Aldus B. Kready84, WWII veteran, Manheim native

By on February 15, 2012

Aldus B. Kready, 84, of Coudersport, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport.

Born on April 18, 1927 in Manheim, he was the son of Aldus Z. and Emma Brandt Kready. In May of 1985 in Smethport, he married Monta Clark, who died on Dec. 24, 2004.

Mr. Kready had lived in the Coudersport area since October of 2010, coming to the area from Middletown. He graduated high school in Manheim and then served with the U. S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He had been employed as a machinist with the Fuller Company in Manheim. He was raised Mennonite and was a 60-year member of Elizabethtown Moose FC 596 in Elizabethtown, where he was a fellowship degree member and past governor.

Surviving are two daughters: Janet L. Foltz, of Smethport; and Jean Weaverling, of Dothan, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one daughter: Joanne Johnson; and two sisters: Anne E. Augst and Mary Jane Zimmerman-Kopt.

A memorial service was held on Feb. 11 at Elizabethtown Moose FC 596, 18 N. Market Street, Elizabethtown. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Fickinger Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, of Coudersport.

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