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Freda E. Musser, 95, of Elmcroft Assisted Living, Lewisburg for 17 years, formerly of 109 Walnut St., Mifflinburg for 50 years, passed away at the Adams Rehabilitative Center, RiverWoods after a five week visit, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017.
She was born May 28, 1921, in West Milton, a daughter of the late George W. and E. Florence (Walter) Musser.

Freda graduated from Milton High School in 1939.
She was employed at Huntingdon Throwing Mills, Mifflinburg, for more than 40 years, and earlier in life worked at Pennsylvania House, Lewisburg, and on her parent's farm.
She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mifflinburg, since 1950, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was a member of the David Dagle Circle.
Freda enjoyed knitting, sewing, reading extensively, eating out and traveling. She visited most of the U.S. states, Australia, the Mediterranean, Israel, Scandinavia and Canada, always enjoying new food and experiences. She took a yearly Harley ride right up to her 87th year. Freda's greatest treasure in life was her family and spending time with them.

Surviving are one daughter, Janet (Musser) Russell and her husband, Walter, of Panama City, Fla.; two granddaughters, Glenda L. (Shively) Sheaffer and her husband, John, of Mifflinburg, and Lisa A. (Shively) Vaught and her husband, Jim of Crossville, Tenn.; one great-granddaughter, Bonnie L. (Zimmerman) Roush, of Mifflinburg; two great-great-grandchildren, Breanna L. and Kolby P. Roush, of Mifflinburg; and two sisters, Florine (Mrs. Robert) Smith, of Mifflinburg, and Beatrice Musser, of Harrisburg.
She emotionally adopted and was adopted by John Sheaffer's children and grandchildren, Lori (Joe) Zimmerman and Ami and Zachary, of Etters, Cindy (Mark) Bowman, Taylor and Trevor, of Mifflinburg, Christine (Blair) Sheaffer-Wertz, of Millmont, and John (Jennifer) Sheaffer, Dylan, of Lewisburg.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, Nevin N. Musser, George Musser Jr., Marlin W. Musser, and Gladys (Mrs. Earl) Fisher.

Family and friends are welcome from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Jasmine Loney officiating.
She will be buried next to her parents in the Lewisburg Cemetery.
Flowers will be provided by the family. Memorial gifts in Freda's memory may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Leave your condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 27, 2017
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