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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

 2006 - W to Z


    Wagler,  David E.;   Wagler, Earles A.;   Wampler, Mark William;   Warsaw, Howard R.;   Weaver, Gene;    Weaver, Jay R.Weaver, Margaret Jane;   Weldy, Evelyn Elnore Kauffman;   Wenger, Ruth Sommers;   West, Clarence Harry;   White, Sally Jo Roeschley;   Wiens, Richard H.;   Wilke, Katie Dick;   Wilson, Catherine RockeWyse, Bernice M.;   Wyse, Delila B.;   Wyse, Ivan L. "Sparks";   Yoder, Alta Mae;   Yoder, Anna Mae Yothers;   Yoder, David S.Yoder, Earl M.;   Yoder, Grace Alderfer;   Yoder, Harry V.;   Yoder, Hazel Bebb;   Yoder, Katherine E. Anders;   Yoder,  Mabel D.;  Yoder, Marcus Wayne;   Yoder, Marcus William;   Yoder, Mary Jane Yoder;   Yoder, Norma A. Phillips;   Yoder, Stanley "Pete";   Yost, Irene Kauffman;   Yutzy, Earl C.;   Zehr, Anna I.;   Zehr Bertha M.;   Zehr, Clara Marie Moser;   Zimmerman, Kathryn B. Martin;   Zimmerman, Lucy M. Musser;   Zimmerman, Marian B. Weaver;   Zimmerman, Virginia M. Rutt;   Zook, Harold;  

Wagler,  David E.
, 54, of Hartville, OH died March 14, 2006.  He was born to Eli & Edith Wagler.  On May 2, 1981 he was married to Delilah Hershberger, who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Jennifer Aguirre and 2 grandchildren.

The funeral was held March 20, 2006 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio.

Submitted by: Michelle Sommers, Hartville, Ohio
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Wagler, Earles A.

(1920 - 2006)

PETTISVILLE - Earles A. Wagler, 85, of Pettisville, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 1, 2006, at his home.
Born June 15, 1920, at Mount Pleasant, Iowa, to Ada (Hirschey) and John Wagler, he married Myrtie Lugbill on Oct. 25, 1942, and she survives.
A resident of the Pettisville area since 1941, he was a farmer and raised livestock. He had also worked for Archbold Seed & Grain and Miller Gas Co. Since retirement, he worked at Sauder Village at Archbold.
A member of the Zion Mennonite Church in Archbold, he had served as a dental assistant with a non-combatant unit in Europe for eighteen months during World War II.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by seven sons, Richard (and wife, Evangelia) Wagler of Archbold, Bob (Deanna) Wagler of LaGrange, Ind., John (Janet) Wagler of East Greenville, Pa., Tom (Jeri) Wagler of Elkhart, Ind., Curtis (Chris) Wagler of Waldron, Mich., Tim (Sherry) Wagler of Archbold and Chris Wagler of Montpelier; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Gloria) Johnson of Pettisville and Mrs. Phil (Mary Beth) Schumm of Conover; 16 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nine sisters, Myndell Boshart of Wayland, Iowa, Mrs. Dennis (Esther) Boshart of Goshen, Ind., Ruth Miller and Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy) Wenger, both of Wayland, Iowa, Mrs. Rollin (Lois) Short of Archbold, Mrs. Mervin (Ardith) Eigsti of Denver, Colo., Mrs. Einer (Mary Ellen) Stoltzfus of Kalona, Iowa, Mrs. Merle (Verla) Conrad of Sarasota, Fla. and Mrs. Mahlon (Kaye) Schweitzer of Kalona, Iowa; and a sister-in-law, Jean Wagler of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Daniel Wagler; a granddaughter, Jennifer Johnson; and a brother, Elmer Wagler.
Visitation will be held today from 3-8 p.m. in the Zion Church Fellowship Hall.
Memorial services will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Zion Mennonite Church with Pastors Ron Guengerich, Anne Stuckey and Mona Sauder to officiate. Interment will precede in the Pettisville Cemetery.
Short Funeral Home, Archbold, is in charge of arrangements.
Contributed by: Rose Burkholder
From Bryan Times, Bryan, OH
http://www.bryantimes.com 2/3/2006




Wampler, Mark William
, 93, of LaSalle, CO died September 29, 2006 at Greeley, CO of natural causes.  He was born September 21, 1913 at Harrisonburg, VA to Lewis Grace (Cox) Wampler.  On January 30, 1955 he was married to Naomi Minnich, who survives.

Surviving are children, Glenn Wampler, David Wampler, Virginia Crawford, Kenneth Wampler, 15 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by a son, Leonard Wampler and an infant daughter.

