Baer, Velina, 85. Born: March 5, 1906, Woolwich Twp., to Norman and Magdalena (Bowman) Martin. Died: Oct. 21, 1991, Kitchener, Ont., of a heart attack. Survivors-husband: Oscar Baer; children: Esther Etchells, Abner; 3 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brothers and sisters: Norman, Oscar, Lena Schmitt, Almeda Schiedel. Funeral: Oct. 24, Nith Valley Mennonite Church, by Harold Schilk. Burial: Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery.
Erb, Gordon H., 75, Zurich, Ont. Born: April 27, 1916, Zurich, Ont., to Aaron and Veronica (Gerber) Erb. Died: Oct. 29, 1991, Exeter, Ont., from a stroke. Survivors-children: Charles, Philip, Delphine Zehr, Joy Klassen, Carol Gingerich, Eleanor Jantzi, Kathryn Steckle, Marjorie Steckle; 17 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; brothers: Leroy and Harold. Predeceased by: Mabel M. Jantzi (wife). Funeral: Nov. 1, Zurich Mennonite Church, by Ephraim Gingerich and Paul Brunner. Burial: Blake Mennonite Cemetery.
Feick, Mary Magdalena (Lena) (Sauder), 73, St. Jacobs, Ont. Born: Aug. 19, 1918, St. Jacobs, Ont., to Ezra and Sarah (Houser) Sauder. Died: Oct. 24, 1991, St. Jacobs, Ont., of cancer. Survivors-children: Ardith Toogood, Valerie Feick, Vivienne Collinson, Deborah Musselman, Felicity Finn, Winnifred Faries, Andrea Horst; 12 grandchildren; brothers: Vernon, Lewis, Clayton. Funeral and burial: Oct. 26, St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, by Sue C. Steiner and Harold Schlegel.
Gascho, Nicholas J., 93. Born: Feb. 17, 1898, Tavistock, Ont., to John and Mattie (Roth) Gascho. Died: Oct. 11, 1991, Pigeon, Mich. Survivors-children: Gerald, Stanley, Celesta Snyder; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Melinda Brenneman (first wife), Mary Reber (second wife), Leon Gunden (son), Dellit Auvil (foster son). Funeral and burial: Oct. 14, Pigeon River Mennonite Church, by Thomas Beachy and Luke Yoder.
Goshow, Margaret (Krout), 80, Souderton, Pa. Born: June 1, 1911, Souderton, Pa., to William and Stella (Meyers) Krout. Died: Nov. 1, 1991, Souderton, Pa. Survivors-husband: Marvin M. Goshow; son: Dennis; sister: Myrtle Gross; 3 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Funeral: Nov. 5, Souderton Mennonite Homes chapel room, by Steven C. Nyce and Henry L. Ruth. Burial: Souderton Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Headrick, Mary, 35, Cheraw, Colo. Born: May 22, 1956, La Junta, Colo., to Melvin and Clara (Esch) Headrick. Died: Oct. 10, 1991, Cheraw, Colo., of cancer. Survivors-parents: Melvin and Clara Headrick; sisters: Betsy McCrae, Susan Wheeler, Christina, Rachel Boehs. Memorial service and burial: Oct. 12, East Holbrook Mennonite Church, by Merritt Welty and Darrel Otto.
Kauffman, Wilma L. Boller, 76, Kalona, Iowa. Born: Dec. 5, 1914, Kalona, Iowa, to Jason G. and Emma Miller Boller. Died: Nov. 2, 1991, Kalona, Iowa. Survivors-husband: Joe N. Kauffman; sons: John, Nyle; 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 4, East Union Mennonite Church, by Michael Loss and Wilbur Nachtigal.
Kolb, Verna, 95. Born: 1896, Trail, Ohio, to Emanuel M. and Susannah (Miller) Troyer. Died: Oct. 28, 1991, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Survivors-stepchildren: Wilma Basinger, Margaret Castro; 8 stepgrandchildren, 12 step-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: William Kolb (husband). Funeral: Oct. 31, Gresser Funeral Home, Orrville, Ohio, by Richard Ross. Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery.
