Shelley.-Fanny H., wife of John M. Shelley of E. Petersburg, Pa., was born Sept. 17, 1878; died Sept. 29, 1938; aged 60 y. 12 d. Besides her husband, she is survived by 1 sister (Mrs. Martin L. Swarr of Lancaster). She was a member of the E. Petersburg congregation for many years. Funeral services were held oct. 2 at her home, and a the East Petersburg Mennonite church, with Brethren Frank N. Kreider and John Gochnauer officiating.
Greider.-Abram H. Greider of Landisville, Pa., died at his home Sept. 24, 1938, of heart disease. He was a member of Chestnut Hill Church. His parents were the late Andrew and Susan Hershey Greider. His wife (the former Lillie Forrey) and these children survive: J. Roy of Rheems, John F. of Mt. Joy, and Myrtle M., at home. Two brothers (John of Freeport, Ill., and Andrew of Mt. Joy), a sister (Susan Charles of Lancaster, Pa.), and 5 grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held Sept. 27 at the home, conducted by Bro. Jacob Charles and at the Landisville Mennonite Church by Bro. Noah Risser. Text, Eccl. 9: 5.
Rosenberger.-After a brief illness, Moses, son of Elizabeth and the late Isaac Rosenberger, passed away at his home near New Dundee, Ont., Oct. 5, 1938, in his 64th year. In 1906 he went to the Canadian West where he engaged in farming until 1933, when he returned to New Dundee where he resided until death. He leaves his aged mother, 3 sisters (Mrs. Joshua Shantz of Wilmot, Mrs. Norman Shantz of Haysville, and Elsie at home), 3 brothers (Pre. Isaiah of Wilmot, Titus of Saskatchewan, and Emory at home). Funeral services were held Oct. 8 from his home to the Blenheim Mennonite Church, in charge of Bro. Moses H. Roth. Text, Job 7: 1. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Gehman.-Mary H. Gehman (nee Kulp) was born Nov. 2, 1889; died Oct. 19, 1938; aged 48 y. 11 m. 17 d. Surviving are her husband (Abram G. Gehman), 1 son (David), 3 daughters (Elizabeth, Bertha, and Lovina), all at home; also 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Her passing was rather sudden. She was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown, Pa., on Oct. 15 suffering from hemorrhages. All the skill of physicians and what kind hands could do were of no avail, and she fell asleep in Jesus on the 19th. She was one of those who possessed the "ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price." Funeral services conducted at Bally Mennonite Church, Brethren A. G. Clemmer, Enos Wismer, Warren Bean, A. O. Histand, Wilson Overholt, and E. W. Kulp taking part in the services.
Rouner.-Vincent Rouner, 75, died following an
illness of two years. He was born in Germany in 1863 and came
to Johnson Co., Iowa, when a child. He since had farmed in the
county. He married Eva Kozischek in 1888 and she preceded him
in death June 14, 1936. Surviving are 1 daughter (Mrs. Charels
Grissell of Iowa City), 3 sons (Joseph, Jake, and Phillip, all
of Iowa City), 1 brother (John Rouner), and 7 grandchildren. Two
children died in infancy. Funeral services in charge of Bro. Norman
Hobbs of Iowa City Mission. Text, Rev. 20: 11-15. Remains was
buried in Oakland Cemetery of Iowa City, Iowa.
"Father dear, you wish is granted,
Sorrow, pain, and grief are o'er;
By the grace of God we'll meet you
Over on the peaceful shore." N. H.
Metzler.-Joseph, son of Samuel and Susanna (Burkholder) Metzler, was born April 6, 1853, near New Springfield, Ohio; died in his home in North Lima, Ohio, Oct. 21, 1938; aged 85 y. 6 m. 15 d. He was married to Anna Blosser of Harrisonburg, Va., Feb. 15, 1883. To this union were born 4 children (Elmer D. of Long Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Ivan Lehman of Columbiana, O.; Mrs. A. J. Steiner of North Lima, O.; and Mrs. Adin Miller of Columbiana, O.), all of whom with his companion and 5 grandchildren survive. Early in life he gave his heart to the Lord, united with the Mennonite church, and remained a consistent member until death. Bro. and Sister Metzler lived together in matrimony for over 55 years, this being the first death in the family, and he the last to survive in a family of 10 children. We believe Bro. Metzler has made a definite contribution to the cause of Christ and the Church. He was a teacher for many years in the S. S., was conservative yet progressive, ready with his pen, having written frequently for the Gospel Herald. Brief private services (because of the illness of his companion) were held in the home, conducted by Bro. I. B. Witmer and further services at the Midway Church conducted by the brethren, I. B. Witmer and Paul Yoder. Burial in adjoining cemetery.
Shank.-Lois Myrene, daughter of Eli and Esther (Lapp) Shank, was born at Filer, Ida., Mar. 14, 1917, and met instant death Sept. 27, 1938, in an auto accident near Hubbard, Oreg.; aged 21 y. 6 m. 13 d. She leaves father and mother, 2 brothers (Raymond and Marvin at home), 2 sisters (Mrs. Pearl Kauffman, of Bloomfield, Mont., present at the funeral, and Mrs. Ruth Landis of Hubbard, Oreg.), and 3 nieces. About a year ago she came with her parents to Molalla, Oreg., where she resided until her death. She was converted at the age of 12 and was baptized Mar. 9, 1929, by Bro. N. A. Lind. She was a member of the Molalla congregation and was loyal to her church and her God, always ready to serve when asked. She, in the company of others, was on the way to the Woodburn Hospital to sing, when the accident occurred. She was of a cheerful disposition, making friends wherever she went. She will be greatly missed in the home and by her many friends.
"The sands of time are sifting thro'
The race is nearly run,
It seems the end of life appears,
When life has just begun,
We come, we live, we die, we go,
And tho' we know not how,
But to God's holy will
Our heads we gently bow."
Funeral services were conducted at the home by Bro. Archie Kauffman, and at the Hopewell Church by Brethren N. A. Lind and Henry Wolfer. Text, Gen. 24: 58. Burial in the Hopewell Cemetery.
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Biehn.-Joan, infant daughter of Bro. and Sister Leander
Biehn of LacVert, Sask., kied Oct. 4, 1938. Funeral services
were held Oct. 7, at the home, conducted by Bro. Burton B. Weber.
