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Lois E. Brenner

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Lois E. Brenner, 94, formerly of Reading, passed away April 20, 2011 at 9:28 am in Berks County Home-Berks Heim a guest since June of 2004. Born March 7, 1917 in Reading she was the daughter of the late Robert Christian, Sr. and Pearl (Barnhart) Heydt. She was employed as a cafeteria worker for Reading High School for 16 years retiring in 1979. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Reading, a life member of the Jackson Democratic Club Ladies Auxiliary, member of Berks Heim Resident Council, Red Hat Society and enjoyed many activities at Berks Heim, especiallly Bingo. Mrs. Brenner is survived by her daughters Patricia L. (Shaner) wife of Stuart M. Reichardt of Exeter Township, Shelly (Brenner) wife of Neil t. Wagonseller of Mohrsville, her son Dale Shaner of Perris, CA, Step daughter Donna (Brenner) wife of Joseph Krezdorn, Jr. of Greenfields, 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren, 3 step great great grandchildren, half brother Kenneth Bortz of Las Vegas, NV. She was preceded in death by her son in 1988, Paul husband of Alice (Rotkiske) Shaner of Temple, half sister Charlotte(Bortz) wife of Paul Mitchell of Walnutport, and her brother Robert Christian, Jr. Services from Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home 444 North 9th Street Reading Saturday at 10:00 am. Rev. Rebecca W. Knox officiating. Interment Leesport Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday 9-10:00 am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to National Parkinson's Disease Foundation 1501 N.W. 9th ave./Bob Hope Road, Miami, Florida 33136-1494 in memory of Mrs. Lois E. Brenner.

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