Bailes, Annette Marie, infant daughter of Lawrence Bailes and the former Ruth Comley, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Pa., Dec. 14, 1958; at the age of 2 y. 5m. 17 d. Services were held in the Honsaker Funeral Home, Masontown, Pa., in charge of Paul M. Roth. Burial in Sylvian Heights Cemetery.
Barber, Calvin, died in Masontown, Pa., Dec. 6, 1958; aged 90 years. There was no immediate family surviving. Funeral services were conducted in the Michael Lucas Funeral Home, Carmichaels, Pa., with Paul M. Roth officiating. Burial in Girard's Fort Cemetery.
Boord, Olive, died in the Lake Nursing Home, Uniontown, Pa., Oct. 7, 1958; aged 73 years. She was survived by 3 sons and 2 daughters. She was a member of the Masontown Mennonite Church. Services were held in the Ferguson Funeral Home, Uniontown, Pa., with Paul M. Roth officiating. Burial in Church Hill Cemetery.
Brunk, Timothy F., son of David and Elizabeth (Hartman) Brunk was born near Dale Enterprise, Va., on July 13, 1876; died at the San Antonio Community Hospital, Upland, Calif., on Oct. 26, 1958; aged 82 y. 3 m. 13 d. Married on Sept. 6, 1900, to Elizabeth N. Heatwole, who survives. Also surviving are 5 children (Lorene-Mrs. Earl Henderson, Sterling, Ill.; Leota-Mrs. Roy Moss, Waterford, Calif.; Roy, Saginaw, Mich.; Mrs. Tracie Barber, Clinton, Iowa, and Boyd, Sterling, Ill.), 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters (Mrs. Betty Keener and Mrs. Rosa Weber, Harrisonburg, Va.). A faithful member of the Mennonite Church, where for 50 years he took an active part in the Sunday school. Funeral services on Oct. 29 at the Upland Church were in charge of George H. Beare and Sherman Maust.
Gehman, Jonathan L., son of the late Abraham and Elizabeth (Leinbach) Gehman, was born in Bowmansville, Pa., Aug. 9, 1879; died in the Bair Rest Home, Brownstown, Pa., on Nov. 9, 1958; aged 79 y. 3 m. He had been in failing health for the past 5 months. Married on Dec. 17, 1905, to Ella Martin, who died Feb. 1, 1958. After his wife's death, he stayed for a short time at the home of his son, Paul E., and then he spent four weeks in the hospital, after which he was taken to the Bair Rest Home, where he lived the remainder of his life. Surviving are 4 sons and 2 daughters (Paul and David, Lititz, Pa.; Lester, Manheim; Adam, New Holland; Margie-Mrs. Milton Nolt, and Edna-Mrs. David Burkholder, Ephrata), 27 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers (Jacob, Bowmansville; Henry and Abraham, Mohnton). He was a member of the Groffdale Church, where funeral services were held on Nov. 12 in charge of Eli Sauder, Mahlon Witmer, Barton Gehman, and John S. Martin; interment in the Weaverland Cemetery.
Gingerich, Nick, son of Daniel and Fannie (Lichti) Gingerich, born Oct. 13, 1896, at Baden, Ont.; died Dec. 11, 1958, at the Lewis Co., General Hospital, Lowville, N. Y., of a coronary thrombosis, aged 62 y. 2 m.1 d. He was married to Dorothy Moser, Nov. 4, 1926. In addition to his wife, he leaves a son (James, Rochester, N. Y.), a daughter (Marie-Mrs. Howard M. Snider, Edmonton, Alta.), one granddaughter, 5 brothers and 4 sisters (David, East Aurora, N. Y.; Samuel, Croghan, N. Y.; Mrs. Saviera Lehman, Castorland, N. Y.; Tillie and Henry, New Hamburg, Ont.; Olive-Mrs. Manasseh Cressman, Kitchener, Ont.; Moses, William, and Fannie-Mrs. Aaron Moshier of Lowville). An active worker in the Conservative Mennonite Church since his conversion in 1942, he began and for several years led the work at Pine Grove, N. Y. According to the request of the deceased, his son-in-law, Howard M. Snider of Edmonton, Alta., preached the funeral sermon. The service was held at the Croghan Conservative Mennonite Church; burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Graber, Marie Elizabeth, daughter of Benedick and Elise (Wenger) Roth, was born Feb. 10, 1884, in Neuchatel, Switzerland; died Dec. 13, 1958, in Peoria, Ill., from infirmities of old age; aged 74 y. 10 m. 3 d. Married on Feb. 24, 1910, in Bourgfelden, France, to Peter Graber, who died Aug. 3, 1939. They came to America in March, 1910. Surviving are 6 children (Jacob R. and Clarence, of Secor, Ill.; Elsie-Mrs. Irvin Sutton, Birmingham, Ala.; Chris, Eureka, Ill.; Peter, Delavan, Ill., and Emanuel, Atlanta, Ill.), 23 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and a brother (Benedick, Bourgfelden, France). A brother and sister preceded her in death. Member of the Roanoke Church, where funeral services were held on Dec. 16 in charge of Wesley E. Jantz and Ivan Kauffman; burial in the Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery.
