Emma S.; REIFF,
Jonas H.; Reynolds, Elsie M. Rupp;
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard
Age: 92 years. Born: Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
Died: 6-27-2001, Leola, Pa.
Wife of: John Jacob Reiff, died 1975. Daughter of: Samuel H. and
Magdalena Sensenig Nolt.
Survivors: Son, Harvey N. (Verna Weaver) Reiff of Leola, Pa.
Daughters: Alta N. (Ephraim) Oberholtzer of Ephrata, Emma N. (Lloyd N.)
Zimmerman of New Holland, and Esther N. Reiff of Leola, Pa.
Preceded in death by: Infant son, Norman Reiff: brothers, Phares, David
and Samuel Nolt; sisters, Lena Newswanger and Lydia Zimmerman.
Emma was member of Groffdale Old Order Mennonite Church.
She was a homemaker.
Services: From her residence, 57 Balmertown Road, Leola, Pa. on July 2,
2001, at 1 p.m., followed by further services at Groffdale Old Order
Mennonite Church at 1:30 p.m. with Bishop Ben Martin
officiating. Burial to follow in adjoining cemetery.
Original obituary may be
Intelligencer Journal, Published Friday
June 29, 2001, Lancaster, Pa.
REIFF, Jonas H.
Born: 9-15-1910, West Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
Died: 6-17-2001, Ephrata, Pa.
Husband of: Emma S. Garman Reiff, who died 1995. Son of: Elam C.
and Lizzie Martin Reiff.
Survivors: Sons, Paul G. (Arlene Horst) Reiff of Leola, Pa., Jonas G.
(Emma Nolt) Reiff, Joe G. (Lydia Weaver) Reiff, Noah G. (Ruth Weaver)
Reiff and James G. (Ella Reiff) Reiff, all of Ephrata, Pa. Titus G.
(Mary Nolt) Reiff and Lester G. (Alice Musselman) Reiff, both of New
Holland, Pa.. Roy G. (Dorothy Sensenig) Reiff of Stevens, Pa.
Daughter: Ella G. (Menno) Zimmerman of Leola, Pa.
Grandchildren: 45. Great-Grandchildren: 70
Brothers: Edwin (Lena Sensenig) Reiff of Leola, Pa. and Ivan of
Sisters: Susan Hoover and Mary Hoover, both of New Holland, and Martha
Martin of Port Trevorton, Pa.
Preceded in death by: Son Clarence G. Reiff
; Brothers: Harry, Elam, Paul, Adam Reiff
; Sister: Lizzie Martin.
Jonas was a member of Groffdale Old Order Mennonite Church.
He was a farmer.
Funeral Notice: Residence of Noah G. Reiff, 334 S. Farmersville
Road, Ephrata, Pa. on Thursday, June 21, 2001, at 9:00 a.m..
Further services At Groffdale Old Order Mennonite Church with
Bishop Ben Martin officiating. Burial in adjoining Church Cem.
Original obituary can be
Intelligencer Journal, Published Tuesday,
June 19, 2001, Lancaster Pa.
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard
Elsie M. Rupp
Elsie M. Reynolds
Pettisville, died Sunday evening, Sept. 23, 2001, at Fairlawn Haven
Nurs- ing Home, Archbold, where she had resided since Jan. l5,
Born Aug. 21, 1912, near Archbold, she was a
daughter of Simon and Emma (Wyse) Rupp. She married Albert Reynolds on
Dec. 16; 1937, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1991. A
lifelong resident of the Archbold/Pettisville area, she was a
homemaker. She was a member of the West Clinton Mennonite Church, near
Surviving are three sons, Roger (Deb) Reynolds and
Jerry (Janet) Reynolds, Pettisville; and Ron (Norma) Reynolds,
Archbold; three daughters, Mrs. Verl (Shirley) Hochstedler, Kokomo.
Ind.; Mrs. Larry (Marlene) Weaver, Pittsford, Mich.; and Mrs. John
(Susie) Norrris, Pettisville; 25 grandchildren, and 48
Services are tomorrow, Thursday, 11 a.m. at the
church. Charles Gautsche and James Roynon will be the officiating
pastors. Burial precedes in the Pettisville Cemetery. Friends may
call at the Fairlawn Chapel from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Obituary: Archbold (Ohio)
Buckeye, 26 Sep 2001
Submitted by: Mona Mann