Barnhart, Wm. H., was killed in an auto accident on Aug. 7, 1962; aged 70 years. Funeral services were held at the Black Oak Bethel Mennonite Church, Hancock, Md., Aug. 10, in charge of Michael M. Horst.
Blanchfield, Walter W., was born March 22, 1912; died Sept. 22, 1962; aged 50 y. 6 m. Surviving are his wife, Opal, 2 sons, and 3 daughters. He was baptized as a member of the Stephens City (Va.) Mennonite Church one week prior to his death. Funeral services were held at the Jones Funeral Home, Sept. 25, in charge of M. C. Showalter.
Carroll, Charles P., was born May 3, 1879; died Oct. 10, 1962; aged 83 y. 5 m. 7 d. Surviving are 2 sisters. He was a member of the Stephens City (Va.) Mennonite Church since April, 1962. Funeral services were held at the Enders Funeral Home, Oct. 13, in charge of M. C. Showalter and Earl I. Lewis.
Cook, Ralph, died of cancer at Berkeley Springs (W. Va.) Hospital, Sept. 28, 1962; aged 76 years. He was a member of the Black Oak Bethel Mennonite Church, Hancock, Md., where funeral services were held Oct. 1, in charge of Michael M. Horst and A. Vernon Keesecker.
Eichelberger, Infants, twin sons of John and Florence (Walker) Eichelberger, were born at Gibson City, Ill., Oct. 16, 1962; died at Springfield, Ill., Oct. 18, 1962; aged 2 d. Graveside services were held at the East Bend Mennonite Cemetery, Oct. 19, in charge of J. Alton Horst.
High, Christian S., son of David and Fannie (Sensenig) High, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., Aug. 21, 1882; died in Lancaster Co., Oct. 6, 1962; aged 80 y. 1 m. 15 d. On Jan. 3, 1907, he was married to Mary Good, who survives. Also surviving are 2 children (Levi G. and Mabel-Mrs. Edwin Eberly), 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one sister and 2 brothers (Lydia-Mrs. John Weaver, John S., and Samuel S.). One son preceded him in death. He was a member of the Stumptown Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 9, in charge of Elmer Martin, Lloyd Eby, and John Oberholtzer.
Horst, Margaret Shields, was born March 21, 1882; died Aug. 22, 1962; aged 80 y. 5 m. 1 d. She was married to Daniel K. Horst, who survives. Also surviving are 5 sons and one daughter (Harold F., Raymond E., Mrs. Charles Eshleman, Norman L., Robert E., and Leroy D.). Funeral services were held at the Chambersburg Church, in charge of Amos E. Martin, Harvey E. Shank, Omar Martin, and Harold Hunsecker.
Kanagy, Ola Mae, daughter of Ezra B. and Lydia (Zook) Yoder, was born in Champaign Co., Ohio, May 28, 1884; died in Champaign Co., Oct. 17, 1962; aged 78 y. 4 m. 19 d. On Jan. 17, 1911, she was married to Darius Kanagy, who died June 17, 1929. Surviving are 2 sons (Wilfred and Lloyd), one brother and one sister (Dan C. and Mrs. Anna Yoder), one uncle, and 17 grandchildren. She was a member of the Oak Grove Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 20, in charge of Nelson Kanagy, assisted by Everett Yoder.
Kuhns, Abraham J., was born May 19, 1890; died at Plain City, Ohio, Aug. 8, 1962; aged 72 y. 2 m. 20 d. On Dec. 17, 1914, he was married to Susanna Beachy, who died April 5, 1933. One daughter also preceded him in death. Surviving are 7 daughters (Mrs. Dan Troyer, Mrs. Chris Yoder, Mrs. Menno Hostetler, Mrs. Dan Beachy, Alma Kuhns, Mrs. LeRoy Troyer, and Mrs. Alvin Kaufman), 2 sons (Eli and Elmer), and 49 grandchildren. He was a member of the Amish Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Canaan Amish Mennonite Church, Aug. 11, in charge of Elton Troyer, Raymond Kauffman, and Dan Yutzy.