Lehman, Harry L., son of the late David and Annie (Burkholder) Lehman, was born Nov. 15, 1883, at Chambersburg, Pa.; died Oct. 23, 1958, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry Kramer; aged 74 y. 11 m. 8 d. Married Oct. 13, 1908 to Alma M. Long, who died May 7, 1958. Surviving are 5 children (Alda-Mrs. Harry Kramer, Chambersburg, Pa.; Verda-Mrs. Paul C. Martin, Shippensburg, Pa.; Beulah Goetz, Hagerstown, Md.; Leon, Waynesboro, Va.; Evelyn-Mrs. Charles Lippy, Chambersburg), a foster son (Donald Fouler, Wells Tannery, Pa.), 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, one brother (David, Chambersburg), and 3 sisters (Mrs. Harry Witmer, Mrs. Ira Eby, and Mrs. Reuben Lehman, all of Chambersburg). A member of the Chambersburg Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held in charge of Amos E. Martin, Harold Hunsecker, and Omar Martin; interment in the church cemetery.
Miller, Lydia, daughter of Yost and Anna Miller, was born June 15, 1866; died Dec. 15, 1958; aged 92 y. 6 m. On Jan. 1, 1885, she married Abraham E. Miller, who died April 12, 1905. Surviving are 3 children (Mrs. Stephen Yoder, Holmesville, Ohio, where she lived; Mrs. Abe Kandel and George W. Miller, Both of Millersburg), 11 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and one brother (John J. Miller, Millersburg). Four children preceded her in death. A faithful member of the Martins Creek Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 17 in charge of S. W. Sommer and Paul Hummel. Burial in adjoining cemetery.
Stauffer, Daniel B., son of the late David and Elizabeth (Brubaker) Stauffer; born in Snyder Co., Pa., on Jan. 14, 1876; died of a heart attack at the home of his son, Adam, Ephrata, Pa., on Dec. 9, 1958, after an illness of only one hour; aged 82 y. 10 m. 25 d. Married to Barbara Reich on Dec. 23, 1900. Two children preceded him in death. Surviving are his wife, 7 children 9Naomi-Mrs. Paul Auker, New Holland, Pa.; Adam R., Ephrata; Magdalena-Mrs. Rine Mitchell, Martindale; Jared and Carmi, Ephrata; Caleb, Bethel; Rachel, Lititz), 32 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. Member of the Martindale Church, where funeral services were held on Dec. 12, in charge of Noah Zimmerman and Joseph Weaver; burial in the Pike Mennonite Cemetery.
Wright, Ethel, died in the Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, Pa., Dec. 2, 1958; aged 52 years. Besides her husband, Donald, she is survived by 2 sons (Vernon of Florida and Robert of Maine). Funeral services were held in the Masontown, Pa., Mennonite Church with Paul M. Roth officiating. Burial in Church Hill Cemetery.
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Bauman, Irvin G., son of Silas and Lydia (Groff) Bauman, was born March 10, 1895, in Floradale, Ont.; died at his home in Greenford, Ohio, Dec. 23, 1958; aged 63 y. 9 m. 13 d. He had been in failing health and had defective eyesight for a number of years. On Aug. 20, 1936, he was married to Naomi Shoup Bowman. Surviving are his wife, 2 sons (Raymond and David at home), 2 stepsons (Paul Bowman, Canfield; and Lauren Bowman, Salem), 5 step grandchildren, 2 sisters (Louida and Salome Bauman, Kitchener, Ont.), and 5 brother Oliver and Edmund, Kitchener, Ont.; Norman, Leetonia; Silas, North Lima; and James, Denbigh, Va.). Member of the Midway Church where funeral services were held Dec. 27, in charge of Paul Yoder assisted by Ernest Martin, David Weaver, and Harold Bauman; burial in adjoining cemetery.
