Laura Weigle Dunkleberger

F, (13 February 1913 - 6 January 1987)
     Laura Weigle Dunkleberger was born on 13 February 1913 at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Carl Dunkleberger and Alice Grimes. Laura Weigle Dunkleberger married, at age 18, Walter E. Bower, age 21, son of George J. Bower and Laura E. Kinley, on Tuesday, 2 June 1931 at Lycoming Presbyterian Church Parsonage, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend Halbert Jacobs. Laura Weigle Dunkleberger died on 6 January 1987 at Williamsport Hospital, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 73 years, 10 months and 24 days.1,2 She was buried on 9 January 1987 in the State Road United Methodist Church Cemetery, located in Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2
     She appeared on the census of 3 January 1920 in the household of Raymond P. Weigle and Anna Foye at Lycoming Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Child of Laura Weigle Dunkleberger and Walter E. Bower

Last Edited=11 May 2006


  1. [S151] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, January 2004 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. LAURA BOWER, birth listed as 13 Feb 1913, died listed as Jan 1987, issued in the State of Pennsylvania. Last residence Montoursville, Lycoming, PA, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 4 Jun 2004.
  2. [S458] Memorial card from the funeral of Laura [Dunkleberger] Bower at State Road United Methodist Church Cemetery. Presumably from a local funeral home in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 9 January 1987. The original funeral card was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Lena [Hafer] Bower (1915-1998). Viewed at her home, RD #5 (now Bower Road), Williamsport, PA in September of 1993, by Kevin Sholder. The scrapbook that contains this article is now owned by her daughter. Phyllis Jane Bower, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA.