John W. Liebl

John W. Liebl, 84, Altoona, died at his residence.

He was born Sept. 14, 1928, in Altoona, son of John and Barbara (Duda) Liebl.

Surviving are three daughters: Kathleen Knop in South Carolina and Tammy Wilson and husband, Christopher Sr., and Kim Kuny, both of Altoona; eight grandchildren: Tabatha Gagean and husband, Richard, Kyle McNutt, Shane Kuny, Christopher Wilson Jr., Mary Wilson, Kylee Long, Catherine Long and David Long; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank; and a sister, Betty.

John was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Veeder-Root Co. after 25 years of service. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, German American Veterans and Soldiers Society and Bavarian Aid Society, and he enjoyed watching football and baseball.

A gathering of friends and family will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.