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Catherine Lykens

Catherine Velma Lykens (Murray)

Sunday, December 11, 1927 - Monday, July 22, 2019
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Obituary

Catherine Velma (Murray) Lykens, 91 of Altoona, died July 22, 2019 at her home. She was born December 11, 1927 in Sandy Ridge, the daughter of James and Edith Green Murray. On November 14, 1945 in West Decauter, she married Victor “Brownie” Lykens who preceded her in death on May 15, 1992. She is survived by 5 children; Victor R of Altoona, Deborah Ann of Puerto Rico, Daniel Leroy of Williamsburg and Sharon and Susan Lykens of Altoona; Eleven grandchildren: Vicki K, David Alan, Jamie Lee, Shon, Jason, Sandy Jo, Valerie Lynn, Mike, Michelle, Christine and Waylen; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two children: Sandra Lee and Ronald Dean; three grandchildren; Robert Leroy, Joe Rickabaugh Jr. and Catherine Christine; and eight siblings: Leroy, Mary, Margaret, Mable, Hazel, Anna Bell, James and Daniel. She was the last of her immediate family.
Catherine was employed as a housekeeper with several area banks as well as the Altoona hospital. She was a good lady and enjoyed her time with her grandchildren.
A noon funeral service will be held at Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Inc. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 with Reverend Carl Schmidt officiating. Friends will be received from 11 am until the noon service.
Arrangements are under the care of the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Inc.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    115 W 10th Street
    Tyrone, PA 16686
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Richard H. Searer Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    115 W 10th Street
    Tyrone, PA 16686
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Carl Schmidt
  • Interment

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 1:30pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 1:30pm
    Location
    Burket Cemetery
    Address
    4430 Burket Rd.
    Warriors Mark, Pennsylvania 16877
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