Alma Marie Loutsenhizer Brentzel, age 85 of Paintertown, PA died September 24, 2012 at the Harmon House in Mt. Pleasant, PA. She was born July 16, 1927 in San Francisco, California. A daughter of the late Henry August Schroeder and Alma Ida Harencame Schroeder. Alma Marie was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Irwin, PA. Alma was noted for her salesmanship as an Avon Representative, wedding cake decorating, and she enjoyed decorating her home and outdoor gardens as well. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Brentzel Jr., stepfather, William Loutsenhizer, her daughter, Melissa Brentzel, four brothers, Henry, William, Fred and Art Loutsenhizer. She is survived by three sons Joseph D. Brentzel and his wife Dr. Phyllis R. of North Huntingdon, Eric B. Brentzel and his wife Mary of Debary, Fla, Kelvin Brentzel and his wife Tina of Severn, Maryland; one daughter, Laura Kemerer of Paintertown, and fiance Frank. Grandchildren, Brandon J., Eric B. Jr, Matthew, Conner, Logan Brentzel, David and Nathan Kemerer. Friends will be received on Thursday 6-8 p.m. and Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday in the Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeff Youell officiating. Interment at Irwin Union Cemetery.
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