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JoAnn (Drane) Trefelner

Born: Sat., May 25, 1935
Died: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

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JoAnn Trefelner, 83, of Gilpin Township, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Quality Life Services, Apollo. JoAnn was a longtime resident of Freeport. JoAnn was born May 25, 1935, in Natrona Heights, the daughter of the late Russell and Helen Drane. She was the widow of John Karl Trefelner, who passed in 1995. JoAnn had worked for many years at Carson Castings Co., South Buffalo Township. She was a member of the Freeport VFW. She enjoyed her social life with family and friends. JoAnn enjoyed singing karaoke and doing her crossword puzzles. JoAnn is survived by her three sons, Kevin Trefelner and Holly Kiem, of Gilpin Township, Michael and Julie Trefelner, of South Buffalo Township, and John L. Trefelner and Laura Jones Trefelner, of Gilpin Township; and her son-in-law, Vernon J. Klingensmith Sr., of Allegheny Township. She is also survived by grandchildren, Vernon J. Klingensmith Jr., Ashley Klingensmith and Zack Shannon, Johua Hess, Austin and Cheyanne Trefelner, and Clayton Chapman; three great-grandchildren, Phoenix Klingensmith, and Gavin and Roczen Shannon. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Klingensmith; and an infant daughter. She was also preceded by her three sisters and a brother. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the REDMOND FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 High St., Freeport. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home following the visitation at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A family burial service will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery, Freeport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to JoAnn's family c/o Laura Jones, 524 High St., Freeport, PA 16229

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Calvin Tawnya Savannah Rowles
   Posted Tue February 12, 2019
Our condolences to the Trefelner family in this time of sorrow.You are and will always be in our hearts Joann was a great and very loving woman and raised wonderful kids.RWG Joann

   Posted Wed February 13, 2019
To the Family. Our condolence. At John 11:25 Jesus said he was ‘the resurrection and the life.’ That means ‘there is going to be a resurrecton’ of our dead loved ones. Acts 24:15

John (Johnny) Prager
   Posted Wed February 13, 2019
My mom Joyce and my dad John (Jack) were long time friends of JoAnn I knew her since I was very young and was always laughing and having a good time. Deepest Sympathy to your entire family for your loss and I hope that My mom Dad and JoAnn are celebrating in heaven.

W. J.
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
To the Family:
My condolences to all of you. May the wonderful memories you shared and the promises found in God’s word soothe your hearts. Look ahead to the future, confident that Jehovah God will fulfill all of his promises. Daniel 12:2 and Acts 24:15, “... there shall be a resurrection of the dead...”

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