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Obituaries

July 24, 1999

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Edna M. Grimm

BOONSBORO - Edna Mae Grimm, 94, of 141 S. Main St., and formerly of Trego, Md., died Saturday, July 24, 1999, at Washington County Hospital.

Born June 15, 1905, in New Cumberland, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Catherine Sipe Danner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Milton Grimm, in 1967.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Rohrersville, Md.

She was a member of Clopper-Michael Post No. 10 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Boonsboro.

She is survived by three daughters, Margaret Rohrer of Sharpsburg, Pauline Higdon of Falls Church, Va. and Delores Duncan of Phoenix; two sons, Herbert H. Grimm of Rocky Ridge, Md. and James E. Smith of Smithsburg; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

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She was preceded in death by a son, Wilbur Richard Grimm.

Memorial services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, Main Street, Rohrersville. The Rev. Carolyn Boyce will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Rohrersville, MD 21779.

Arrangements are by Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro.

Wanda S. Myers

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Wanda Sue Myers, 62, of Bristol, died Friday, July 23, 1999, at Welmont Hospice House.

She was the daughter of the late Chester and Susan Clopper Wastler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold H. Myers.

She was the owner and operator of Myers Group Home in Fort Myers, Fla.

She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Fort Myers; and attended Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church in Bristol.

She is survived by a daughter, Clista Roberts of Fort Myers; a son, Corey Myers of Bristol; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Fort Myers. The Rev. Richard E. Riley will officiate. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Phil Kiser Funeral Home in Fort Myers.

Arrangements are by Sturgill Funeral Home in Wise, Va.

Charles H. Deater Jr.

FREDERICK, Md. - Charles Henry "Mutt" Deater Jr., 63, of Carrollton Drive, died Thursday, July 22, 1999, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born May 4, 1936, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Charles Henry and Virginia M. Staub Deater Sr.

He was a career firefighter for 31 years for the city of Frederick, United Fire Company No. 3. He was a paid driver from 1960 to 1989. He served in the Operational Sector of the department, where he held positions such as hose director, chief pipeman and assistant pipeman. In the Administrative Sector, he served as director and vice president for many years.

He was a member of Parkway Community Church, Frederick.

He joined United Fire Company No. 3, on July 1, 1957; he held numerous positions and was a life member. He also was president of Johnny Swamper Club for numerous years. He was a member of Elks Lodge No. 684; Moose Lodge; and Cold-Deer Hunting Club. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Karla Federline Deater; six children, John W. Deater, Kelly E. Deater, Mary E. Scott, Linda L. Deater-Sandy, Laura A. Dennis and Matthew F. Danner; a sister, Brenda S. Brittain; two brothers, James A. Deater and Richard A. Deater; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Cletta P. Abrecht.

Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. Pastor Howard Ruley will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may call today from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkway Community Church, 5665 New Design Road, Frederick, MD 21701.

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