Text, Matt. 18: 2. Burial on the home place, as there is no cemetery
"Her journey was short,
For Jesus called her in His midst."
Gehman.-Jonas G., son of the late David S. and Lavina H. (Good) Gehman, was born in Montgomery Co., Pa., Feb. 26, 1879; died in the Norristown, Pa., Hospital Sept. 5, 1938. Funeral was held from his late residence at East Greenville, Pa., Sept. 8, conducted by Bro. Abram Clemmer, further services at the Hereford Mennonite Meeting House by Bros. Noah Mack and Warren Bean. Buried in the adjoining cemetery.
Peterson.-David George, son of Oliver and Mary (Stayrook) Peterson, was born July 2, 1938, near Jerome,, Pa.; died Sept. 24, 1938. He is survived by his parents, 3 sisters (Iona, Sherly, Ruth) and 1 brother (Alfred). A brother (Paul) preceded him to the grave. Funeral services were held at the home and at the church in charge of the home ministers, Bros. H. C. Blough and John A. Lehman. Interment in the church cemetery.
Weber.-On the evening of Oct. 23, 1938, Aaron W. Weber died after an illness of four weeks. He had resided ear Elmira, Ont. The funeral was held the following Wednesday from his late home to Elmira Church for service and burial in the adjoining cemetery. His age was seventy-eight years and twenty-four days. He wished to go home, and his wish has been fulfilled. He leaves 7 children: Menno near Elmira, Hannah (Mrs. Recevious Martin), Sarah (Mrs. Moses Weber), Noah,, and Amos near Florendale, Aaron on the old homestead, and quite a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints."
Miller.-Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Y. Miller was born in Middlebury Tp., Elkhart Co., Ind., March 9, 1884. He accepted Christ during his teen age and united with the Mennonite Church, of which he was a member until death. On Feb. 6, 2906, he was united in marriage with Carrie Vida Simmons. To this union were born 3 daughter and 2 sons. He is survived by his faithful wife, his 5 children and his parents. Bro. Miller had been in ill health for some time. On May 1 of this year he went to the hospital for a cancer operation, and after much suffering he was finally called home at the age of 54. Funeral services were held at the Pleasant View Church, in charge of the brethren, J. S. Hartzler, J. E. Gingerich, and Silas Yoder.
Rhodes.-Miller D., son of the late Reuben H. and Nancy (Shank) Rhodes, was born March 23, 1874; died at his home in Broadway, Va., Aug. 30, 1938; aged 64 y. 5 m. 7 d. His health had been failing for several years. About eight weeks before his death he suffered a stroke of paralysis. He was united in marriage with Hannah Neff who preceded him in death, having passed away in 1931. Thirty-seven years ago he accepted Christ as his Saviour and united with the Mennonite Church, in which faith he continued to the end of life's journey. He was a devoted husband and father, a generous friend, and a kind and helpful neighbor. Being "apt to teach," he was always appreciated as a Sunday-school teacher. He is survived by 4 children: Nellie (Mrs. Clarence Whissen), Robert, Julia, and Joseph. Funeral services were held at the Zion Church, conducted y Lewis Shank, P. E. Shank, and B. O. Shannon. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Wiles.-Joseph B., son of the late Peter and Sarah (Bingeman) Wiles, was born at Rosedale, Ont., May 18, 1866; died at his home near Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 15, 1938, after a lengthy illness; aged 72 y. 4 m. 27 d. On May 23, 1888, he was united in marriage to Margaret Kuempel at Guelph, Ont., with whom he was permitted to share life's joys and sorrows for fifty years. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church. He was known as a good neighbor. He will be missed by his family, the Church, and the community He is survived by his sorrowing widow, 3 daughters (Mrs. Harry Feltman, Mrs. Dorothy Pyle both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. W. L .McCutcheon of Toronto), 2 sisters (Mrs. H. Schaefer, Kitchener, and Mrs. H. Johnson of Caledonia, Mich.), 2 brother (Aaron, Sturgis, Mich., and Solomon of Colon, Mich.), and 3 grandchildren. One daughter (Mrs. Emil Helm of Kitchener) predeceased him five hears ago. Services were conducted at the First Mennonite Church in charge of Bro. C. F. Derstine. Theme :Our First Object of Faith, Our Final Hope." Interment at Bloomingdale Cemetery.
Plank.-Sarah A., daughter of Christian and Polly Mast was born in Lagrange Co., Ind., Aug. 1, 1855; died at her late home in Goshen, Ind., Oct. 21, 1938, aged 83 y. 2 m. 21 d. She was united in marriage to Simon A. Plank on June 9, 1879. To this union were born 3 children, 1 daughter dying in infancy. Surviving are a son (Oliver L. Plank of Mishawaka, Ind.), a daughter (Mrs. John Zook of Goshen) and 3 grandchildren (J. Herbert Zook of La Porte, Ind., and Dorothy and Catherine Zook of Goshen). She was a lifelong resident of Indiana except for a year (in 1886) when she with her family moved to Cass Co., Mo. In early life she became a member of the Mennonite Church, to which she was faithful until death. For the past several years she had been in failing health, taking to her bed eight weeks ago. During her illness she frequently expressed a desire to go home, as she felt her work on earth was ended. Funeral services were held Oct. 23 in the Goshen College Chapel, in charge of M. C. Lehman and C. L. Graber. Interment in the Violett Cemetery near Goshen.
Bontrager.-Ammon, son of H. D. and Susan Bontrager,
was born Aug. 12, 1910; died at Grace Hospital, Hutchinson, Kans.
Oct. 25, 1938, of appendicitis; aged 28 y. 2 m. 13 d. He leaves
his wife (Mattie), 3 small children (Eugene, Quinlin, and Sarah
Ann), his father and mother, 4 brothers, 2 sisters, and many other
relatives and friends. On Aug. 19, 1931, he was united in marriage
to Mattie Fry and for seven short years they lived happily together.
About 4 years ago he with his wife united with the Yoder Mennonite
Church. His faithfulness in his Christian life and reading of
the Bible, concern for the happiness of others, and pleasant disposition
won for him a place of esteem in the Church and community. Funeral
services Oct. 27 at the home and at the Yoder Mennonite Church,
conducted by H. A. Diener and L. O. King. Text, "What hath
God wrought." Burial in adjoining cemetery.
