Bechler, Henry, 92. Born: Sept. 21, 1902, Chandler Twp., Mich., to Christian Jiz and Mary Gascho Bechler. Died: Oct. 7, 1994, Pigeon, Mich. Survivors - wife: Elmeda Litwiller Bechler; daughter: Ruth Dutcher; brother and sister: Alvin, Mary Dietzel; 4 grandchildren, 6 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by: Glenn (son). Funeral and burial: Oct. 10, Pigeon River Mennonite Church, by Tom Beachy, Luke Yoder, Wayne Keim, and Leroy Bechler .
Biehn, Peter Allen, 44, Dayton, Va. Born: May 3, 1950, Needham, Mass., to Gerald and Marjorie Nelson Biehn. Died: Oct. 24, 1994, Dayton, Va., of cancer. Survivors - wife: Jean Russell Biehn; children: Andrew, Carrie, Grayson, Molly, Jacob, Larkin, Anna; stepdaughter: Jessica Berry; brother and sister: Stephen, Cynthia Fentress. Congregational membership: Powhatan Mennonite Church. Funeral and burial: Oct. 26, Dayton Mennonite Church, by Nate Yoder, Preston Nowlin, and David Runnion-Bareford.
Borkholder, Peter S., 85, Bremen, Ind. Born: July 29, 1909, to Samuel and Sarah Weaver Borkholder. Died: Nov. 3, 1994, Plymouth, Ind. Survivors - children: Violet Metzler, Vera Mater, Samuel, Dale; sisters: Mary Miller, Sophia Helmuth, Silvia Graber; 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Alma Schmucker Borkholder (wife) and Marvin (son). Congregational membership: North Main Street Mennonite Church. Funeral: Nov. 8, Mishler Funeral Home, by Ken Bontreger. Burial: Bremen Cemetery.
Chaney, Robert J., 25, Smithville, Ohio. Born: July 30, 1969, Wooster, Ohio, to Don and Joyce Dull Chaney. Died: Oct. 16, 1994, Holmesville, Ohio, in a motorcycle accident. Survivors - brother and sisters: April Dawn, Jeanie Ann, Donald Crayton. Funeral: Oct. 19, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by James Schrag and Rom Benter. Burial: Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Gascho, Mabel Roth, 92, New Hamburg, Ont. Born: Dec. 29, 1901, St. Agatha, Ont., to David and Mary Zimmerman Roth. Died: Nov. 10, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors - stepsons: Earlus and Ray; 4 stepgrandchildren; 6 stepgreat-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Daniel Gascho (husband). Congregational membership: First Mennonite Church. Funeral: Nov. 14, Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home, by Rudy Baergen. Burial: Memory Gardens, Kitchener, Ont.
Henning, Ella Mae Clemens, 87, Harleysville, Pa. Born: May 30, 1907, Harleysville, Pa., to Menno S. and Ella F. Delp Clemens. Died: Oct. 31, 1994, Souderton, Pa., of lung cancer. Survivors - husband: Warren R. Henning; children: Gladys C. Alderfer, Robert C., Eleanor C. Moyer, Carol Mae Franczyk; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 4 stepgreat-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 4, Plains Mennonite Church, by Richard J. Lichty and Daniel W. Lapp.
Hofmann, Velma Jean Brubacher, 55, Petoskey, Mich. Born: July 6, 1939, Brutus, Mich., to Ezra and Martha Tyson Brubacher. Died: Sept. 28, 1994, Petoskey, Mich., of cancer. Survivors - husband: Phillip Hofmann; children: Sheryl Proper, Eric, Shawn; siblings: Sidney Brubacher, Carol Champion, Dora Reber, Fern Hertzler, Donna Burrows; one grandchild. Funeral and burial: Sept. 30, Maple River Mennonite Church, by James Gerber.
Jantzi, David K., 78, Milverton, Ont. Born: Feb. 21, 1916, Wellesley Twp., Ont., to Solomon S. and Sarah Kuepfer Jantzi. Died: Oct. 22, 1994, Stratford, Ont., from chronic anemia. Survivors - wife: Lavina Kuepfer Jantzi; children: Alvin, Paul, Miriam Bauman, Mark, Phil, Rhoda Cober; brothers and sister: Joseph, Noah, Sam, Nancy Kuepfer; 8 grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 25, Poole Mennonite Church, by Glenn Zehr. Burial: Riverdale Mennonite Church. He was ordained Sept. 7, 1958, and pastored Riverdale Mennonite Church for 24 years.
