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LaRue Dawn Schlegel, 83, of Douglassville, formerly of Turbotville, passed away Dec. 17, 2017.
She was the widow of Leroy Francis Schlegel, who passed away in 1997.
She was born in Shamokin, a daughter of the late C. Curtis and Ruth C. (Waldroff) Miller.
LaRue was a secretary for several organizations throughout her life, including the Shamokin Area High School, Grove Presbyterian Church, Danville (where she was a former member), and Penn State Extension in Creamery.
She was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church, New Berlinville.
LaRue was a Penn State master gardener.
Surviving are two sons, Daniel R. Schlegel and his wife Wilma, of Auburn, and Robert M. Schlegel and his wife Faith, of Douglassville; two brothers, Curtis Miller and his wife Carol, of Galeton, Mich., and Chester Miller and his wife Marilu, of Allentown; one sister, Lois, wife of Dr. Tom Martin, of State College; grandchildren, Shivaugn, Erin, Lauren, Vanessa, Christina, Diana, and Stephen; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia Dawn Schlegel.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 611 Swamp Creek Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505. A viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Private interment will be in Odd Fellow's Cemetery, Shamokin.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Eos Therapeutic Riding Center, 288 Dahl Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, or to St. Andrew UMC Memorial Fund.

The Falk Funeral Home, Pennsburg is in charge of arrangements.
To offer on-line condolences, please visit her "Book of Memories" at falkfuneralhomes.com.
Published on December 18, 2017
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