Michael Howard Feister

M, b. 26 January 1950, d. 18 February 1971
Father*Harold Ross Feister b. 3 Dec 1923, d. 21 Oct 2020
Mother*Marilyn Louise Reiner
Last Edited2 Feb 2014
     Michael Howard Feister was born on 26 January 1950 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He died on 18 February 1971 at Strasburg, Pennsylvania, at age 21. He was buried on 21 February 1971 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzer, Pennsylvania.

Kathryn Groff

F, b. 1 August 1898, d. 9 October 1983
Father*Christian J Groff1
Mother*Nettie Mowery1
Last Edited6 Apr 2012
     Kathryn Groff was born on 1 August 1898. She married William T Koch, son of Frank B Koch and Margaret (Maggie) Salome Armer, on 16 February 1922. Kathryn Groff died on 9 October 1983 at age 85. She was buried on 11 October 1983 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
     As of 16 February 1922,her married name was Koch. She and William T Koch appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 135 W Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; House number appears to be changed from 43 to 135 W. Main St.2

Family

William T Koch b. 20 Aug 1898, d. 19 Oct 1983
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Maggie Hoover, Obit in Hoover Scrapbook.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #107.

Mary K Koch

F, b. 5 April 1924, d. 26 April 2011
Father*William T Koch b. 20 Aug 1898, d. 19 Oct 1983
Mother*Kathryn Groff b. 1 Aug 1898, d. 9 Oct 1983
Last Edited30 Dec 2015
     Mary K Koch was born on 5 April 1924. She married Paul Kenneth Rankin on 16 January 1943. Mary K Rankin died on 26 April 2011 at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 87. Her obituary read: Mary K. Rankin, 87, of Lancaster and formerly of Strasburg died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She and her husband Paul Kenneth Rankin celebrated 68 years of marriage. Born in Strasburg she was the daughter of the late William T. and Kathryn F. Groff Koch. Mary had been employed by the former Hess's Department Store and then worked as a bookkeeper for the former Bank of Lancaster County, retiring in 1984. She was a member of Bird In Hand United Methodist Church, the Ladies Auxiliary to the former Paul R. Strubel VFW Post #8710, Strasburg, the Order of Eastern Star, James Buchanan Chapter # 315, and a former member of the Strasburg Cemetery Board. Surviving beside her husband Paul are two daughters Barbara Ann wife of Don W. Hertzog of Florence, KY, Susan E. married to John R. Hoffman of Lancaster; three grandchildren, Jeffrey LaVan, Toby Eckman, Melissa Kaylor; five great grandchildren; and a brother John F. married to Martha Myers Koch of New Holland. Mary was preceded in death by a brother William T. Koch, Jr. Funeral services will be held from the Bird In Hand United Methodist Church, 2620 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird In Hand, PA on Friday, April 29th at 11:00AM with Pastor Robert Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in Strasburg Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10:00AM until the time of service. Reynolds Funeral Home, Quarryville, PA. Arrangements entrusted to Murray A. Miller. To send an online note of condolence please, visit our website at reynoldsfuneralhome.net.

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 4/28/2011.1,2 She was buried on 29 April 2011 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Mary K Koch Find-a-Grave.com ID # 69029718.
     She appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 135 W Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 As of 16 January 1943,her married name was Rankin.

Family

Paul Kenneth Rankin b. 4 Jun 1925, d. 5 Aug 2019

Citations

  1. [S194] Various, Tributes.com record.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Dec 30 2015.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #107.

Nancy Weiser

F, b. 9 February 1930, d. 1 August 2020
Father*Robert C Weiser1
Mother*Anna Boyd2
Last Edited4 Aug 2020
     Nancy Weiser was born on 9 February 1930. She married William T Koch Jr, son of William T Koch and Kathryn Groff, on 4 April 1948. Nancy Koch died on 1 August 2020 at Oak Leaf Manor North, Landisville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 90.1 She was buried on 6 August 2020 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Nancy Weiser Find-a-Grave.com ID # 214075341.
     She witnessed Class picture of graduating class at Strasburg High School in 1947.
As of 4 April 1948,her married name was Koch.

Family

William T Koch Jr b. 31 Oct 1922, d. 8 Dec 1977

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Aug 4, 2020 issue page A 11.
  2. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Aug 4, 2020 issue page A 11 for daughter Nancy Koch.

Paul Kenneth Rankin

M, b. 4 June 1925, d. 5 August 2019
Last Edited22 Nov 2019
     Paul Kenneth Rankin was born on 4 June 1925. He married Mary K Koch, daughter of William T Koch and Kathryn Groff, on 16 January 1943. Paul Kenneth Rankin died on 5 August 2019 at Calvary Homes, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 94.1 He was buried on 12 August 2019 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Paul Kenneth Rankin Find-a-Grave.com ID # an unknown place ; 201929092.

Family

Mary K Koch b. 5 Apr 1924, d. 26 Apr 2011

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Nov 22 2019.

Paul B Levon

M, b. 19 May 1934, d. 14 June 1989
Last Edited18 Nov 1999
     Paul B Levon was buried at Linglestown, Pennsylvania. He was born on 19 May 1934. He married Barbara Ann Rankin, daughter of Paul Kenneth Rankin and Mary K Koch, on 27 February 1964. Paul B Levon died on 14 June 1989 at age 55.

Family

Barbara Ann Rankin