|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 8, 2010|
Fred D. Achenbach, 94, of Plainfield Township, passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Slate Belt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Washington Township.
Born: July 6, 1916, in Plainfield Township, he was a son of the late William and Liera Frantz Achenbach.
Personal: His wife, the former Rosa Nicholas passed away December 8, 1997. Fred was a dairy farmer his entire life. As a proud farmer, he was a founding member and past President of the Plainfield Farmer's Association. He was also very civic minded and was a member of numerous organizations in the Slate Belt area.
Memberships: He was a member and lifetime Elder of Hope United Church of Christ, in Wind Gap where he served as past Treasurer, and President of the Board.
Survivors: Two sons, Leroy and his wife Ruth and Henry and his wife Audrey all of Plainfield Township; seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife Rosa, he was predeceased by one sister, Mabel Heimer Leyfert.
Services: Funeral services will be held Monday, at 11:00 am in Hope U.C.C., 701 Cherry St., Wind Gap. Relatives and friends are invited to call Monday from 10am till time of service in the church. Burial will follow in Plainfield Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, PC, 202 West St., Wind Gap.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions, in memory of Fred, may be offered to the church at PO Box 425, Wind Gap, PA 18091.
Created by: Tom Romano
Record added: Dec 31, 2012
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