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2003 N - Q
Born: 11-30-1903, Manor Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 2-11-2003, Lancaster, Pa.
Husband of: Ida M. Leaman Newcomer (10-9-1904/1-1994/SS#
162-05-1196). Son of: Late Amos and Clara Witmer Newcomer
Survivors: Earl L. (Ruth) Newcomer of Millersville, Pa., Edward L.
of Orange Beach, Ala., and Arhtur L. (Mary L.) Newcomer of
Daughters, Elsie N. (Roy H.) Charles of Strasburg, Pa., and Miriam N. (James K.) Haverstick of Lancaster, Pa. Grandchildren: 13
Preceded in death by brothers, Clayton, Abram, Harry, and Walter:
and sisters, Mary Minnich, Esther Miller, Emma Mylin, Anna Mae Graybill
and Edna Becker. Norman was a member of Millersville Mennonite Church and Sunday School.
He was a retired farmer, and later worked at John Herr's Village Market in Millersville.
Services: Millersville Mennonite Church, 437 Manor Ave.,
Millersville, Pa. on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Bishop Abram H. Charles
and Pastor Delbert
L. Kautz officiating. Interment in Millersville Mennonite Cem., adjoining the church.
Born: 7-14-1919, Penn Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 3-14-2003, The Mennonite Home, Lancaster, Pa.
Daughter of: Late Clayton R. & Katie H. Rudy Nissley
Survivors: Brothers, Clayton R. (Vera Becker) Nissley of Manheim,
Pa. and Wilmer R. (Ruth Metzler) Nissley of Mount Joy, Pa.
Sisters, Helen R. (H. Weaver) Ritz of Willow Street, Pa. and Rhoda R. (Daniel S.) Hostetter of Lancaster, Pa.
Preceded in death by sisters, Emma N. Landis, Grace R. Nissley, and Florence N. Oberholtzer.
Anna was a lifelong member of Erisman Mennonite Church, Manheim, Pa.
where she taught Sunday School, Bible School, Cradle Roll and in the
Sewing Circle. She volunteered at the Mennonite Home in Lancaster, Pa. and for Meals on Wheels.
Services: Erisman Mennonite Church, 8 South Erisman Road, Manheim,
Pa. on Monday, March 17, 2003, at 11:00 a.m with Pastor John O Yoder and
Pastor Andrew G. Miller officiating. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Born: 12-4-1929, East Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 1-14-2003, Mertztown, Pa.
Husband of: Kathryn H. Gehman Nolt, who survives. Son of: Adam B. and Ida Witmer Nolt.
Survivors: Son, Ruben G. of Kutztown, Pa. Daughters, Sarah G. Nolt
of Sarasota, Fla., and Elsie G. Burkholder of Greenwich, Ohio
Grandchildren: 12. Brothers, Aaron W. of Kutztown, Phares W. of Shippensburg, Pa., Melvin S., Wayne S., and Paul S., all of East Earl, Pa..
Adam S. of Withee, Wis., Edwin S. of Greenwood, Wis., and Allen S. of Wakarusa, Ind. Sisters, Mary W. (Harry) Fox of Penn Yan, NY, Emma W.
(Aaron) Martin Lewisburg, Pa., Ella W. (Martin) Newswanger of Narvon, Pa., Lydia W. and Sadie S., both of East Earl, Pa., Edith S. (Michael) Martin of New Holland, Pa. Preceded in death by a son Jason G.; and a daughter Hannah G. Nolt.
Eli was a member of Groffdale Conference Mennonite Center, Kutztown, Pa. He was a farmer and also a carriage maker.
Services: Center Mennonite Church, Kutztown, Pa. on Saturday at 9:30
a.m. Interment in adjoining Cemetery. Arrangements by
Ludwick Funeral Homes Inc.
Born: 5-5-1911, West Earl Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 3-10-2003, Leola, Pa.
Wife of: Amon W. Nolt, died 1979. Daughter of: Late Isaac N. and Annie P. Burkholder Zimmerman
Survivors: Daughters, Annie Z. and Cora Z. Nolt, both at home.
