Luke H High

February 14, 1932September 10, 2016

Luke H. High, 84, of Myerstown, PA, passed away in his residence on Saturday, September 10, 2016. He was the husband of Mary E. Musser High with whom he was married to for 62 years. He was born in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County on February 14, 1932, a son of the late John S. and Amanda Horting High. Luke worked as a farmer most of his life and welder until he retired. He also was a taxi driver for the Amish community. He was a member of the Schaefferstown Mennonite Church. He is survived by children, Susan M. Heisey married to Luther of Jonestown, PA; Esther M. Weaver married to Nelson of East Earl, PA; Irene M. Gehman married to Virgil of Ewing, IL; Charles M. High married to Amy Martin of Millerstown, PA; Henry M. High married to Sharon Weaver of Gettysburg, PA; Mary M. Gehman married to Myron of Mifflintown, PA; Paul M. High married to Petrina of Bernville, PA; Reuben M. High married to Glenda Weaver of Gettysburg, PA; Sarah M. Auker married to Delbert of Plains, MT; Miriam M. High, Myerstown; Ruthanne M. Alcala married to Chris of Lebanon, PA; son in laws, Paul R. Shenk of Myerstown, PA; Sanford S. Weaver married to Lindsey Stoltzfus of New Holland, PA; 61 grandchildren; 75 great grandchildren; sister, Lydia H. High Martin of Richland, PA; brothers, Jacob H. High married to Arlene of Mifflintown, PA; Melvin H. High married to Anna of Donna, TX. He was preceded in death by daughters, Verna M. High Weaver and Rachael M. High Shenk; grandson, Clavin Scott Gehman; great granddaughter, Alyssa Heller; sisters, Anna Mae H. High Wenger, Emma H. High Gonzales, Mary H. High Parbel, infant sister, Miriam; brothers, Paul H. High, Ivan H. High, John David H. High, Henry H. High. Christian H. High, a stillborn brother. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10 AM in Schaefferstown Mennonite Church, 625 North Market Street, Myerstown, PA. Viewing on Wednesday from 1 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM at the church. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. PLEASE OMIT FLOWERS. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling his arrangements.


  • Viewing Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Viewing Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Funeral service Thursday, September 15, 2016

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