"'Tis hard to part with father, dear,
No more to see, no more to hear;
But we hope some day to meet you
Over on the happy shore.
Hess.-Henry, son of John and Elizabeth (Harnish)
Hess, was born near Conestoga, Pa., Sept. 13, 1865; died
at his home near Marticville, Pa., Sept. 26, 1938; aged 73 y.
13 d. He was a member of the Byerland Mennonite Church. His place
there was seldom vacant. He was one of a family of 9 children,
all except 2 of whom have preceded him in death. He was married
to Anna Huber who preceded him in death Feb. 6, 1900. Of the nine
children born to this union two daughters preceded him in death.
In Dec. 1906, he was married to Barbara Huber who died Jan. 20,
1908; Feb. 20, 1923 he was married to Catherine Good who died
Aug. 13, 1934. He leaves the following children to mourn his departure;
Minnie (Mrs. Harry S. Brenneman), Jacob, Edna (at home), Howard,
Ella (Mrs. Edwin H. Gochnauer), J. Huber, and Andrew M.; also
32 grandchildren, and 2 sisters (Mrs. Lizzie Charles and Mrs.
Martin Ressel both of West Willow). Funeral services were held
Sept. 29 at the home by Bro. Henry Nauman and at the Byerland
Mennonite Church by Brethren James Hess and Jacob T. Harnish.
Text, Phil. 1: 21, Psa. 27: 4. He was laid to rest in the adjoining
"Gone into that light that shines so fair,
Gone from the earth of sorrow and care;
Resting those hands that did their best,
Gone, dear Father, gone to rest."
Saylor.-Jacob S., son of Jacob and Susanna (Spiegel) Saylor, was born Nov. 2, 1857; died at the home of his son (Lemon Saylor) Nov. 1, 1938; aged, 1 day short of 81 years. He was united in marriage to Catherine Thomas April 2, 1882. To this union were born 3 sons and 1 daughter. He is survived by his wife and 2 sons (Lemon and Orange) both of Hollsopple, Pa. He was preceded in death by 1 son (Norman) who died June 2, 1898 and 1 daughter (Annie) who died Sept. 6, 1895. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, (3 preceded him in death), and by 3 great-grandchildren (one preceded him in death). He is also survived by 3 brothers (Lawrence of Johnstown, and Joseph and James of Hollsopple). He was predeceased in death by 4 brothers and 2 sisters (John, Samuel, Elizabeth, wife of D. J. Thomas, Moses, Levi, and Catherine, wife of David Berkey). He with his wife united with the Mennonite Church at Thomas in October, 1882, and was a communicant member for 56 years. He was always interested in the upbuilding and different activities of the Church. In organizing the Sunday school in 1892, of which he was elected the first superintendent. He also served on the Board of Trustees for 30 years, until he asked to be released 4 years ago, which was granted. His seat in church was seldom vacant when health permitted. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 3, at the Thomas Mennonite Church by the brethren, Hiram Wingard and Harry Blough. Text, 1 Cor. 15: 58 (selected by Bro. Saylor). A large concourse of friends and neighbor assembled to pay their tribute of sympathy and respect for the deceased. Buried in the adjacent cemetery.
Peachey.-Maud Ellen, daughter of Christian E.
and Elizabeth A. Peachey, was born near Huntsville, Ohio,
Feb. 25, 1892; died oct. 21, 1938; aged 46 y. 7 m. 26 d. Physically,
she was an invalid. She spent about 25 years of her life going
about in a wheel chair, and was deprived of many privileges other
girls enjoyed. Nevertheless she found pleasure in doing things
with her hands, and in many of our homes can be found a nice piece
of work, a product of Maudie's handiwork. She also spent much
time in reading her Bible, which seemed to be a comfort to her.
Perhaps the greatest sorrow of her whole life came to her on Aug.
30, 1937, when death took her devoted mother from her, leaving
her alone, sad and broken-hearted. For some time she had been
afflicted with cancer, and her last days were filled with intense
suffering. She died in the home of her brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peachey, near West Liberty, Ohio, who so
kindly received her after the passing of her mother, tenderly
administering to her comfort and need, as far as possible. Maud
accepted Christ as her personal Saviour in her youth, and was
a member of the Bethel Mennonite Church. She leaves 4 brothers
and 1 sister (Elmer of Huntsville, Clarence of Kendallville, Ind.,
Roy and Charlie, of West Liberty, and Mrs. Phoebe Landis of Bellefontaine).
Father, mother, 1 brother (Uriel) and 2 sisters (Nannie and Anna
Mary) preceded her to the spirit world. Funeral services were
held at the Bethel Mennonite Church Oct. 24, in charge of Bro.
S. E. Allgyer, assisted by Bro. John Y. King. Burial in the South
"Away in the beautiful hills of God,
By the valley of peace, so fair;
Some time, some day, we know not when,
We will meet our sister there."
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Cressman.-Mary Eileen, infant daughter of Bro. Edmund
and Sister Mae (Hunsberger) Cressman, was born Oct. 1,
1938, and passed on to be with Jesus Oct. 1. She leaves sorrowing
parents, 2 brothers, and 4 sisters. On Oct. 9, after a short service
interment was made in the Biehn Cemetery near New Hamburg, Ont.,
bro. Curtis C. Cressman in charge.
Brown.-William Brown was born July 26, 1874; died April 24, 1938; aged 63 y. 6 m. 29 d. Death was caused by Tuberculosis. On Sept. 26, 1937, he was received as a member of the Coatesville Mennonite Mission, by baptism. Although he was never able to attend services at the Mission because of his physical inability, we trust he is happy with the Lord who he acknowledged he felt ready to meet. Short funeral services were conducted at the Gensemer funeral parlor in charge of Bros. John A. Kennel and Isaac S. King. Interment in Hephzibah Cemetery.
