DEATH NOTICES: Thursday, November 7, 2013

November 7, 2013 

Information for death notices and obituaries is submitted by funeral homes. Families who wish to submit information concerning an out-of-town death directly to the newspaper must provide the name and telephone number of the funeral home. Obituaries may be faxed to the CDT’s obituaries department at 814-238-1814 or e-mailed to For information, call the obituaries desk at 238-5000, ext. 3938.


Emel — Philip G. Emel, 90, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at James E. Van Zandt Medical Center, Altoona. Arrangements by Wetzler Funeral Service Inc., Bellefonte.  


Schaeffer — Donald R. Schaeffer, 91, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Centre Crest. Arrangements by Wetzler Funeral Service Inc., Bellefonte.  


Carlson — Axel Robert Carlson, 95, died Sept. 8, 2013, at Fairways at Brookline Village, State College. Memorial service, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, 3:30 p.m., State College Evangelical Church, 1243 Blue Course Drive, State College. Arrangements by Koch Funeral Home, 2401 South Atherton Street, State College. On-line condolences and signing of the guest book, 


Odland — Steven Martin Odland, 65, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his home. Arrangements by Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Services, State College.  


Saxion — Joseph Edward Saxion, 94, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Centre Crest. Arrangements by Koch Funeral Home, State College.

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