Memorial services were held November 4, 2006 at Greeley Mennonite Church, Greeley, CO with burial in Wolf's Union Meeting House Cemetery, Lebanon, PA.
Submitted by: Phyllis Schultz, Greeley, CO
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Warsaw, Howard R.
, 84, of Minier, IL died July 20, 2006 at Morton, IL.  He was born November 4, 1921 at Anchor, IL to William Herman & Lena (Kahlbrumm) Warsaw.  On November 27, 1948 he was married to Ruth I. Yates, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, John (Rosalynn) Warsaw, Howard Ralph Warsaw, Jr., 13 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Esther (Walter) Winterland, and Marjorie (Bill) Schurr.

The funeral was held July 24, 2006 at Davis-Haensel Funeral Home, Minier, IL with burial in Minier Cemetery, Minier, IL.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Weaver, Gene,
81, of Hesston, Harvey Co., KS died November 26, 2006 of complications following surgery.  He was born June 16, 1925 to Albert and Ruth (Grove) Weaver.  On May 14, 1949 he was married to Ruby Zook, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Robert Weaver, Marcia Mendez, Galen Weaver, Greg Weaver, seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held November 30, 2006 at Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston, Harvey Co., KS with burial in Eastlawn Cemetery, KS.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Jeanne Grieser, Hesston, KS
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Weaver, Jay R
., 76, of Goshen, IN died March 31, 2006 at Goshen, IN of cancer.  He was born February 21, 1930 at New Paris, IN to Osee & Mary Catherine (Welty)  Weaver.  On March 6, 1970 he was married to Sharon E. Lapham, who survives.

Surviving are children, Ed Weaver, Ryan Weaver, and Matt Weaver.

Also surviving are siblings: Elberta (Ulric) Landenberger, Boca Raton, FL; Opal Weaver, New Paris, IN; Jewell Wiggins, Dowagiac, MI ; Norma (Vernon) Hershberger, Goshen, IN; and Stanley Weaver, New Paris, IN.
 
Predeceased by siblings: Francis Weaver, Charles Weaver, Kenneth Weaver, Bertha Krebs, Faye Kauffman and LaVeta Stuckman.

The funeral was held April 5, 2006 at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Submitted by: Karen Troyer
%Clinton Frame Mennonite Church
Goshen, IN
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin




Weaver, Margaret Jane
76, of Carlisle,[PA] passed away Friday, May 5, 2006, at Holy Spirit Hospital, [Camp Hill, PA]
Mrs. Weaver was born in Carlisle, on July 7, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elsie (Davis) Hoch.
She was a member of Slate Hill Mennonite Church, [Camp Hill, PA], PA Federation of Metal Detector and Archaeological Club, and the Central PA Metal Detectors Club. Margaret loved camping, gardening, travel and her children and grandchildren.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Joseph M. Weaver; two daughters, Patricia J. wife of Maynard Lichty of Durham, N.C., and Nancy A., wife of Charles Clark, of Newark, Del.; a son, Kenneth M., husband of Debbie Weaver, of Carlisle, [PA]; a sister, Janet Bookwalter. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Hilary Wilkinson, Jarrod Lichty, Andrew Lichty, Douglas C. Clark and Jenny E. Clark. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Hoch and Lee Hoch, and one sister, Helen Bookwalter.
Funeral services will be held in Slate Hill Mennonite Church at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. W. Lyn Shertzer officiating. Burial will be in Slate Hill Cemetery.
There will be a visitation from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Myers Funeral Home of Mechanicsburg, [PA]
Published in the Cumberlink Sentinel from 5/8/2006 
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler,  Newport, NH.




Weldy, Evelyn Elnore Kauffman
, 69, of Glendale, Arizona died peacefully in her sleep January 11, 2006 at her home.  She was born June 24,1936 at Wausean, Ohio to the late William & Edna G. (Lehman) Kauffman.  She was married to Theron Jay Weldy (divorced), who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Jonathan M. Weldy; Patricia (Trisha) A. Murray; Glenda F. Oakley; and 6 grandchildren.

Also surviving is a sister, Marian Kauffman.  Predeceased by two brothers, Dale and Don Kauffman.

The funeral was held January 21/2006 at Trinity Mennonite Church, Glendale, Arizona.  She was cremated.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin


Wenger, Ruth Sommers,
59, of Harrisonburg, VA died December 8, 2006.  She was born to Willis and Alice (Miller) Sommers.  She was married to Rex Wenger, who survives.

Surviving are, daughters Sharla Wenger and Krista Fetterman, and two grandchildren.

Memorial services were held December 10, 2006 at Lindale Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg VA.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



West, Clarence Harry
, 95, of Hubbard, OR died September 13, 2006 at Salem, OR of  old age.  He was born December 2, 1910 at Hubbard, OR to Harry & Anna (Stauffer) West.  On May 6, 1934 he was married to Berdena Mae Miller, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Bob West, Marilyn VanPelt, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by: Ellen West- daughter and Marc VanPelt- grandson.

