Ruth Danner

Ruth DannerRuth Danner, 85, of Astoria died at 10:20 p.m. Oct. 16, 2011, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven in Rushville.

She was born July 13, 1926, in Manheim Township, York County, Pa., a daughter of Charles R. and Alice H. Fahs Hamm. She married Dwayne W. "Bill" Danner on March 25, 1950, in Rushville. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Neil (and Wendy) Danner of Astoria; two daughters, Joyce Briggs of Astoria and Cindy (and Randy) Constable of Rushville; one brother, Ray (and Barbara) Hamm of Ipava; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mae Batterton.

She worked at Royal Blue Grocery Store, a bookkeeper for Ralph Sill and Ray Sapp and worked at Astoria Fibra Steel, all in Astoria.

She was a member of Woodland Church of the Brethren in Astoria.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at her church with Pastor Gary Beach officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Burial will be in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Rescue Squad.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/19/2011

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