Miller, Arlene Louise, 58, Grabill, Ind. Born: Aug. 18, 1933, Midland, Mich., to Sam and Clara Miller. Died: Nov. 6, 1991, Grabill, Ind., from a stroke. Survivors-sisters: Viola Lengacher, Cara Mae Glanzer. Funeral: Nov. 8, North Leo Mennonite Church, by Charlie DeSanto, Don Delagrange, and Scot Wilson. Burial: Yaggy Cemetery.
Ramirez, Joe H., 49, Brownsville, Tex. Born: Jan. 1, 1942, Brownsville, Tex., to Domingo and Oralia (Gomez) Ramirez. Survivors-wife: Laura A. Ramirez; son: Joe H., Jr.; one grandchild. Funeral: Nov. 5, Iglesia Menonita del Cordero, by Conrado Hinojosa. Burial: Buena Vista Burial Park.
Ranck, Kenneth Eugene, 41, Philadelphia, Pa. Born: Sept. 2, 1950, Manheim Twp., Pa., to Glenn and Erla Heller Ranck. Died: Sept. 6, 1991, Philadelphia, Pa., homicide. Survivors-brothers and sister: Donald, James, Karen Rush. Funeral services: Sept. 10, Oxford Circle Mennonite Church, Sept. 11, Habecker Mennonite Church, by Charles A. Ness, James Leaman, and John Leaman. Burial: Habecker Mennonite Cemetery.
Raum, Elsie, 83, Lancaster, Pa. Born: April 27, 1908, Lancaster, Pa., to John K. and Lydia Umble Raum. Died: Nov. 1, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Survivor-sister: Anna Mast. Funeral: Nov. 6, Forest Hills Mennonite Church, by J. Lester Graybill and Mark R. Wenger. Burial: Millwood Mennonite Cemetery.
Shellenberger, William H., 90, Manheim, Pa. Born: March 7, 1901, Oakland Mills, Pa., to Henry B. and Clara Musser Shellenberger. Died: Oct. 24, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors: wife: Jessie Shotzberger Fultz; children: Shelly R., Marlin C., W. Robert; stepchild: Olive M. Foltz; brothers and sisters: Mae Solace, David, Esther C. Gebhard; 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 14 stepgreat-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Joyce Shelly Shellenberger (first wife). Funeral and burial: Oct. 28, Erisman Mennonite Church, by Norman G. Shenk, Andrew G. Miller, and Eric B. Henderson.
Smucker, Mary Ann Neuhauser, 83, Winter Park, Fla. Born: Nov. 29, 1908, Eureka, Ill., to Amos and Katie Householter Neuhauser. Died: Nov. 4, 1991, Winter Park, Fla. Survivors-husband: George Smucker; children: Judy Chambers, Georgeann Neff; 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; brother and sisters: Tim Neuhauser, Ruth Stalter, Martha Pappas. Funeral: Nov. 9, Maitland, Fla., by Ron Guiles. Burial: Roanoke Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Snyder, James Albert, 50, Breslau, Ont. Born: Aug. 30, 1941, Kitchener, Ont., to John and Lena (Martin) Snyder. Died: Sept 28, 1991, Kitchener, Ont., from diabetes complications. Survivors-wife: Margaret (Peggy) Musselman; children: Jennifer, Bradley, Joanna; brother and sisters: Stuart, Kathleen, Brenda Hallman. Funeral and burial: Oct. 1, Bloomingdale Mennonite Church, by Bertha Landers and John Snyder.
Swartzendruber, Harvey J., 70. Born: March 16, 1921, Pigeon, Mich., to Emanuel and Kathryn (Zehr) Swartzendruber. Died: Oct. 31, 1991, Pigeon, Mich., of leukemia. Survivors-wife: Mabel Schrock; sister: Ruth N. Swartzendruber. Funeral and burial: Nov. 2, Pigeon River Mennonite Church, by Thomas Beachy and Luke Yoder.
