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Wilbur R. ‘Butch’ Replogle

Wilbur R. “Butch” Replogle, 68, of Warriors Mark passed away early Sunday morning November 25, 2007 at his home.
He was born January 3, 1939 in Altoona a son of the late Wilbur R. Sr. and Eleanor (Kuny) Replogle. On December 1, 1962 in Altoona he married Christine T. Hofmann.
Surviving are his wife, a daughter Tonyia (Replogle) McClellan and husband Scott of Frederick, Maryland, a son Robb and wife Lori (Miller) Replogle of Warriors Mark, seven grandchildren, Travis, Justin, Courtnie and Rachel Replogle of Tyrone, Shyann, Stacie and Summer McClellan of Frederick, Maryland, two sisters Rita Harden of English, Indiana, Dorothy Hunter of Altoona and a brother Gary Replogle of Juniata and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Replogle retired in 2001 from U.S. Food Service, Altoona, formerly Sky Brothers, following 28 years service.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War serving as a staff sergeant. He proudly served in the Air Force for 12 years and also the National Guard for a year. He was a 1956 graduate of Altoona High School.
In his younger years Wilbur enjoyed racing stock cars, hunting, traveling around the world while in the Air Force and picnicking with his family. In his later years he enjoyed his work, his grandchildren, the Steelers and spending time with his two dogs.
Wilbur will be sadly missed by his family and his two dogs, Libby and Noel.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Feller Memorial Home with Rev. John T. Pine officiating. Interment with veteran’s honors will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial gifts in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 501 Howard Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16601 or to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312.