Lenhert, Viola, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Ann (Landes) Wenger, was born at Canton, Kans., Nov. 16, 1890; died of leukemia Oct. 2, 1962; aged 71 y. 10 m. 16 d. On March 2, 1961, she was married to Samuel Lenhert, who survives. Also surviving are 6 sisters and one brother (Nora-Mrs. Elmer Hershey, Martha-Mrs. Paul Hershey, Mrs. Cora Vogt, Mary-Mrs. John Detwiler, Barbara-Mrs. Ernest Garber, Anna-Mrs. Abe Good, and Daniel). One sister and one brother preceded her in death. During her lifetime she taught two years at Beulah College, Upland, Calif., served 13 years at the Portland, Oreg., Mission, and served four years under MCC. She also operated a children's home at her residence in Nampa for a number of years and had recently operated the Corner Book Store in her home. She was a member of the Nampa Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 5, in charge of Harold Hochstetler and D. A. Good.
Schrock, Bella, daughter of John and Magdalene (King) Yordy, was born Aug. 24, 1873; died at the Mennonite Home for the Aged, Albany, Oreg., Oct. 7, 1962; aged 89 y. 1 m. 13 d., the sole survivor of her immediate family of 13 children. On Dec. 3, 1893, she was married to Joseph Schrock, who died May 6, 1943. Surviving are 3 daughters (Emma-Mrs. William Reeser, Anna-Mrs. Ed Roth, and Fannie), 5 sons (David, Elmer, Melvin Raymond, and LeRoy), 42 grandchildren, and more than 100 great-grandchildren. Two son preceded her in death. She was a member of the Tangent Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held on Oct. 10 at the Fairview Church, in charge of Merle Stutzman, assisted by H. A. Wolfer and Wilbert Kropf.
Schwartzentruber, Lyle W., son of Allan and Elizabeth (Wagler) Schwartzentruber, was born near Petersburg, Ont., Feb. 16, 1935; died suddenly as a result of a car and truck accident, Sept. 17, 1962; aged 27 y. 7 m. 1 d. On Aug. 18, 1958, he was married to Eleanor Wismer, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Duane), 3 brothers (Kenneth, Campinas, Brazil; Vernon, and Leonard), and his grandmother (Mrs. Barbara Wagler). He was a member of the Steinman Church, where funeral services were held Sept. 20, in charge of Orland Gingerich and Elmer Schwartzentruber.
Shank, J. Mark, son of John M. and Mary (Miller) Shank, was born at Denbigh, Va., Feb. 27, 1907; died at his winter home in Sarasota, Fla., Oct. 5, 1962; aged 55 y. 7 m. 12 d. He had not enjoyed good health from youth, but his more recent illness and death were due to cancer. On June 17, 1936, he was married to Reba K. Heatwole, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Stanley H., and Jay M.), his mother, 4 brothers (Paul V., Aaron M., Ralph M., and Walter A.), and 3 sisters (Naomi-Mrs. James Stalling, Gladys-Mrs. Russell Baer, and Mary Louise-Mrs. Earl Martin, Jr.). Funeral services were held at the Tuttle Avenue Church, Oct. 7, in charge of Andrew Jantzi: burial in the Palms Memorial Garden.
Swartzendruber, Roslyn Faye, daughter of Tom and Dorothy (Swartzendruber) Swartzendruber, was born near Bay Port, Mich., April 3, 1945; died at her home, Oct. 18, 1962, after an extended illness; aged 17 y. 6 m. 15 d. Surviving are one sister (Joyce-Mrs. Olin Gunden), 2 brothers (Lowell and Gary), and grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Swartzendruber, and Mrs. Elizabeth Swartzendruber). Rosie was confined to a wheel chair all her life, but her happy attitude and radiant smile touched many lives. She had friends of all age groups from coast to coast, and in foreign countries. Her life was a real challenge to folks in good health who often overlook the best things in life. She attended the Pigeon Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 20, in charge of Herbert L. Yoder.
Troyer, Amelia (Millie), daughter of John and Catherine (Zimmerman) Zimmerman, was born at Inman, Kans., April 24, 1880; died at the Attica (Kans.) Hospital, after a long illness, on Oct. 8, 1962; aged 82 y. 5 m. 14 d. On June 30, 1901, she was married to Manasseh A. Troyer who survives. Also surviving are 7 children (Nettie-Mrs. Henry Yoder, Irene-Mrs. Lloyd Nichols, Amy-Mrs. Willie Mast, Beulah, Gladys-Mrs. Glenn Baker, Amelia-Mrs. Walter Marner, and Ross), 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Sarah Hershberger). One son preceded her in death. She was a charter member of the Crystal Springs congregation at its organization in 1905. Funeral services were held at the church On Oct. 11, in charge of Alvin Kauffman and Robert Ely.