The funeral was held September 30, 2006  at Zion Mennonite Hubbard OR with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Marilyn VanPelt, Lincoln City, OR
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



White, Sally Jo Roeschley
, 68, of Chevy Chase, Maryland died April 6, 2006 at Bethesda, Maryland of lobular breast cancer.  She was born August 30, 1937 at Graymont, Illinois to the late Eli & Emma (Beller) Roeschley.  Eli was born April 16, 1893 and died February 11, 1969.  Emma was born February 16, 1895 and died December 26, 1983.

On June 25, 1960 she was married to Donald Emerson White, who survives.

Surviving are children, Jane Hiebert-White (John), Miriam de Decker (Guillaume) and 4 grandchildren.

Also surviving is a sister, Myra Gunden , and a brother, Burdell Roeschley (Betty).  She was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Roeschley.

A memorial service will be held April 29, 2006 at Hyattsville Mennonite Church, Hyattsville, Maryland with burial in Rolling Ridge Study Retreat, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Donald E. White, Chevy Chase, Maryland
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin


Wiens, Richard H
., 61, of Hesston, Harvey Co., KS died March 28, 2006 at Hesston, Harvey Co., KS.  He was born November, 5, 1944 at Halstead, Harvey, KS to Nick & Evelyn (Wiebe) Wiens.  On May 14, 1966 he was married to Mary Lee Detweiler, who survives.

Surviving are his mother; children, Kim Wiens (Brett) Barber, and Phil (Krista)Wiens; four grandchildren and a sister, Carol Wiens (Michael) Grabrian.   Preceded in death by a sister, Dianne Wiens (Jim) Smith.

The funeral was held March 30, 2006 at Hesston Mennonite Church Hesston, Harvey Co., KS with burial at Eastlawn Cemetery, Hesston, Harvey Co., KS.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Norma Diller, Hesston, KS
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin


Wilke, Katie Dick
, 99, of Spokane, Washington died July 16, 2006 at Spokane, Washington. She was born March 28, 1907 at Landskrone, Ukraine.  She was married to Herman Wilke, who is deceased.

Surviving are Waldo Wilke, brother and Doris Dick, sister-in-law.  She was predeceased by one brother and two sisters.

The funeral was held July 21, 2006  at Riplinger Funeral Home, Spokane, Washington with burial in Newton, Kansas.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: First Mennonite Church,  Newton, Kansas
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin




Wilson, Catherine Rocke
, 85, of Chenoa, IL died May 5, 2006 at Chenoa, IL of Heart failure.  She was born July 14, 1920 in Livingston County, IL  to Joseph & Ella (Rediger) Rocke.  On November 8, 1939 she was married to Virgil O.Wilson, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Larry (Jane) Wilson, Roger (Betty) Wilson, Doug (Darla) Wilson, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held May 8, 2006 at Meadows Mennonite Church, Chenoa IL with burial in Gridley Cemetary, Gridley, IL.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: John Heyerly, Chenoa, IL
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Wyse, Bernice M.

 
(1917 - 2006)
ARCHBOLD - Bernice M. Wyse, 88, of Archbold, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.
            Born Dec. 29, 1917, near Wayland, Iowa to Mina (Graber) and Fred Wyse, she married Maynard C. Wyse on June 10, 1937, and he preceded her in death in 1995.
            A resident of the Archbold area for many years, she lived in Sugarcreek from 1987 to 1992, and lived in Lakeland, Fla. from 1992 to 2000. She had lived at Fairlawn Haven since Oct. 25. In 1953 she and her husband began the former Wyse Book Store in Archbold. She was a member of the Zion Mennonite Church in Archbold and attended the Trinity United Methodist Church at Lakeland, Fla.
            She is survived by two sons, Leland (and wife Joy) Wyse of Newcomerstown, and Douglas Wyse of Largo, Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. Russell (Linda) Smucker of Zanesville; two grandchildren; and one brother Wes (Evelyn) Wyse of Archbold.
            In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter, Berdene Barnes, and a brother, Orlin Wyse.
            Visitation will be Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Short Funeral Home in Archbold.
            Memorial services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Zion Mennonite Church with pastors Ron Guengerich and Mona Sauder officiating. Interment will be in the Pettisville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Zion Church Building Fund.     
Obituary: Bryan Times (Ohio), 18 Nov 2006
Submitted by: Mona Mann



Wyse, Delila B.

(1913 - 2006)

Delila B. Wyse, 92, of Archbold, and formerly of Stryker, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.
Born near Stryker on March 3, 1913, she was the daughter of Edith (Short) and Adam J. Short. On Dec. 12, 1937, she married Rolland Wyse, and he preceded her in death in 1997. Prior to her retirement, she and her husband had operated the former Polly’s Drive-In in Stryker for many years. She was a member of Pine Grove Mennonite Church near Stryker.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Skip (Linda) Kinnan of Moreno Valley, Calif., and Mrs. Vic (Jeanette) Miller of Defiance; a son, Richard, (and wife, Linda) Wyse of Denver, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her husband, were her parents.
Visitation will be Sunday from 2-8 p.m. at the Fairlawn Chapel at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.
Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the chapel, with Pastor Charles Gautsche and Pastor Walter Campbell officiating. Interment will be in the Lockport Cemetery near Stryker. Memorials may be made to Fairlawn Haven or to the Pine Grove Mennonite Church building fund. Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold is in charge of arrangements.
 
