The Mennonite - December 2006
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, December 5, 2006, pages
26-27, Vol. 9, No. 23.
Biege.- Rita Grim Bauman, 83,
Boyertown, Pa., died Oct. 23. Spouse:
Paul H. Bauman (deceased). Spouse: David S. Biege. Parents: Paul A. and
Erma Grim. Child: Paul Bauman; three grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 26 at Boyertown Mennonite Church.
Clark.- Hester Parker, 70,
Millersburg, Ind., died Nov. 3 of congestive
heart failure. Spouse: Hubert Clark. Parents: Sampson and Nora Kelly
Parker. Children: Elizabeth "Kay" Clark, Treva Miller, Patti Clark,
Shirlee Clark, Dianna "Lynn" Griffith, Mike H., Michael B.; 15
grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 7 at Clinton Frame
Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.
Groff.- E. Pearl Denlinger, 93,
Leola, Pa., died Nov. 5. Spouse: D.
Lester Groff (deceased). Parents: J. Funk and Ella Denlinger. Children:
Lester, Kenneth, Lois Landis, Joyce Zook, Velma Sauder; 12
grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 11 at Landis Homes
Retirement Community, Lititz. Pa.
Grothhaus-Falk.- Marie Schoen,
98, Mountain Lake, Minn., died Nov. 11.
Spouse: Henry P. Falk (deceased). Parents: Peter and Marie Hackbarth
Schoen. Child: Henry; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Nov. 16 at Good Samaritan Village, Mountain Lake.
Hochstetler.- Dean L., 78,
Nappanee, Ind., died Oct. 30. Spouse: Edna
Swartzentruber Hochstetler (deceased). Parents: William and Mary Maust
Hochstetler. Children: Clair, Verle, Lee; eight grandchildren. Funeral:
Nov. 5 at Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.
Horst.- David, 94, St. Jacobs,
Ontario, died Nov. 7. Spouse: Elva
Snider Horst (deceased). Parents: Menno and Lovina Bauman Horst.
Children: Marlene Good, Linda Frey, Jeanette Seiling; nine
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 11 at St. Jacobs
Houdeshell.- Esther Mae Ressler,
78, Denver, Colo., died Nov. 10.
Spouse: Raymond Eugene Houdeshell. Parents: John and Ella Ressler.
Children: Thad, Tina; two grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 15 at First
Mennonite Church, Denver.
Kauffman.- Daniel Erb, 84,
Goshen, Ind., died Nov. 7 of complications
from Alzheimer's disease. Spouse: Edith Yoder Kauffman (deceased).
Spouse: Anna Martin Kauffman (deceased). Parents: James and Mabel Erb
Kauffman. Children: Daniel, Deborah Miller, Sally Green, James; eight
grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 11 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen,
Kroeker.- Henry Dean, 62,
Inola, Okla., died Nov. 9. Spouse: Bonnie
Jean (Bird) Kroeker. Parents: Frank and Elizabeth Rempel Kroeker.
Children: Karl F., Karenza E. Kroeker. Funeral: Nov. 11 at Eden
Mennonite Church, Inola.
Leinbach.- Etril J., 96,
Goshen, Ind., died Nov. 14. Spouse: Wilma
Pearl Pletcher Leinbach. Parents: Leander Garber and L. Anna Leinbach.
Children: Keith, Dale; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Nov. 18 at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Northern.- Mary Lou, 71,
Elkhart, Ind., died Nov. 5. Parents: Roy and
Edna Johnson Fuller. Funeral: Nov. 9 at Belmont Mennonite Church,
Pauls.- John A., 94, Inman,
Kan., died Nov. 16. Spouse: Hilda Pauls.
Parents: Henry J. and Sara Doerksen Pauls. Children: Allen, Jane Rich,
Mary Woiczenchowski; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Nov. 21 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman.
