The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

October 6, 2012

Reba K. Theys

The Tribune-Democrat

SOUTH FORK — THEYS – Reba K., 90, South Fork, died Oct. 6, 2012, at Rose of Sharon Personal Care Home, St. Michael.  Born Dec. 20, 1921, in South Fork, daughter of George and Della (Burnheimer) Gramling.  Preceded in death by parents; husband, John E. “Frog” Theys, who died Jan. 18, 1992; grandson, Randy Theys; sisters, Thelma Gramling and Olive Wilkinson; brothers, Harold, Kermit, Robert and Glenford Gramling; and son-in-law, Timothy Thomas.   Left with loving memories by children, Robert, married to Martha Fisher, Johnstown; Linda McCormick, Summerhill; Darlene, wife of Charles Lamason, Hummelstown, Pa.; Valeria Thomas, Sidman; Terry, married to Kathy Valko, Princeton, Ind.; and Corey, married to Tina McCall, Summerhill; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Reba was a member of First United Methodist Church, South Fork.  She enjoyed playing bingo and spent countless days camping along the Juniata River, relaxing with family and friends.  Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork.  Viewing at First United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Terry Trudgen and the Rev. Dr. Paul B. Morris.  Interment, South Fork Cemetery.  The family wishes to acknowledge, with special thanks, the loving care and support provided by the staffs of Rose of Sharon Personal Care Home and Windber Hospice.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, Windber Hospice or the South Fork Public Library.  (

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