Weber, David E., 38. Born: Oct. 4, 1952, Reading, Pa., to Monroe H. and Viola (Eberly) Weber. Died: Sept. 30, 1991, Kutztown, Pa., of a brain tumor. Survivors-parents: Monroe H. and Viola Weber; daughter: Jennifer; brothers and sisters: Edith Leaman, Lois McPherson, Rhoda Mack, Leon, Nelson, Linford, Monroe. Memorial service: Oct. 1, Hopewell Mennonite Church, by Calvin Kurtz.
Witmeyer, Byron B., 75, Goshen, Ind. Born: April 13,
1916, Miami County, Ind., to Fleet and Gertrude Brubaker Witmeyer.
Died: Nov. 1, 1991, Goshen, Ind. Survivors-wife: Donna Unger Lee
Bontrager; sister: Martha Jean Wollenhaupt. Predeceased by: Marjorie
Hight (first wife). Funeral: Nov. 4, College Mennonite Church,
by James H. Waltner. Burial: Violett Cemetery, Goshen, Ind.
Beiler, Stephen M., 83. Born: Aug. 25, 1908, Morgantown, Pa., to Levi and Sarah Stoltzfus Beiler, Sr. Died: Nov. 8, 1991, Tampa, Fla. Survivors-children: Allen R., Lavern U., Merle D., Glen G., Pearl Good, Marian Miller; 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; brothers and sister: Martha, Isaac, Irvin, Harvey. Predeceased by: Gertrube Stoltzfus Beiler (wife). Funeral and burial: Nov. 11, Conestoga Mennonite Church, by Harvey Z. Stoltzfus and Nathan Stoltzfus.
Bucher, Alma Rudy, 87, Lititz, Pa. Born: May 1, 1904, Bareville, Pa., to Aaron L. and Lizzie Groff Groff. Died: Nov. 6, 1991, Lititz, Pa. Survivors-children: John Rudy, Paul Rudy, Clarence Rudy, Mary Jane Detweiler, Sarah Sauder, Nancy Martin; stepchildren: Samuel Bucher, Harold Bucher, John Bucher, Anna Lois Charles; 22 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Bela L. Bucher (second husband) and James S. Rudy (first husband). Funeral and burial: Nov. 9, Stony Brook Mennonite Church.
Cotsones, Addie Bender, 95. Born: July 1, 1896, Kalona, Iowa, to William C. and Rebecca (Kauffman) Bender. Died: Sept. 19, 1991, Iowa City, Iowa. Predeceased by: James Cotsones (husband). Funeral: Sept. 21, Wellman, Iowa, by Larry Evers and Paul E. M. Yoder. Burial: East Union Cemetery.
Hartzler, Eva May (Welday), 90, West Liberty, Ohio. Born: March 6, 1901, Medina County, Ohio, to Grant and Cora (Spangler) Welday. Died: Nov. 2, 1991, West Liberty, Ohio. Survivors-son: Donald; 3 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; brother: Jay E. Welday. Predeceased by: Harry Hartzler (husband). Funeral and burial: Nov. 6, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by Larry Augsburger.
Kauffman, Floyd D., 62, Goshen, Ind. Born: Sept. 14, 1929, West Branch, Mich., to David and Katie (Jantzi) Kauffman. Died: Nov. 8, 1991, Indianapolis, Ind., from heart failure. Survivors-wife: Jean Delegrange; children: Vicki Yoder, Cindy Beck, Kris Kauffman; 5 grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Fannie Eash, Barbara Gingerick, Adeline Graber, Maudie Graber, Henry Kauffman, Alvin Kauffman. Funeral: Nov. 12, North Goshen Mennonite Church. Burial: Elkhart Prairie Cemetery.
Keller, Anna B., 97, Lititz, Pa. Born: Feb. 2, 1894, to Ruben and Susan Bollinger Brubaker. Died: Aug. 10, 1991. Survivors-children: Mildred B. Nolt, Anna Mary, Ruth A. Charles, John B., Lloyd B.; 21 grandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: John R. Keller (husband). Funeral and burial: Aug. 14, Erb Mennonite Church, by Lester Zimmerman, Don Good, and Mervin Keller (grandson).