Diener, Amanda, daughter of Henry and Ann (Bitikofer) Selzer, was born near Canton, Kans., Sept. 3, 1889; died at the Grace Hospital, Hutchinson, Kans., Nov. 24, 1958; aged 69 y. 2 m. 21 d. Although for many years she was not strong, yet her death was rather sudden. Married to Harry A. Diener on Dec. 3, 1914. They had eight children, one having preceded her in death. Surviving are her husband, 7 sons (Daniel H., Elkhart, Ind.; D. Edward, Clarence, N. Y.; Clayton H., Haven, Kans.; Truman L., Hillsboro, Kans.; Paul S., Hesston, Kans.; Willard A., Hutchinson, and Herman J. South Hutchinson), 20 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. One grandchild also preceded her in death. Soon after their marriage, Bro. and Sister Diener were called to serve in the ministry in the rural mission field of central Missouri. After six years of service, in 1921 they took up residence near Yoder Kans., where she served faithfully with her husband in the ministry of the Yoder Mennonite Church. Funeral services at the Yoder Church, Nov. 26, were in charge of J. G. Hartzler, Edward Yutzy, Andrew Bontrager, and Sanford Kind; interment in Yoder Mennonite Cemetery.
Eby, John S., son of the late Levi F. and Catherine (Stauffer) Eby; born July 18, 1902, in Rapho Twp., Pa.; died at the Lancaster, Pa., General Hospital, Dec. 11, 1958; aged 56 y. 4 m. 23 d. He was attending session of Ministers' Week at Rohrerstown, where he was stricken with a heart attack and died a short time after being admitted to the hospital. On Dec. 13, 1945, he was ordained to the ministry in the Erisman Church, Lancaster, Pa., where he gave his last message the Sunday prior to his passing away. This message has spoken loudly to many in the congregation since his passing. He was married on Oct. 23, 1929, to Mary Elizabeth Herr. Surviving are his wife of Manheim, Pa., 2 sons (John Melvin, Manheim, Pa., Herbert, Mt. Joy, Pa.), and 2 daughters (Anna Lois and Marian Ruth, at home). Funeral services were held at the home, with Amos Sauder in charge and at Erisman's Church in charge of Homer Bomberger and Martin Metzler; interment in Erisman's Cemetery.
Gehman, Jacob B., son of the late Jonathan and Mary (Bare) Gehman; born Aug. 5, 1880, in Elkhart Co., Ind.; passed away at the Lancaster, Pa., General Hospital, Dec. 19, 1958; aged 78 y. 4 m. 14 d. Married to Hettie Leinbach, who survives. Also surviving are a foster daughter and 3 foster grandchildren, one brother (John, De Land, Fla.), and 2 sisters of Brutus, Mich. Member of the Bowmansville, Pa., Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 23, in charge of J. Paul Graybill and Paul Z. Martin; interment in adjoining cemetery.
Glick, Loren Elam, son of Elam and Thelma (Stoltzfus) Glick, Belleville, Pa.; born Nov. 21, 1939; died Dec. 24, 1958, when a tractor he was riding rolled down an embankment and crushed him; aged 19 y. 1 m. 3 d. Surviving are his parents, one brother (Delmar), 2 sisters (Esther and Darlis), his fiancée (Zelda Krepps) and a grandfather (John Stoltzfus). On Nov. 10 of this year he had begun his two-year I-W term of service at the Adriel School in Ohio. He was a member of the Maple Grove Church, Belleville, where funeral services were held Dec. 27, in charge of A. J. Metzler and Waldo Miller, assisted by Raymond Peachey, Paul Roth, and Aaron Mast; interment in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Hostetler, Nancy Pearl, daughter of John and Charity (King) Kropf; born Jan. 13, 1890, in Hubbard, Oreg.; died of a heart attack Dec. 19, 1958; aged 68 y. 11 m. 6 d. She was married on Oct. 9, 1910, to Simon Hostetler, who survives. Also surviving are a son (Leslie C.), 2 step-daughters (E. Ferne Kauffman and Nettie Hostetler), 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandsons, 4 brothers and 2 sisters (Lydia M. Sharp, Harvey and Chauncy, Hubbard; Clarence, Woodburn; Roy, Corvallis; and Rachel Esch). She was a member of the Zion Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 21, in charge of Dan F. Shenk and John Lederch; interment in Zion cemetery.