From The Bryan Times
http://www.bryantimes.com 03/04&05/2006
Submitted by: Rose Burkholder
and Mona Mann



Wyse, Ivan L. "Sparks"


ARCHBOLD - Ivan L. "Sparks" Wyse, 79, of Archbold, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2006, at his home.

Among his survivors is his wife, Martha.

Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home in Archbold.

http://www.bryantimes.com 1/28/2006
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Wyse, Ivan L. "Sparks"

(1926 - 2006)

ARCHBOLD - Ivan L. "Sparks" Wyse, 79, of Archbold, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2006, at his home.
Born Dec. 4, 1926, near Archbold, to Anna (Short) and Jesse Wyse, he married Martha Borton on April 10, 1955, and she survives.

He worked for New York Mineral & Mining in Panama for two years, then while working for Miller Bros. Construction for 22 years, he lived in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky. For the past 25 years, he and his wife owned and operated S - W Alfalfa Mills, rural Archbold.

A member of the Evangelical Mennonite Church in Archbold, he served as a director of the Ohio Blenders Inc. and as president for one year of the American Alfalfa Processors.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Rex (and wife, Joy) Wyse of Talihini, Okla.; four daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Jan) Stevens of Archbold, Jill Wyse of West Unity, Mrs. Peter (Rachel) Grieser and Mrs. Joshua (Kasey) Grime, both of Archbold; 10 grandchildren; four step grandchildren; three brothers, Dale (Geneva) Wyse of Archbold, Lester (Lynette) Wyse of Brattleboro, Vt. and John D. (Sharon) Wyse of Archbold; and two sisters, Janice Wyse of Glendale, Ariz. and Mrs. Sanford (Judy) Wyse of Archbold.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Bruce; and an infant daughter, Pamela. Visitation will be held today from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. in the Evangelical Mennonite Church.

Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the church with Pastors Brad Bame and Charles Zimmerman to officiate. Interment will follow in the Pettisville Cemetery.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Mennonite Disaster Service.

http://www.bryantimes.com 1/30/2006
Contributed by: Rose Burkholder and
Mona Mann



Yoder, Alta Mae
, 95, of Carlsbad, New Mexico died January 22, 2006 of conjestive heart failure.  She was born to Andrew & Soloma (Stauffer) Miller.  She was married to Sylvan M. Yoder, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Lillian Miller, Roline Swartzendruber, Laura Rhodes, Dennis Yoder,
Norman Yoder, 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

The funeral was held January 27, 2006 at Carlsbad Mennonite Church, Carlsbad, New Mexico.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin

 


Yoder, Anna Mae Yothers
, 91, of Souderton , PA died November 19, 2006 at Souderton, PA  of natural causes.  She was born April 30, 1915 in Hilltown Twp., PA  to Abraham and Annie (Rice) Yothers.  She was married to Norman K. Yoder, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Wilmer Yoder & Margaret (son); Esther Kratz & Harold (daughter); Anna Wambold & Lamar (daughter); Marian Schultz & Lambert (daughter); Bess Anglemoyer & Gary (daughter); Norman Yoder & Mary Jane (son); Faye DeNolf (daughter); Russell Yoder (son); Rodney Yoder & Penny (son); 23 grandchildren, and 51 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held November 24, 2006 at Towamencin Mennonite Church, Kulpsville, PA with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Rose Hackman, Kulpsville, PA
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin




Yoder, David S.,
85, of Lancaster, PA died May 7, 2006.  He was born July 24, 1920.  He was married to Pauline Gehman, who survives.

Surviving are children, Dale, married to Audrey Siegrist Yoder, Karen, married to John Gyger, and four grandchildren.

The funeral was held May, 11, 2006  at Landisville Mennonite Church, Lancaster County PA.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin




Yoder, Earl M.
, 79, of Iowa City, IA died November 29, 2006. He was born October 11, 1927 near Weatherford, OK to Mose W and Barbara (Bender) Yoder. The family lived in Oklahoma until moving to Oregon when Earl was nine years old. On Augugust 10, 1952, he married Edna M Bontrager at East Union Mennonite Church, Kalona, IA.

He became a sergeant in the US Marine Corps, serving from 1945 to 1948 and from 1950 to 1951.
Earl was a member of East Union Mennonite Church for over 54 years.