Leakey, William Eugene, 61, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: Nov. 30, 1929, Ephrata, Pa., to Clarence and Esther Shelley Leakey. Died: Sept. 16, 1991, Harrisonburg, Va., of renal failure. Survivors-wife: Anna Stahl; children: J. Michael, J. Kenneth; 2 grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Shirley Peachey, Stella Eshleman, Jack, Janet Weber, Doris Weidner; half brother: John Everdige. Funeral: Sept. 19, Lindale Mennonite Church, by Laban Peachey and Ralph Ziegler. Burial: Blainsport (Pa.) Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Miller, Velma, 68. Born: June 22, 1923, Berlin, Ohio, to John and Eva (Miller) Kandel. Died: Nov. 8, 1991, Apple Creek, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-husband: P. Jay Miller; children: Marlene Collier, Anita Bixler, Dallas, Gary, Fred, Jim, Eric; 12 grandchildren; brothers: Homer, David, and Reuben Kandel. Funeral and burial: Nov. 10, Smithville Mennonite Church, by Richard Ross and Glenn Steiner.
Roth, Levi G., 86, Wayland, Iowa. Born: Oct. 6, 1905, Henry County, Iowa, to Joseph and Fannie (Gerig) Roth. Died: Nov. 7, 1991, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, of a stroke. Survivors-children: Dorothy Boese, James, David; 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Roy, Orie, Mary Swartzendruber, Helen Beachy. Predeceased by: Mayme Wyse (wife). Funeral and burial: Nov. 9, Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, by Dean Swartzendruber.
Rutt, Peter Roy, 79, Lititz, Pa. Born: Sept. 16, 1912, Ephrata Twp., Pa., to Edwin and Emma Brubaker Rutt. Died: Nov. 6, 1991, Coatesville, Pa. Survivors-children: Peter, Mary Arlene Hostetter, Emma Keens; 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Susie Rutt (wife). Funeral: Nov. 9, Ephrata Mennonite Church, by J. Elvin Martin, A. Richard Weaver, and Leroy Martin. Burial: Weaverland Brick Mennonite Cemetery.
Schrock, Raymond P., 77, Wayland, Iowa. Born: Feb. 27, 1914, Shickley, Neb., to Dan and Anna (Roth) Schrock. Died: Oct. 16, 1991, Wayland, Iowa. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Ervin, Edwin, Elmer, Daniel, Fred, Jacob, Howard, Mabel McKittrick, Bessie Swartzendruber, Bertha Miller, Lillie Thomas, Esther Siville, Lydia Ann Kennel. Funeral: Oct. 19, Salem Mennonite Fellowship, by Wilford Stutzman and Dean Swartzendruber. Burial: Lower Deer Creek Cemetery.
Shank, E. Clayton, 87, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: March 5, 1904, Waynesboro, Va., to Erasmus C. and Ida Rhodes Shank. Died: Oct. 9, 1991, Harrisonburg, Va., from pneumonia. Survivors-wife: Mary Holsinger; daughters: Lucille Allen and Elizabeth Histand; 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; brother: Russell M. Shank. Funeral and burial: Oct. 12, Lindale Mennonite Church, by Duane Bishop, Regan Savage, Linden Wenger, Robert Harding, Ralph Ziegler and Laban Peachey.
Snead, Lucy Watts, 91, South Boston, Va. Born: Dec. 10, 1899. Died: Oct. 30, 1991. Survivors-son: Otis Bowie, Jr.; 4 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Otis Bowie, Sr., (husband) and Miriam (daughter). Funeral: Powell Funeral Home Chapel, by Monroe Slabach and Paul Slabach. Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Scottsburg, Va.