Richardson.-Samuel Richardson was born June 7, 1855; died Aug. 13, 1938; aged 83 y. 2 m. 6 d. April 27, 1936, he was received by baptism as a member of the Coatesville Mennonite Mission, to which he was faithful until death. Bro. Richardson stayed at the Welsh Mt. Home after he united with the Mennonite Church. He is survived by a brother (William), who in his 87th year accepted Christ just recently and has applied for membership at the Coatesville Mission. Funeral services were conducted at the Groff funeral home by Bros. John A. Kennel and Samuel Martin. Interment in Paradise Cemetery.
Brehm.-Thomas J. Brehm of Elizabethtown, Pa.,
died at his home Sept. 10, 1938, of a heart condition; aged 56
y. 1 m. 7 d. His wife (Maria Lehman) and 4 children survive: Pearl
(Mrs. Paul S. Gerlach), Guy A., Leslie K., and Irvin L., all of
Elizabethtown; also 6 grandchildren, 5 brothers, and 2 sisters.
Funeral services were conducted Sept. 13, by Bro. Clarence Lutz.
Burial in Elizabethtown Mennonite Cemetery.
"We come, we live, wed die, we go,
And tho' we know not how;
But to Gods holy will
Our heads we gently bow." The Family.
Breidenstine.-Mattie Breidenstine was born April 10, 1852; died oct. 17, 1938; aged 86 y. 6 m. 7 d. On May 18, 1871, she was united in marriage with Samuel Breidenstine, who passed away March 12, 1936. To this union were born 10 children. Two sons preceded the parents in death. After her conversion about 33 years ago, she united with the Mennonite congregation, worshiping at Gingrich's Church, giving her testimony how she realized that it pays to serve the Lord. Her prayer was that she might fall asleep in Jesus, and go to be with Him. She spent her last years with her youngest daughter and family where she was well cared for. She lived to see the fifth generation of her descendants. Funeral services were held on Oct. 20, with Bro. Noah Risser and Bro. Martin Weaver in charge.
Moyer.-Martha Elizabeth Moyer was born April 26, 1865; died Oct. 19, 1938; aged 73 y. 5 m. 23 d. Sister Moyer was received as a member of the Coatesville Mennonite Mission on confession Jan. 21, 1934, and was faithful to the same to death. She was a regular attendant at church services and always had a ready testimony for her Lord. She was much concerned for her family and friends who are outside the Church and longed to see others have the joy she found in Christ. For about half a year before she died she was afflicted so that she could not leave her home; but when visited always seemed contented, and happy that she could suffer for her Lord; and was, as she expressed it, "just sitting outside of heaven, waiting to go in." Services were conducted by Bro. M. S. Stoltzfus at the Landis funeral parlor. Interment in Gum Tree Cemetery.
Kauffman.-Joy Ellen, daughter of Thelma (Harris) and
Lewis Kauffman, was born Oct. 24, 1938; died Oct. 25, in
the Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill. One of her lungs failed
to expand, which caused her death. We cannot understand why we
were asked to give up our darling whom we loved so much, and our
hearts are broken. But she belonged to the Lord and we humbly
submit to His will, for we know He doeth all things well. Joy
Ellen was the first grandchild on both sides, and leaves 4 sorrowing
grandparents, 4 uncles, 5 aunts, and many friends to mourn her
death. Two aunts on her mother's side preceded her in death.
"Yes, Master, Thou may'st keep my own,
For it is Thine;
Safe in the house not made with hands,
'Tis Thine and mine." The Parents.
Harnish.-Bro. Aaron B. Harnish passed away Oct. 15, 1938, after a few days' illness; aged 82 y. 2 m. 27 d. He was ordained to the ministry Sept. 1, 1904, and served as a minister of the Gospel for 34 years. Only the past summer, June 24, Bro. Henry Nauman was ordained as his substitute. He is survived by his wife, 1 daughter, 2 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. The family feel he has gained what he was longing for. The funeral services were held at the Byerland Church conducted by Bro. Stoner Krady of Lancaster, and Bro. Christ Lehman of Millersville.
"Silently, silently, bury the dead;
Silently, silently, the soul has fled
Up to our heavenly Father who gave,
And through His great loving kindness will save;
For 'tis Jesus who is calling,
Calling, come home; calling, come home."
Zuercher.-Christian, son of Abraham and Anna (Hostetler) Zuercher, was born in Canton Bern, Switzerland, Nov. 18, 1870; died Nov. 1, 1938; aged 67 y. 11 m. 13 d. In the spring of 1881 he emigrated to America with his parents. In the spring of 1890 he was baptized on confession of his faith and received as a member of the Sonnenberg Church, remaining a loyal member to the end. May 29, 1897, he was joined in holy matrimony to Anna Lehman. To this union were born 2 sons and 5 daughters; namely, Mennon and Selma, at home; Ella, wife of D. W. Basinger; Bertha, wife of Homer Steiner; Lavina, wife of Phares Steiner; Allen of near Apple Creek; and Lucille of Canton. He leaves his companion, 7 children, 21 grandchildren, 1 brother (Joel of near Dalton), 2 sisters (Anna, wife of Aaron Amstutz, and Mary, wife of John P. Lehman). One sister (Katie, wife of Daniel J. Lehman) preceded him to the glory world. Funeral services were conducted by Brethren Louis Amstutz, J. S. Moser, and Jacob Neuenschwander. Text, II Tim. 4: 6-8. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Hamilton.-David N. Hamilton was born Jan. 6, 1855, near Bryan, Ohio; died at his home at Tuleta, Texas, Oct. 11, 1938; aged 83 y. 9 m. 5 d. He was married to Fanny Smith on Jan. 27, 1880, who preceded him on March 16, 1934. To this union were born 3 sons and 5 daughters. One daughter (Cora May), died at the age of 15. The remaining family who survive are: Ella (Mrs. Jesse E. Carlton), of Denver, Colo.; J. Frank, of Yakima, Wash.; Ervin and Hazel (Mrs. Gordon Miller) of Pigeon, Mich.; Anna (Mrs. E. E. Davis) of Tuleta, Texas; Clara and Oliver (at home), Tuleta, Texas. Others who survive are 2 brothers and 1 sister of Sheridan, Oreg.; and 3 brothers in Kansas; also 13 grandchildren. They had resided at Canton, Kans., and Pigeon, Mich., for several years. Early in life he accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and united with the Mennonite Church of which his father was a bishop in Kansas. His presence and counsel will be missed in the home and Church, but what is our loss is his gain. The funeral was held at Tuleta. Services in charge of H. F. Reist, E. S. Hallman, and E. Y. Seale. The remains were laid to rest in the Beeville Cemetery.
