The Mennonite - August 2008
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, August 5, 2008, pages 26-27,
Vol. 11, No. 15.
Aeschliman.- Viola Sauder, 94,
Wauseon, Ohio, died July 16. Spouse: Omar Aeschliman (deceased).
Parents: Samuel and Katie Nofziger Sauder. Children: Donald, Mary
Gibson, Joyce Shehorn; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one
great-great-grandson. Funeral: July 19 at Zion Mennonite Church,
Albrecht.- Alfred J., 84,
Goshen, Ind., died June 23. Spouse: Miriam M. Sutter Albrecht. Parents:
Aaron and Kathryn Hooley Albrecht. Children: Trish Yoder, James; four
grandchildren. Funeral: June 26 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Borntreger.- Emma F. Frey Miller,
87, Burton, Ohio, and Apple Creek, Ohio, died July 9 following a brief
illness. Spouse: Adam Borntreger (deceased). Spouse: Andrew Miller
(deceased). Parents: Samuel B. and Dinah Kurtz Frey. Children: Betty
Weber, Edna Faye Miller, Robert E. Miller, Bertha Gingerich, Basil
Borntreger; two grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 12 at Longenecker Mennonite Church,
Britsch.- Irene M. Wyse, 93,
Archbold, Ohio, died May 31 of colitis as a consequence of clostridium
difficile. Spouse: Olen L. Britsch (deceased). Parents: William M. and
Dinah J. Roth Wyse. Children: Maretta Buller, Calvin; five
grandchildren. Memorial service: June 3 at Zion Mennonite Church,
Brubacher.- Richard A., 84,
Kalona, Iowa, died July 4. Spouse: Maria Willer Brubacher. Parents:
Alfred and Adek Orth Brubacher. Funeral: July 8 at Kalona Mennonite
Fast.- Erma* Justina, 95,
Hesston, Kan., died June 23. Parents: David H. and Justina Warkentin
Fast. Funeral: July 12 at Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston.
Note: Name should be Erna - see MWR
July 7, 2008w
Gochnauer.- Harold B., 94,
Lancaster, Pa., died June 9. Spouse: Belle C. Hamsher Gochnauer
(deceased). Parents: Adam H. and Myrtle Bair Gochnauer. Foster child:
Gertrude Henry; two foster-grandchildren. Funeral: June 13 at Gundel
Funeral Home, Lancaster.
Gochnauer.- Viola Martin Shenk,
91, Lititz, Pa., died July 3. Spouse: Henry B. Gochnauer (deceased).
Spouse: Adam M. Shenk (deceased). Parents: Mahlon W. and Elsie V.
Harnish Martin. Children: Shirley A. King, Nancy L. Shenk, Jay D.
Shenk, John C. Shenk; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: July 9 at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, East Petersburg,
Heatwole.- Dorothy Frances Suter,
90, Harrisonburg, Va., died July 9. Spouse: Roy A. Heatwole. Parents:
Lawrence Emanuel and Emma Pearl Showalter Suter. Children: Peggy H.
Landis, James D.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral: July 11 at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church.
Herschberger.- Cora Kauffman,
88, Humboldt, Ill., died June 17. Spouse: Menno J. Herschberger
(deceased). Parents: Samuel and Fannie Miller Kauffman. Children:
Fannie Miller, Raymond, Larry, Virgil, Dorothy Nichols, Betty Dodson;
14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild;
six step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; one
step-great-great-grandchild. Funeral: June 20 at Arthur Mennonite
Church, Arthur, Ill.
Hilty.- Edna Nussbuam*, 91,
Dalton, Ohio, died April 3. Spouse: Paul Joseph Hilty (deceased).
Parents: Sam E. and Lina Amstutz Nussbuam. Children: Kenneth, Emma Jean
Yoder, Christine Welfley, Alice Metcalf, Leon; 17 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 6 at Sonnenburg Mennonite Church,
*Note: Name is Nussbaum
Keim.- Albert N., 72,
Harrisonburg, Va., died June 27 of complications following a liver
transplant. Spouse: Kathy Fisher Keim. Parents: Noah and Sarah Miller
Keim. Child: Melody Keim; two grandchildren. Funeral: July 1 at Park
View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.
Miller.- Eli Lewis, Sr., 80,
Harrisonburg, Va., died July 7. Spouse: Ruth Brubaker Hess Miller.
Parents: Fred E. and Matilda Beachy Miller. Children: Jim, Phil, John,
E. Lewis Jr., Jean Oswald, Louise Heintz, Marie Headings, Barb Hunt,
Becky Martin; 17 grandchildren. Funeral: July 13 at Lindale Mennonite
Church, Linville, Va.
Overholt.- Mabel Frances Hostetler,
95, West Liberty, Ohio, died June 23. Spouse:
Clarence Overholt (deceased). Parents: George M. and Mary Smucker
Hostetler. Children: Irene Kauffman, John, Lois Overholt, Ann Mellott,
Emily Overholt, Galen, Fred; nine grandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 27 at Oak Grove Mennonite Church,
Schantz.- Esther M. Longacre,
100, Souderton, Pa., died July 4. Spouse: Erwin M. Schantz (deceased).
Parents: Henry W. and Mary Alice Roth Longacre. Children: Mary Alice
Conrad, Daniel; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral:
July 8 at Swamp Mennonite Church, Quakertown, Pa.
