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MAY 14, 1997


Annie L. Kantner, 79, of Ottsville, formerly of Cressona, died Wednesday at her daughter’s home in Ottsville.


Born in Port Carbon, Feb. 22, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Emma Templin Major.


She was retired from Argo, where she worked in the finishing room. She was a member of Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, Cressona. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore, in 1974.


Surviving are a son, Theodore J., Hatboro; four daughters, Margaret A. Weinrich, Ottsville, Joan M. Blackwell, Germany, Nancy M. Weite, Los Angeles, Sandra L. Witten, Ohio; three brothers, Charles Major, Llewellyn, James Major, Schuylkill Haven, Clyde Major, Wyoming; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.


Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from Ebling Funeral Home, Cressona. The Rev. Nelson Reppert will officiate. Interment will be in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.