Edna C. Traupman, 86, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 19, 2012, at Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Catherine Halbriner. She was the wife of Rudolph F. Traupman for 66 years.
She was a Liberty HS graduate
She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
Maxwell George "Max" Schneider opens for Victoria Justice, 7 p.m. Aug. 30, Fairgrounds Grandstand, Allentown Fair. Schneider, born June 21, 1992, grew up in Woodstock and Manhattan, N.Y. He is a singer, dancer, actor, model and musician. His latest TV show is "How To Rock," where he plays Zander, a musician. He also starred in the original movie, "Rags," on Nickelodeon.
Community Schools benefit from registering store cards
Registering or reregistering Giant, Bottom Dollar and Target store cards will help local schools. With all of the cuts in school funding, this helps supplement programming, school supplies and other needs. School names and codes are available on the websites.
The Bethlehem Veg Fest will be held Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 316 S. New St. along the South Side greenway.
There will be vegetarian natural food providers, top national speakers and chefs, educational exhibitors and kids' activities. There will be free admission, free food sampling, free speaker presentations, free parking and a Lanta bus stop across the street.
For information, visit www.downtownbethlehemassociation.com/calendar/vegfest.
James Arthur Lunger, 60, of Parryville, died Aug. 15, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. Born in Allentown, he was a son of Jean E. (Boyer) Gross and the late James Bernard Lunger.
While attending Liberty HS, and also at the Northwest Swimming Club, Bethlehem, he was a champion diver.
He was in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973 during the Vietnam era.
He was the head custodian for the Bethlehem Area School District.
7 p.m. Aug. 30, Fairgrounds Grandstand, Allentown Fair. Victoria Justice, born Feb. 19, 1993, Hollywood, Fla., was accepted into the music theater program at Los Angeles' Performing Arts Magnet School. On the hit Nickelodeon series, "Victorious," which debuted in 2010, Justice plays Tori Vega, a student at Hollywood Arts High, a performing arts school. The title soundtrack album from the series featuring Justice and the "Victorious" cast has spawned four singles that surpassed 1.8 million digital downloads on iTunes.
Shirley A. Lindgren, 77, of Bethlehem, died Aug. 22, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital-Fountain Hill. Born in Mesa, Ariz., she was a daughter of the late Merlin O. and Josephine (Haley) Tryon.
She was the wife of J. Ralph Lindgren for 53 years. She attended Brigham Young University and Lake Forest College, Chicago.
She was an executive secretary for Easter Seals, retiring in 1997. She was a Bethlehem Area School District (BASD) board member from 1981-1985.
Mildred H. Wilcox, 80, formerly of Bethlehem Township and a resident of Alexandria Manor, Bath, died Aug. 12, 2012. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Stephen and Helen (Yurko) Farkas. She was the wife of the late Robert D. Wilcox for 55 years.
She was a secretary at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Bethlehem.
She is survived by three sons, Timothy R. of Palmer Township, Mark S. of Bethlehem Township and Terry L. of Pleasant Gap; and four grandchildren.