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Joseph A. Yetter, Sr.

June 6, 1945 ~ April 3, 2019 (age 73)

Joseph A. Yetter, Sr., 73, formerly of James Creek, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Apr. 3, 2019, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown.  Born June 6, 1945 in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Donald E. and Virginia L. (Berkheimer) Yetter.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Kay (Benner) Yetter on Feb. 25, 1968.  Surviving are: children, Joseph A. Yetter, Jr. and wife Joy of McClure, Todd R. Yetter and wife Mary of Newark, Del., John Everly and wife Krista of Lewistown, a sister, Fay McKnight and husband Hilton of Carlisle, and six grandchildren.  Joe had worked and retired from Standard Steel, Burnham.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.  He had been President of the United Steel Workers Union 2921 and a member and past president of the Mifflin-Juniata AFL-CIO Labor Council.  He was a 1963 graduate of Kishacoquillas High School, and he played trumpet in the Siglerville Band.

There will be a viewing 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019, at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville.  Funeral services will be Monday 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor William Esborn officiating.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.  

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