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Nancy K. ‘Nannie’ Markel

Mrs. Nancy K. “Nannie” Markel, 91, of R.D. 3 – Box 438, Sinking Valley, Altoona, PA died Friday night, Oct. 5, 2007 at the Tyrone Hospital.
She was born January 9, 1916 at Bellefonte, PA a daughter of Boyd and Susan (Fetters) Myers.
She was married March 7, 1936 at Cumberland, MD to Raymond A. Markel who died Dec. 2, 1998.
She is survived by one daughter, Loretta Kurtz of Sinking Valley and two grandchildren – Julie Gummo (Dave) of Tyrone and Timothy Kurtz (Becky) of Sweet Valley, PA.
Great grandchildren: Heather and Travis Bartlebaugh, Jason Kurtz, Ashley Gummo, Melissa Kurtz of Tyrone, Nick Holliday of Altoona and Arian, Tylo, Sabryn, Matthew, Gianna Kurtz of Sweet Valley, PA.
Three sisters, Marybelle Boughamer, Hazel Miller, Bets Woomer, and a brother Donald Myers all of Tyrone.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son John in 1945; a grandson Jack R. Kurtz in 1997; a son-in-law Jack A. Kurtz in 2007; and brothers Bill Myers of NY in 1986; Paul Myers in 2003 and Jesse Shultz in 2000.
She was a member of the Tyrone Mission of the Wesleyan Bible Holiness Church.
She was a homemaker and was once employed at the Tyrone Laundry.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 at 4 p.m. at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc., Tyrone, with Rev. Peggy J. Bonsell officiating. Interment will follow at Logan Valley Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.