Unzicker, David Kent, son of Archie and Virginia (King) Unzicker, was born at Peoria, Ill., Aug. 28, 1960; died by drowning at Eureka, Ill., Oct. 18, 1962; aged 2 y. 1 m. 20 d. Surviving are his parents, 6 brothers and sisters (Royal, Mrs. Sara Jane Schumacher, Carol, Leanna, Robert, and Dallas), grandparents (Sam Unzicker, and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer King), and one niece. Funeral services were held at the Metamora Church, Oct. 20, in charge of Roy Bucher and Wayne King.
Wagler, Harvey, son of Joseph and Mary (Lichti) Wagler, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., March 20, 1910; died at St. Mary's Hospital, July 24, 1962, from a heart condition; aged 52 y. 4 m. 4 d. He was married to Edna Wagler, who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters and 8 sons (Mrs. Norman Harrison, Ruth, Milton, Delford, Delton, Ray, Harvey, Jr., Ervin, Laverne, and Edward), 2 brothers and 7 sisters (John, Alvin, Mrs. John Klassen, Mrs. Emmanuel Kuepfer, Mrs. Harold Cressman, Mrs. David Brunk, Mrs. Clinton Bechtel, Mrs. Aaron Horst, and Idella), and one grandchild. He was a member of the St. Agatha Church, where funeral services were held July 27, in charge of Gerald Schwartzentruber and Orland Gingerich.
Boley, Katie, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Miller) Troyer, was born in Holmes Co., Ohio, Dec. 5, 1890; died at her home near Greentown, Ohio, Oct. 16, 1962; aged 71 y. 10 m. 11 d. On Dec. 7, 1911, she was married to Joseph Boley, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Samuel and Mahlon), 3 daughters (Lizzie Ann-Mrs. Harry Miller, Fannie-Mrs. Paul Stutzman, and Ella-Mrs. Lester Burrell), one sister (Maggie-Mrs. Eli Miller), and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. One son and one daughter preceded her in death. She was a member of the Hartville Church, where funeral services were held, in charge of Lester Wyse, O. N. Johns, and Alvin Wittmer.
Farrar, Ernest Bertrand, son of Mr. and Mrs. George B. Farrar, was born at Madison, Kans., April 30, 1892; died of cancer at Harrison, Ark., Oct. 11, 1962; aged 70 y. 5 m. 11 d. He was married to Louise Hooten. Surviving are 2 sons and 2 daughters (William B., Jack R., Mrs. Nell May, and Mrs. Ernestine Wells), 3 grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. E. C. Libla). He was a member of the Three Brothers Church. Funeral services were held at the Memorial Chapel, Mountain Home, Ark., Oct. 13, in charge of Henry J. Tregle.
Hartzler, Harry E., son of John and Lizzie (Harshbarger) Hartzler, was born in Champaign Co., Ohio, Sept. 27, 1895; died unexpectedly of a coronary attack soon after arriving at his place of employment in Champaign Co., on Oct. 22, 1962; aged 67 y. 25 d. On March 5, 1920, he was married to Eva Welday, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Donald), 3 grandchildren, 2 sisters and one brother (Mrs. Mae Leroy, Ada-Mrs. C. G. Ringler, and Jonas). His parents, one sister, and 2 infant daughters preceded him in death. He lived in Colorado from 1920 to 1951, when they moved to Champaign Co., where he followed his occupation as plumber. He was a member of the Oak Grove Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 25, in charge of Nelson Kanagy and Earl Showalter.
Klingelsmith, Celestia, daughter of Reuben and Maggie (Bontrager) Yoder, was born in McPherson Co., Kans., Dec. 18, 1883; died of a heart attack at Batavia, N.Y., Aug. 23, 1962; aged 78 y. 8 m. 5 d. On Feb. 21, 1904, she was married to Harry Klingelsmith, who died Dec. 2, 1945. Surviving are 5 daughters and 2 sons (Mrs. Geneva Helmuth, Naomi-Mrs. Irvon Miller, Verda-Mrs. Floyd Yousey, Ruby-Mrs. Delbert Ressler, Linford, Opal-Mrs. Burdette Whitecome, and Glendon), 24 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers and 2 sisters (Maurice, Stephen A., Rhoda-Mrs. Oscar Nelson, and Corinna-Mrs. Herman Schaar). One daughter preceded her in death. She was a member of the Clarence Center Church, where funeral services were held Aug. 26, in charge of D. Edward Diener and LeRoy Yoder.
