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Beulah Mae "Bood" (Long) Baltzer

April 2, 1924 ~ November 26, 2017 (age 93)

William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc.

(814) 797-1233


     Beulah Mae “Bood” Baltzer, age 93, of Knox, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Tipp City, Ohio.

     Born April 2, 1924 in Venango County, she was a daughter of the late William Irvin Long and Harriet Rosella Master Long.

     She graduated from the White Memorial School in Knox with the class of 1942 and continued her education at the Duff’s Iron City Business College.

     Bood married R. Robert Baltzer on July 7, 1943 and he preceded her in death in 1985.

     She worked at H.B. Beels Insurance in Knox for over 40 years and owned Baltzer’s Clothing Store in Knox for 20 years.

    Bood was a member of the Edenburg Presbyterian Church, where she served as church elder, treasurer and a member of the board of directors.

    She was active with “Once Upon a Christmas” and was a member of Charitable Deeds and Services; Knox Civic Club; Garden Club of Clarion County; Knox Golden Agers and the Knox Caring Cupboard.

     Survivors include three daughters:  Judith E. Carter of Peabody, Massachusetts; Barbara (Kim) Stormer and Cynthia (Alan Kolibas) Baltzer, all of Troy, Ohio.

   Bood is also survived by four grandsons:  Nick and Chris Carter and Seth and Ben Stormer; four great grandsons and two great granddaughters.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Jane Long and Marian Long Mentley.

    Memorial contributions may be made in the name of Beulah M. Baltzer to the Edenburg Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 458, Knox, PA  16232 or Charitable Deeds and Services, 260 High Point Road, Knox, PA  16232.

    A memorial service is to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018 in the Edenburg Presbyterian Church, 405 Main Street, Knox with Reverend Brian Hauser, pastor of the church, officiating.

    Arrangements are under the direction of the William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc. of Knox.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Edenburg Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 458, 405 Main Street, Knox PA 16232

Charitable Deeds and Services
98 Hickory Nut Lane, Knox PA 16232

 Service Information

Memorial Service
May 19, 2018

2:00 PM
Edenburg Presbyterian Church
405 Main Street
Knox, PA 16232

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