Kauffman, Emmet Daniel, 83, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: May 21, 1911, Lawrence Co., Pa., to Daniel L. and Amanda Spiker Kauffman. Died Nov. 1, 1994, Harrisonburg, Va. Survivors - wife: Vera Stauffer Kauffman; children: Everett, Glen; sister: Mamie Hartzler; 2 grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 4, Park View Mennonite Church, by Owen Burkholder, Shirley E. Yoder, and Shirlee K. Yoder. Burial: Weavers Cemetery.
Kropf, Mervin L., 77, Milverton, Ont. Born: Jan. 4, 1917, Wilmot Twp., Ont., to John R. and Mary Ann Lichti Kropf. Died: Sept. 5, 1994, Stratford, Ont. Survivors - wife: Doris Roi Kropf; children: Harold, Kathleen Farnady, Robert; stepchildren: Carolyn Phillips, Grace Neeb, Barbara, Dan, Murray, and Keith Erb; siblings: Clarence, Elton, Idella Leis, Barbara Roth, Janet Rush, Bernetta Ruby, Mary Ellen Gingerich; 17 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Dorothy Helmuth Kropf (first wife). Funeral: Sept. 9, Wellesley Mennonite Church, by Ray Martin. Burial: Rush's Cemetery.
Leis, Erleen Shantz, 80, Wellesley, Ont. Born: May 31, 1914, Wilmot Twp., Ont., to Norman and Emma Rosenberger Shantz. Died: Oct. 1, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors - children: Delores Atkin, Rudy, Elizabeth Langbein; siblings: Irvin, Edith Nahrgang, Reta Gingerich; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Walter Leis (husband). Funeral: Oct. 5, Wellesley Mennonite Church, by Ray Martin. Burial: Maple View Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Miller, Marlin E., 55, Elkhart, Ind. Born: Nov. 29, 1938, Iowa City, Iowa, to Marner and Lala Miller. Died: Nov. 3, 1994, Elkhart, Ind., of a heart attack. Survivors - wife: Ruthann Gardner Miller; children: Rachel Jacobs, Lynelle Clark, Eric Miller-Sommers; siblings: David R., Larry G., Shirley; 7 grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 7, Belmont Mennonite Church, by Duane Beck and Andrew Kreider. Burial: Violett Cemetery , Goshen. He was ordained in 1971 and served as president and professor of theology at Associate Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
Musser, Mabelle M. Bodager , 85, Rittman, Ohio. Born: Jan. 31, 1909, Barberton, Ohio, to Dan and Florence Murdock Bodager. Died: Nov. 8, 1994, Akron, Ohio, of leukemia. Survivors - children: Marilyn Corp, Kenneth G., William T., Earl C., Donald E.; siblings: Carl Bodager, Irene Snyder , Kathleen Hudson, Clara Conway; 19 grandchildren, 8 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by: Earl C. Musser, Sr. (husband). Congregational membership: Crown Hill Mennonite Church. Graveside service: Nov. 11, Oak Grove Cemetery, by Ernest J. Hershberger.
Shank, Russell Mason, Sr., 87, Waynesboro, Va. Born: Dec. 17,1906, Waynesboro, Va., to Erasmus C. and Ida Rhodes Shank. Died: Nov. 6, 1994, Waynesboro, Va. Survivors - wife: Marjorie Houff Shank; children: Russell M., Jr., Helen Janet Melton; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 8, Lynside Mennonite Church, by Alvin Graber, Vance Brydge, and Richard Showalter.
Shrock, Malinda Yoder, 89, Wooster, Ohio. Born: Jan. 5, 1904, Mount Hope, Ohio, to Chilion and Anna Kurtz Yoder. Died: Oct. 31, 1994, Massillon, Ohio. Survivors - children: Viola Miller, Irene Miller, Enos, Eura, Leon; foster daughters: Susan Mast, Arlene Schlabach, Ida Cooper; sisters: Sara Ressler, Viola Shrock, Esther Troyer; 23 grandchildren, 46 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by: Owen B. Shrock (husband) and Ada Troyer (foster daughter). Congregational membership: Oak Grove Mennonite Church. Funeral and burial: Nov. 3, Fairlawn Mennonite Church, by James Schrag and Levi Hershberger, Jr .
