quincy United Methodist Home, Benevolent Fund, c/o P.O. Box 217, Quincy, Pa. 17247.

Arrangements are by Snyder-Lochstampfor Funeral Home, 48 S. Church St., Waynesboro.

Hans Vogelzang

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Hans Vogelzang, 46, of Boyd Avenue, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1997, at his home.

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