Schrag.- Ada Gering, 90,
Freeman, S.D., died July 5. Spouse: Paul Schrag. Parents:
Joe D. and Caroline Gering. Children: Judy Rechnagel, Mary Tecklenburg,
Doug; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 9 at
Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman.
Tice.- Ida Cressman, 94,
Telford, Pa., died July 6. Spouse: George Tice, Jr. (deceased).
Parents: Frank W. and Adda Alderfer Cressman. Child: Gail Schilling;
one grandchild. Funeral: July 10 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church,
Blooming Glen, Pa.
Troyer.- Martha Wenger, 92,
Goshen Ind., died July 6. Spouse: Raymond Troyer. Parents: Noah and
Susannah Loucks Wenger. Children: JoAnn Garber, Emmett, Richard,
Franklin, Jerry, Warren; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: July 10 at Shore Mennonite Church, Shipshewana, Ind.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
The Mennonite, August 19, 2008, page 27,
Vol. 11, No. 16.
Balzer.- Ruth Josephine Mosiman,
91, Whitewater, Kan., died July 10. Spouse: Waldo I. Balzer. Parents:
Fred and Mary Ingold Mosiman. Children: Mike, Janet Franz, Larry Joe;
five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: July 14 at Grace
Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater.
Boettger.- Edith Yoder, 86,
Tofield, Alberta, died May 27. Spouse: Marvin Boettger. Parents: David
L. and Lucinda Stauffer Yoder. Children: Derril, Elwood, Jerry; eight
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 31 at Salem
Mennonite Church, Tofield.
Conrad.- Paul L., 89, Goshen,
Ind., died July 17. Spouse: Nancy Hernley Conrad. Parents: Lester and
Mabel Geiger Conrad. Children: Glenn, Mary Conrad Lo, Paul II, John;
six grandchildren. Funeral: July 20 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Doerksen.- Terry L., 75, Inman,
Kan., died July 28. Spouse: Lois Doerksen. Parents: Pete R. and Nettie
S. Neufeld Doerksen. Children: Kim Pankratz, Kelly; nine
grand-children. Funeral: July 31 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman.
Frey.- Katherine Eicher, 88,
Archbold, Ohio, died July 19. Spouse: Elias Frey (deceased). Parents:
Peter and Emma Nofziger Eicher. Children: Robert, Ronald, Roger, "Suz"
Wirick, Mary Wyse, Jane Thomson, Sandra Frey-Stegman, Rebecca VanHorn,
Patricia Frey; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July
22 at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold.
Garber.- Matthew Robert, 22,
Elizabethtown, Pa., died July 1 in an accidental drowning in Costa
Rica. Parents: J. Todd and Debbie L. Greider Garber. Siblings: Justin,
Bradley, Janelle. Memorial service: July 13 at Elizabethtown High
Goertz.- Henry Arnold, 59,
Bristol, Ind., died June 28 of cancer. Spouse: Alice Miller Goertz.
Parents: Ernest and Elma Goertz. Children: Jeremiah, Marvin, Isaiah;
two grandchildren. Funeral: July 6 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Herr.- Sara Graybill, 100,
Harrisonburg, Va., died July 18. Spouse: E. Grant Herr (deceased).
Parents: Clayton and Bertha Shelley Graybill. Children: Kenneth D.,
Lowell G.; four grandchildren; three great-granchildren. Funeral: July
31 at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.
Marner.- Walther Francis, 97,
Denver Colo. and Glendale, Ariz., died April 21. Spouse: Amelia "Jo"
Kathryn Troyer Marner (deceased). Parents: Gideon and Fannie Miller
Marner. Children: Gary, Lowell, Kay Moser, Randy; 10 grandchildren; 12
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 26 at Glencroft, Glendale.
Miller.- Lala May Hochstetler,
91, Goshen, Ind., died June 27. Spouse: Marner Miller (deceased).
Parents: Christian H. and Magdalena Shetler Hochstetler. Children:
Shirley Miller, Larry, Ruth Ann Miller Brunk, Marlin; 12 grandchildren;
29 great-grand-children; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral: July 1 at
College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Rheinheimer.- Floyd LaVerne,
86, Goshen, Ind., died July 7. Spouse: Irene Miller Rheinheimer.
Parents: Edward and Laura Reinhardt Rheinheimer. Children: Faye
Gonzalez, Anita Yoder, Lowell, Roger, Douglas; 15 grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 10 at College Mennonite Church,
Riegsecker.- Jesse W., 90,
Middlebury, Ind., died July 14 of cancer. Spouse: Agnes Miller
Riegsecker. Parents: John and Neomah Miller Riegsecker. Children:
Rebecca Lee, John, Joseph, Jerry; five grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at Clinton Frame Mennonite
Church, Goshen, Ind.
Short.- Rollin J., 80,
Archobld, Ohio, died July 25 of a heart attack. Spouse: Lois Wagler
Short. Parents: Raymond H. and Elizabeth Short Short. Children: Rhonda
Stuckey, Andrew, Steven, Jan Short Litogot, Sue O'Riley, Lisa Smith; 16
grand-children; six great-grandchildren. Memorial service at a later
Wiebe.- Marie Jeanette Crapuchettes,
74, Whitewater, Kan., died July 11 of cancer. Spouse: Kenneth Wiebe.
Parents: Eugene and Einifred Kopp Crapuchettes. Children: Matt, Heidi
Wiebe, Margo Franz, Bekkey Yoder; five grandchildren. Funeral: July 19
at Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
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