Hostetter, Cheryl Yvonne, daughter of John and Mildred (Hecock) Hostetter, Jr.; born Nov. 20, 1951, at Harrisonburg, Va.; died Nov. 6, 1958; aged 6 y. 11 m. 17 d. Death came as a result of a congenital heart condition. Survivors are her parents, one sister (Beverly), 2 brothers (Vaughn and Alden), her paternal grandfather (John J. Hostetter), and maternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Heacock.). Funeral services were held in the Lindale Church, Edom, Va., with John R. Mumaw and Norman Derstine officiating; interment in adjoining cemetery.
Jantzi, Eli, son of Michael and Barbara (Zehr) Jantzi, was born Sept. 3, 1892, in Wellesley, Ont.; died Dec. 21, 1958, at Pigeon, Mich., after an illness of several months; aged 66 y. 3 m. 18 d. Surviving are his aged mother, one sister (Mrs. Fannie Gascho), and one brother (Aaron). Member of the Pigeon River C. M. Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 24, in charge of Emanuel Swartzendruber, Earl Maust, and Willard Mayer; interment in adjoining cemetery.
Parmer, Fannie Catherine, daughter of David H. and Mary (Smith) Gsell, born Dec. 29, 1874, near Clear Spring, Md.; died Dec. 2, 1958, after an illness of 4 years, at the home of her son Edgar, Greencastle, Pa.; aged 83y. 11 m. 27 d. Married on Dec. 12, 1899, to Henry Parmer, who survives. Also surviving are 3 children (H. Edgar and Samuel G., both of Greencastle; and Mary C.-Mrs. Clarence Martin, Maugansville, Md.), 5 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Cedar Grove Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 4, in charge of John F. Grove and Nelson Martin; burial in church cemetery.
Pergoy, Harriett Belle, daughter of Samuel B. and Margaret (Redmond) Jones; born Sept. 24, 1873, in Richfield, Ill; died Jun1, 1958, at the Levering Hospital, Hannibal, Mo., after a lingering illness; aged 84 y. 8 m. 8 d. Married in 1891 to Arthur E. Renner, who died April 13, 1922. To this union were born 11 children. In 1932 she was married to William J. Pergoy, who died in September 1938. Five children also preceded her in death. Surviving are 3 daughters (Lucy-Mrs. Ralph Freeman, Hannibal, with whom she made her home; Margaret-Mrs. Cecil Stark, Center; and Laura-Mrs. E. W. Burdett, St. Louis), 3 sons (Ernest, Smith Center, Kans.; Ellis, Hannibal; and Earl, Sacramento, Calif.), 18 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Ella Curry, Hannibal). She was a member of the Lyon Street Church, Hannibal, where funeral services were held June 3 in charge of Harold Kreider and Nelson E. Kauffman; interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Shantz, Selina, daughter of Amos and Esther (Cressman) Shantz, was born March 22, 1877, in Wilmot Twp., Ont.; died at Kitchener, Ont., Dec. 11, 1958, after a lengthy illness; aged 81 y. 8m. 19 d. On Dec. 12, 1900, she was married to Herbert Shantz, who died Feb. 28, 1955. Surviving are 4 daughters (Orpha-Mrs. Vernon Woolner, Lona-Mrs. Joseph Martin, Erma-Mrs. Stanley Snider, and Wilma-Mrs. Martin Horst), 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and 3 sisters (Maggie, Barbara, and Elminda Shantz). Preceding her in death were 5 brothers and 2 sisters. She was a member of the Erb Street Church, Waterloo, Ont., where services were held, in charge of Wilfred Ulrich and J. B. Martin.
