Rachael Musser Shenk

January 24, 1955March 30, 2014

Rachael M. Shenk, 59, of Myerstown, PA, passed away at home on March 30, 2014. She was the wife of Paul R. Shenk. She was born on January 24, 1955 in East Earl, PA, a daughter of Luke and Mary Musser High. She was employed for the past four years with Audrey’s Crafts of Lebanon and a member of the Lebanon Valley Mennonite Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Edwin R. Shenk husband of Joanne Shenk of Myerstown; four daughters, Glenda Sensenig wife of Steven E. Sensenig of Myerstown; Sheila A. Burkholder wife of J. Andrew Burkholder of Bethel; Edith E. Troyer wife of Wendell J. Troyer of Myerstown and Melissa D. Schreiber wife of Andrew P. Schreiber of Myerstown; seventeen grandchildren. She is also survived by four brothers, Charlie High, Henry High, Paul High and Reuben High; seven sisters, Susan Heisey, Esther Weaver, Irene Gehman, Mary Gehman, Sarah Auker, Miriam High and Ruthanne Alcala. She was preceded in death by her sister, Verna Weaver. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 PM in the Lebanon Valley Mennonite Church, 7821 Lancaster Ave., Myerstown, PA. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. Viewing will be on Thursday from 1 to 3 PM and 6 to 8 PM, as well as, Friday one hour prior to the service, all at the church. In lieu of flowers, send condolences to the Shenk Family, 490 East Main Ave., Myerstown, PA 17067. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling her arrangements.


  • Viewing Thursday, April 3, 2014
  • Viewing Thursday, April 3, 2014
  • Viewing Friday, April 4, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 4, 2014

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Edwin & Lois Ann High

April 5, 2014

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.

Pete and Carol Sanchez

April 2, 2014

Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with your and your family May God be by your side at this time of grief But we know she has gone home to be with the Lord What a blessing to know that. Sincerely in Christ, Pete and Carol Sanchez

Eunice Sensenig

April 2, 2014

My heartfelt sympathy to Paul and each of the children and grandchildren. YOur loss is incredibly huge and only the everlasting arms of Jesus will bring you through this. Love, Eunice & Paul

dewin kasianczuk

April 1, 2014

I am sorry for your loss I will pray for you and your family

Vickie Ristenbatt

April 1, 2014

I am so sorry for your lost Ruthann . My prayers are with u and your family. I no the pain and hurt u r feeling. God b with u.

Liann Sensenig

April 1, 2014

To the family of Rachel,
our prayers are with you through this difficult time. May you feel Gods arms about you.

Everett & thelma Grove

April 1, 2014

We wish to express our sympathy to your family. Your dedication and time of caring and sharing for Rachael will hold many special memories to each of you. God's blessings to you all.

Dan, Betty and Brett Beard

April 1, 2014

Sheila and the entire family of Rachael, please accept our most heartfelt sympathy for your loss, our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Rachael touched so many lives. I did not spend a lot of time with her but the times I did she was always so loving and caring. She was such a beautiful person. Praying that God will comfort your hearts, uplift your spirits and carry you through this time of sadness to a place of peace. With love and hugs !

April 1, 2014

Steve and Glenda and family---We won't be in for the viewing or funeral but want to let you know you will be in our thoughts in the coming days as u all adjust / without Mom---Prayers for the family--Uncle Nate and Aunt Deb