Slabaugh, Erin Noel, 10, Alabaster, Ala. Born: Dec. 25, 1983, Birmingham, Ala., to David and Jane Birky Slabaugh. Died: July 23, 1994, Alabaster, Ala. Survivors - brothers: Nathaniel and Mark. Funeral and burial: July 27, Cahaba Heights Baptist Church, by David Spray.
Stoner, L. Elaine Buckwalter, 51, Bainbridge, Pa. Born: Aug. 1, 1943, Leacock Twp., Pa., to lra J. and Pauline Rohrer Buckwalter. Died: Oct. 30, 1994, Bainbridge, Pa. Survivors - husband: Gerald L. Stoner; daughters: Andrea, Ann Marie Stoner-Eby; sibling: John R., Henry L., and Marian E. Buckwalter; foster brother: Jacob S. Ober. Congregational membership: Goods Mennonite Church and Virginia Mennonite Church. Funeral and burial: Nov. 3, Goods Mennonite Church, by J. Nelson Bechtold, Randy Heacock, and Monroe Yoder .
Yoder, Neil Christian, 3 months. Born: July 20, 1994, Lawrence, Kan., to Steve and Mandy Yoder. Died: Oct. 31, 1994, Lawrence, Kan. Parents' congregational membership: College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind. Funeral: Nov. 3, Warren Mceowain Funeral Home, by Rod Stafford and Robert Lundy. Burial: Oakhill Cemetery.
Bertram, James Arthur, 40, Markham, Ont. Born: Dec. 31, 1953, Toronto, Ont., to Cliff and June Bertram. Died: Oct. 27, 1994, Scarborough, Ont. Survivors-wife: Shelley Bannan Bertram; children: Darryl, Jamie Joy; sisters: Joanne Hansen, Janet Stade. Funeral and burial: Oct. 31, Wideman Mennonite Church, by Lawrence Burkholder.
Jantzi, Alvin T., 79, Glendale, Ariz. Born: June 15, 1915. Turner, Mich., to John and Fannie Jantzi. Died: Nov. 17, 1994, Phoenix, Ariz. Survivors-wife: Miriam Yoder Jantzi; children: Lois Goshow, Ellen Stecker, Donna Mayfield, Allen, Rod; 11 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Timothy (son). Memorial service: Nov. 21, Sunnyslope Mennonite Church, by Dennis Stauffer. Burial: Resthaven Cemetery.
Martin, Lydian Brox, 89, Elmira, Ont. Born to Louis and Caroline Randall Brox. Died: Nov. 6, 1994, Elmira, Ont. Survivors-children: Eileen Heintz, Ida Brubacher, Roy, Howard; 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Isaiah M. Martin (husband), Aden (son), and Elmer (infant son). Memorial service and burial: Nov. 8, Hawkesville Mennonite Church, by Don Penner.
Miller, Mary Ann Beachy, 97, Pocomoke, Md. Born: Nov. 18, 1896, Sugarcreek, Ohio, to Jacob and Elizabeth Beitzel Beachy. Died: Nov. 5, 1994, Pocomoke, Md., of congestive heart failure. Survivors-son: C. Erle, 5 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 2 greatgreat-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Clarence E. Miller (husband), Harry and William (sons), Iris Malen (daughter). and 3 infant sons. Memorial service: Nov. 23, Holly Grove Mennonite Church, by Harold Hostetler and Amos King. Body donated to medical science.
Nafziger, Eugene A., 52, Archbold. Ohio. Born: June 9, 1942, Archbold, Ohio, to Otto and Alta Stuckey Nafziger. Died: Nov. 11,1994, Wauseon, Ohio. Survivors-sisters: Ilva Ann, Donna Smith. Funeral and burial: Nov. 15, Lockport Mennonite Church, by Walter Stuckey, Allen Rutter, and Charles Gautsche.
Oman, Jerry W ., 56, Clarence Center, N.Y. Born: June 29, 1938, Berlin, Germany, to George and Edith Noste Oman. Died: Oct. 3, 1994, Clarence, N.Y., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Joan A. Peebles Oman; children: James D., Jean S. Manell; brother and sisters: Lee, Gerda Stover, Ingrid Fleck; 3 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Oct. 7, Clarence Center Mennonite Church, by Roy Walls and John Murray.