Survived by his wife and three daughters and their husbands: Barb and Randy King of Lake Charles, LA; Deb and Jim Miller of Iowa City, IA; and Jeanne and Steve Auen of Drakesville, IA; six grandchildren: Brian Miller and his wife Kari of Keezletown, VA; Josh Tack of Missoula, MT; Jeff Miller of South Hamilton, MA; Jason Tack of Missoula, MT; and Maggie and Sarah King of Lake Charles, LA; one great grandchild: Nora Miller of Keezletown, VA. Also surviving are eight siblings; Lena Yoder of McMinnville, OR, Paul Yoder and wife Maggie of Eugene, OR, Ed Yoder and wife Anna of Kalona, IA, Tobe Yoder and wife Treva of Nappanee, IN, Emery Yoder and wife Pauline of Nappanee, IN, Mary Miller and husband Amzy of Sullivan,IL, Barbara Miller and husbnd Devon of Etna Green, IN, Irvin Yoder and wife Shirley of Nappanee, IN, and three sisters-in-law; Jean Yoder of Summersville, MO, Esther Yoder of Nappanee, IN, and Becky Miller of Middlebury, IN.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Morris, Mose, and Sam Yoder.

Funeral service was December 3, 2006, at the East Union Mennonite Church  near Kalona, IA. Casket bearers will be his grandchildren Brian Miller, Josh Tack,Jeff Miller, Jason Tack, Maggie King and Sarah King.
Source: Obiturary files of Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona, IA
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler


Yoder, Grace Alderfer
, 97, of Souderton, PA died April 11, 2006  at Souiderton, PA. She was born August 8, 1908 to Franklin & Katie (Landis) Alderfer.  On October 12, 1929 she was married to J. Walter Yoder who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Clyde Yoder, Edna Swartley 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held April 14, 2006  at Souderton Mennonite Home, Souderton PA with burial in Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Cemetery, Blooming Glen, PA.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: Peggy Buzzard
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Yoder, Harry V.
, 98, of Lagrange, IN died October 7, 2006 of natural causes.  He was born to Lee & Lizzie (Schrock) Yoder.  He was married to Grace Schrock, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Shirley Miller, Carolyn Waters, Roger Yoder, Raymond Yoder, Stanley Yoder, 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held October 11, 2006 at Shore Mennonite Church, Shipshewana, IN.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin


Yoder, Hazel Bebb
, 88, of Albany, Oregon died May 14, 2006 at Albany, Linn Co., Oregon of cancer.  She was born July 16, 1917 at Albany, Linn Co., Oregon to G. Roscoe & Clara (Tyson) Bebb.  On October 9, 1938 she was married to Elmer A. Yoder, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Pat Hershberger, Shirley Yoder Brubaker, Judy Stutzman, 5 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving  are brothers and sisters: Florence Bebb Ropp m. Harvey Ropp; Vesta Bebb Glaser m. William Glaser; Frances Yoder m. Melvin Yoder; and Sylvia Bebb Kauffman m. Les Kauffman.

The funeral was held May 19, 2006 at Sheridan Mennonite Church, Sheridan, Oregon with burial in Sheridan Mennonite Cemetery, Willamina, Polk Co., Oregon.

Submitted by: Shirley Yoder Brubaker, Harrisonburg, VA
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Yoder, Katherine E. Anders
, 55, of LaGrange, LaGrange, Indiana died July 28, 2006 at LaGrange, IN of cancer. She was born July 17, 1951 at Topeka, IN to Charles  & Shirley (Bammel) Anders.  On July 12, 1969 she was married to Dennis D. Yoder, who survives.

Surviving are children, Laura Yoder, Rob Yoder, Mark Yoder, and four grandchildren.

Also surviving are a sister, Peg Miklic, and a brother, Bill Anders.    She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Anders.

Memorial services were held July 31, 2006 at Shore Mennonite Church, Shipshewana, Indiana  with burial in the Bethel (Saylor) Cemetery, IN.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Yoder,  Mabel D
., 101, of Albany, Oregon died March 3, 2006 at Albany, Oregon.  She was born August 5, 1904 at Columbiana, Ohio to Daniel D. & Drusilla (Miller) Yoder. 

Surviving are her sister, Dorothy Good - her husband is Al Good and 13 nieces and nephews.

Deceased are: Brothers, Melvin, Dennis, Elmer, Herald and Simon Yoder; and sisters, Edna Byers, Laura Ekstrom, Esther Yoder, and Elda Santoro

The funeral was held March 8, 2006 at Mennonite Home Chapel, Albany, Oregon with burial in Sheridan Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willamina, Oregon.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: Judy Stutzman (neice) Albany, OR
and Chaplain Lynn Miller, Mennonite Village, Albany, Oregon
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin


Yoder, Marcus Wayne
, 64, of Wellman, Iowa, died November 29, 2006 in Iowa City, IA of colon cancer.  He was born December 10, 1941 at Wellman, Iowa, to the late, Lester and Carrie (Slaubaugh) Yoder.  On November 27, 1965 he was married to Pearl Hunsberger, who survives.

