Lyn A. Hirneisen |

Lyn A. Hirneisen

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Lyn A. Hirneisen, 57, of Ephrata, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born July 6, 1954, in Ephrata, he was the son of Donald R. Hirneisen and the late Jean L. (Fisher) Hirneisen.

He was a 1972 graduate of Cocalico High School and in 1980 moved to Colorado where he lived for the next 30 years. While in Colorado, Lyn was a 3rd-Degree Black-belt in Tae Kwan Do, a member of Battlement Mesa/Parachute Fire Department and also a Firefighter and EMT. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and horseback riding.

He will be lovingly missed by his three children, Kristi L. Burke, of Ephrata, Samantha L. Numbers, of Reading and Jennifer L. Hirneisen, of Baltimore, MD; two grandchildren, Emmaline and Sean Burke; Lyn’s father, Donald, of DE; three sisters, Donna M. Rutt, of Reinholds, Kathy A. Cochran, of Reinholds and Tammy L. Franklin, of Ephrata; one brother, Ricky L. Hirneisen, of Parachute, CO as well as his extended family and caring friends.

A Celebration of Lyn’s life will be held at Swamp Lutheran Church, 275 Swamp Church Road, Reinholds, PA 17569 on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visit with the family at the church on Saturday between 1 and 2 p.m. Private Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial remembrances can be made in Lyn’s memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, To submit an on-line condolence, visit:

Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home 717-872-2266 / 397-8298.

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