Dennis C. Christman, 62, Lenhartsville, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Allentown, son of Carl W. Christman, a resident of Orwigsburg Center, and the late Jean R. (Koch) Christman. He married Susan L. Reimert of Altoona on April 24, 1993.
Surviving are his wife; four children: Heather L. Gruber and husband, Todd M., Desirae C., Troy D. and wife, Kimberly (Waits), and Nathan D. and wife, Lindsay N. (Frymoyer), all of Lenhartsville; five grandchildren: Connor M. and Mason T. Gruber, Emma C. and Cole T. Christman and Logan H. Christman-Warke; and a sister, Diane J. Smith and husband, Leon G., of Kutztown.
Dennis was a 1968 graduate of Hamburg Area High School and was a member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He was the owner and operator of Christman Lake Development and was also a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Zion's Church, Perry Township, and a former member of St. John's Church, Allentown. He also belonged to Huguenot Lodge 377, F&AM, Kutztown.
Friends will be received from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today, Jan. 18, 2013, at Ludwick Funeral Homes Inc., 333 Greenwich St., Kutztown, followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m., the Rev. Vernon Stoop officiating. Private inurnment with military honors will be held at the convenience of the family in Zion Cemetery, Perry Township.
The family requests that contributions be made to Zion's Church, 770 Zion's Church Road, Hamburg, PA 19526.
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