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In Memoriam

 

Altoona Mirror, December 18, 2007

 

Nancy L. "Annie" Whiteman, 60, 1641 St. Francis Lane, Altoona, died unexpectedly Sunday morning at her residence.

 

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Alfred and Naomi (Mellot) Fuchs. Her mother preceded her in death. She married Raymond J. Whiteman Dec. 22, 1965, at Grace Bible Church.

 

Surviving are her husband; two daughters: Kayla Detwiler and husband, Ed, of Duncansville and Kerry Roesch and husband, Brian, of Middletown, Del.; her father of Harrisburg, Ill.; and two brothers: David Fuchs and Ken Fuchs, both of Duncansville. She was known as "Gumby" to her eight grandchildren: Colin Brinkhoff, Conor Brinkhoff, Reid Brinkhoff, Torey Roesch, Mara Roesch, Nathan Detwiler, Cassie Detwiler and Bailey Detwiler.

 

Annie had a great love for her family and grandchildren. She had been the former librarian and member of the Blair County Genealogical Society and director of the PA Genealogical Web site, GenWeb. Annie was a volunteer at the Women's Homeless Shelter.

 

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Plank, Stitt and Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg (www.pssfh.com). Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment at Grandview Cemetery.

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