Louise A. Butler, 64, of Millheim, passed away after a long, hard fought battle with cancer on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. Born November 17, 1955 in Bellefonte, Louise was a daughter of the late Lee A. Hockenberry and Loretta D. (Brungart) Hockenberry of Aaronsburg. On February 16, 2003, Louise married Robert W. Butler who survives at their home.
Louise is also survived by one son, Jason L. Wilt (Amanda) of Spring Mills; two brothers, Terry Hockenberry (Lori) of Aaronsburg and Todd Hockenberry (Betsy) of Spring Mills; and three granddaughters, Jolene R. Wilt, Carley D. Wilt and Maegan R. Wilt, all of Spring Mills. Also surviving is one soon to be born great grandchild, one brother in law, Don Ruch (Sandy), one sister in law, Pauline Woods (Gary) and numerous nieces and nephews.
Louise was a 1973 graduate of Penns Valley Area High School. She was employed as a proof reader for 17 years at the former Jostens Printing in State College. She was a member of the Abundant Life Church in Centre Hall where she served as an Elder. Louise enjoyed the outdoors, camping, cooking, and arts and crafts. She enjoyed collecting Native American Indian memorabilia. Louise enjoyed life and most of all spending time with her family.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, January 13th from 5-6 pm at the Steven R. Neff Funeral Home in Millheim. The funeral service will follow at 6:00 pm with Pastor Todd Confer officiating. Contributions in memory of Louise may be given to Cancer Care Partnership, 1800 E. Park Ave., State College, PA 16803.
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Cancer Care Partnership
1800 E Park Ave., State College PA 16803