Surviving are children, Renae Yoder, Marlow Yoder and wife Jenny, Karsten Yoder and wife Jessica, and three grandchildren.

Also surviving are four brothers: Carroll D. Yoder and wife Nancy of Harrisonburg, VA; Wilbur Yoder and wife Helen of Wellman, IA; Milford Yoder and wife Edna of Wellman, IA; and Galen Yoder and wife Gloria of Wellman, IA.
   
Memorial services were held December 4, 2006 at West Union Mennonite Church, Parnell, IA with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Theresa Blossom, Parnell, IA
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin




Yoder, Marcus William

Marcus William Yoder, 30, of Arthur, passed away at 8:08 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur.
Funeral services was held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Novem-ber 9, 2006 at the family residence, 176 E. CR. 700 N: Arthur. Bishop Ervin D. Miler officiated. Burial was in the Otto Cemetery. Visitation was held anytime prior to the funeral service at the residence. Edwards Funeral Home 221 E. Main St., Arcola, is assisting the family with arrangements:
Mr. Yoder was born October 16, 1976 in Mattoon, a son of Ralph Leroy and Mattie A: (Helmuth) Yoder. He married Lisa Ann Kaufman September 12, 1996 in Arthur. She survives.

Survivors include his wife of Arthur, five children, Timothy David, Rose Ann, Mark Andrew, Jerilyn Renae,  and Janice Elaine, all at home; his parents of Arthur; one sister, Carol Ann Schrock and husband Elva of Arcola; seven brothers, Paul Yoder and wife Naomi of Sullivan; Ernest Yoder and wife Clara Mae of Tuscola; Dennis Yoder and wife Lorene of Arcola; Eldon Yoder and wife Dena of Arcola; Jerry Yoder and wife Marnita of Arthur; ,Wilmer Yoder of Altamont Springs; Fla.; and Mervin Yoder and wife Lorene of Arcola.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and one niece, Rosanna Yoder.
Mr. Yoder was a member of the Old Order Amish faith. He owned and operated Lakefork woodworking in rural Arthur.
The Regional, Nov 17, 2006, Arthus, IL
Submitted by: Lizzie Ann Kauffman, Arcola, IL


Yoder, Mary Jane Yoder
, 81, of Goshen, IN died January 9, 2006, at Greencroft Healthcare. She was born August 8, 1924, in Eden Twp., LaGrange Co., IN, to Tobias and Mattie (Christner) Yoder.  On November 1, 1942, at the Pleasant View Church, Goshen, she married Henry N. Yoder.  He died April 17, 1992.

She was a member of the Marion Mennonite Church, Shipshewana, IN where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the sewing circle. 

Survived by four sons, Daryl R. (Lou) Yoder of Elkhart, IN, Eldon L. (Mary) Yoder and Dennis L. (Cheryl) Yoder, both of Goshen, IN and Wayne D. Yoder of Silver City, NM; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and 12 step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mabel (Menno) Kauffman of Goshen, IN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Marvin J. Yoder; two sisters, Jemima Miller and Edna Yoder Homes, and a brother, Alvin J. Yoder.

Funeral service was January 13, 2006 at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home.  Pastors Ron and Charlene Roth of the Marion Mennonite Church, Shipshewana,  IN will officiate. Burial was in Pleasant View Cemetery, Goshen, IN.
Source: Obituary files of Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, IN
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler



Yoder, Norma A. Phillips
, 74, of Goshen, IN died July 17, 2006, at Goshen General Hospital. She was born February 22, 1932, in Bristol, IN, to William D. and Frances (Brant) Phillips.  On October 8, 1950, she married Dale L. Yoder, in Bristol.
 
She was a member of the Silverwood Mennonite Church and the Women in Mission and had served as a church organist.

Survived by her husband and two sons, Dale Allen (Jennifer) Yoder and Todd W. (Joan E.) Yoder, both of Goshen, IN; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister, Barbara Evans, and a brother Charles (Beth) Phillips, both of Bristol, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two daughters, Judith Yoder in 1953 and Brenda Yoder in 1972.

Funeral service was July 20, 2006 at the Silverwood Mennonite Church.  Pastor Gary Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Rock Run Cemetery, Goshen, IN. 

Source: Obituary files of Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, IN
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler



Yoder, Stanley "Pete,"
86, of West Liberty, Ohio died September 7, 2006  in Logan County, Ohio of old age.  He was born September 16, 1919 in Logan County, Ohio to Floyd & Kathryn (Plank) Yoder.  In 1941 he was married to Helen Hostetler, who survives.

Surviving are children, Sherril (Leroy) Walters, Janet (Dick) Mally, Penny (Bob) Frey, Steven (Gina) Yoder, Barbara Heath, Dianne Jensen, Tom (Judy) Yoder, 19 grandchildren, and 31 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are three sisters, Phyllis Yoder, Ina (Everett) Yoder, and Celia (Gayler) Hooley.  One sister, Mary Jo Scoby is deceased.

