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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Margaret Jane Butz, Ebeneezer Church secretary, member

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Margaret “Peggy” Jane Butz, 78, died Jan. 11, 2018, at Whitehall Manor, Whitehall. Born in Wilson, she was a daughter of the late Harold and Jane (Warner) Steckel of Wilson. She was the wife of the late Harold A. Butz for 52 years.

She was a Wilson Area High School, Easton, graduate. She earned an assoicate’s degree in business and secretarial fields at Churchman’s Business School, Easton.

Before her retirement, she was church secretary for and a member of Ebenezer Bible Fellowship Church, Bethlehem, for many years. She was a vocalist and pianist.

She is survived by two sons, Jeff and his wife Margaret of Danielsville and Jim and his wife Melanie of Cumming, Ga.; five grandchildren, Evan Butz, Connor and his wife Elizabeth Butz and Ryan, Madison and Hannah Butz; a sister-in-law, Peggy Steckel of Billings, Mont.; two nieces, Jane and Debbie; and two nephews, Michael and Stephen.

She was predeceased by a brother, James Steckel of Billings, Mont.

Contributions may be made to the Ministry of World Team Missions, Designation: Jim & Lynn Head, 1431 Stuckert Road, Warrington, 18976; or at

Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Lehighton.