Bachert, Magdelena, daughter of David and Leah (Eby) Eby, was born in Maryborough Twp., Ont., May 3, 1872; died at the K-W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Dec. 21, 1964; aged 92 y. 7 m. 18 d. On Dec. 29, 1897, she was married to Gideon Bachert, who died in 1960. Surviving are 2 sons (Lester and Albert), 4 daughters (Eda - Mrs. Harry Fluke, Elma - Mrs. Leslie Witmer, Elsie - Mrs. Wilfred Schmitt, and Nellie), 12 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Mannheim Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 23, in charge of Donald Wenger and Osiah Horst.
Sutter, Violet Grace, daughter of Daniel D. and Magdalena U. (Roth) Sutter, was born at Milford, Nebr., Sept. 8, 1928; died of uremia at the Beatrice State Hospital, Beatrice, Nebr., Jan. 15, 1965; aged 36 y. 4 m. 7 d. She had been a patient at the Beatrice State Home since Nov. 1957. Surviving are her parents, 2 brothers (Dan and Leland), and 3 sisters (Ruth - Mrs. Donald Yoder, Myrtle - Mrs. Sterling Stoltzfus, and Dorothy - Mrs. Kenneth Yoder). Funeral services were held at the Milford Mennonite Church, Jan. 17, in charge of Ammon Miller, Lloyal Burkey, and John Springer.
Weaver, Christian W., son of Christian Z. and Fanny (Wenger) Weaver, was born in Elkhart Co., Ind., Feb. 14, 1879; died at the home of his daughter on his farm, Dec. 17, 1964; aged 85 y. 10 m. 3 d. On Nov. 27, 1902, he was married to Eliza Ressler, who survives. After 62 years of married life, he was the first to break the family circle. Also surviving are 4 sons and 2 daughters (Harvey, Joseph, Susanna, Paul, Harold, and Ruth), 14 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Five brothers preceded him in death. He was a member of the Wisler Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Yellow Creek Church, in charge of Paul Hoover and Leonard Martin.
Yoder, Lovina, daughter of Elias and Magdalene (Lehman) Kauffman, was born at Parnell, Iowa, Oct. 16, 1888; died at the Tofield (Alta.) Hospital, Jan. 3, 1965; aged 76 y. 2 m. 18 d. On July 27, 1911, she was married to Henry L. Yoder, who survives. Also surviving are 3 children (Mrs. Velma Lehman, Lloyd, and Leslie), 2 brothers (Joe and Menno), one sister (Lena Birky). 11 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Salem Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 6, in charge of John B. Stauffer and Milo D. Stutzman.
Zinslen, George W., son of Joseph and Barbara (Miller) Zinslen, was born at Canton Ohio, April 29, 1902; died at the Mercy Hospital, Canton, Jan. 13, 1965; aged 62 y. 8 m. 15 d. On July 14, 1919, he was married to Marie Rohrer, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Ralph and Raymond), one daughter (Grace - Mrs. Edward Boylan), 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and one brother (Frank J.). He was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Canton. Funeral services were held at the Kreighbaum Funeral Home, with 0. N. Johns in charge: interment in Sunset Hills Burial Park.
Zimmerman, Naomi, daughter of Daniel L. and the late Alice (Zimmerman) Longenecker, was born at Middletown, Pa., June 18, 1907; died at the Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa., of a brain tumor, Dec. 19, 1964; aged 57 y. 6 m. 1 d. On Oct. 20, 1931, she was married to Paul M. Zimmerman, who survives. Also surviving are 7 children (Norman L., Erma Mae Sollenger, George L., Grace M., Paul M., Jr., Jay M., and Eunice E.), 6 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 2 sisters (Amos, Phares, Paul, Mrs. Raymond Miller, and Mrs. Laban (Zimmerman). She was a member of the Slate Hill Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 23, in charge of Russell S. Zeager and Clarence E. Lutz.
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Bergey, Emma R., daughter of Daniel and Annie (Rohr) Moyer, was born in Bucks Co., Pa., Jan. 9, 1900; died at the Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa., Jan. 13, 1965; aged 65 y. 4 d. On June 20, 1920, she was married to Wilmer M. Bergey, who survives. Also surviving are 6 children (Ernest M., Esther - Mrs. Elmer D. Kern, Erma - Mrs. James R. Keeler, Emma - Mrs. William H. Keeler, Eva - Mrs. Carl Nyce, and Elva - Mrs. Charles Hange), 22 grandchildren, 6 brothers and 3 sisters (Harvey, Wallace, Joseph, Charles, Garwood, Leroy, Mrs. Annie Bishop, Edith, and Mamie). She was a member of the Franconia Church, where funeral services were held Jan. 17, in charge of Leroy Godshall and Curtis Bergey.
Eash, Levi E., was born near Shipshewana, Ind., April 25, 1868; died at Froh Brothers' Nursing Home, Sturgis, Mich., Jan. 15, 1965; aged 96 y. 8 m. 21 d. On March 18, 1894, he was married to Polly Glick, who died March 14, 1957. Surviving are one son (Raymond E.), 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. One daughter preceded him in death. He was a member of the Forks Church for nearly 60 years. Funeral services were held at the church Jan. 17, in charge of Sylvester R. Haarer and Malvin P. Miller; interment in Forest Grove Cemetery.
Eckstine, William Ragan, son of Joshua and Annie (Wallac) Eckstine, was born Sept. 19, 1888; died at Hagerstown, Md., Dec. 8, 1964; aged 76 y. 2 m. 20 d. His first wife, Ethel Spesard, died July 22, 1960. On April 8, 1964, he was married to Elizabeth Petre, who survives. Also surviving are 3 children (W. Richard, Doris Louise, and H. Ragan) and 4 step-sons. He was a member of the Salem Ridge Church, where funeral services were held Dec. 11, in charge of Mahlon D. Eshleman, J. Irvin Lehman, and Lester Coffman; interment in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Harnly, David E., son of John and Susanna (Eicholtz) Harnly, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., Dec. 27, 1887; died at the Lancaster (Pa.) General Hospital, Dec. 13, 1964; aged 76 y. 11 m. 16 d. On March 16, 1911, he was married to Lillian E. Snyder, who preceded him in death Jan. 21, 1959. To this union were born 7 children, one of whom died in infancy. Surviving are 4 sons and 2 daughters (David S., Lester M., Jacob L., Raymond E., Dorothy A. - Mrs. Harry Hart, and Barbara E.), 13 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. On Jan. 6, 1962, he was married to Ada Brubaker Erb, who survives. In 1941 he was ordained deacon of the Manheim Church, where he served until the time of his death. Funeral services were held at Manheim, Dec. 16, in charge of Homer Bomberger and Jesse Neuenschwander; interment in Erb's Mennonite Cemetery.
Transcribed by Carl Metzler, Indiana