The Rev. R. Donald Weltmer

The Rev. R. Donald Weltmer, 79, formerly of Altoona, died Wednesday.

He was born in Altoona, son of Ralph and R. Elizabeth (Saylor) Weltmer.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn; a son, Gordon Weltmer of York Haven; two daughters: Lenore Stroop of Gerrardstown, W.Va., and Lynda Owings of Inwood, W.Va.; eight grandsons; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.

Rev. Weltmer pastored churches in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Colorado and West Virginia.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home, South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va., with Pastors Carl Baker and Devon Ward officiating, followed by a viewing.

Interment will be held at a later date in Carson Valley Cemetery, Duncansville.

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