The funeral was held September 11, 2006 at South Union Mennonite Church, West Liberty, Ohio with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Kathy Hammond, West Liberty, Ohio
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin


Yost, Irene Kauffman,
95, of Lititz, Lancaster Co., PA died August 7, 2006 of old age.  She was born to Jonathan and Anna (Hertzler) Kauffman.  She was married to Ray Yost, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Anne Kornmayer, Catherine Godshall, Leon Yost, R. Arthur Yost,
eight grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held August 12, 2006 at Landis Homes, Lititz, Lancaster Co., PA.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: Unknown
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Yutzy, Earl C.,
83, of Plain City, Ohio died August 9, 2006.  He was born September 9, 1922 at Plain City, Ohio to Eli & Ida (Kauffman) Yutzy.  He was married to Alice Frey, who survives.

Surviving are children: LaVern Yutzy, Earlene Horst, Lynette Showalter, Mary Alice Ressler, Anita Schauer, Dawn Showalter, Luann Yutzy, 24 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held August 13, 2006 at Sharon Mennonite Church, Plain City, Ohio with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Laura Miller, Plain City, OH
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Zehr, Anna I.
, 86, of Fort Dodge, Iowa died November 7, 2006 at Fort Dodge, Iowa from cancer.  She was born October 12, 1920 at Beemer, Nebraska  to Simon and Lena (Greiser) Birky.  On January 3, 1943 she was married to Leland Zehr, who survives.

Surviving are children, Hal Zehr, Carolyn Uhlenbrock, Judy Heinze, ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are two brothers, Wilford Birky and Loren Birky. 
She was preceded in death by two sons,  Jerry Zehr, and  Ronald Zehr and a brother, Lyle Birky.

Memorial services were held November 10, 2006 at Evangelical Mennonite Church, Fort Dodge,  Iowa with burial in Manson, Iowa.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Larry Evers, Fort Dodge, Iowa
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Zehr Bertha M.
, 100, of Eureka, IL died December 25, 2006 at Eureka, IL.  She was born December 21, 1906 near Freeport, IL to Peter and Susan (Christophel) Reedy.  On August 18, 1927 she was married to Albert R. Zehr, who is deceased.

Surviving are children, Norma (Milton) Schrock; Carl (Fran) Zehr; Loren (Ethel) Zehr; David (Doris) Zehr; 18 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, one grandson and one great-grandson.

Memorial services were held December 28, 2006 at East Bend Mennonite Church, Fisher IL with burial in East Bend Memorial Gardens, Fisher, IL.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Angela Beachey, Fisher, IL
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Zehr, Clara Marie Moser
, 76, of Lowville, NY died May 7, 2006 under the care of family and Lewis County Hospice at Lowville, NY.  She was born July 21, 1929 at Watertown, NY  to John B. and Mary (Yousey) Moser.  On January 5, 1950 she was married to Llewellyn Perry Zehr, who survives.

Surviving are children: Five sons & four daughter-in-laws: John & Deborah, Wendall & Maureen, James & Deborah, Ronald & Karen, and Dennis. Daughter & son-in-law: Darlene
& Stephen Rexford, 18 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Also surviving, a brother: Michael & Barbara Moser.  She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Elmer, Ernest, Arthur, Solomon and Ralph, and a sister Vera Zehr.

The funeral was held May 11, 2006  at Lowville Mennonite Church, Lowville, NY with burial in the Croghan Mennonite Cemetery, Croghan, NY.

She was a member of Mennonite Church USA.

Submitted by: Susan Boldt, Lowville, NY
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin



Zimmerman, Kathryn B. Martin
, 54, of 614 Auction Road Manheim, died on Sunday, August 20, 2006 at her home following a lengthy illness.

Born in Stevens, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Elsie Mae Bowman Martin. Kathryn was married for over 36 years to Rev. Titus N. Zimmerman. She was a homemaker and a member of the Gospel Lighthouse Revival Center, Lititz. Mrs. Zimmerman loved her children and grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to her husband are eight children, Tina L., wife of Allen Keiter of Richfield, Timothy L., husband of Crystal Zimmerman of Bloomsburg, Sherry A., wife of Kermit Fidler Jr. of Womelsdorf, Heather S., wife of Paul Ginder Jr. of Mifflintown, Eric S., husband of Tara Zimmerman of Mount Joy, Tabitha L., wife of Edson Leon of Manheim, Angela J. Zimmerman at home, Samantha L. Zimmerman at home; 12 grandchildren; four brothers, Clarence B., husband of Marlene Martin of La Cruza, New Mexico, George B., husband of Joan Martin of Lancaster, Alvin B., husband of Susan Martin of Tamaqua, Carl B., husband of Shirley Martin of Newmanstown; four sisters, Esther, wife of Ted Kurtz of Akron, Dorothy, wife of Lynn Wenwrich of Denver, Grace, wife of Henry Horst of Akron and Nancy, wife of Richard Gemberling of Mifflinburg.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia and Stella Martin.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service at White Oak Church of the Brethren 1211 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. There will be a public viewing Tuesday evening at the church from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and again Wednesday morning at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. The Buch Funeral Home "Memories Of A Lifetime Funeral Home" Manheim, PA in charge of arrangements.