Steiner.-Ella Nice, wife of Bro. David Steiner, was born near Wadsworth, Ohio, June 9, 1864; died at her home seven miles north of Sterling, Ill., Oct. 17, 1938; aged 74 y. 4 m. 8 d. Dec. 17, 1885, she was married to David H. Steiner of Morrison, Ill. To this union 5 children were born. Sister Steiner had been an invalid for a number of years, having a bodily affliction that gave her almost constant pain. But her sufferings were borne with Christian fortitude, in the hope of a day when bodily suffering will not be known. She leaves her husband and the following children: Vernon of Manheim, Pa.; Clephas, Elmira, and May of Sterling. Two grandchildren also survive. She was the last surviving member of her family. Those preceding her in death were a daughter (Laura), 2 sisters (Mrs. John Nunemaker, of La Junta, Col.; Mrs. Joseph Kornhaus of Denbigh, Va.), and 5 brothers (Jonas of Denbigh, Va.; Benjamin of Wadsworth, O.; John and Henry of Morrison, and Philip of Sterling). In her early life she united with the Mennonite Church, and remained faithful until the time of her passing. Funeral services were held Oct. 20 at the Science Ridge Mennonite Church with Bro. A. C. Good officiating. Text, Job 6: 8. Interment in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Martin.-Samuel W., 6th son of Abraham and Barbara
(Wenger) Martin, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., Oct. 27,
1860; died Nov. 5, 1938; aged 78 y. 8 d. At the age of 7 his parents
emigrated to Washington Co., Md., where he resided the remainder
of his life. In 1882 he was united in marriage to Christianna
S. Keener, also a native of Lancaster Co.,Pa., and began their
interesting and prosperous life near Maugansville on the same
premises where they resided until his death. Early following their
union they espoused the Mennonite faith of which they were staunch
defenders and were promoters of conservative standards both in
temporal and spiritual things. The community in which he lived
shows many footprints of his energy and perseverance. He is survived
by his wife and the following children: Mrs. David Shank, Greencastle,
Pa.; Mrs. Amos Leaman, Leitersbug, Md..; Elmer, Harvey, Samuel
Jr., Adin, Mrs. Martin E. Horst, Mrs. Norman Diller, 26 grandchildren,
and 1 great-grandchild, all residing near the homestead; also
brothers Joseph and Isaac and a sister Mary in Maugansville, Md.,
and Anna in New Holland, Pa. His change was but a step between
health and death. His remains were laid to rest in Reiff's Cemetery,
and his funeral services were in charge of Bros. D. R. Lesher,
D. M. Strite, and M. K. Horst. Test, Psa. 132: 14.
"Father, dear, your wish is granted,
Sorrow, pain and grief are o'er;
By the grace of God we'll meet you
Over on the peaceful shore." By the family.
Stutzman.-Mary, daughter of Ammon and Lizzie Stoltzfus,
was born May 23 ,1900, near Seldon, Kans.; died at her home near
Wood River, Neb., Sept. 1, 1938, of internal cancer; aged 38 y.
3 m. 8 d. In 1910 she with her parents moved to Wood River. She
united with the Mennonite Church when 15 years of age and remained
faithful until the end. On May 28, 1918, she was united in marriage
to Menno Stutzman. To this union were born 5 children.
She was a kind and loving wife and mother and leaves her bereaved
husband, 5 children (Delmar, Agnes, Ervin, Arlene, Harold), her
parents, 2 sisters (Anna Stutzman and Bertha Steider of Wood River),
3 brothers (William of Union City, Pa.; John and Alvin of Wood
River), many nephews and nieces, and a host of other relatives
and friends also survive. She had been in ill health for 4 years,
but not bedfast until a week before her death. She was of a quiet
and cheerful disposition and survived a number of severe sicknesses,
never complaining. Her patience will always be remembered, especially
by those who ministered to her needs. Her desire was to stay with
loved ones here, but was fully resigned to the Lord's will; as
she expressed it at the time she was anointed. Funeral services
were held Sept. 4 at the Wood River Mennonite Church, in charge
of Bro. W. M. Eicker assisted by Bros. Ezra Roth and George Miller.
Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
"The room is quiet, all is still.
Her place is vacant; 'tis God's will;
So long she waited for her rest,
Our blessed Lord knows what is best."
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Brehm.-Thomas J. Brehm, age 56, died Sept. 10, 1938, at his home in Elizabethtown, Pa. Death was suddenly attributed to a heart condition. He was a son of the late Leander and Elizabeth Brehm. His widow (Maria Lehman Brehm) is a daughter of the late Jacob W. Lehman and Mrs. Leah Lehman of Chambersburg, Pa., In addition to his widow he is survived by 3 sons (Guy A. and Lesslie K. Brehm of Elizabethtown and Irvin L. Brehm at home) and 1 daughter (Mrs. Paul S. Gerloch, Elizabethtown), and 6 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sept. 13. Burial in the Mennonite Cemetery at Elizabethtown, Pa.
Davis.-Mary E. Davis was born Feb. 28, 1854;
died July 17, 1938; aged 84 y. 4 m. 25 d. Her husband, 3 daughters,
and 1 son preceded her in death, her husband having died 20 years
ago. She is survived by 5 sons (Henry A., John F., Crofford, L.,
of Ballston, Va., and George W. and William J., of Waynesboro,
Va.), 1 sister (Mrs. Sue Bragg of Staunton, Va.), 35 grandchildren,
and 35 great-grandchildren. For the past eighteen months she had
her home with her son Henry, but died at the hospital in Washington,
D. C., of pneumonia. Her body was brought to Waynesboro, Va.,
and funeral services were held July 19, at Springdale Mennonite
Church (of which she was a member), conducted by Bros. Amos Showalter
and E. F. Heatwole. Text, II Cor. 5: 1. Interment in the cemetery
at Mt. Vernon, Church of the Brethren.
"Mother's weary footsteps
We'll hear again no more,
But in the realm with Jesus
She treads the restful shore."
