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William Luse

William H "Bill" Luse

Sunday, June 4th, 1933 - Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Obituary

William H. “Bill” Luse, 86, of Centre Hall, passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Born on June 4, 1933, in Centre Hall, he was the son of the late Ralph and Mildred E. Long Luse. On June 14, 1952, in Centre Hall, he married Shirley L. Rhoads. Shirley passed away on October 4, 2012.
Bill was a 1951 graduate of Centre Hall Potter High School. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in State College.
Bill farmed in Potter Township and later was employed at Penn State in the Lab Animal Department, followed by the dairy barns. He retired in 1996.
Bill was a member of the Centre Hall P.O.S. of A and Woodward P.O.S. of A for over 60 years. He was a member of the Centre Hall Lions since 1967 where he served as President, Secretary, and was the Chairman of the Chicken BBQ committee for over 30 years. He was the District Governor 1991-92. He was a Melvin Jones Fellow, Joe Wroblewski Award recipient, and a PA Fellow. He served on the Camp Victory board for 20yrs.
Bill had a passion for helping others in need. That passion shined in his service through the POS of A and the Lions organizations. He will be missed by many. Bill enjoyed helping at the Centre Hall Feed Store. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Bill is survived by his daughter, Sharon L. Sahd and her husband, Joe, of Columbia, PA and his son, Marlin E. Luse and his wife, Carol, of Clarence.
Also surviving Bill are his two grandchildren; Christopher Holt of Lancaster and Amanda Heverly and her husband, Jake, of Centre Hall, and four great grandchildren; Noah Heverly, Darcee Holt, Finn Holt, and Sydney Heverly and numerous nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents and wife, Bill was preceded in death by his four brothers, Leonard, Richard, Bruce, and Dean, and one sister, Inez Lauck. Bill was the last of his generation.
Visitation will be on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9-11am with a Lions Memorial Service at 11am at the St. Luke Lutheran Church in Centre Hall. Memorial service will follow the Lions service at the church with Rev. Carolyn Hetrick and Retired Pastor Leroy Reitz officiating. Burial will follow at the Reformed and Lutheran Cemetery in Centre Hall.
Bill requested that NO flowers be sent, instead, make memorial contributions to the Camp Victory, PO Box 810, Millville, PA 17846.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, Inc 228 S. Pennsylvania Ave. Centre Hall, PA 16828. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at www.daughenbaughfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    St. Luke's Lutheran Church
    Address
    301 N. Pennsylvania Ave
    CENTRE HALL, PA 16828
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Luke's Lutheran Church
    Address
    301 N. Pennsylvania Ave
    CENTRE HALL, PA 16828
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    A Lions Memorial Service at 11am at the St. Luke Lutheran Church in Centre Hall. Memorial service will follow the Lions service at the church.
    Officiant
    Rev. Carolyn Hetrick
    Co-Celebrant
    LeRoy Reitz
  • Interment

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 |
    When
    Saturday, August 10th, 2019
    Location
    Reformed & Lutheran Cemetery
    Address
    West Church Street
    CENTRE HALL, PA 16828
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Donations are being accepted for: Camp Victory.

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PDG Paul & Lion Shirley Schriner

Posted at 09:29am
Many good memories with Lions Club outings.
PDG Paul and Lion Shirley Schriner
MB

Merrilee and Tom Barner

Posted at 09:06am
So very sorry for your loss. Tom has many memories of Bill joking with him while bowling. May time heal your sorrow, peace replace heartache, and memories comfort you. Sincerely caring with prayers and sympathy.
BR

Beth Rodebaugh

Posted at 06:22pm
Darcee and Finn will miss their Great Grandpa. We will all miss him.

Jane Myers

Posted at 03:35pm
We have many fond memories of "Uncle Bill" as we and our boys always called him and " Aunt Shirley". Bill traveled down with us to York to attend our younger son's baptism. We never asked him to do this, he just wanted to do it. One winter, he saved our home from flood damage when he came over to our house and spent hours in a frigid rain, working to divert the water away from our home. The only thing he asked for in return was a "strong" drink to warm him up. He also found locations for our sons to complete their Eagle Scout projects which allowed them to go on and get their Eagle Scout Awards. As I said before he will be dearly missed by us and many, many friends in the community.
❤️ Jane and George Myers

Jane Myers

Posted at 02:46pm
We love you, Bill, and will miss you so much. You did so many wonderful things for us and our boys. You were always there to offer a helping hand.
You are with Shirley now listening to her play the organ and eating her famous shoe fly pie. Rest In Peace our dear friend.
Love, Jane and George Myers
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