|Death: ||Oct. 25, 1955|
Chief Engineer Dies
In Reading Hospital
Adam D. Althouse, 73, of 1711 N. 15th St., chief engineer of the Reading Hospital for the past 26 years, died yesterday in that hospital.
Althouse, who headed the institution's mainteaance force, was affiliated with Reading Society, 20th Century Quakers, and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Reading.
Born in Bern Township and a son of the late Solomon and Clara (Ahrens) Althouse, he was a member of St. Mark's Evangelical and Reformed Church.
Althouse, whose first wife, Ernestine (Schoellkopf) Althouse, died in 1933, is survived by his second wife, Estella V. (Ermel) Althouse; a son, Harlan E., Clifton, N.J., a step-son, Jacob L. Wentzel, West Lawn; a step-daughter, Ruth, wife of Emanuel Waetzman, Reading; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the T.C. Auman, Inc., Funeral Parlors, the Rev. Ralph D. Althouse, a nephew, officiating. Burial will be made in Charles Evas Cemetery.
Arrangements are in charge of the L. W. Ott Funeral Home, Boyertown.
- Published by Reading Eagle; Wednesday, October 26, 1955; Pg. 47, Col. 2.
ALTHOUSE - On the 25th inst., ADAM D., husband of Estella V. (nee Ermel), ALTHOUSE, aged 73 years.
Services from Theo. C. Auman, Inc., Funeral Parlors, 247 Penn St., Friday, 1 p.m. Interment in Charles Evans Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening, 7 to 9.
- Published by Reading Eagle; Wednesday, October 26, 1955; Pg. 47, Col. 3.
Solomon A Althouse (1854 - 1908)
Clara R Ahrens Althouse (1856 - 1921)
Ernestine C. Schoelkopf Althouse (1881 - 1933)
Estella V. Ermel Althouse (1883 - 1963)
Harlan E. Althouse (1908 - 1975)*
Laura M Althouse Weidman (1874 - 1918)*
Howard A. Althouse (1880 - 1948)**
Adam Darius Althouse (1882 - 1955)
Charles Evans Cemetery
Maintained by: BAlthouse
Originally Created by: Tricker
Record added: Nov 10, 2010
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