Shelley, Olive M., daughter of Simon P. and Elizabeth (Shirk) Auker; born in Monroe Twp., Juniata Co., Pa., March 23, 1880; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Donald Lauver near Oakland Mills, Pa., Dec. 18, 1958; aged 78 y. 9m. 25 d. Married to Samuel M. Shelley, who preceded her in death 16 years ago. To this union were born 8 children, all of whom survive (Joyce-Mrs. William Shellenberger, Manheim, Pa.; Vera-Mrs. Everett Graybill, McAlisterville, Pa.; Hazel-Mrs. William Graybill, Carla, and Orville, Mifflintown, Pa.; Mrs. Orpha Graybill, Richfield, Pa.; Esther-Mrs. Donald Lauver, Oakland Mills; and Etta-Mrs. Thomas Bittinger, Uniontown, Ohio). Also surviving are 4 sisters and one brother, 24 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Delaware Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Lost Creek Church, Dec. 21, in charge of Raymond Lauver and Jacob G. Brubaker; burial in adjoining cemetery.
Stahly, Daniel J., was born in Lagrange Co., Ind., Oct. 14, 1869; died Nov. 23, 1958, at the Goshen, Ind., General Hospital, where he had been for 9 days; aged 89 y. 1 m. 9 d. He was bedfast 2 weeks. He was a lifelong resident of the Middlebury, Ind., community. Married on Oct. 9, 1892, to Libbie Sunthimer, who died March 25, 1915. To this union 10 children were born, four of whom preceded him in death. On Jan. 16, 1916, he married Minerva Thompson, who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons (Charles W., and Franklin, St. Petersburg, Fla.; A. Albert, Constantine, Mich.; and Daniel J., Jr., Wakarusa), 2 daughters (Beulah-Mrs. Clarence Yoder, Corpus Christi, Texas; and Mrs. Ruth Miller, Santa Ana, Calif.), 25 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, one sister (Mrs. Christian J., Curryville, Mo.). Member of the Forks Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 26, in charge of Amsa Kauffman, Malvin Miller, and Earley Bontrager; interment in Bontrager Cemetery near the Stahly home.
Stoltzfus, Joyce Elaine, daughter of Jesse and Sadie M. (Fisher) Stoltzfus; born Sept. 22, 1952, at Coatesville, Pa.; died Dec. 4, 1958, at the Ephrata, Pa., Hospital of coronary collapse; aged 6 y. 2 m. 12 d. She was taken to the hospital on Dec. 4 to have her tonsils and adenoids removed and her heart failed to function after the operation. Surviving are her parents, 6 brothers and sisters (Reba-Mrs. Jefferson Yoder, Elverson, Pa.; Chester, Morgantown; Clyde, Narvon; Anna Mae-Mrs. Lester Eby , Ephrata; Leroy and Erma, at home), and a grandmother (Mrs. Rachel Fisher, Morgantown, Pa.). She attended the Conestoga Church, where services were held Dec. 7, in charge of Ira Kurtz, Omar Kurtz, and C. J. Kurtz; interment in Conestoga Cemetery.
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Bergey, Monroe W., son of David K. and Amanda (Wagner) Bergey; born Feb. 9, 1874, near Lederach, Pa.; died July 10, 1958; aged 84 y. 5 m. 1 d. Surviving are his wife, Emma P. Nyce Bergey, 3 children (Willis, Martha B. Moyer, and Clayton N.), 2 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Salford Church, where funeral services were held, in charge of Henry L. Ruth and Rein Alderfer; interment in adjoining cemetery.
Bontrager, Daniel A., son of Abraham and Susanna Bontrager; born March 31, 1899, at White Cloud, Mich.; died of a heart attack on the highway near his home, Colon, Mich., Dec. 15, 1958; aged 59 y. 9 m. 15 d. Married Nov. 18, 1923, to Fannie Kaufman at Mio, Mich. Survivors: his wife 6 sons and 3 daughters (Erie, Elkhart, Ind.; LeRoy and Omar, Lansing, Mich.; Ora, Bronson, Mich.; Katie Albrecht, Pigeon, Mich.; Velma, Sturgis, Mich.; Edna, Theodore and Danny, at home), 13 grandchildren, 3 brothers (Joseph, London, Ohio; William, Middlebury, Ind.; and Elton, Topeka, Ind.), and 2 sisters (Nora-Mrs. William Beachy, Topeka, Ind.; and Edna-Mrs. Seth Troyer, Mio Mich.). One son and one sister preceded him in death. He was a member of the Oak Grove Church near Burr Oak, Mich., where funeral services were held Dec. 18, in charge of O. H. Hooley; burial in church cemetery.
