The Mennonite - September 2018
"for the record" - Deaths:
Alderfer.- Cherylyn Nicole, 24, Durango, Colo. Parents: Brent Alderfer and Cheryl D. Neufeld (deceased). Step-mother: Deidre Alderfer. Siblings: Aiden Alderfer, Andrew Alderfer, Aleesia Alderfer, Adeline Alderfer, twin brothers: Lucas and Andre Greve. Funeral: May 18 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.
Alderfer.- Gladys C. Henning, 92, Souderton, Pa., died Aug. 1. Spouse: Russell Landis Alderfer (deceased). Parents: Warren R. and Ella Mae Henning. Children: Audrey Alderfer, Brent Alderfer, Chris Carpenter, Doug Alderfer, Rick Alderfer, Gayle Alderfer Fisher, Faye Alderfer Benner; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 5 at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton.
Alderfer.- Martha H., 100, Souderton, Pa., died June 17. Parents: Warren K. and Martha Hendricks Alderfer. Funeral: July 21 at Souderton Mennonite Homes.
Bishop.- Elaine B., 89, Blooming Glen, Pa., died March 10. Parents: Melvin and Margaret Benner Bishop. Funeral: March 15 at Williams-Bergey-Koffel Funeral Home, Telford, Pa.
Fisher.- Pauline Clemens, 91, Goshen, Ind., died July 14. Spouse: John J. Fisher (deceased). Parents: Ernest Rittenhouse and Clara Ruth Clemens. Children: Susan Fisher Miller, Margaret Aeschliman; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: July 28 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.
Fretz.- Sarah Jeane Stutzman, 86, Souderton, Pa., died May 30. Spouse: Clyde Y. Fretz (deceased). Parents: James and Edith Gross Stutzman. Child: David Clyde Fretz; two grandchildren. Funeral: June 6 at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton.
Halteman.- Merrill B., 80, Chalfont, Pa., died Dec. 15, 2017. Spouse: Dorothy W. Hockman Halteman. Parents: Abram A. and Jennie Becker Halteman. Children: Cherolyn E. Kulp, Merrill Brandon Halteman; six grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 22, 2017 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.
Hill.- Gary Lynn, 63, Denver, died July 25, of multiple myeloma. Spouse: Carlene Hill. Parents: James and Doris Baughman Hill. Children: Sean Hill, Ashford
"Ash" Hill, Alijah Hill. Funeral: Aug. 12 at First Mennonite Church, Denver.
Holsopple.- Mary Dianna Miller, 89, Goshen, Ind., died May 18. Spouse: Emery Holsopple. Parents: James F. and Minnie Wingard Miller. Children: Dennis Holsopple, Jerry Holsopple, Jame Holsopple; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 14 at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Hoover.- Willis S., 90, Souderton, Pa., died Aug. 4. Spouse: Mary Miller Hoover. Parents: Joseph and Mary Sensenig Hoover. Children: Wendell Hoover, Glenn Hoover, Roger Hoover, Lori Groff, Daryl Hoover, Brian Hoover; 14 grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 11 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pa.
Kanagy.- Adella Brunk, 95, Belleville, Pa., died July 8. Spouse: Lee Kanagy (deceased). Parents: Joseph E., Alice Yoder Brunk. Children: Dan L. Kanagy, Ruthy Kanagy, David Kanagy,Tim Kanagy, Lois Papetti. Funeral: July 14 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, Pa.
Kulp.- Joseph O., 95, Plumsteadville, Pa., died July 18. Spouse: Alverda Overholt Kulp (deceased). Parents: Hiram R. and Esther Ellen Overholt Kulp. Children: Joseph Dalton, Karen Clemmer, Lois Rice; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 29 at Deep Run Mennonite Church East, Perkasie, Pa.
Michels.- Delphine Yoder, 66, Quakertown, Pa., died June 8. Parents: Clyde A. and Lydia Detweiler Yoder. Step-mother: Gladys Alderfer Moyer Yoder. Funeral: June 16 at Souderton Mennonite Church, Souderton, Pa.
Miller.- Sarah Mae Shrock, 91, Hartville, Ohio, died June 19. Spouse: Howard R. Miller, Sr. (deceased). Children; Carol Sommers, Howard Miller, Wayne Miller, Ruby Wittmer, Nancy Coblentz, Marlene Miller; 20 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 23 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio.
Moore.- Mildred "Millie" L. Landis, 87, Souderton, Pa., died Jan. 17. Spouse: J. Henry Moore. Parents: Paul R. and Anna Barndt Landis. Children: Jeryl L. Moore, Glenna L. Webster, Lori J. Gerhardt; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 27 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.
Moyer.- Diane Ruth, 72, Harleysville, Pa., died June 29. Spouse: Steven Jay Moyer. Parents: Glendon and Ruth Moyer. Child: Jennifer Lynn Moyer, Jayme Diane Jordan; four grandchildren. Funeral: July 8 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.
Seaman.- Doris Delp, 90, Souderton, Pa., died July 9. Spouse: Paul L. Seaman (deceased). Parents: Howard W. and Gertrude Mininger Delp. Children: Paul Seaman, Diane Detweiler, Dennis Seaman; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 22 at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton.
Shetler.- Beatrice Miller, 86, Colorado Springs, Colo, died July 12. Spouse: Francis Shetler. Parents: Theodore and Ruth Hartman Miller. Children: Diane C. Johnson; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at Memorial Gardens Chapel, Colorado Springs
Shetler.- Leslie "Les", 94, Goshen, Ind., died July 27. Spouse: Frances Leona Terwillegar Shetler. Parents: Henry and Emma Slabaugh Shetler. Children: Bonnie Arends, Ann Shetler, Gary Shetler, Clay Shetler, Jay Shetler, John Shetler; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 5 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.
Steinbaecher.- Gerald "Jere" P., 77, Lancaster, Pa., died July 31, of cancer. Spouse: Miz E. Good Steinbaecher. Parents: Paul and Josephine Hahn Steinbaecher. Children: Shelly R. Vitale, Noelle S. Hobson; three grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 6 at Forest Hills Mennonite Church, Leola, Pa.
Yoder.- Galen C., 63, Troy, Pa., died March 23. Spouse: Deborah J. Moyer Yoder. Parents: Clyde and Lydia J. Detweiler Yoder. Child: Charrissa L. Yoder. Funeral: March 28 at Sylvania Presbyterian Church, Sylvania, Pa.
Yoder.- Leonard J., 97, Lubbock, Texas, died Aug. 8. Spouse: Wilma Barkey Yoder (deceased). Parents: Alvin and Ruth Weldy Yoder. Children: Dawn Bender, Lance Yoder; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 24 at Olive Mennonite Church, Elkhart, Ind.
Transcribed by: John Ingold