Souder, Wilmer B., Sr., 95, Souderton, Pa. Born: April 13, 1896, Franconia, Pa., to Christian D. and Lizzie (Bergey) Souder. Died: Nov. 10, 1991, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors-children: Irene B. Derstine, Erma B. Halteman, Mary Kathryn Young, Rhoda B. Landis, Roberta B. Moyer, Wilmer, Raymond B.; 28 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Marietta M. (Bergey) Souder (wife), Stanley B. (son), and Harley B. (son). Funeral and burial: Nov. 13, Franconia Mennonite Church, by Russell M. Detweiler, Floyd M. Hackman, and John M. Ehst.
Swanger, Florence M., 74. Born: Feb. 16, 1917, Mount Joy, Pa., to Irvin G. and Elizabeth Sweigart Swanger. Died: Oct. 16, 1991, Mount Joy, Pa. Survivors-brothers: Elmer S., Ray N. Funeral: Oct. 19, Mount Joy Mennonite Church, by Shelley R. Shellenberger and Robert H. Garber. Burial: Cross Roads Cemetery, Mount Joy, Pa.
Troyer, Roy M., 51, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Born: June 2,
1910, Walnut Creek, Ohio, to Mose E. and Susan Miller Troyer.
Died: Nov. 8, 1991, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, of a heart attack. Survivors-wife:
Opal Miller Troyer; children: Larry, Muriel Yoder; 4 grandchildren.
Funeral and burial: Nov. 12, Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, by
Ross A. Miller.
Bowman, Ivan M., 84, East Earl, Pa. Born: March 18, 1907, East Earl, Pa., to Benjamin B. and Alice Catherine (Good) Bowman. Died: Nov. 14, 1991, Lititz, Pa. Survivors-children: Emma Ruth Felpel, Ivan Earl, E. Clair, P. Wilmer; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; sisters: Lena Jones, Anna Bowman. Predeceased by: Eva Z. Martin Bowman (wife). Funeral and burial: Nov. 18, Bowmansville Mennonite Church, by Wilbert Lind and Stephen Esh.
Brubacher, Tobias, 80, Elmira, Ont. Born: Jan. 18, 1911, to Henry and Hannah (Shantz) Brubacher Died: Nov. 4, 1991. Survivors-wife: Leah Bauman; children: Florence Frey, Alice Martin, Esther Nafziger; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brothers and sisters: Irvine, Elmer, Emerson, Rebecca Bauman, Sarah Buehler, Elvina Martin. Funeral and burial: Nov. 7, Glen Allen Mennonite Church, by Mark Hallman and Willard Metzger.
Mast, Pearl (Klopfenstein) Burkholder, 81, Wauseon, Ohio. Born: Sept. 21, 1910, Lexington, Neb., to Levi and Abigail (Roth) Klopfenstein. Died: Nov. 6, 1991, Wauseon, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-children: Ernie and Dale Burkholder; stepchildren: Jerry and Jim Mast, Joann Burkholder; 12 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren, 1 step-great-grandchild; brothers: Roy and Clyde Klopfenstein. Predeceased by: Levi Burkholder (first husband), J. Edwin Mast (second husband), Virgil Burkholder (son). Funeral and burial: Nov. 9, Lockport Mennonite Church, by Allen Rutter, Jim Groeneweg, and Walter Stuckey.
Miller, Ruth E., Born: Nov. 23, 1917, Minneola, Kan., to Frank and Leah Schmucker. Died: Oct. 15, 1991, from a heart attack. Survivors-husband: Lawrence R. Miller; children: Marilyn S. Miller, Beverly A. Cromwell; one grandchild; brother and sister: Carl Betts, Fern Showalter. Funeral: Oct. 17, South Hutchinson Mennonite Church, by Calvin R. King. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mincner, Hazel Irene Miller, 78. Born: Feb. 16, 1913, Louisville, Ohio, to Edward and Clara Miller. Died: Oct. 9, 1991, Louisville, Ohio. Survivors-husband: Otto Mincner; children: Barbara Smith, Judith Goebeler, Robert; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 12, Stier-Israel Funeral Home, by Gerry Vandeworp. Burial: Beech Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Schantz, Sadie G., 86, Lansdale, Pa. Born: Dec. 14, 1904, Bally, Pa., to Daniel and Katie Schantz. Died: Sept. 27, 1991, Lansdale, Pa. Survivors-sister and brothers: Anna G. Hockman, Henry G., Allen G. Funeral: Oct. 1, Mann Funeral Home, East Greenville, Pa., by Roy K. Yoder. Burial: Bally Mennonite Cemetery.