Ruby, Christina Louisa Sommers, 86. Born: Aug. 21, 1908, Oxford County, Ont., to David K. and Nancy Bender Sommers. Died: Nov. 14, 1994, Stratford, Ont., of a stroke. Survivors-children: Isabel Schwartzentruber, Ray, Laird, Velma Schultz; brother and sisters: Wesley, Viola lutzi, Ada Zehr; 10 grandchildren, 14 great. grandchildren. Predeceased by: Clayton lsaac Ruby (husband). Funeral: Nov. 17, Tavistock Mennonite Church, by Darrel Toews and Julie Ellison. Burial: East Zorra Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Schmitt, Abraham, 67, Bouderton, Pa. Bum: Aug. 7, 1927, Blumenort, Bask., to Jacob and Mary Friesen Schmidt. Died: Nov. 18, 1994, Allentown, Pa., of an acute myocardial infarction. Survivors- wife: Dorothy Stover Schmitt; children: Mary Lou Gallucci, Ruth Ann Heilemann, Lois Hallock, David D.; siblings: Jerry, John, Mary Ens, Dorothy Wiebe, Tina Friesen, Helen Kernick; one grandchild. Funeral and burial: Nov. 22, Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, by Truman H. Brunk and David A. Stevens.
Swartzendruber, Alta G. Maust, 72. Born: Dec. 27, 1921, Bay Port, Mich., to Richard and Elizabeth Gunden Maust. Died: Oct. 13, 1994, Pigeon, Mich. Survivors-husband: John Swartzendruber; sons: Wayne J., John E., Richard D.; siblings: Edgar, Clayton, and Wilbur Maust, Fern Brunk, Josephine Musser, Doris Basinger; 7 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Oct. 16, Pigeon River Mennonite Church, by Tom Beachy and Luke Yoder.
Yoder, Gertrude, 95, Cambridge, Ont. Born: May 18, 1899, Tofield, Alta. Died: Nov. 19, 1994, Cambridge, Ont. Survivors-5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: John Yoder (husband), and Lorne and Stanley (sons). Funeral and burial: Nov . 21, First Mennonite Church, by Rudy Baergen.
Yoder, Rufus W., 80, Yoder, Kan. Born: Aug. 12, 1914, Hutchinson, Kan., to William T. and Mattie Yutzy Yoder. Died: Nov. 16, 1994, Hutchinson, Kan. Survivors-wife: Wilma Yutzy Yoder; children: Leonard R., Willard T., Jane Zongker; sister: Ruth Troyer; 9 grandchildren, 2 greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by: Mary Kay and Emma June (infant daughters). Funeral and burial: Nov. 19, Yoder Mennonite Church, by Peter E. Hartman.
Boshart, Berdene A., 51, Wayland, Iowa. Born: Sept. 30, 1943, Washington, Iowa, to Dennis and Esther Wagler Boshart. Died: Nov. 5, 1994, Goshen, Ind., of cancer. Survivors - siblings: Wesley, Ronald, Rodney, Peggy Milton. Funeral and burial: Nov. 8, Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, by Ruben Chupp, Dean Swartzendruber, and Roger Farmer.
Detweiler, Ruth Bergey, 85, Danboro, Pa. Born: Aug. 19, 1909, Doylestown Twp., Pa., to Levi and Lizzie Strouse Bergey. Died: Nov. 22, 1994, Souderton, Pa. Survivors - children: Esther Hall, Elaine Johnson, Betty Ann Tucker, Paul, Robert, Dale, David, Sam, James; sisters: Mary Histand, Betty Howe, Emma Gross; 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. predeceased by: Samuel H. Detweiler (husband) and Merrill (son). Funeral and burial: Nov. 26, Doylestown Mennonite Church, by Duane Bishop.
Heister, Jesse W., 92. Born: Nov. 6, 1902, Mattawana, Pa., to John W. and Blanche Renninger Heister. Died: Nov. 24, 1994, Mattawana, Pa. Funeral: Nov. 29, Mattawana Mennonite Church, by Leon M. Yoder. Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery.
Jones, Verna Irene Graybill, 71, Dakota, Ill. Born: July 29, 1923, Dakota, Ill., to Simon and Lucy Mishler Graybill. Died: Nov. 20, 1994, Greeley, Colo., from Parkinson's disease. Survivors-husband: Scott Jones; children: Sharon Harper, Celeste Freely, Linda Sue Denham, Thomas, Robert; sisters: Lois Good, Olive Gingrich; 6 grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 22, Greeley Mennonite Church, by Darrell Zook and Ed Miller. Burial: Linn Grove Cemetery .
