Ralphetta J. (Weiand) Schlegel

Born: Sun., Jun. 3, 1928
Died: Mon., Jan. 9, 2017


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Location: Cedar Grove Brethren In Christ Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Location: Cedar Grove Brethren In Christ Church


Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Location: Union Cemetery

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     Ralphetta J. Schlegel, 88, of Thompsontown, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Brookline Manor.

     Born June 3, 1928, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Edna (Goss) Weiand. Her husband of 58 years, Carl E. Schlegel, whom she married Dec. 29, 1947, died March 11, 2006.

     She is survived by three sons, Steven C. Schlegel and wife, Janet, of Lewistown, Larry R. Schlegel and wife, Debra, of Camp Hill, and Daniel J. Schlegel and wife, Carol, of McAlisterville, two brothers, Charles "Bob" Weiand and wife, JoAnn, and Fred Weiand and wife, Arlene, all of Thompsontown, three sisters, Iris Wilson and husband, Leon, of Manheim, Arlene Carter of Kansas City, Kansas, and Sandy Summers of Thompsontown, four grandsons, three step-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, eight step-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.

     She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason L. Schlegel in 1997 and one brother, Gary Weiand.

     Ralphetta was a homemaker and attended Cedar Grove Brethren In Christ Church. She was a member of the Millerstown Moose, the Humane Society, and the Four Seasons Senior Center. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, doing jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles, and especially spending time with her family.

     Her service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, January 13, at Cedar Grove Brethren In Christ Church, 287 Deerville Road, Mifflintown with Rev. Ken Hepner officiating. Interment will be in Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown.

     There will be a viewing Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at the church.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Perry Co. Animal Rescue, 507 Sugar Run Rd, Millerstown, PA 17062

     Condolences may be left at www.guss.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Ralphetta's memory to the following organization:

Perry Co. Animal Rescue
507 Sugar Run Road, Millerstown, PA 17062

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Rob Weiand
   Posted Thu January 12, 2017
So sorry for your loss

Carleen Weiand
   Posted Fri January 13, 2017
With our sympathy, to Danny, Larry, and Steve Schlegel and their families on the loss of their mother. From the family of the late Gary B Weiand.