Yoder.-Homer A., youngest son of Simon P. and Mary (Metzler) Yoder, was born Dec. 17, 1893, in Mahoning Co., Ohio. When a young child he moved with his parents, brother, and sisters, to Warwick Co., Va., where in his youth he accepted Christ as his Saviour and was received into the Church. He was a graduate of Goshen College in 1918, and was later employed in Detroit, Mich. He was united in marriage with Effie Ganger of Goshen, Ind., in September, 1919. His health failing, he moved with his family to Glendale, Calif. At different times he was obliged to resort to the hospital and was a patient at the Los Angeles Hospital since July, 1937, at which place he died May 26, 1938, with the hope of entering the better world; aged 44 y. 5 m. 13 d. He leaves his wife, a son (Vincent) and daughter (Roberta), 1 brother (J. Harvey of Denbigh, Va.), and 2 sisters (Mrs. L. J. Shenk, Denbigh, Va.; and Mrs. J. E. Brunk, Goshen Ind.). Funeral services were held at the Wee Kirk of the Heather in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, Calif., May 28, by ---- Hobson of the Baptist Church.
Sauder.-Ida E. Sauder was born April 11, 1872, in Lancaster
Co., Pa.; died Sept. 20, 1938, after a lingering illness; aged
66 y. 5 m. 9 d. She was a member of the Lichty's Mennonite Church,
where she taught a class in Sunday school for a number of years.
She was of a kind and sympathetic disposition, and had many friends.
She was united in marriage Dec. 30, 1902, to Eaby Sauder, who
survives her; and also 1 son (Alvin of East Earl) and 4 daughters
(Elizabeth, wife of Daniel H. Martin of New Holland; Cora, wife
of Samuel Sweigart of Elverson; Grace, wife of Leroy N. Eberly
of Leola; and Ida, wife of John S. Brubaker, Lititz, Pa.). Ten
grandchildren, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters survive. Funeral services
were held Sept. 24 from the late home by Bro. John M. Sauder and
at Weaverland by John W. Weaver and Aaron H. Weaver. Text, Rom.
8:18. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
"Beautiful rest for the weary,
Well deserved rest for the true;
When our life's journey is ended,
We shall again be with you." The Family.
Good.-Silas Sittler Good was born Oct. 24, 1865, at Waterloo, Ont.; died at the High River Hospital, Alta., Nov. 7, 1938, of pneumonia (was sick only a few days); aged 73 y. 14 d. In 1894 he was married to Lucinda Weber. To this union were born 6 children. Three died in infancy. He was converted when about 30 years of age and was a faithful member until death. He came to Alberta in 1900; was a charter member of the Mount View congregation organized in 1901. He was a faithful janitor for 16 years, asking very little for his service. He also donated the land on which the present church building stands. He was one of those unassuming members, but was always at his post. He leaves his beloved wife, 2 sons and 1 daughter (Clayton, Gorden, and Mrs. Joel Reist, with whom he resided at the time of death), and 8 grandchildren, all of Aldersyde, Alta.), 3 sisters and 2 brothers (Mrs. H. Rosenburger, Emma Good, and Jacob Good of Kitchener, Ont.; Mrs. Ezra Shantz of Didsbury, Alta.; and Ira Good of Carstairs, Alta.). A short service in the home was conducted by Bro. H. J. Harder of Didsbury, Alta., and in the church by Bro. Isaac Miller and O. O. Hershberger. Laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery.
Steiner.-Roy G., son of Margaret E. (Gsell) and the late Menno Steiner, was born Aug. 31, 1911; died at his home near Comins, Mich., Nov. 6, 1938. He leaves 4 brothers and 5 sisters (Clarence of Free Soil, Mich.; Harvey, and Edna, wife of Leon Eash, of Fairview; Earl and Lloyd at home; Alta, wife of Harvey Kauffman, Civilla, wife of Chester Detweiler, Verle, wife of Henry Smith, all of Mio, Mich.; Velma, wife of Ralph Cross of Goshen, Ind.), 1 sister-in-law, 3 uncles, 2 aunts, 12 nephews, 2 nieces, and many friends. He united with the Fairview Mennonite Church in his early teens. Hiss illness was caused by an affliction of the heart which steadily grew more serious for the last six months and kept him from being active in his home duties in his usual way, although never being confined to his bed until the last two weeks. He was always interested in the activities of the boys and was a capable leader of their group organizations in the community; also proved himself a loyal son to his mother when she was left without the companionship of his father seven years ago. He was always ready to serve when called upon to take any part in Church activities. Funeral services were held Nov. 9 in the Fairview Church with Bro. F. F. Bontrager of Midland, Mich. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery.
Garber.-Valentine F., son of Joseph and Anna (Seitzer) Garber, was born in Woodford Co., Ill., Feb. 16, 1862; died Oct. 18, 1938, after a lingering illness of intense suffering of several months, bearing it with Christian fortitude; aged 76 y. 8 m. 3 d. At an early age he united with the Metamere Mennonite Church, remaining loyal to the end. On April 18, 1886, he was united in marriage to Lena Camp. They lived near his birthplace for six years, in Teasel Co., Ill., then moved to Low point, Ill. (his present home), spending nearly his entire life in Woodford County, where he was held in respect as a good citizen and neighbor, always willing to give liberally for the upbuilding of humanity. He leaves his invalid companion (who for 13 months has been helpless and speechless), 6 children (Mrs. Ann Schrock of Low point, Henry of Eureka, Mrs. Laura Schrock of Metamora, Joseph of Low point, Martha and Madeline at home), 13 grandchildren, 3 brothers (Peter of Lowpoint, Christian and Jacob of Eureka). His father, mother, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 grandson, 1 son-in-law, and 1 daughter-in-law have gone before.
"So rest, now, in peace, beloved,
Your pain here on earth is o'er;
Death came to your soul to tell it,
To peacefully sleep on that shore."
Funeral services in charge of Bro. H. R. Schertz, assisted by Bro. Ezra Yordy and Bro. A. A. Schrock at the home, and by Bro. J. N. Kaufman at the church.
Strite.-Ella (Binkley) Strite was born in Franklin
Co., Pa., July 26, 1859; died at the home of her daughter (Mrs.
