Kenneth A. “Ken” Nier, 94, of Easton died peacefully Monday, September 3, 2012 at home.
Born: January 4, 1918 in Easton he was a son of the late William B. and Elfreda Robeson Nier. His wife, the former Joyce O. Seibel died in 2000.
Personal: He was a graduate of Easton HS Class of 1936 and Churchman’s Business College in 1938. After more than 34 years with Bethlehem Steel Corp., Billing Division, he provided accounting services to Geo. Seiple Scrap Metal and Concrete Deck. For three decades he was an instructor of brass instruments at Ken Brader Studios and was engaged in several local dance bands.
Memberships: An avid gardener and avid golfer, Ken was a past member of Harkers Golf Club and Northampton Country Club. He had 13 holes-in-one and shot his age several times. He was a member and past-treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Palmer Township.
Survivors: 3 daughters: Cynthia J. Spinato and her husband Donald, Sr. of Phillipsburg, NJ; Carole M. Rapp of Forks Twp., PA; Judith E. Uhrich and her husband David of West Chester, PA; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Services: Will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton Street, Easton, PA with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions: May be made to the Kiwanis Foundation of Palmer Twp., P.O. Box 3165, Palmer, PA 18043-3165. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.