Descendants of Johann or Friedrich Frederick Steigerwalt

Sixth Generation

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939. Helen Arlene Steigerwalt (Uriah S , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ).

Lived in Akron and Summit Hill, Pa.

Helen married Ivan William Darkes. Ivan was born on 27 Nov 1909 in Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pa. He died on 5 Nov 1993 in Ephrata, Lancaster, Pa, EphrataCommHosp. He was buried on 9 Nov 1993.

Ivan was foreman for Lehigh Coal and Navigation Co., at Colliery 6, in the Panther Valley for many years.

Ivan and Helen had the following children:

+ 2024 F i Anne Louise Darkes was born on 7 Aug 1931.
+ 2025 F ii Jean Carolyn Darkes.
  2026 F iii Theresa Darkes.
        Theresa married William Truitt.

941. Stanley E Steigerwalt (Ira C , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 23 Apr 1906 in Slatington, Lehigh, Pa. He died on 3 Dec 1981 in Hanover, York, Pa, Hanover Gen Hosp.

Stanley is a 1929 graduate of Muhlenberg College, Pa. Acting asst. principal of Easton High School in 1955. Asst. principal in 1957, and head principal in 1966. Retired in 1971. Previously teacher and faculty director of athletics. Had been teacher, band director and senior class dean from 1929 to 1941 in central Pennsylvania's Huntingdon Valley and Tyrone school districts. Admin- istrative Asst. to the rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Easton, Pa. Easton Area Schoolmen's Association's Schoolman of the Year 1968.

Stanley married Anne Pysle Woodring.

They had the following children:

+ 2027 M i David E Steigerwalt was born in 1943.
+ 2028 F ii Susan Anne Steigerwalt was born in 1949.

942. Elwood Steigerwalt (Ira C , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 12 Mar 1913.

Elwood married (1) Florence Mertz. The marriage ended in divorce.Florence was born on 26 Jan 1921.

They had the following children:

+ 2029 M i Richard E Steigerwalt was born on 19 Mar 1941. He died on 30 Jul 2002.
+ 2030 M ii Dale Edward Steigerwalt was born on 2 Oct 1942.
  2031 F iii Dorothy Steigerwalt.
        Dorothy married Williams Mr.
  2032 F iv Elizabeth Steigerwalt.
        Elizabeth married Kilhullen Mr.

Elwood married (2) Olive "Marie" (Wilcox) Carl. Olive was born on 18 Oct 1915 in Knoxville, , KY. She died on 6 Dec 1997 in Bethlehem, , Pa, ManorCareHlthSer. She was buried on 9 Dec 1997 in Beach Lake, Wayne, Pa, Calkin's Cem.

She was a licensed practical nurse at Silver Maples Rest Home, Honesdale, Wayne County, until retiring.

944. Karl E Steigerwalt (Wallace H , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 2 Jun 1909 in Andreas, Schuylkill, Pa. He died on 3 Apr 1983 in Allentown, Lehigh, Pa, LehighValleyHosp. He was buried on 7 Apr 1983.

Karl was a carpenter for the Joseph Kruger Construction Co., Allentown, Pa., before retiring in 1972. Member and former councilman of Dinkey Memorial Lutheran Church, Ashfield, Pa. Army veteran of W.W.II. Founder, past financial secretary and steward of the Andreas Sporting Club. Lived in Lynnport, Pa.

Karl married (1) Ruth Ginder daughter of Calvin Ginder and Lizzie Haberman. The marriage ended in divorce.Ruth was born on 11 Dec 1913.

Eleanor Wehr, Jean Wehr and Keith Steigerwalt are not stepchildren of Ruth. See family of Karl Steigerwalt and Ida Wehr.

Karl and Ruth had the following children:

+ 2033 F i Bernice M Steigerwalt was born on 28 Feb 1931.

Karl married (2) Ida L "Green" Wehr. Ida was born on 8 Aug 1922 in Lehigh Gap, , Pa.

They had the following children:

+ 2034 F ii Eleanor J Wehr was born on 23 Mar 1941.
+ 2035 F iii Jean L Wehr was born on 15 Apr 1942.
  2036 M iv Keith E Steigerwalt was born in 1954 in , , Pa.

