Dorothy E Kale

June 7, 1926April 16, 2018

Dorothy Edith Kale, 91, of Lebanon, PA, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 in the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. She was the wife of the late Howard Levi Kale. She was born in Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County on June 7, 1926, a daughter of the late Robert L. and Julia S. Strickler Clauser. Dorothy was employed for many years at Warner-Lambert in Lititz as a machine operator. She was a member of the First Evangelical Congregational Church in Lebanon and enjoyed traveling and shopping. Dorothy loved animals, especially birds, having many birdfeeders in her yard. But her passion was her family. She just loved spending time with all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Terry Kale of Lebanon and Cindy Gettle wife of Neal Gettle, Sr. of FL; grandchildren, Neal “Chip” Gettle, Jr., Janeen Litten and Jonathan Gettle; ten great grandchildren and eleven great-great grandchildren; sisters, Joanne Stohler of Kleinfeltersville; Ruth Krall of Schaefferstown. Dorothy was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Ann Gettle; brothers, Charles Strickler, Leon Clauser, Robert Clauser; Gene Clauser and a sister, Thelma Zartman. Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2 PM in Clauser Funeral Home, 116 N. Carpenter St., Schaefferstown with a viewing beginning on Friday at 1 PM. Interment will be made in the Kleinfeltersville Cemetry. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA 17067.


  • Viewing Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 20, 2018

Dorothy E Kale

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