Ream.- David E., 52, Lima,
Ohio, died Nov. 4 of a heart attack. Spouse:
Lynette Hartman Ream. Parents: Leonard Jr. and Helen R. Ream. Children:
Matthew, Katie Ream. Funeral: Nov. 10 at Pike Mennonite Church, Elida,
Roth.- Donald, 73, Wayland,
Iowa, died Oct. 21. Spouse: Karen Anne
Lyons Roth. Parents: Lloyd Ira and Lulu Elizabeth Freyenberger Roth.
Children: J.D. Beghtol, Jim Beghtol, Cinnamon Krabill, Tasha Boecker;
eight grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 25 at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church,
Short.- Kenneth E. 87,
Archbold, Ohio, died Nov. 3. Spouse: Ada Short.
Parents: Aaron and Verna Yost Short. Children: Marvin, Wendell, Janice
Short, Lois Loree, Sandra Stuckey; 12 grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Central Mennonite Church, Archbold.
Stalter.- Edwin "Jack," 84,
Flanagan, Ill., died Oct. 5 of kidney
failure. Spouse: Marcella Rocke Stalter. Parents: Edward and Lena
Roszhart Stalter. Children: Anita Stalter, Deanna Moshier, Philip,
Timothy; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 8 at
Prairieview Mennonite Church, Flanagan, Ill.
Stoltzfus.- Frances L. Shetler,
84, Parkesburg, Pa., died Oct. 27 from
injuries sustained in an auto accident. Spouse: Ralph G. Stoltzfus
(deceased). Parents: William and Lydis Kauffman Shetler. Children: Jean
I. Groff, Audrey K. McClune, Sharon L. Hostetter, foster daughter,
Alice G. Parker; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral:
Nov. 1 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Atglen, Pa.
Thiessen.- Dan H., 89, Inman,
Kan., died Nov. 8. Spouse: Dora Abrahams
Thiessen. Parents: Dietrich and Agnes Friesen Thiessen. Children: Lois
Penner, Vera Williams; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Nov. 11 at Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, Inman, Kan.
Toews.- Grace Linda, 92, North
Newton, Kan., died Nov. 17. Parents:
Henry and Agnes Flaming Toews. Funeral: Dec. 1 at Bethel College
Mennonite Church, North Newton.
Voth.- Orlando W., 90, Goessel,
Kan., died Oct. 13. Spouse: Virginia
Casey Voth. Parents: Peter J. and Susie Schmidt Voth. Children: Janice
Winter, Robert Blackmore, Linda Schill, Wesley, Galen, Brian; 25
grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 18 at Tabor
Mennonite Church, Newton, Kan.
Wampler.- Mark William, 93,
LaSalle, Colo., died Sept. 29. Spouse:
Naomi Minnich Wampler. Parents: Lewis and Grace Cox Wampler. Children:
Glenn, David, Virginia Crawford, Kenneth; 15 grandchildren; 26
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 4 at Greeley Mennonite Church,
Wyse.- Bernice M. Wyse, 88,
Archbold, Ohio, died Nov. 16. Spouse;
Maynard Wyse (deceased). Parents: Fred and Mina Graber Wyse. Children:
Leland, Douglas, Linda Smucker; two grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 20 at
Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold.
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The Mennonite, December 19, 2006, pages 25-26, Vol. 9, No. 24.
Albrecht.- Betty Ann King, 80,
Pigeon, Mich., died Oct. 25 following a brief illness. Spouse: John M.
Albrecht. Parents: Edward and Elizabeth Augsburger King. Children:
Linda Christophel, Suzane Gascho, John, Kevin: 12 grandchildren, two
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 30 at Pigeon River Church
Christenson.- Shirley Aeschliman,
69, Wauseon, Ohio, died Nov. 22. Spouse: William Christenson
(deceased). Parents: Omar and Viola Sauder Aeschliman. Child: Roger;
five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 26 at Zion
Mennonite Church, Archbold, Ohio.