Keith served in U.S.Air Force
        Keith married Irene Krummenacker. The marriage ended in divorce.Irene was born on 10 Jun 1956 in Queens, , New York.

945. Kermit George Steigerwalt (Wallace H , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 8 Jul 1911 in Andreas, Schuylkill, Pa. He died on 6 Dec 1992 in Lehighton, Carbon, Pa, GnadenHuettnHosp. He was buried on 9 Dec 1992 in East Penn Twp, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Kermit was an automobile mechanic for the Pa.Turnpike Commission, having worked at the Quakertown maintenance shed before retiring in 1976 after 15 years of service. He was a member of Ben Salem United Church of Christ, East Penn Twp., where he sang in the choir for the past 16 years. Belonged to Lehigh Fire Company No.1, Lehighton

Kermit married Blanche Irella Fritz on 2 Nov 1930 in Slatington, Lehigh, Pa. Blanche was born on 29 Apr 1914 in Normal Square, Carbon, Pa. She died on 29 Sep 1974 in Palmerton, Carbon, Pa. She was buried in East Penn Twp, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Blanche was a housewife

Kermit and Blanche had the following children:

+ 2037 M i Dale Kermit Steigerwalt was born on 15 Mar 1931.
+ 2038 F ii Melba Vivian Steigerwalt was born on 8 Apr 1933.

946. Lois Steigerwalt (Wallace H , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 29 Apr 1914 in , , Pa.

Lois married Rodger E Leist. Rodger was born on 16 Nov 1909. He died on 17 Nov 1981.

They had the following children:

+ 2039 F i Kathleen F Leist was born on 21 Jan 1931.
  2040 M ii Rodger C Leist was born on 9 Mar 1932.

947. Lester or Pikey W Steigerwalt (Wallace H , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 5 Sep 1916 in West Penn Twp, Schuylkill, Pa. He died on 15 Sep 1993 in Palmerton, Carbon, Pa, Palmerton Hosp. He was buried on 18 Sep 1993.

Lester was a truck driver for F.T.Silfies Trucking Co., Bath, Pa., retiring in 1981. He was owner-operator of the former Kershner's Hotel, Snyders, New Ringgold, Pa. He was a member of Ben Salem United Church of Christ, Lehighton. He was a life member of Lehighton Fire Company, Pa.

Lester married Violet M Kershner daughter of James A Kershner and Mayme E Steigerwalt. Violet was born on 19 Oct 1917. She died on 13 Nov 1977.

They had the following children:

+ 2041 M i Richard J Steigerwalt was born on 8 Jul 1940.

948. Hilda P Steigerwalt (Wallace H , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 10 Oct 1918 in , , Pa.

Hilda married Frederick H Wolfe. Frederick was born on 24 Feb 1903 in IndianHlFrnklnTw, , Pa. He died on 22 Jan 1983 in Allentown, Lehigh, Pa, LehighValleyHosp. He was buried on 25 Jan 1983 in Lehighton, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Frederick was a mechanic at Atlas Powder Co., Reynolds, Pa., for 25 years before retiring in 1968. Member of Ben Salem Lutheran Church, East Penn Twp., Pa.

Frederick and Hilda had the following children:

  2042 F i Joan T Wolfe was born on 28 Dec 1934 in Andreas, Schuylkill, Pa. She died on 29 Dec 1985 in Allentown, Lehigh, Pa, LehighValleyHosp. She was buried on 2 Jan 1986 in Lehighton, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Joan was a Registered Nurse at Allentown Hospital for 30 years and a graduate of the hospital's School of Nursing. Member of Lutheran wing of Ben Salem Church, East Penn Twp., Pa.
+ 2043 M ii Merle D Wolfe was born on 2 Feb 1940.

