The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 15, 2013

Mildred R. Karpen

The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — KARPEN – Mildred R., 96, Johnstown, died Feb. 14, 2013, at home. Born Oct. 4, 1916, in Johnstown, daughter of Joseph and Elsie (Fingerhoot) Baiker. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Henry; brothers, Melvin and Joseph; and sisters, Viola Baiker, Ethel Uhl and Lillian Schellhammer. Survived by several nieces and nephews and special nephew, James Crosley. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, and retired from Champion International Inc. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Michael A. VanDyke. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to Cover Hill Volunteer Fire Department or Medi Home Hospice of Johnstown.

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