Brenneman, Peter, son of John and Sarah (Hunsberger) Brenneman; born Feb. 23, 1874, in Wakarusa, Ind.; died Dec. 27, 1958, at Osceola, Ind., when hit by a car while walking across the road; aged 84 y. 10 m. 4 d. Married in 1909 to Florence Henderson, who died in 1940. They had no children, and he was the last member of his family. He was a member of the Osceola Mennonite Church. Funeral services at the Warner Funeral Home, Dec. 30, were in charge of G. Maurice Long; interment in Osceola Cemetery.
Clemens, Lizzie M., daughter of the late Samuel and Catherine (Moyer) Landis, and widow of the late Henry A. Clemens; born Oct. 28, 1875; died at the home of her son, Samuel Clemens, Telford, Pa., Oct. 12, 1958, after a short illness; aged 82 y.11 m. 14 d. Surviving are 11 children (Rein L., Philadelphia; Sallie-Mrs. Raymond Ziegler, Telford; George L., Harleysville; Samuel L., Telford; Lovina-Mrs. William Delp, Mainland; Mrs. Katie Hagey, Franconia; Lizzie-Mrs. Edwin Nyce and Naomi-Mrs. Paul Ruth, both of Souderton; Eva-Mrs. Paul Delp and Mary-Mrs. Paul Alderfer, both of Telford; and Cora-Mrs. Linneaus Kulp, Lederach), 33 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, a sister (Mrs. Abram Nice, Telford), and a brother (Jacob M. Landis, Souderton). She was a member of the Salford Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 15, in charge of Henry Ruth and Jacob Moyer; interment in adjoining cemetery.
Clymer, David Lloyd, son of Martin and Mabel (Winey) Clymer; born Dec. 26, 1926, in Lancaster Co., Pa.; died Dec. 14, 1958, at Colquitt, Ga., of hemophilia; aged 31 y. 11 m. 18 d. Married on March 5, 1949, to Elizabeth F. Martin, who survives. Also surviving are 4 children (David, Jr., Martha Jean, Mary Jane, and Dorcas Joy), his mother, 5 brothers and 7 sisters (John, Mark, James, Daniel, Abram, Sarah-Mrs. Ira Nafziger, Esther-Mrs. Benjamin Martin, Mildred-Mrs. Harold Martin, Miriam-Mrs. Jason Stoltzfus, Lois-Mrs. Ralph Bender, Rhoda-Mrs. James Sauder, and Catherine-Mrs. Henry Holt III). He had been working as a meat salesman. He was a member of the Colquitt Church, where services were held Dec. 15, in charge of David Ebersole and Benj. Martin, Sr.; on Dec. 17 services at Mellinger's were in charge of Earl Wert and Raymond Charles; interment in Mellinger's Cemetery.
Moyer, Lizzie M., daughter of Levi and Sarah (Moyer) Nyce; born Feb. 23, 1885, in Montgomery Co., Pa.; died Oct. 21, 1958, at Harleysville, Pa.; aged 73 y. 7 m. 28 d. On Oct. 22, 1904, she was married to Edwin L. Moyer, who survives. Also surviving are 4 children (Nelson, Willard, D. Edwin, and Beula-Mrs. Lester Clemmer), 22 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Salford Church, where funeral services were held, in charge of Henry L. Ruth and Rein Alderfer; interment in adjoining cemetery.
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Charlton, Walter Fred, son of the late William and Annie (Hoffman) Charlton; born near Newburg, Pa., Sept. 5, 1881; died at the home of his son Frank on Dec. 17, 1958; aged 77 y. 3 m. 12 d. He was ordained to the ministry at the Diller Church on March 1, 1910. Married on Jan. 8, 1903, to Alice Burkholder, who died May 20, 1940. To this union were born 9 children. Two sons and one daughter preceded him in death. Surviving are 4 sons and 2 daughters (Frank, Mary- Mrs. David Shover, and Fred, of Newville, Pa.; Paul, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; John, Dalton, Ohio; and Ruth, Carlisle, Pa.), 23 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Diller Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 21, in charge of Mervin Baer, assisted by William Strong, Earl Mosemann, and S. G. Bucher; burial in adjoining cemetery. The text (Psalm 13:5, 6) was his own choice.