949. Harlan Noah Loch (Minnie Steigerwalt , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 6 Oct 1911. He died on 16 Apr 1977. He was buried in Lehighton, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Harlan married Arthenia M Dunbar on 3 Mar 1945. Arthenia was born on 2 Jan 1915 in Aquashicola, Carbon, Pa. She died on 19 Jan 1991 in Allentown, Lehigh, Pa, LehighValleyHosp. She was buried on 23 Jan 1991 in Lehighton, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Arthenia worked in the maintenance dept. of Bright's Dept. Store, Lehighton, Pa., 1970-75. Was member of Ben Salem United Church of Christ, Lehighton, Pa., and an officer of the United Church Women. Was Sunday School teacher for 25 years, a member of Willing Workers of the church, and a Penn-Northeast Conference PTIM group member. Was a West Penn Twp. Republican committee woman and a Carbon County 4-H leader, both for 25 years, and vice-president and flower fund director of the Mahoning Valley Golden Agers. Was the dispatcher for the Penn-Mahoning Ambulance Association for 11 years.

Harlan and Arthenia had the following children:

+ 2044 F i Kay Loch was born on 11 Feb 1950.
+ 2045 F ii Gail Ann Loch was born on 26 Mar 1955.

950. Norman A Loch (Minnie Steigerwalt , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 4 May 1916 in Andreas Twp, Schuylkill, Pa. He died on 9 Nov 1994 in Bethlehem, , Pa, Leader Center. He was buried on 12 Nov 1994 in East Penn Twp, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Norman was employed by Freeman Dairy, Allentown, Pa. for many years. Began as a bulk milk carrier and was later a bottling machine operator for 10 years, retiring in 1981. Member and former deacon at Ben Salem United Church of Christ, Lehighton, Pa. Former president and vice-president of the Carbon Beagle Club, Andreas, Pa., and a founder and past treasurer of the Andreas Sporting Club

Norman married Una M Fritz on 24 Dec 1940 in New Mahoning, Carbon, Pa, Ref ChrParsonage. Una was born on 1 Dec 1915 in East Penn Twp, Carbon, Pa.

Una was a housewife

Norman and Una had the following children:

+ 2046 F i Donna Loch was born on 18 Oct 1943.
  2047 F ii Sandra Ann Loch was born on 15 Apr 1947 in Palmerton, Carbon, Pa.
        Sandra married Ronald Earl Hoppes on 2 Sep 1967. Ronald was born on 28 Jun 1946.

951. Floyd W Loch (Minnie Steigerwalt , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 27 Jun 1919 in West Penn Twp, Pa. He died on 11 Jun 2003.

Floyd is a veteran U.S.Army

Floyd married June Greenzweig about 1946. June was born on 18 Apr 1925.

They had the following children:

+ 2048 M i Maynard Loch was born on 17 Jun 1946. He died on 23 Jun 1977.
  2049 F ii Myrna J Loch was born on 3 Sep 1954.
        Myrna married Walp.

952. Velma Mary Loch (Minnie Steigerwalt , Stephen , Frederick , Carl or Charles Otto , Johann or Friedrich Frederick ) was born on 3 Dec 1923 in Andreas, Schuylkill, Pa. She died on 15 Jul 1990 in Allentown, Lehigh, Pa, LehighValleyHosp. She was buried on 19 Jul 1990 in East Penn Twp, Carbon, Pa, Ben Salem Cem.

Velma was a member of Ben Salem United Church of Christ, Lehighton, Pa. Was member of United Church Women and the Sunday School

Velma married Leighton Harry Francis Steigerwalt son of Walter Ulysses Steigerwalt and Velma Aquilla Bowman in Feb 1947. Leighton was born on 1 Sep 1924.

Leighton served in U.S.Air Force W.W.II 1943-46

Leighton and Velma had the following children:

+ 2050 M i Dale Leighton Steigerwalt was born on 8 Dec 1948.
  2051 ii Terry Lee Steigerwalt was born on 20 Apr 1951.
  2052 F iii Lynn Donna Steigerwalt was born on 22 Jun 1956.

Lynn has a B.S. Degree from Penn State Univ., 1977
        Lynn married Wayne W Wassmer. Wayne was born on 25 Nov 1956.
+ 2053 F iv Dawne Sandra Steigerwalt was born on 31 Aug 1959.

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