Richard Edwin Danner Richard Edwin Danner
Richard Edwin Danner, 84, of East Texas, passed away Wednesday. He was the husband of Emily A. (Lehr) Danner. They were married 62 years in March. Born in East Texas, he was a son of the late Edwin and Viola (Litzenberger) Danner. He was a sheet metal worker for over 50 years in union local 19. Richard was a member and former church council president of St. Paul’s Lutheran, Breinigsville, a past president of Lower Lehigh Lions Club, a past president of East Texas Playground Assn., and a former superintendent of East Texas Sunday School. He also was a member of Lehigh County and Lower Macungie Fire Police and served on the board of St. Paul’s Cemetery in Trexlertown.

Surviving with Emily are sons, Richard and his wife, Dori, of Hillsgrove, Jeffrey and his wife, Gladys, in Arizona, and Mark and his wife, Petra, in Germany; brother Ralph and his wife, Judy, of East Texas; grandchildren Justin, Lisa, Nina, and Kailee; great-grandchildren Natalie, RJ, Sage, and Mackenzie.

Funeral service will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. in St. Paul’s Church, 8227 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville. Calling hours are 7:00-8:30 p.m. Sunday in Schmoyer Funeral Home, 8926 Brookdale Road, Breinigsvlle and 10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday in church. Interment will take place in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the church and/or Lower Lehigh Lions Club, c/o Schmoyer Funeral Home, PO Box 190, Breinigsville 18031.

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