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Louis I. Miksits

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

VFW Post 4714 member

Louis I. Miksits, 89, of Northampton, died July 8, 2019, at the inpatient hospice unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of Carol Jean (Mather) Miksits, and the late Ann Machovic Miksits.

Born in Northampton, he was a son of the late Edward and Rose (Szoke) Miksits.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Japanese occupation and the Korean conflict.

He was a mechanic for Capital and United Airlines.

He was a member of and held various positions with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4714, Northampton, and presented military honors at funerals.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Connie Miksits and her husband Joseph Schmidt and Susan L. and her husband David Stenack; a son, Louis A. and his wife Karen; three grandchildren, Tammy, Jonathan and Benjamin; three great-grandchildren, Emma, Penelope and Cameron; a brother, Frank and his wife Pat; a sister, Agnes Panny; nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Jon, Edward and Joe “Chuz;” and a sister, Rose Steffie.

Contributions may be made to VFW Post 4714, 1204 Main St., Northampton, 18067; or to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2024 Lehigh St., Allentown, 18103.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.