The Mennonite - July 2009
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, July 7, 2009, page
28, Vol. 12, No. 13.
Beck.- John L., 75, Canfield,
Ohio, died May 30 of complications of cancer. Spouse: Dorothy M. Lehman
Beck. Parents: Floyd and Marietta Little Beck. Children: Lee, Mark;
five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 3 at Midway
Mennonite Church, Columbiana, Ohio.
Kulp.- Henry Derstein, 91,
Souderton, Pa., died June 3 of a cerebrovascular accident. Spouse: Sara
Halteman Kulp. Parents: John L. and Katie H. Derstein Kulp. Children:
Sam, Gerald, Jacob; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral:
June 6 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pa.
Marczuk.- John K., 87,
Harleysville, Pa., died June 4. Spouse: Ruth A. Moyer Marczuk. Parents:
Jacob and Ahafia Kostrubiak Marczuk. Children: Beverly A. Mackaman,
Cynthia D. Marczuk, J. Stephen, Amy McCouch; four grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 8 at Salford Mennonite Church,
Mast.- Ralph, 88, Goshen, Ind.,
died April 10. Spouse: Ellen Rose Mast. Parents: Elijah and Ella Good
Mast. Children: Linda Farmwald, Alice Jane Gesse; six grandchildren; 11
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 14 at Hopewell Mennonite Church,
Nuttall.- James David, 58,
Frazer, Pa., died May 30 of a heart attack. Spouse: Kathleen Ann
Frederick Nuttall. Parents: James Kershaw Nuttall and Jean Mary
Williams Nuttall. Children: Andrew Janes, Sarah Jean Nuttall. Funeral:
June 5 at Frazer Mennonite Church.
Richard.- Phil L., 56, Hesston,
Kan., died June 7. Spouse: Sandi K. McLaughlin Richard. Parents: Elmer
J. and Eunice M. Amstutz Richard. Funeral: June 10 at Hesston Mennonite
Snyder, Donald F., 89, Goshen,
Ind., died June 5. Spouse: Annabelle Christophel Snyder. Parents: Tom
and Margaret Knoll Snyder. Funeral: June 8, at Yellow Creek Mennonite
Witmer.- Brenda F. Winn, 51,
Chambersburg, Pa., died June 5 of cancer. Spouse: Rick E. Witmer.
Parents: Dorothy Brindle Winn. Children: Jaclyn Witmer, Melissa Witmer.
Funeral: June 9 at Marion Mennonite Church, Chambersburg.
Zimmerly.- Dorothy J., 72,
Wooster, Ohio, died June 6. Spouse: Glenn E. Zimmerly (deceased).
Children: Jonathan Robinson, Joshua Robinson; two grandchildren.
Funeral: June 21 at Orrville Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio.
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The Mennonite, July 21, 2009, page 28, Vol.
12, No. 14.
Doerksen.- Johnnie R., 83,
Reedley, Calif., died June 24 of a stroke. Spouse: Marie Winkler
Quenzer Doerksen. Spouse: Lodema Janzen Doerksen (deceased). Parents:
Cornelius and Anna Reimer Doerksen. Children: Ron Doerksen, Cal
Doerksen, Kathy Bauman, Randy Quenzer, Duane Quenzer; eight
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 29 at First
Mennonite Church, Reedley.
Gehman.- Paul W., 72,
Lancaster, Pa., died June 22 of cancer. Spouse: Velma Sensenig Gehman.
Parents: Paul E. and Mary Weaver Gehman. Children: Kenneth E., Cheryl
L. Gainer; two grandchildren. Funeral: June 28 at East Petersburg
Mennonite Church, East Petersburg, Pa.
Halteman.- Anna S. Stauffer,
90, Souderton, Pa., died June 11. Spouse: Ellis Halteman (deceased).
Parents: Ambrose C. and Emma Slotter Stauffer. Funeral: June 20 at
Souderton Mennonite Homes Chapel.
Hershberger.- Merlin Lee, 75,
Walnut Creek, Ohio, died June 24. Parents: Homer and Leora Hostetler
Hershberger. Funeral: June 28 at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church.
Hershberger, Ollie Marie Brenneman
Hershberger, 92, Kalona, Iowa, died June 25. Spouse: Clyde
Hershberger (deceased). Parents: Erlis and Martha Marner Brenneman.
Children: Cecil, Elaine Cole, Bea Knepp, Herb, Larry, Linda Cole; 25
grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral: June 29 at Kalona Mennonite Church.
Kuhns.- James Winifred, 84,
Harrisonburg, Va., died March 31 of idiopathic pulmonary interstitial
fibrosis. Spouse: Olive Mae Clemens Kuhns. Parents: Allen Winifred and
Anna Inez Shupe Kuhns. Children: Jean Kuhns Rissler, Genet Kuhns
Orebaugh, Philip, Evelyn Kuhns Rankin; six grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 18 at Park View Mennonite Church,
Lederman, L. Cornell, 80, Leo,
Ind., died June 25 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Spouse: Kathryn "Kate" Slabach Lederman (deceased). Parents: Amos and
Lilly Liechty Lederman. Children: Todd, Jodi Lederman-Maxton, Gina
Anderson; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: June 29 at
North Leo Mennonite Church, Leo, Ind.
Rohrer, Herman Holmes, 90,
Sarasota, Fla., died June 26 of complication from an aneurism. Spouse:
Maybelle Neuhouser Rohrer. Children: Douglas, Marilyn Davie, Pam
Crawford; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: June
30 at Bay Shore Mennonite Church, Sarasota.
Weirich, Dorothy Jean Deer Weirich,
80, Shipshewana, Ind., died March 13. Spouse: Joseph D. Weirich
(deceased). Parents: Charles and Mildred Aduddell Deer. Children:
Cheryl Barnes, Maria Weirich, Brenda Ransley, Glen Allen Weirich; six
grandchildren. Funeral: May 17 at Marion Mennonite Church, Shipshewana.
Wenger, Dale Cook, 91, Cedar
Rapids, Iowa, died June 19. Spouse: Twiia M. Swartzendruber Wenger
(deceased). Parents: Clark and Mamie Cook Wenger. Children: Marilyn
Derstine, Ron, Galen; one grandchild. Private burial in Goshen, Ind.,
to be held at a later date.
Wingard, Betty Lou Yoder, 77,
Middlebury, Ind., died May 29. Spouse: Harley J. Wingard (deceased).
Parents: William and Elizabeth Miller Yoder. Children: Sharon Wyse,
Terry, Debra Wingard, Jimmy; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; one step-great grandson. Funeral: June 2 at
First Mennonite Church, Middlebury.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
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