Clemens.- Edgar M., 80, New
Holland, Pa., died Sept. 3. Spouse: Rhoda Hostetter Clemens. Parents:
Raymond and Esther Moyer Clemens. Children: Fredric, Rosa Hines,
Jonathan, Darlis, Marcia Ludwig, Conrad, Andrea Zuercher; 19
grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 9 at New Holland Mennonite Church.
Dutcher.- Frank, 82, Hartville,
Ohio, died Oct. 10 of cancer. Spouse: Gertrude Maust Dutcher. Children:
Jonathan, Ruth Massey, Dan, Naomi Leaman, Titus; 17 grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 14 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church,
Erb.- D. Wilbur, 89,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Nov. 6. Spouse: Lois Taylor Erb (deceased).
Parents: David Miller Erb and Minnie Witmer Erb. Children: David T.,
James E., Paul S. Philip R., Joyce E. Brunk, Merle C. Mast, Constance
E. Madden; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov.
11 at Steelton Mennonite Church, Steelton, Pa.
Gingerich.- Lowell K., 49,
Riverside, Iowa, died Oct. 7 from complication following a bone marrow
transplant. Spouse: Delores Gingerich. Parents: Duane and Marilyn Small
Gingerich. Children: Jeremiah, Lynette Gingerich Poll, Zachary, Victor,
Harlan; one grandchild. Funeral: 0ct. 10 at Lower Deer Creek Mennonite
Church, Kalona, Iowa.
Good.- Emory, 79, Harrisonburg,
Va., died Oct. 21. Spouse: Thelma Blosser Good. Parents: E. Paul and
Eula Knicely Good. Children: Joyce Burkholder,
Donald L., Ray L.; six grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 24 at Weavers
Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.
Landis.- Curtis Alderfer, 84,
Lansdale, Pa., died Nov. 9 of Parkinson's disease. Spouse: Betty Mae
Hackman Landis. Funeral: Nov. 14 at Dock Woods Community Chapel,
Miller.- Martha Miller, 82,
Dundee, Ohio, died Nov. 8 of cancer. Spouse: John Y. Miller. Parents:
Andrew and Saloma Yoder Miller. Children: Marilyn Bresson, Lori Budd,
Irene Troyer, Bob; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Nov. 11 at Longenecker Mennonite Church, Dundee.
Schrock.- L. Allen, 85,
Springs, Pa., died Nov. 8. Spouse: Bernice Kolb Schrock. Parents: Alvin
and Amelia Miller Schrock. Children: Randy, Margie Short; four
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Memorial service: Nov. 11 at
Springs Mennonite Church.
Stalter.- Earl J., 90,
Middlebury, Ind., died Nov. 9. Spouse: LeAnna Miller Stalter
(deceased). Parents: John D. and Ida Yoder Stalter. Children: Virginia
Lee Kramer, Darlene Fay Kujawski, Richard E. J., Dennis Ray; nine
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 13 at First
Mennonite Church, Middlebury.
Swartz.- Katie Knepp, 90,
Glendale, Ariz., died Oct. 5. Spouse: Roy Swartz (deceased). Parents:
Noah and Mattie Jantzi Knepp. Children: Ron, Marilyn Joyce Miller,
Dale, Dewaine; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct.
10 at Glencroft Chapel, Glendale.
Yoder.- Katharine E. Anders,
55, LaGrange, Ind., died May 28 of cancer. Spouse: Dennis D. Yoder.
Parents: Charles and Shirley Bammel Anders. Children: Laura Yoder, Rob,
Mark; four grandchildren. Funeral: July 31 at Shore Mennonite Church,
Yoder.- Mose, 88, Uniontown,
Ohio, died Nov. 5. Spouse: Rosie Yoder. Parents: John P. and Katie
Slabaugh Yoder. Children: Martin, Titus, Jan, Royce, Cindy Edwards; 14
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 9 at Hartville
Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio.
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