Coble, Maggie, widow of Isaac Coble; born Feb. 13, 1873; died Jan. 3, 1959, at her home in Middletown, Pa.; aged 85 y. 10 m. 21 d. Her husband died July 24, 1947. She was a member of the Strickler-Shope congregation, Middletown, Pa. For the past 18 years she was an invalid. Surviving are her children (Clarence and Mabel Harbold, both at home; Grace- Mrs. Meade Espenshade and Roy, both of Middletown), 5 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were held Jan. 6 at the Strickler Church, in charge of Harry Longenecker, David Miller, and Clarence E. Lutz; interment in Shope's Church Cemetery.
Cullar, John, son of Jonas and Rebecca (Lehman) Cullar; born Dec. 23, 1894, in Beaver Twp., Ohio; died Jan. 8, 1959, at the South Side Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio, of a cerebral hemorrhage, after an illness of a week; aged 64 y. 16 d. Married on Nov. 2, 1922, to Rena Metzler, who survives. Surviving also are a daughter (Ardith- Mrs. Arthur Blosser, Columbiana), 2 sons (John Allen and Harold E., both of North Lima), one brother (Elmer, Columbiana), and 7 grandchildren. One grandson preceded him in death. He was a vegetable grower and operated a greenhouse at his home for a number of years. He was an active member of the Midway Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 11, in charge of Paul Yoder and Ernest Martin; burial in adjoining cemetery.
Diener, Herbert Allen, son of Daniel and Carrie (Yoder) Diener, Elkhart, Ind.; born Nov. 2, 1949, at Middlebury, Ind.; died Dec. 13, 1958, at the Fort Wayne State School, where he had been a patient since August; aged 9 y. 1 m. 11 d. Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother (Darrell) and 2 sisters (Karen and Maribeth), all at home, a grandfather (Harry Diener), and the step grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Schrock), all of Hutchinson, Kans. Funeral services were held at the Yoder Funeral Home, Middlebury, Dec. 16, in charge of Donald E. Yoder, Earley Bontrager, and Howard Zehr; burial in Yoder Cemetery.
Gerber, Catherine,. daughter of Peter and Marie (Lichty) Stoll; born Oct. 24, 1865, at Fort Wayne, Ind.; died Nov. 6, 1958, at her home in Olds, Alta., after a long illness; aged 93 y. 13 d. Married to Noah Gerber at Wheatland, Mo., on Oct. 9, 1884. He died Nov. 3, 1937. Surviving are 4 children (Mary- Mrs. S. E. Benedict, Olds, Alta.; Louise- Mrs. J. Tannehill, Billings, Mont.; C. J. Gerber, Wakarusa, Ind.; and P. E. Gerber, Yachats, Oreg.), 2 sisters (Mrs. Burl Allen, Osceola, Mo.; and Mrs. Bert Allen, Roundup, Mont.), 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, and 30 or more children that she mothered or raised part of their lives. She was the last remaining resident of what used to be the Mayton Mennonite congregation, where her late husband had been the deacon. She was a member of the West Zion Mennonite Church, Carstairs, Alta. Funeral services at the United Missionary Church, Olds, Alta., Nov. 9, were in charge of Peter Dyck and Linford D. Hackman; burial in Mayton Cemetery.
Good, Anna Bertha, daughter of Joseph and Hannah (Rouch) Martin; born Dec. 7, 1891, near Hopedale, Ill.; died Dec. 28, 1958, at Kouts, Ind., of heart trouble; aged 67 y. 21 d. Married on Dec. 27, 1911, to Joseph Good at Hopedale, Ill. Surviving are her husband, 7 children (Leonard, Ross, Ralph, Clara- Mrs. Norman Tyson, Nettie- Mrs. George Lampl, Irene- Mrs. Edd Freyenberger, all of the Kouts community; and Wilmer, Blountstown, Fla.), 28 grandchildren, one brother (Elmer Martin, Hopedale, Ill., and 2 sisters (Mrs. E. T. Eash, Meadows, Ill.; and Mrs. Bertha Birky, Kouts). One son preceded her in death. She was a member of the Hopewell Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 31, in charge of Samuel S. Miller and Emanuel Birky; interment in church cemetery.
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