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Maude B. Harpster, 97, of Milton, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at the Milton Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born in Lock Haven on July 7, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Helen (Barber) Brown. She was married to Warren Edward "Jake" Harpster for 47 years until his death in 1987.

Maude was a 1938 graduate of Milton High School. She had worked for American Home Foods retiring in 1985.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Milton, where she served on the Alter Guild. She was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed playing bridge with friends, traveling to the beach and bus trips with friends.

She is survived by a son, Warren Edward Harpster Jr., of Milton; a daughter, Linda Harpster Burger, of New Freedom; four grandchildren, Theresa Harpster, of Scarsdale, N.Y., Lawrence Harpster, of Lake Milton, Ohio, Angela L. Vantassel, of New Freedom, and Matthew R. Burger, of Portland, Ore.; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.

Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on January 5, 2018
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