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Ralph and Dorothy (Colyer) Kepner in photo taken at the Port Royal Lutheran Church in 1992
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/2/11 - Image Year: 1992

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Dorothy J. Kepner, 61, of Port Royal, R.R.1, died Saturday, November 18, 1995, at her home.

Born January 2, 1934, in Fayette Township, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Gertrude M. (Nace) Colyer.

Her husband, Ralph M. Kepner, whom she married July 16, 1951, survives.

Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Edwin (Deborah) Beaston, Blain; a brother, Lloyd W. Colyer, Port Royal, R.R.2; and a granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Kepner was a former seamstress for Lyon Fashions, McAlisterville.

She was a 1951 graduate of Juniata Joint High School.

Mrs. Kepner was a member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church, the Spruce Hill Grange No. 772 and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Services were held at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Claude Baublitz and the Rev. Paul Kampa officiating. Interment was int he New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044

Port Royal Times (11-29-1995)

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/29/10 - Image Year: 1962
THE KEPNERS: Rhoda McCahan Kepner (r), her daughter-in-law Dorothy and granddaughter Debbie in front of Leister's Store dressed in their Sesqui-Centennial garb in 1962. (Photo submitted by Helen Beers)

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