Schmucker, Effie Malinda (Pica), 90, Newport News, Va. Born: Feb. 8, 1901, Chicago, Ill., to Joseph and Mary Pica. Died: Nov. 11, 1991, Newport News, Va., of a stroke. Survivors-son: Donald Wayne; 2 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Adam Schmucker (husband). Funeral and burial: Nov. 15, Warwick River Mennonite Church, by Gordon Zook and Lloyd Weaver.
Snyder, William F., 70, Elkhart, Ind. Born: April 8, 1921, Elkhart, Ind. Died: Oct. 4, 1991, Elkhart, Ind. Survivors-wife: Lula Hahn; children: Marlene Hartman, Elaine Yoder, Duane; 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sister: Jean Nettrour; stepsister and brother: Marie Severy, James Sweat; half sisters and brothers: Bethel Drake, Vera Morgan, Russell Snyder, Warren Snyder. Funeral and burial: Oct. 7, Olive Mennonite Church, by Dale Shenk and Ted Eash.
Widders, Barbara B., 89, Lititz, Pa. Born: Jan. 14, 1902, Ephrata Twp., Pa., to Monroe and Anna W. (Bucher) Widders. Died: Nov. 13, 1991, Lititz, Pa. Funeral: Nov. 18, Spacht Funeral Home, Lititz, Pa., by J. Clair Hollinger and Paul W. Weaver. Burial: Middle Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery.
Zaerr, Marguerite Elizabeth (Nofziger), 70, Archbold,
Ohio. Born: June 11, 1921, Archbold, Ohio, to Amandaus and Arminda
(Short) Nofziger. Died: Oct. 29, 1991, Archbold, Ohio, of a stroke
and congestive heart failure. Survivors-husband: Maurice Zaerr;
children: Sarah Schrock, Dean, Karen Vonier, Lois Grime; 13 grandchildren,
3 great-grandchildren; brothers: Chauncy, Harold, and Don Nofziger.
Funeral: Nov. 1, Tedrow Mennonite Church, by Roy Sauder and Randall
Nafziger. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.
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Bechtel, Willard, 66. Born: Sept. 13, 1925, Centreville, Ont., to Eden and Marietta (Rudy) Bechtel. Died: Nov. 22, 1991, of cancer. Survivors-wife: Doris Weber; children: Sandra Ulrich, Paul, Ross; 4 grandchildren. Memorial service: Nov. 25, Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, by Paul Martin. Burial: Woodland Cemetery.
Beckler, Della Pearl, 68. Born: July 22, 1923, Martland, Neb., to Fred and Nellie (Detweiler) Reeb. Died: Nov. 9, 1991, Lincoln, Neb. Survivors-husband: Lawrence William Beckler; children: Richard, Larry; 3 grandchildren; sister: Lela Miller. Memorial service: Nov. 12, Bellwood Mennonite Church, by Noah Kolb. Burial: Seward Cemetery.
Burkholder, Esther Mabel (Hahn) Baer, 85, Denbigh, Va. Born: Nov. 1, 1905, Denbigh, Va., to Emanuel and Myra (Miller) Hahn. Died: Aug. 25, 1991, Denbigh, Va., of a heart attack. Survivors-children: Dorothy Powell, Esther Mable Yoder, Jacob E. Baer, Nelson D. Baer; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; brothers and sister: Melvin Hahn, Mahlon Hahn, Bessie Schaefer. Predeceased by: Jacob Elton Baer (first husband) and Lewis A. Burkholder (second husband). Funeral and burial: Aug. 29, Warwick River Mennonite Church, by Gordon Zook and Nelson Burkholder.
