Larry L. “Tank” Ellenberger, 73, of Karns City, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born November 28, 1947 in Butler, he was a son of the late Dale Ellenberger and Gloria (Chura) Ellenberger.
Tank had worked in the Erection Department for Pullman Standard and then worked for various companies, retiring in 2010. He had many hobbies including playing softball for the Nazarene Church in Butler, bowling and was a member of the Butler Hunting and Fishing Club, where he was on their Archery Team and competed in several state competitions. He enjoyed hunting with his sons and grandchildren. He was a proud dad and pap watching them in all the various sports that they participated in.
Surviving is his wife, Linda D. (Geibel) Ellenberger, whom he married March 21, 1966 in Hagerstown, Maryland.
4 sons: Dale L. Ellenberger of West Virginia, Brian (Cathy) Ellenberger of Chicora, Roy (Tracy) Ellenberger of Petrolia and Mark (Kelly) Ellenberger of Butler.
His siblings: Cindy (Keith) Selfridge of Butler, Darlene Taggart of Florida and Jerry Lee Chura of Butler.
14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, also a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Ellenberger, his grandson, Brandon K. Ellenberger, and his grandparents Florence and Roy Watterson and Ruth and Floyd Ellenberger.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, at 11:00 am, at the Funeral Home. Burial to be in Gruenwald Cemetery, Butler.
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