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Chester Lee Wertz III

Mr. Chester Lee Wertz III, 57, of 561 Park Ave., Tyrone died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003 at 5 a.m. at his residence.
He was born May 6, 1946 in Altoona, the son of Chester Lee and Lamintia Louise “Tiny” Snyder Wertz Jr. and on Dec. 24, 1976 was married to Linda Stroup, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter and step-son, Jessica Nicole Wertz of Tyrone and Chad Reese of State College; his father of Tyrone; a brother, Gary D. Wertz and wife Jackie of Tyrone; a niece, Ashley Wertz of Tyrone; a nephew, Christopher Wertz of Port Matilda, and a great nephew, Christian Wertz of Port Matilda. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Mr. Wertz was a graduate of Tyrone Area High School Class of 1964 and of Devry Institute in Chicago, Ill. He retired from the Tipton plant of C-Cor as an electronics technician.
He was a member of Howard Gardner Post No. 281 American Legion, Anderson Denny Post No. 4559 V.F.W. and of the Blazing Arrow Hook and Ladder Fire Company.
A memorial service for Chester Lee Wertz III will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church with Pastor Jay Jones officiating. Interment at Blair Memorial Park will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Inc.
Contributions in his memory are requested to Tyrone Hospital, Clay Avenue, Tyrone.