Florence Grove, near Maugansville, Md.), Oct. 29, 1938; aged 79
y. 3 m. 3 d. During her childhood the family moved to Washington
Co., Md., where they resided ever since. In December, 1884, she
was united in marriage to Christian R. Strite, who preceded her
in death 10 years. In the spring of 1888 they together united
with the Mennonite Church at Reiff's where he was ordained a minister
in June, 1897, and was a devoted servant to the cause throughout
the 31 years of his ministry. To their union were born 1 son (Edgar)
and 1 daughter (Mrs. Florence Grove), who survive her, together
with 8 grandchildren and 1 brother (Lee Binkley) and 1 sister
(Mrs. Mary Shoemaker), all of Washington County. She was an important
factor in maintaining a personal touch between her friends about
her and those who were in distant communities, which won her an
esteemed place in the minds of her many friends. Among her preparations
for her departure were the funeral plans which included the texts
(Psa. 132: 14; Heb. 13: 14), by the brethren, Amos Martin and
John D. Risser. Her remains were laid to rest in the Reiff's Cemetery.
"The name of Mother, sweetest name,
That ever fell on mortal ear,
The love of Mother, mightiest love,
Which Heaven permits to flourish here." By the Family.
Lehman.- Jacob W. Lehman near Chambersburg, Pa.,
was born Oct. 16, 1855; died Oct. 23, 1938; aged 83 y. 7 d. He
had been ill for more than a year with heart trouble. He had been
a member of the Mennonite Church since 1874. During his life time
he was engaged in farming. He had served as a director for several
terms of the Hamilton Twp. schools and served 4 terms as director
of the poor of Franklin Co. * They were spared to enjoy a long
married life (61 years) together. During his last few years he
spent most of his time reading his Bible. He was patient during
his illness, and is greatly missed by all who knew him. They were
blessed with 8 children, 7 of whom are living. One son (Aaron)
preceded him in death. He leaves his wife (Leah Horst Lehman)
and the following children: Levi H. and Noah E. Lehman of Sterling,
Ill.; Mrs. Maria L. Brehm of Elizabethtown, Pa.; Mrs. Anna L.
Huber of Mercersburg, Pa.; Mrs. Phoebe L. Frey, at home; Mrs.
Emma C. Shatzer of Chambersburg; also 1 brother (Stephen A. Lehman
of Chambersburg), 22 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Oct. 26 at the Chambersburg Church. Burial
in the cemetery adjoining. Funeral services were in charge of
Bros. George Ernst, Harold Hunsecker, and Walter Lehman. He had
chosen his text (1 Kings 2: 2) many years ago.
"Father, dear, your wish is granted;
Sorrow, pain and grief are o'er;
By the grace of God we'll meet you
Over on the peaceful shore." A daughter.
*It sounds like something was left out, but this was typed the way it was printed.
Eschliman.-Anna Mary, daughter of George and
Elizabeth Ober, was born near Friendsville, Ohio; died
during the night of Nov. 8, 1938; aged 67 y. 7 m. 11 d. In early
life she was baptized and united with the Church of the Brethren;
in later life adopting the Pleasant View Mennonite Church as her
church home. She leaves 2 sisters (Emma Ober of Wooster, O., and
Mrs. H. B. Tracy of Akron, O.), 2 half sisters (Mrs. Harriet Martin
of Applecreek, O., and Mrs. Daniel Bowser of Parsons, Kans.),
and 2 brothers ( W. H. Ober of Applecreek and E. I. Ober of Dalton,
O.), and many other relatives and friends. On Feb. 25, 1897, she
was joined in marriage to Henry A. Eschliman, who preceded
her in death Jan. 25, 1937. The family of this union consists
of 3 daughters (Eunice, Gladys and Blanche), and 1 son (George),
all of whom survive, and to this family of stricken ones her simple
faith in her Saviour , and her devotion to, and tender care of
her family and loved ones, remain asa cherished memory. "Her
children rise up to call her blessed." Funeral services were
conducted at the home by Bro. J. A. Leichty, of Orrville, O. (using
Jno. 14: 1-3 and II Cor. 5: 1-11) and at the Pleasant View Church
by Brethren A. J. Wenger, and I. J. Buchwalter. Scriptures used,
Psalm 23 and I Pet. 2: 7-9. Burial in the Pleasant View Cemetery.
You taught me to love the song of birds,
To heed the things that make this life worth while;
And you are with me always, Mother dear,
In the beauty of each day." By the children.
Shetler.-Daniel J. Shetler was born in Johnson
Co., Iowa, Nov. 1, 1864; died at his home in Pigeon, Mich., Nov.
10, 1938; aged 74 y. 9 d. On Dec. 1, 1887, he was united in marriage
with Barbara Hochstetler of Johnson Co., Iowa. To this union were
born 2 sons and 2 daughters :Emma (Mrs. Joseph Swartzendruber
of Bay Port), Anna (Mrs. Edward Gunden), Joseph O., of Pigeon,
and Elmer who preceded his father in death. He leaves his sorrowing
widow, 1 son, 2 daughters, 12 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Joseph
J., Pigeon, Mich.; Benjamin, Kalona, Iowa), 1 sister (Lina, wife
of Christian Hochstetler, Kalona, Iowa), and a host of friends
and relatives. He accepted Christ as his personal Saviour in youth
and became a member of the Amish Mennonite Church. In June, 1913,
he was ordained to the office of deacon in which he ministered
faithfully as long as health permitted. "For they that have
used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good
degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus"
(I Tim. 3: 13). "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord
from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from
their labours; and their works do follow them" (Rev. 14:
13). Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Nov. 12, with
S. J. Miller in charge at the home and Emanuel Swartzendruber
and M. S. Zehr at the Pigeon River Church. Texts, John 16: 5,
latter clause; Num. 23: 10, latter clause. Laid to rest in Pigeon
"'Tis hard to part with Father, dear,
No more to see him here;
But yet we're glad if God saw best,
To end his troubles and give him rest,
In heaven to reign with angels fair;
May our names, too, be written there."
Zook.-Edward K., son of Eli and Saloma Zook,
was born near Garden City, Mo., Aug. 8, 1888; died near East Lynne,
Mo., Nov. 8, 1938; aged 50 y. 3 m. He grew up in the community
of his birth. On Jan. 28, 1912, he was married to Nannie Hershberger.