Son, Menno Z. (Lena M. Horning) Nolt of Leola, Pa.
Grandchildre: 4. Great-grandchildren: 15.
Emma was a member of Groffdale Mennonite Church.
Services: Home of Menno Nolt on Friday, March 14, 2003, at 12:30
p.m., 206 Brethren Church Road, Leola, Pa., with further services to
follow at Groffdale Mennonite Church with Bishop Ben F. Martin
officiating. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Born: 5-5-1911, Caernarvon Twp. Died: 3-19-2003, East Earl,
Wife of: Harry B. Nolt (11-15-1907/7-2-1998/SS# 182-34-3674). Daughter of: Later David and Ellen Garman Weaver.
Survivors: Daughters, Edna W. (Ivan Z.) Weaver of New Holland, Pa.,
Ella W. (Earl R.) Martin of Narvon, Pa., Mary W. (Paul W.) Leinbach of
Shippensburg, Pa., Arlene W. (Ivan M.) Martin of McClure, Pa., Marian W. (Leon H.) Martin, Alta W. (David S.) Hoover, and Vera W. Shirk, all
of East Earl, Pa. Sons, Amos W. (Emma Z. Weaver) Nolt and Lester W. (Martha Oberholtzer) Nolt, both of Lewisburg, Pa. and Lloyd W. (Ada Mae
Zimmerman) Nolt of East Earl, Pa. Grandchildren: 95. Great-grandchildren: 331. Great-great-grandchildren 22. Stepgrandchildren: 7.
StepGreat-grandchildren: 30. Brothers, David G. (Elsie Martin) Weaver of Ephrata, Pa., and Amos G. (Sarah Hoover) Weaver of Vinemont, NJ
Sister, Anna G. Ringler of Narvon, Pa.
Preceded in death by sons, Frank W. and Elmer W. Nolt Sister, Hettie Fox; a half brother, Elmer Weaver; and five half sister, Katie and Fianna Weaver and Ellen, Lydia and Mary Martin.
Emma was a homemaker and member of Churchtown Mennonite Church.
Services: Churchtown Mennonite Church on Monday March 24, 2003 at
1:30 p.m. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Forrest M. Ogburn, 89, of Gettysburg, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at his home. He was the husband of A. Ruth (Giegley) Ogburn.
Born May 19, 1931, in Kenmar, N.D., he was the son of the late Amos C. and Lydia A. (Kauffman) Ogburn.
He was a member of Mummasburg Church, where he served as minister from 1961 to 1998. He was a retired dairy farmer.
Surviving also are a son, Daniel R. Ogburn of Gettysburg; four daughters, Grace L. Miller of New Oxford, Elsie J. Horst of Gettysburg, and Janet I. Sensenig and Ruth Brougher, both of New Oxford; 20 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Hartman and Sue Collins, both of Gettysburg; two brothers, Earl Ogburn of Hopewell, Va., and Walter Ogburn of Biglerville.
He was preceded in death by four brothers; two sisters; two grandsons; and three great-grandsons.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Mummasburg Mennonite Church, Mummasburg. The Rev. Bishop Allen J. Fleagle will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Viewing will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the church.
Feiser funeral home Inc., New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mummasburg Mennonite Church c/o Deacon Robert Brougher, 200 Beaver Run Road, New Oxford, Pa. 17350.
Source: The Evening Sun, Hanover, PA
Wed, March 5, 2003
Submitted by: Karen Lint
Born: 3-9-1925, Lancaster Co., Pa. Died: 1-30-2003, Manheim, Pa.
Daughter of: Late Jacob and Ada Snavely Peters Preceded in death by Brothers, Samuel, Benjamin and Amos Peters; and sisters Mary and Martha Peters and Ruth Shellenberger Elizabeth was a member of Hernley Mennonite Church, Manheim, Pa. where she had taught Sunday School in her earlier years.
She worked for garment factories and Manheim Auto Auction.
Services: Hernley Mennonite Church, 746 Lebanon Road, Manheim, Pa.
on Monday, Feb. 3. 2003 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor George M. Hurst and
Pastor Jay M. Petrs officiating. Intement in adjoining Cem.