The Mennonite - December 2009
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, December 1, 2009, page 27, Vol. 12, No. 22.
Escher.- Brandon M., 22, Kalona, Iowa, died Nov. 8 of heart problems. Parents: Michael and Beth Marner Escher. Siblings: Chelsea Escher, Zach. Funeral: Nov. 12 at Kalona Mennonite Church.
Harman.- Frances Elizabeth Suter, 93, Harrisonburg, Va., died Nov. 7. Spouse: Frank T. Harman (deceased). Parents: J. Early and Pearl Blosser Suter. Children: Orden, Carl, Harriet Steiner; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 11 at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church.
Kaufman.- Margaret Amelia Shetler, 100, Davidsville, Pa., died Oct. 18 of a subarachnoid hemorrhage sustained in a fall. Spouse: Calvin E. Kaufman (deceased). Parents: Samuel G. and Maggie Jane Kaufman Shetler. Children: Melvin, Lorene Saylor, Marvin, Gerald, Rhonda Blough; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 21 at Carpenter Park Mennonite Church, Davidsville.
Styer.- E. Kermit, 87, Souderton, Pa., died Oct. 4 of pneumonia. Spouse: Edna B. Benner Styer (deceased). Parents: Edwin R. and Marian Ruth Styer. Children: James, John, Alan, Mary Schrock, Lois Halsel; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 9 at Souderton Mennonite Church.
Voth.- Frances Louise Funk, 81, Newton, Kan., died Sept. 26. Spouse: Orville Voth (deceased). Parents: Gerhard "George" R. and Marie Funk. Children: Coleen Steussy, Bryson, Jody Fensky, Lyndell; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 30 at Tabor Mennonite Church, Marion County, Kan.
Yoder.- Cordell Swartzendruber, 91, Kalona, Iowa, died Nov. 5. Spouse: Rolland M. Yoder (deceased). Parents: Mahlon and Barbara Hershberger Swartzendruber. Children: Donald G., Doug, Linford, Ronald; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 9 at Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church, Kalona.
The Mennonite, December 15, 2009, page 2,
Vol. 12, No. 23.
McDowell.- Wiley, 97, Goshen, Ind., died Oct. 27. Spouse: S. Esther Beechy McDowell (deceased). Parents: Henry and Della Yoder McDowell. Children: John E., Barbara E. Smucker; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 30 at Greencroft Meetinghouse, Goshen.
Shue.- Charles, 85, Sarasota, Fla., died Sept. 20. Spouse: Ruth Liechty Shue. Parents: Normal and Mary Elizabeth Neff Shue. Children: Richard, Larry, Michael, Jeanie Kauffman, Sue Ellen Penner, Janet Shue; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: Sept. 25 in Sarasota.
Trumbo.- Norvell Preston, Jr., 86, Harrisonburg, Va., died Oct. 13. Spouse: Doris Showalter Trumbo. Children: Steven, Scott, Brent; four grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 17 at Trissels Mennonite Church, Rockingham County, Va.
Wenger.- John C., 78, Manheim, Pa., died Oct. 11. Spouse: Erma Kready Wenger. Parents: Phares S. and Nora Cassel Wenger. Children: Gloria Martin, John L., P. Kevin, Sherwin K., Marv K.; 12 grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 18 at Erisman Mennonite Church, Manheim.
Transcribed by: John Ingold