John Kenneth Warrenfeltz, 86

May 29, 2009

FEB. 24, 1923-MAY 27, 2009

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Mr. John Kenneth Warrenfeltz, 86, of Church Hill Road in Myersville, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at Loyalton of Hagerstown.

Born Feb. 24, 1923, he was the son of the late Ira T. and Amy Willard Warrenfeltz.

John was the husband of S. Virginia Warrenfeltz, who preceded him in death in April 2005. They were married for 62 years.

He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wolfsville, Md.

He was a farmer and retired in 1989, after 21 years, from the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute in Bethesda, Md.


He is survived by one daughter, Mary S. Pearl and husband, Robert, of Myersville; one son, Kenneth E. Warrenfeltz and wife, Charlotte, of Middletown, Md.; two grandchildren, Susan Warrenfeltz Rogers and husband, Rick, of Middletown, and Krista Geritz and husband, Rick, of Columbia, Md.; two great-grandchildren, Reilly Geritz and Adison Geritz; and one brother-in-law, Wilmer Keller of Keymar, Md.

Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Marguerite Haupt, Ruth Keller, Esther Hoffman and Alice Warrenfeltz; and two brothers-in-law, Albert Haupt and Donald Hoffman.

Services will be Saturday, May 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wolfsville, with Pastor David Howell officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Myersville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 13, Myersville, MD 21773 or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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