2010-07-01 / Obituaries

Harold P. Kies 96

Harold P. “Skip” Kies, 96, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, June 27, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.

He was born April 28, 1914, at Hellertown, Pa., the son of the late Austin and Ruth Kies.

He graduated from Bethlehem High School and Penn State Class of 1940. He served as a Penn State agricultural agent for Fulton County Extension Office for 27 years as well as an assistant county agent in Bedford and Somerset counties.

Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Jean (Porter) Kies; two daughters: Cindy Luongo, Centre Hall, Pa., and Jennifer Lowman, Holmes Beach, Fla.; two sons: Allan, Hustontown, and William, McConnellsburg; eight grandchildren; 13 greatgrandchildren and five greatgreat grandchildren.

He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, where he was a Sunday School teacher for 20 years.

Graveside services were at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, McConnellsburg.

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