The Mennonite - June, 2003
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, June 3, 2003, pages 26-27, Vol. 6, No. 11.
Bare-. Ardis L., 71, Lebanon, Ore., died April 30 of cancer. Spouse: Ivan Bare (deceased). Parents: William and Clara Erb Roth. Children: Rosie Wardell, Bonnie Altus, Cindy, Doyle. Funeral: May 2 at Lebanon (Ore.) Mennonite Church.
Borton-. Lincoln Lee, 83, Archbold, Ohio, died May 3. Spouse: Margorie Miller Rupp Borton. Parents; Levi and Nettie Borton. Children: Nancy Loiselle, Suzette Moskwa; step-children Steve Rupp, Linda Eichorn; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 7 at Tedrow Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.
Breneman-. Helen, 87, Quarryville, Pa., died April 17. Spouse: John A. Breneman (deceased). Parents: John M. and Mary Lefever Kreider. Children: Arthur L., Roy C., Edwin; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 21 at Willow Street (Pa.) Mennonite Church.
Burkholder-. Clarence C., 91, Harper, Kan., died Aug. 26, 2002. Spouse: Dorothy Laing Burkholder. Parents: Nathaniel and Mary Burkholder. Child: Betty Shetler; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 30, 2002 at Showalter Villa Chapel, Hesston, Kan., and Crystal Springs Mennonite Church, Harper.
Eigsti-. Orie J., 94, Goshen, Ind., died May 3. Spouse: Agnes Weaver. Parents: Jacob and Lydia Gerig Eigsti. Children; Karl J., Nicholas W.; three grandchildren. Funeral: May 9 at College Mennonite Church,Goshen.
Ewell-. Lucille Watson, 76, Harrisonburg, Va., died April 28. Spouse: Samuel Ewell, Sr. (deceased). Parents: Cassie Watson. Children: James, Samuel, Margaret. June Wells, Elizabeth Rohrer, Karen Ewell Starke, Charles; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren. Funeral: May 4 at Detwiler Auditorium, Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, Harrisonburg.Va.
Habegger-. Lowell J., 91, Bluffton, Ohio, died April 26. Spouse: Lucille M. Habegger (deceased). Parents: Joseph and Eva Habegger. Child: Ronald; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 29 at First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.
Harder-. Geraldine Gross, 76, Peabody, Kan., died March 6. Spouse; Milton J. Harder. Parents: Titus and Olive Moyer Gross. Children: Robert, James; two grandchildren. Funeral: March 10 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel, Kan.
Kaufman-. Harold, 85, Huron, S.D., died March 29. Spouse: Verbena Bitterman Kaufman (deceased). Parents: John and Sarah Schrag Kaufman. Children: Rodney Woodruff, Charles Woodruff, Janice Conrade; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 2 at First United Methodist Church, Huron.
King-. Sylvia Landes, 83, Washington, Ill., died May 9. Spouse: (1st) Gilbert Faubel (deceased], (2nd) John King (deceased). Parents: Samuel and Elsie Schmidt Landes. Children: Frederick Faubel, Bruce Faubel, Edward Faubel, Linda Krisman; step-children Don King, Wallace King: 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 13 at Calvary Mennonite Church, Washington.
Miller-. Ira E., 90, Marshville, N.C, died April 27. Spouse: Helen Erb Miller (deceased). Parents: David Zimmerman and Susie Ebersole Miller. Child: Loretta Helmuth; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 3 at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg,Va.
Nafziger-. George Washington, 49, Wauseon, Ohio, died May 6 of cancer. Spouse: Joyce Link Nafziger. Parents: Ervin and Marjorie Aeschlimer Nafziger. Children: Eric, Ryan, Jena, Joyclyn. Funeral: May 9 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon.
Nafziger-. Ina, 90, Washington, Ill., died May 12. Parents: William and Emma Rastetter Nafziger. Funeral: May 14 at Calvary Mennonite Church, Washington.
Preheim-. Mary Ann Goering, 84, Moundridge, Kan., died May 3. Spouse: Delbert V. Preheim (deceased). Parents: Jonathan J. and Katie Zerger Goering. Children: William, Delbert, Timothy, Peter, Naomi Preheim Church, Joseph; eight grandchildren. Burial: May 10 at Salem Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D. Memorial service: July 25 at Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, Kan.
Saner-. Ralph E., 91, Thompsontown, Pa., died March 9. Spouse: Olive Ferster Saner. Parents: John A. and Phoebe Wert Saner, Children: Elroy. Donald, Fay Ethel (deceased), Charles, Frank, Lois King; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 12 at Lost Creek Mennonite Church, Oakland Hills, Pa.