Herr, Barbara H., Born: West Lampeter Twp., Pa., to Abraham L. and Amanda L. Herr. Died: Nov. 13, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors: sister: Mary H. Herr. Funeral: Nov. 16, Oreville Chapel of Lancaster Mennonite Home, by Leon Oberholtzer and Ralph Ginder. Burial: Mellinger Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Kerman, Amanda B. Stemen, 71, Elida, Ohio. Born: Dec. 17, 1919, Lima, Ohio, to Simeon and Mary Brenneman Stemen. Died: Nov. 13, 1991, Elida, Ohio. Survivors-husband: Richard H. Kerman; sister: Martha Swartz. Funeral and burial: Nov. 23, Salem Mennonite Church, by Ed Yoder.
Manweiler, Bessie E. (Miller), 85, Pueblo, Colo. Born: Feb. 22, 1906, McPherson County, Kan., to Persaville and Ida Miller. Died: Oct. 13, 1991. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Elgin, Leroy, and Percy Miller, Nettie Brennman, Ethel Short. Funeral: Oct. 17, George McCarthy Historic Chapel, by James Bare. Burial: Imperial Cemetery.
Miller, Phares K., Born: East Hempfield Twp., Pa., to Abram and Fannie (Kauffman) Miller. Died: Nov. 13, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Predeceased by: Fannie Stauffer Miller (wife). Funeral: Nov. 15, Oreville Chapel of Lancaster Mennonite Home, by William Houser, Ralph Ginder, and Paul Witmer. Burial: Hammer Creek Cemetery.
Peachey, Rachel Marie, 2 1/2 months, Petersburg, Pa. Born: Sept. 1, 1991, State College, Pa., to Timothy R. and Marlene K. (Glick) Peachey. Died: Nov. 19, 1991, State College, Pa., of SIDS (crib death). Survivors-parents: Timothy R. and Marlene K. (Glick) Peachey; brother and sisters: Carrie L., Rebecca J., Tyler G. Funeral: Nov. 22, Allensville Mennonite Church, by Phil Barr. Burial: Locust Grove Cemetery.
Schmidt, Edna M. Berg, 75, Goessel, Kan. Born: Nov. 23, 1915, to Jacob W. and Marie Woelk Berg. Died: Nov. 22, 1991, Goessel, Kan. Survivors-husband: Charles W. Schmidt; children: Richard, Carol Sooby, Jeanne Banulski, Marilyn Ruby; sisters: Hulda Pearce, Esther Weins; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 26, Walton Mennonite Church, by Fred Obold.
Swartzentruber, Enos, 80, Millersburg, Ohio. Born: Sept 1, 1911, Maysville, Ohio, to Simon D. and Catherine (Ley) Swartzentruber. Died: Nov. 19, 1991, Millersburg, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-wife: Nellie Isabelle Henney; children: Clare Raber, Marie Garber, Ervin, Lucille Owen, Glen, Larry; 24 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 22, Gray Ridge Mennonite Church, by Robert Wengerd.
Yoder, Russell L., 74, Kalona, Iowa. Born: May 16, 1917, Parnell, Iowa, to Omer J. and Nettie Hooley Yoder. Died: Nov. 19, 1991, Kalona, Iowa. Survivors-wife: Miriam Whitesel; children: Judith, Sandra Black, Sheldon, Sherrill, Sherwood; 7 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Funeral: Nov. 21, First Mennonite Church, by Wilbur Nachtigall, Firman Gingerich, and Diane Zaerr. Burial: West Union Cemetery, Parnell, Iowa.
Yordy, Elsie, 84, Morton, Ill. Born: March 3, 1907, Morton, Ill., to John and Lena Springer Eigsti. Died: Nov. 22, 1991, St. Louis, Mo. Survivors-children: Daniel, John, Eleanor Dooner, Jewell Coleman; 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Robert Yordy (husband). Funeral: Nov. 26, First Mennonite Church of Morton, by Glen A. and Thelma Horner. Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
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