The Life of Bernard A Ehlers

Bernard A. Ehlers, 85 of Pottsville, died Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill, East Norwegian St. 

He was born on October 12, 1936 in Pottsville a son of the late Ernest H. and Kathryn Klusinsky Ehlers.

He was a graduate of Pottsville High School.

He was an veteran having served in the Army.

Bernie was employed by the former Allied Chemical, prior to retiring.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville and the Walter Griffiths AMVETS Post #180, Pottsville.

Throughout his life he was avid Dallas Cowboy Fan.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ernest and Allan Ehlers.

Surviving are his wife Marsha A. Slatick Ehlers, Pottsville; a son Edward Ehlers, Pottsville; 2 daughters, Paula Bubeck and her husband Richard, Orwigsburg; Marsha Ann Schwalm and her husband James, Minersville; a granddaughter Tiffany Schell; his Rottweiler, Samuel; Nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be held 10AM Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville, with Rev. Chris Rothharpt officiating. There will be no viewing prior to services. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Bernie be made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven. Arrangements are under the care of James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville.

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