Stoner-. Gerald L., 59, Bethesda, Md. and Bainbridge, Pa., died Nov. 28, 2002. Spouse: L. Elaine Buckwalter Stoner (deceased). Parents: Andrew and Esther Longenecker Stoner. Children: Anne Marie Stoner-Eby, Andrea E.; one grandchild. Funeral: Dec. 3, 2002 at Goods Mennonite Church, Bainbridge.
Yoder-. Ivan B., 81, Goshen, Ind., died April 9. Spouse: Maxine Hershberger Yoder (deceased). Parents: Harvey and Eliza Newcomer Yoder. Children: Dina Miller, Jack; six grandchildren. Funeral: April 12 at Olive Mennonite Church, Elkhart, Ind.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
The Mennonite, June 17, 2003, pages 26-27, Vol. 6, No. 12.
Birkey-. Mary Schrock, 80, Narvon, Pa., died March 30. Spouse: Ralph Birkey. Parents: Tobias E. and Martha Miller Schrock. Children: Esther Birkey Rush, Elnore Birkey Herr, Carolyn Birkey Myer, Arlene; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 3 at New Covenant Mennonite Fellowship, New Holland, Pa.
Buckwalter-. Fannie E., 88, Lancaster, Pa., died May 8. Spouse: Everett S. Buckwalter (deceased). Parents: Enos H. and Martha E. Brubaker Groff. Children: Paul H., Elva G. Beach, Everett G., Raymond G.; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 12 at Hershey Mennonite Church, Kinzers, Pa.
Clemmer-. Miriam Kolb, 93, Souderton, Pa., died May 8. Spouse: Rev. Markley H. Clemmer (deceased). Parents: Charles and Anna Mae Weaver Kolb. Children: Ella Mae (deceased), John, Rachel Kauffman, Beatrice Swope, James, Charles (deceased), Ruby Trimple, Janet Tweed; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 11 at Souderton (Pa.) Mennonite Homes.
Drudge-. Annie, 87, Stouffville, Ont., died Nov. 28, 2002. Spouse: Albert Drudge (deceased). Parents: Levi Burkholder and Mary Lehman. Children: Kenneth Wayne, Eileen Marie, Donna Catherine; six grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 2, 2002 at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, Markham, Ont.
Ediger-. Mary Bergen, 79, Aurora, Neb., died May 16. Spouse: Ben Ediger. Parents: Henry and Anna Penner Bergen. Children: Lowell, Glenda Epperson; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: May 21 at Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson, Neb.
Hare-. Nellie Lasure, 84, Swanton, Md., died May 19. Spouse: Clarence Webster Hare (deceased). Parents: Harvey and Sylvia Lasure. Children: Ralph, James, Betty Cintron; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 22 at Glade Mennonite Church, Accident, Md.
Haverstick-. Lisa D., 34, Lancaster, Pa., died May 11. Parents: James and Miriam Haverstick. Memorial service: May 17 at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster.
Hege-. Hazel Wilson, 88, Aberdeen, Idaho, died May 12. Spouse: Herbert Hege (deceased). Parents: Chris and Marie Wilson. Children: Arlis Mueller, Eugene, Richard, Robert, Paul; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 19 at First Mennonite Church, Aberdeen.
Hershey-. Leonard D., 69, Columbiana, Ohio, died May 4 of pancreatic cancer. Spouse: Genevieve Metzler Hershey. Parents: Sem and Martha Denlinger Hershey. Children: Sandi Evans, Pam, Marcia Kalina; two grandchildren. Funeral: May 7 at Leetonia (Ohio) Mennonite Church.
Huebert-. Denton, 71, Henderson, Neb., died May 14. Spouse: Arylis Salmen Huebert. Parents: D.G. and Sarah Pankratz Huebert. Children: Kimberly Pace, Karla Block, Kory; six grandchildren. Funeral: May 19 at Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson.
Jackway-. Barry J., 70, Smithville, Ohio, died May 10. Spouse: Alice M. Magnusson (deceased). Parents: Chester V. and Ann. B, Hyer Jackway. Children: Barry Lee, Kevin, Nicole, Renee Happs, Nanette Hayes, Jacqueline Helms; nine grandchildren. Funeral: May 17 at Martins Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio.
King-. Nancy Wilson, 64, Kouts, Ind., died April 30. Spouse: Byron King. Parents: Lloyd and Ruhama Pittman Wilson. Child: Beth. Funeral: May 3 at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Kouts.
Landis-. Elva B. Buckwalter, 86, Lititz, Pa., died April 21. Parents: Henry H. and Mary Landis. Funeral: April 24 at Landis Valley Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa.
Leatherman-. Ada B. Lewis, 83, Telford, Pa., died May 5. Spouse: Samuel D. Leatherman (deceased). Parents: Alan and Susan Benner Lewis. Children: Mary, Nancy, Clyde, David, Ralph; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 10 at Franconia (Pa.) Mennonite Church.
