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Lloyd E. Sollenberger

October 19, 1930 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 91)


Lloyd was born October 19, 1930 in Everett, a son of Jacob and Pearl (Woy)

Sollenberger. On November 24, 1968 he married Lura Leitzel. She preceded him in

death on September 19, 2018. Lloyd was preceded in death by brothers Robert

(Verna), Ray (Elaine), and Ellis (Jane).  He was the last surviving member of both his

immediate family and that generation of the family. He is survived by a number of

nieces and nephews and was especially glad to recently meet several great great nieces and


Lloyd graduated from Everett High School and was a lifelong farmer, first as a dairy

farmer and later raising corn. He maintained an interest in agriculture even after retiring

from active farming. Lloyd was persistent, tenacious and resourceful in all he did.

Lloyd was a member of the Everett Church of the Brethren and served in a variety of

leadership positions at the church including Board Chair, Moderator, delegate to Annual

Conference and Financial Secretary. He served a term as Moderator for Middle PA

Church of the Brethren and was the moderator for several other congregations. Lloyd

taught Sunday School for more than 50 years.

He also enjoyed bowling on the Sollenberger Equipment team at the Elks for many

years and was a member of the Grange. He and Lura spent many weekends at the

Leitzel family cabin in Richfield. Lloyd enjoyed watching professional sports and had a

lifelong love of baseball playing in church leagues in his younger years and then

following the Pirates and professional baseball.

A memorial service will be held June 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the Everett Church of the

Brethren. Visitation for family and friends will be at 9:30.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Everett Church of the Brethren.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537

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June 25, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Everett Church of the Brethren
Water Street
Everett, Pennsylvania 15537

Memorial Service
June 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Everett Church of the Brethren
Water Street
Everett, Pennsylvania 15537

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