Kauffman, Ira E., 91, Middlebury, lnd. Born: June 7, 1903, Middlebury, lnd., to Samuel D. and Fannie Bontrager Kauffman. Died: Nov. 1, 1994, Goshen, Ind. Survivors - children: Robert, Carol Outman, Ira, Jr., Gordon, DeRoy; sister: Lena; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Katie M. Jones Kauffman (wife). Funeral: Nov. 4, First Mennonite Church, by David Helmuth and Ron Adams. Burial: Miller Cemetery .
Landis, John C., 66. Born: April 26, 1928, Chambersburg, Pa., to Henry E. and Lucy Near Landis. Died: Nov. 19, 1994, Chambersburg, Pa., of a massive heart attack. Survivors - wife: Mildred M. Witmer Landis; children: Linwood G., Cleta F. Conrad; siblings: Milton, Rhoda Stoltzfus; 3 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 23, Cedar Grove Mennonite Church, by Nelson L. Martin and Robert Cahill.
Quick, Judith Mae Fitzgerald, 56, Lyndhurst, Va. Born: April 13, 1938, Augusta County, Va., to William Homer and Ruby Vance Fitzgerald. Died: Nov. 13, 1994, Charlottesville, Va., of cancer. Survivors - husband: Landon R. Quick, Sr.; son: Landon R., Jr.; siblings: Henry, John, Betty Eckard, Patsy Lunsford, Mary Sue Coffey; one grandchild. Funeral: Nov. 16, Waynesboro Mennonite Church, by Stanlee D. Kauffman and Charles Ramsey. Burial: Augusta Memorial Park.
Richard, Oscar D., 73, Wayland, Iowa. Born: July 8, 1921, Wayland, Iowa, to P. W. and Emma Graber Richard. Died: Nov. 10, 1994, Wayland, Iowa. Survivors - wife: Catherine Yoder Richard; sons: Larry, Dean, Daniel; siblings: Glen, Josephine Schrock; 9 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 13, Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, by Ruben Chupp, Roger Farmer, and Glen Richard.
Ruppert, Kenneth, 65, Lancaster, Pa. Born: Nov. 24, 1929, to Lewis and Hettie Ruppert. Died: Nov. 26, 1994, Columbia, Pa. Survivors - siblings: Jay, Betty Bucher. Congregational membership: East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church. Funeral: Nov. 29, Furman Funeral Home, Leola, Pa., by Melvin H. Thomas. Burial: Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery.
Slagell, Ada Viola, 88, La Junta, Colo. Born: Dec. 13, 1905, Hartford, Kan., to Christian and Barbara Swartzendruber Slagell. Died: Nov. 28, 1994, La Junta, Colo. Survivors - sisters: Irene, Ruth Neville, Bernice Miller. Funeral: Dec. 1, Emmanuel Mennonite Church, by Merritt Welty and Darrel Otto. Burial: Fairview Cemetery.
Swartzendruber, Edwin, 83, Bay Port, Mich. Born: Nov. 6, 1911, Kalona, Iowa, to George D. and Naomi Swartzendruber. Died: Nov. 22, 1994, Bay Port, Mich., of cancer. Survivors - wife: Erma Schwartzentruber Swartzendruber; children: Harold, Jean Reich; siblings: Glenn, Katie Albrecht, Velma Esch, Edna Gascho; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Nov. 25, Michigan Avenue Mennonite Church, by Jay Miller.
Thomas, Alvin J., 70, Topeka, Ind. Born: Aug. 21, 1924, Goshen, Ind., to Jacob and Ida Miller Thomas. Died: Oct. 22, 1994, Topeka, Ind., of cancer. Survivors - wife: Amanda Cross Thomas; daughters: Sandra Fisher, Norene Troeger; brothers: Ora, Lloyd, Raymond; 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Congregational membership: Clinton Brick Mennonite Church. Funeral: Oct. 26, Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, by Ron Kennel and John Yoder. Burial: Thomas Cemetery.
Thut, John, 96, West Liberty, Ohio. Born: June 22, 1898, Columbus Grove, Ohio, to Noah and Emma Neuenschwander Thut. Died: Nov. 17, 1994, West Liberty, Ohio. Survivors - brother: Harold. Predeceased by: Vera Borchert Thut (wife). Congregational membership: Bethel Mennonite Church. Funeral and burial: Nov. 21, South Union Mennonite Church, by Randy Reminder.