Lehman-. Calvin, 87, Kidron, Ohio, died May 1. Spouse: Celia Lehman. Parents: Rueben and Anna Lehman. Children: Galen, Judith, Audrey, Ethan. Funeral: May 4 at Kidron (Ohio) Mennonite Church.
McWhorter-. DaWayne, 59, Perryton, Texas, died May 4. Spouse: Pam Buzzard McWhorter. Parents: Merle and Ruby McWhorter. Children: Donna Slaughter, Irene Fronhert, Brandy, Jennifer Woods, Charles; three grandchildren. Funeral: May 7 at Perryton (Texas) Mennonite Church.
Miller-. Reba Kolb, 72, Westover, Md., died April 1. Spouse: Leonard Miller. Parents: Arthur and Bertha Kolb. Children: Wendy Miller Hancock, Melanie Miller Parks, Kevin, Karen Williams; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: April 5 at Holly Grove Mennonite Church, Westover.
Mininger-. Vernon Nice, 84, Hatfield, Pa., died May 16. Spouse: Ada Swartley Mininger. Parents: Isaiah F. and Emma K. Nice Mininger. Children: Elaine, Donna Benner; two grandchildren. Funeral: May 21 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield.
Oum-. Savy Ean, 53, Aberdeen, Idaho, died April 4 following a stroke. Spouse: Thynara Oum. Children: Sanaroth, Sarany, Somaly. Funeral: April 9 at First Mennonite Church, Aberdeen.
Pirolozzi-. Noah Matthew, infant, Springs, Pa., died April 2. Parents: Keith and Valerie Pirolozzi. Funeral: April 14 at the Springs (Pa.) Cemetary.
Rinenhouse-. J. Warren, 101, Lansdale, Pa., died May 10. Spouse: Mabel Stauffer Rittenhouse (deceased). Parents: Jacob Clemmer and Alice Amanda Ziegler Rittenhouse. Children: Samuel, Betty, Walton, David, Naomi Shenk, Ruth Cozzoli, Sara Bergstrom, Herbert (deceased); 26 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 14 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pa.
Rohrer-. Marjory E. Yoder, 87, West Liberty, Ohio, died May 6. Spouse: Melvin Rohrer (deceased). Parents: John I, and Anna Katherine Yoder. Stepchildren: Verna Schrock, Carol Delisle, Marian Rohrer; five step-grandchildren. Funeral: May 10 at South Union Mennonite Church, West Liberty.
Schmidt-. Velma, 89, Hesston, Kan., died May 21. Spouse: Virgil L. Schmidt (deceased). Parents: David and Katie Reber Troyer. Children: Charles, Kenneth, Mark, Dale, Harlan, Genevieve Harmison, Joyce Twitchell, Carol Block, Alice Gardner; 23 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 24 at Hesston (Kan.) Mennonite Church.
Schmidt-. Velma Schultz, 82, Pawnee Rock, Kan., died April 18. Spouse: Fred Schmidt (deceased). Parents: Peter and Lillie Mae Schultz. Children: Jarold, Sandy, Sharon Schaefer; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 22 at Bergthal Mennonite Church, Pawnee Rock.
Streid-. Violet Goertz, 77, Chenoa, Ill., died May 22 of a brain hemmorhage. Spouse: Ralph Streid (deceased). Parents: Nick and Magaret Wiens Quiring Goertz. Children: Karen Leatherman, Diane, Keith, Tony, Bryan; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: May 27 at Meadows Mennonite Church, Chenoa.
Wion-. Miriam Sommers, 58, Louisville, Ohio, died March 23 of kidney failure. Spouse: James Wion (deceased). Parents: Willis and Alice Sommers. Children: Brennan, Shannon Wion Davis. Funeral: March 25 at Stoner Heights Mennonite Church, Louisville.
Wogomon-. Walter, 87, Wakarusa, Ind., died May 19. Spouse:
(1st )* Irene Grabill Weldy (deceased), (2nd) Berdean Metzler
Wogomon. Parents: Benjamin and Bessie Billman Wogomon. Children:
Connie McGowen; stepdaughter Alice Lehman; 10 grandchildren; 18
great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 23 at College Mennonite Church,
*Transcriber's note: Berdean was the 1st spouse, Irene the 2nd.
Zimmerman-. Elmer D., 90, Lititz, Pa., died Feb. 7. Spouse: B. Elizabeth Hershey Zimmerman (deceased). Parents; Willis L and Anna Mae Denlinger Zimmerman. Children: James H., Martha E. Stauffer, Willis L; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 12 at Hershey Mennonite Church, Kinzers, Pa.
Transcribed by: John Ingold