Intelligencer Journal - 8/21/2006
Lancaster, PA
Submitted by: Robert Fish



Zimmerman, Lucy M. Musser
, 86, of Ephrata, PA formerly of East Earl, PA died May 21, 2006, at Fairmount Homes. Born in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster Co., PA to Henry L. and Sallie G. (Good) Musser. Her husband, Willis M. Zimmerman, died Feb. 12, 2005. She was a member of Bowmansville Mennonite Church.

Surviving are four children, David Zimmerman of Ephrata, PA; Elva Zimmerman of Santa Rosa, CA; Earl, married to Laura (Fasnacht) Zimmerman of Mohnton, PA and Helen, married to Leonard Becker of East Earl, PA; five grandchildren; and a brother, Clyde G. Musser of Mohnton.

Preceding her in death is husband Willis, a daughter, Nancy Zimmerman; three brothers, Allen, Harry, and Mark Musser; and a sister, Sadie G. Musser.

Funeral service was May 25, 2006 at Fairmount Homes Wheatridge Chapel, Lititz, PA with the Reverend Chester Yoder, the Reverend Wilmer Leaman, and the Reverend Lloyd Gingerich officiating. Interment was in the Bowmansville Mennonite Cemetery.

Source: Genealogybuff.com..Lancaster Co., PA
Obituary & Death Notice Collection
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler



Zimmerman, Marian B. Weaver
, 71, of New Holland, PA died July 29, 2006. She was born in East Earl, Twp. Lancaster Co., PA to Paul W. and Mary M. (Brendle) Weaver. She celebrated her 45th wedding anniversary on Jan. 1 to Amos H. Zimmerman. She was a member of the Hinkletown Mennonite Church.

Survived by her husband Amos and four sons, Jay E., married to Melanie A. (Mast) Zimmerman of Terre Hill, PA; Lee E., married to Janet L. (Zimmerman) Zimmerman of Akron, PA; Lynford S. Zimmerman of Fivepointville, PA and Mark A., married to Tammy S. (Schulze) Zimmerman of Bowmansville, PA; a daughter, LouAnn, married to Jonathan A. Showalter of Denver, PA; 14 grandchildren; a brother, Lester B., married to Molly B. (Himmelreich) Weaver of Ronks, PA; and a sister, Shirley B., married to Edward N. Martin of New Holland, PA.

Funeral service was August 2, 2006 at the Hinkletown Mennonite Church, Ephrata, PA with the Reverend Glenn Sauder, the Reverend Jerold Martin and the Reverend Gerald Fox officiating. Interment was in the Hinkletown Mennonite cemetery.

Genealogybuff.com., Lancaster Co., PA
Obituary & Death Notice Collection
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler



Zimmerman, Virginia M. Rutt
, 36, of Lititz, died at her residence on Monday, July 24, 2006. She was born in Ephrata, PA to Elam B. and Joann M. Martin Rutt.  She was the wife of Aaron Ray Zimmerman.
 
She was a member of Cornerstone Mennonite Fellowship, Ephrata, PA.

Survived by her husband and parents, and three sons and three daughters, Conrad Seath, Patrick Wayne, Kendal Aaron, Heather Renee, Monica Rose and Oksana Marie Zimmerman, all at home, four brothers, Kenneth L., husband of Marilyn Wenger Rutt of Lititz, PA; Marlin R., husband of Jeanette Burkholder Rutt of Ephrata, PA; Stanley L., husband of Ilene Weaver Rutt of Stevens, PA and Michael L. Rutt of Ephrata, PA and three sisters, Norma Jean, wife of Arnold Hahn of Middleburg, PA; Beth L., wife of Linford Musser of Myerstown, PA and Diane R. Rutt of Ephrata, PA.

Service was July 27, 2006 at the Middle Creek Church of the Brethren with ministers, Nelson Gehman, Clair Martin and Dale Armstrong officiating. Interment was in Middle Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Lititz, PA. 
Source: Obit. files of Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron/Ephrata, PA
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler
 

Zook, Harold
, 77, of Fletcher, NC died May 21, 2006 of Parkinson's disease.  He was born to Cory & Ruth Zook.  He was married to Dorcas Alwine, who survives.

Surviving are two daughters, Cindi Stutzman and Carol Szafranski, and four grandchildren.
A daughter, Cheryl is deceased.

The funeral was held May 27, 2006 at Southside Fellowship, Elkhart, IN.

He was a member of Mennonite Church USA.
Submitted by: Jane Sears
Edited by: Thelma Hoover Martin

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