Faus, Arvilla W., 80, Manheim, Pa. Born: Jan. 15, 1914, Rapho Twp., Pa., to William W. and Mary Wenger Faus. Died: Oct. 8, 1994, Manheim, Pa. Survivors-brother and sister: Samuel W., Mary Elizabeth Frey. Funeral and burial: Oct. 11, Hemley Mennonite Church, by Jay M. Peters and Donald O. Nauman.
Fry, Ruth Erb, 85, Manheim, Pa. Born: Oct. 1, 1909, Manheim, Pa., to Albert and Bessie Metzler Erb. Died: Nov. 30, 1994, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors-children: Verna E. Shertzer, Albert E.; 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Albert R. Fry (husband). Funeral: Dec. 5, Mennonite Home, by H. Howard Witmer, Robert A. Martin, and Norman G. Shenk. Burial: Erisman Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Glick, Annie Byler, 86, Belleville, Pa. Born: Aug. 3, 1908, Belleville, Pa., to Joseph N. and Mary N. Yoder Byler. Died: Dec. 6, 1994, Belleville, Pa. Survivors-children: J. Elrose, Dwight A., Orpha J., Esther M., Ivan J.; sisters: Mildred R. Miller, Amanda Hartzler; 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Nelson D. Glick (husband). Funeral: Dec. 9, Valley View Haven Chapel, by Erie Renno and Max Zook. Burial: Locust Grove Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Hess, Clayton M., 88, Lancaster, Pa. Born: May 10, 1906, Landisville, Pa., to Jacob L. and Minnie Moyer Hess. Died: Dec. 6, 1994, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors-children: James B., Thomas A., William M., Herbert L., Ruth B. Horning, Grace L. Wolfgang, Nancy E. Stoltzfus; brother and sisters: Paul M., Ann Cazier, Dorothy Weinel, Ada Miller; 27 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson. Predeceased by: Ruth E. Hess (wife). Funeral and burial: Dec. 10, Hernley Mennonite Church, by Ralph G. Ginder, Paul M. Witmer, and Maurice W. Landis.
Kennel, Edgar Albert, 72, Kitchener, Ont. Born: April 26, 1922, Wilmot Twp., Ont., to Albert and Catherine Erb Kennel. Died: Dec. 1, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors- wife: Eileen Jantzi Kennel; children: Ross, Richard, Tim; brother and sisters: Anson, Fanny Gingrich, Lillian, Eileen Calvert; 4 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Dec. 3, Erb Street Mennonite Church, by Renee Sauder, Pat Falk, and Doug Snyder.
Schlabach, Erdine Gerber Hochstetler, 83, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Born: April 4, 1911, Walnut Creek Twp., Ohio, to Herbert W. and Amanda Miller Gerber. Died: Nov. 27, 1994, Millersburg, Ohio. Survivors-children: Lynn, Donald, Jay, Kenneth and Stanley Hochstetler; stepchildren: Arlene Lehman, Robert, Willis, and Ivan Schlabach; brother and sisters: Titus Gerber, Arlene Mast, Mattie Miller; 15 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 10 stepgrandchildren, 8 step-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Noah N. Schlabach (second husband) and Clyde Hochstetler (first husband). Funeral and burial: Nov. 30, Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, by Ross Miller and Homer Kandel.
Yoder, Jacob Lee, 83, Parnell, Iowa. Born: Nov. 1, 1911, Centrailia, Mo., to Henry A. and Barbara Guengerich Yoder. Died: Nov. 28, 1994, Parnell, Iowa, from a car accident. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Francis, Orville, Erma Swartzendruber, Esther Steckley. Funeral and burial: Dec. 2, West Union Mennonite Church, by Merv Birky.
Yoder, Ralph Kenneth, 87, Newport News, Va. Born: Sept. 28, 1907, Denbigh, Va., to J. Harvey and Lydia Hertzler Yoder. Died: Dec. 3, 1994, Newport News, Va., of heart failure. Survivors-sons: John H., Glenwood K.; brothers and sisters: Morris, Alta Bauman, Mary Nice, Lauren, Frances Smucker, Pauline Brunk, Helena Wells; 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Rowena Stemen Yoder (wife). Funeral and burial: Dec. 5, Warwick River Mennonite Church, by Gordon Zook and Daniel Smucker.