The Life of Trene M. Oswald

Trene M. Oswald, 88, formerly of Topton, died Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Kutztown Manor, where she was a resident since December, 2016.  Born in Topton, she was a daughter of the late Claude M. and Ferna R. (Angstadt) Eltz. Mrs. Oswald was a cafeteria cook for Brandywine School District for 30 years, until her retirement.

Mrs. Oswald is survived by a son, Roger B., husband of Gwen (McClain) Oswald, Nazareth; daughters, Kris A. (Oswald) wife of Dennis W. Shoemaker, and Annette M. (Oswald) wife of Daniel E. Reeves, all of Mertztown.  There are also nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by brothers, Robert and Wayne Eltz.

Graveside services will be private at the convenience of the family in Topton Union Cemetery, Topton.

Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Topton, is in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences may be recorded at

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