This union was blessed with 9 children, 2 of whom died in infancy.
Those who survive are Mary, Erma, Luella, Alvin and Allen (twins),
Marvin, and Johnnie, all of the home who, with the deeply bereaved
companion, mourn the departure of husband and father. He was the
youngest of a family of 8 children; 1 brother (John) and the parents
having preceded him in death. The sisters who survive are Mary
Hostetler, Sheffield, Ill.; Ida Hostetler, Shelbyville, Ill.;
Emma Weber, Marietta, Ga.; Loma Leasy, Belleville, Pa.; Fannie
Plank and Mattie Zook of Virginia; also nephews and nieces and
many other relatives and friends who will miss his presence as
a friend and neighbor, and who are sharing their love and sympathy
with the bereft family in their hour of sorrow. At the age of
16 he was converted and baptized, uniting with the Sycamore Grove
Mennonite Church, and passed away in that faith. It was always
his desire to be present at Sunday school and church services
whenever possible. He was a faithful companion and father, and
was always interested in the temporal and spiritual welfare of
his family. He had always apparent good health until the time
of his last illness. He with his family had gone to Sunday school
on Sunday morning when he was suddenly stricken and became unconscious,
passing away two days later; cause of his death being cerebral
hemorrhage. It is hard to understand why our loved one should
so suddenly be taken from us, but in this sad hour when our hearts
are heavy with grief, we can only say, "Thy will be done."
Funeral services at the home were conducted by S. S. Hershberger,
and at he Sycamore Grove Church by I. G. Hartzler, Rufus Horst,
and J. C. Driver. Services at Clear Fork Cemetery.
"A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled."
Dettwiler.-Grace Marie, youngest daughter of Silas and Salome Stutzman, was born near East Lynne, Mo., Nov. 1, 1908; died in the Northeast Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 11, 1938; aged 29 y. 11 m. 10 d. In her youth she accepted Christ as her Saviour, united with the Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church, and remained faithful to Him and the Church until the Lord called her home. Aug. 3, 1932, she was united in marriage to Harry Dettwiler, of near Versailles, Mo. She with her husband, resided near that town until the spring of 1936, when they moved to Cass Co., Mo. Their home was blest with 4 children, two having preceded her in death. She leaves her deeply bereaved companion and 2 children (Edwin Eugene, and Norma Fern). She is also survived by her father, mother, 5 brothers and 2 sisters (Fred, Mrs. John A. Kauffman, Lydia, Carl, Ralph, Glen, and Homer), all of the home community. One brother (Arthur Lee) preceded her in death. As a devoted companion and mother she was true, faithful, and loving. Her kindly deeds and cheery disposition will long be remembered in the community. Her last days were filled with suffering, but she bore it all patiently. We do not understand why she had to be taken away from her home where she was so much needed, but our loss is her gain. Funeral services were held at her home Oct. 13, by Bro. J. D. Mininger, Jacob Unruh, and John L. Mast. Bro. W. E. Helmuth had charge at the grave in the Clearfork Cemetery, where her body was laid to rest to await the resurrection morn.
On the morning of Oct. 9, 1938, an infant daughter was born
to Bro. and Sister Harry Dettwiler of near Garden City, Mo., and
36 hours later passed away. Her mother also passed away exactly
24 hours later. She leaves her grief-stricken father, 1 brother
(Edwin Eugene), and 1 sister (Norma Fern). One brother (Willis
Glen) preceded her. Funeral services were held Oct. 11, at the
Clearfork Cemetery by Bro. I. G. Hartzler, where her little body
was tenderly laid away.
"A sweet little flower, too pure to stay,
God in His wisdom has taken away;
Not from our hearts, not from our love,
But to dwell with the angels in heaven above."
Albrecht.-Henry Valentine Albrecht was born Feb. 14, 1860, in Bureau Co., Ill., the son of John and Mary (Ackerman) Albrecht, both of Bavaria, Germany. He died very suddenly of a heart attack and was found dead in the field where he had gone to shoot ducks Nov. 8, 1938; aged 78 y. 8 m. 28 d. At the age of 17 he confessed Christ as his Saviour and united with the Willow Springs Church near Tiskilwa, Ill., where by a consistent life and faithful service be commended himself to the Church and fourteen years later was ordained to the office of deacon. He has served the Church in this capacity for the past forty-seven years. On March 4, 1883, at the Pleasant Grove Church near Tremont, Ill., he was united in marriage to Mary Stacker who died in 1917. Seven children gladdened this happy home, four of whom are still living, to rejoice in the memory of a father who daily led them to the altar of prayer and pointed them to "the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world." Those living are Eda Kaufmann, Lansdale, Pa.; Mrs. R. R. Smucker of Goshen, Ind.; Silas who lives on the home farm near Tiskilwa, Ill.; and Mrs. Floyd Yoder who at present is inn the sanitarium at La Junta, Colo. Two children (Lena and Lydia) passed away in infancy and 1 son (Julius) died in December, 1923, at the age of 29. Besides these he leaves 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, with many relatives and friends, both in this country and Germany and India.
Bro. Albrecht was an active Christian worker, faithfully supporting his church in her various charitable, educational, and mission activities in financial and moral support. One daughter, Mrs. R. R. Smucker, spent two terms on the foreign mission field and was wholly supported by her father during the period of active service there. During that time he made two trips to India; on the first one returning by way of the East, visited in Switzerland, Germany, and Palestine. After returning home he did considerable traveling throughout the home churches, giving information and encouraging the work that was so near to his heart, that of spreading the gospel of Christ to the ends of the earth. His sudden departure came as a shock to the family and community all the more so because of his apparent robust health which he had enjoyed to the hour of his departure. We are greatly comforted in the testimony of his life and words of waning, comfort and admonition we recall as we have seen and heard him in daily life, as he dealt with the sorrowing, and erring, and from the pulpit.
Funeral services were conducted at the Willow Springs Church by the home ministers, Ira Eigsti and C. A. Hartzler, assisted by A .C. Good, J. N. Kaufman, and Ezra Yordy. Text, "We look not at the things which hare seen but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal."
Transcribed by Jan Wilbur, Utah