Landes, Abram G., son of Jacob S. and Elizabeth (Grater) Landes, was born in Montgomery Co., Pa., Dec. 5, 1874; died at the Rockhill Mennonite Home, Sellersville, Pa., Oct. 18, 1962; aged 87 y. 10 m. 11 d. On Dec. 4, 1897, he was married to Ellen M. Nice, who survives. Also surviving are 5 sons and one daughter (Titus, Henry, Jacob, Abram, Mark, and Elizabeth-Mrs. Harry Frantz), 19 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Henry Ruth). He was a member of the Franconia Church, where he served for many years as song leader. Funeral services were held at the church, Oct. 20, in charge of Leroy Godshall and Curtis Bergey.
McGill, Elizabeth, daughter of William and Anna (Keller) Burner, was born in Columbia, Pa., Sept. 8, 1887; died at the Welsh Mountain Samaritan Home, New Holland, Pa., Oct. 18, 1962; aged 75 y. 1 m. 10 d. She was the widow of George W. Mcgill. Surviving are one sister (Mrs. William Hamacker) and 2 brothers (Harry and George). She was a member of the Columbia Mennonite Mission, where funeral services were held Oct. 22, in charge of Ivan D. Leaman and Benjamin C. Eshbach.
Plank, Minnie Lee, daughter of Horace and Mary Feeback, was born at Latour, Mo., Aug. 4, 1881; died at Wichita, Kans., Oct. 13, 1962; aged 81 y. 2 m. 9 d. She was married to Perry Plank, who died Oct. 3, 1957. One daughter also preceded her in death. Surviving are 4 sons (Cecil, Glenn, Ned, and Donald), 4 daughters (Glada Gingrich, Gladys Ginn, Ruby Mapes, and Grace Brenneman), 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 3 brothers (Ora, Forrest, and Jasper). For many years she attended the Pleasant Valley Church, Harper, Kans., and after moving to town she joined the United Missionary Church, of which she was a member at the time of her passing. Funeral services were held at the Brownell-Wiley chapel, Oct. 15, in charge of James Detweiler and David Johnson.
Shank, Verna, daughter of Chris and Jessie Snyder, was born at Roseland, Nebr., Feb. 12, 1893; died at Hubbard, Oreg., Aug. 15, 1962; aged 69 y. 6 m. 3 d. On Aug. 27, 1914, she was married to Frank M. Shank, who survives. Also surviving are 8 children (Beulah, Ralph, Mrs. LeRoy Hooley, Wilbur, Glenn, Lyle, Velma, and Thelma), 5 brothers (Menno, Albert, John, Paul, and Allen), and 3 sisters (Mrs. Alta Gingerich, Anna, and Mrs. Omar Miller.) She was a member of the Hopewell Church, where funeral services were held Aug. 18, in charge of Marcus Lind and Earnest Garber.
Weirich, Viola E., daughter of Eli D. and Martha Pauline (Slabach) Weirich, was born near Goshen, Ind., Oct. 24, 1949; died Oct. 20, 1962; aged 12 y. 11 m. 26 d. Surviving are her parents, 5 brothers (Burdette, Joseph, Daniel, Gary, and Gaylord), and her grandparents (Mrs. Lydia Ann Slabach, and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel E. Weirich). She was a member of the Wilson Mennonite church, where funeral services were held Oct. 23, in charge of Harold Kauffman and Norman Witmer.
Young, Elizabeth B., daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Benner) Young, was born in Montgomery Co., Pa., Oct. 13, 1907; died at the Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa., Oct. 5, 1962, from complications resulting from crippling arthritis; aged 54 y. 11 m. 22 d. She was a guest at Eastern Mennonite Home, Souderton, Pa., since 1956. Surviving are 3 brothers and 2 sisters (Enos, Benjamin, Joseph, Mrs. Walter Myers, and Miss Sulie B. Young). Three brothers and 2 sisters preceded her in death. She was a member of the Franconia Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 7, in charge of Leroy Godshall and Curtis Bergey.
Yoder, Ben J., son of C. D. and Elizabeth (Gerber) Yoder, was born at Harrisonville, Mo., April 7, 1877; died at Harrisonville, Oct. 15, 1962; aged 85 y. 6 m. 8 d. In 1898 he was married to Ollie Plank, who died Oct. 21, 1907. On Dec. 2, 1910, he was married to Mary Oesch, who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons (Glayde, Glen, Earl, and Dee), 2 daughters (Blanche Jovanovich and Dorothy Sasich), 2 sisters, 9 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Sycamore Grove Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 17, in charge of Leonard Garber, assisted by James D. Yoder; interment in Clearfork Cemetery.
Transcribed by Ralph Shetler, Oregon