The Mennonite - September, 2010
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, September 2010,
pages 52-54, Vol. 13, No. 9.
Aeschliman, Anna L. Stuckey,
91, Stryker, Ohio, died July 17 of dementia. Spouse: Hyrthal E.
Aeschliman (deceased). Parents: Aaron and Sarah Eicher Stuckey.
Children: Janice Kreider, Judy Davis, Betty Beck, David, Sue Groff; 12
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 22 at Lockport
Mennonite Church, Stryker.
Bauman, Erla Lucille Musselman,
80, St. Jacobs, Ontario, died Aug. 3 of a heart attack. Spouse: Mervin
Bauman (deceased). Parents: Abner and Gladys Burkhart Musselman.
Children: Charlotte Campbell, Steven, Brian; five grandchildren; one
great-grandchild. Funeral: Aug. 7 at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church.
Burkey, Nancy Wenger, 69,
Lebanon, Ore., died April 12. Spouse: Galen Burkey. Parents: Ira and
Mildred Wyse Wenger. Children: Debra Nelson, Steven; two grandchildren.
Funeral: April 16 at Lebanon Mennonite Church.
Burkholder, J. Lawrence, 92,
Goshen, Ind., died June 24. Spouse: Harriet Lapp Burkholder (deceased).
Parents: Henry L. and Mary Seitz Burkholder. Children:
Howard, Myrna Burkholder, Janet
Friesen; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: June 30 at
College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Covington, Robert Jean, 77,
Goshen, Ind., died July 5. Spouse: Ruth Bertsche Covington. Spouse:
Willie Melancon Covington (deceased). Parents: Blaine and Beulah
Nettleton Covington. Children: Lynn Smith, Cindy Woods, Connie Jacober,
Carla Oplinger; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Funeral: July 8 at Reith Rohrer Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen.
Delp, Ada G. Moyer, 84,
Souderton, Pa., died July 23. Spouse: Alvin D. Delp (deceased).
Parents: Harry and Sally Godshall Moyer. Children: Arlin M., Laverne
M., Durrell M.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July
31 at Rockhill Mennonite Church, Telford, Pa.
Derstine, Mary Ellen M. Clemmer,
88, Franconia, Pa., July 7 of respiratory failure. Spouse: Dayton A.
Derstine (deceased). Parents: Allen L. and Alice Moyer Clemmer.
Children: Gladys Kolb, Mary Derstine, Florence Hunsberger, Lourene
Bergey; 17 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 11 at
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford, Pa.
Detweiler, Rudy J., 86, Burton,
Ohio, died May 29 of congestive heart failure. Spouse: Ann Marie
Zimmerly Detweiler. Parents: Joseph and Lydia Yoder Detweiler.
Children: Barbara Ann Miller, Mary Dunn, Sadie Buckwalter, Tim, Martha
Earnest, Lois Earnest, Tom, Rudy Lee; 23 grandchildren; 26
great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 3 at Maple View Mennonite Church,
Diller, Ivan R., 87, Hesston,
Kan., died July 18 of congestive heart failure. Spouse: Doris M. Jantz
Diller. Parents: Jacob R. and Grace D. Cooperider Diller. Children:
Althea Harvey, Steve, Betty Jo Hague, Barbara Jean Martin; eight
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 23 at Hesston
Funk, Francis John, 77, Newton,
Kan., died July 28 of an infection. Spouse: JoAnn Krehbiel Funk.
Parents: Arnold E. and Edna Ruth Loganbill Funk. Children: Keith M.,
Mark R., Michelle K. Funk, Scott F., Elyse M. Boston; eight
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 2 at Bethel
College Mennonite Church, North Newton, Kan.
Funk, Margaret Schroeder, 83,
Altona, Manitoba, died July 20. Spouse: Menno Funk. Parents: H. H. and
Maria Kehler Schroeder. Children: Marlene Permanand, Iris Kliewer,
Kathryn Suderman, and Denise Voth; nine grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 26 at Bergthaler Mennonite Church,
Galle, Brent Clayton, 59,
Moundridge, Kan., died July 10. Spouse: Kendra Lea Groth Galle.
Parents: Gilbert D. and Mourine Mae Vogt Galle. Child: Glen; one
grandchild. Funeral: July 14 at West Zion Mennonite Church, Moundridge.
Godshall, Marian L. Moyer, 87,
Telford, Pa., died July 3 of respiratory failure. Spouse: Elmer K.
Godshall (deceased). Parents: Vincent and Mary Ellen Landis Moyer.
Children: Arlen, Larry, Ray, Darlene Knox, E. Durrell, Lori Wesley; 12
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Memorial service: Aug. 7 at
Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford.
Goering, Orlando J., 89,
Moundridge, Kan., died July 8. Spouse: Violet H. Miller Goering
(deceased). Parents: Benjamin B.J. and Anna Goering. Children: Arden,
Diane Hanson, Janice Goering; six grandchildren; four
great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18
at Salem Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D.
Hecker, Paul E., 87,
Sugarcreek, Ohio, died July 7 following a year-long illness. Spouse:
Virginia Bair Hecker (deceased). Parents: Melvin and Elva Immel Hecker.
Children: Bonnie Hecker, Judy Green, Kathie Hothem, Paula Hecker; seven
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 10 at First
Mennonite Church, Sugarcreek.
Horst, Joseph "Gordon," 88,
Albany, Ore., died May 17. Spouse: Goldie Dirks Horst. Parents: Reuben
and Martha Glick Horst. Children: Becky Siegrist, Helen Yoder, Rachel
Yoder, Susan Beachy, David; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: May 22 at Lebanon Mennonite Church, Lebanon, Ore.
Kauffman, Dale F., 78,
Zanesfield, Ohio, died June 9 of lung cancer. Spouse: Irene Overholt
Kauffman. Parents: David and Olive Hartzler Kauffman. Children: Carla
Kauffman, David, Karen Landis; four grandchildren. Funeral: June 14 at
South Union Mennonite Church, Logan County, Ohio.
Kehler, Ann Hildebrandt, 89,
Altona, Manitoba, died July 17. Spouse: Abram F. Kehler. Parents:
Heinrich and Anna Ens Hildebrandt. Children: Henry, Frank and Hilda
Joyce Wieler; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral:
July 20 at Bergthaler Mennonite Church, Altona.
Keidel, Eudene E. King, 89,
Leo, Ind., died July 25. Spouse: Levi O. Keidel. Parents: Ed and Ida
King. Children: Paul, Pricilla Miller, Perry, Ruth Clemens; 12
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 31 at Westview
Alliance Church, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Klopfenstein, Wayne J., 88,
Colorado Springs, Colo., died June 9. Spouse: Miriam Fink Klopfenstein.
Parents: James G. and Mable Eicher Klopfenstein. Children: Dr. James,
Ronald, Sharon Mullet, Linda Francis, Roger, Jack, Douglas; 20
grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral: June 15 at Memorial Gardens Funeral Homes Chapel, Colorado
Leatherman, Marilyn L. Bechtel,
76, Perkasie, Pa., died July 9. Spouse: Earl D. Leatherman. Parents:
Claytus N. and Lizzie L. Lewis Bechtel. Children: Patty Osterdahl,
Marcia Wilson, Scott; seven grandchildren. Funeral: July 13 at Deep Run
Mennonite Church East, Perkasie, Pa.
Mann, John Emerson, 78, Goshen,
Ind., died June 17. Spouse: Eleanor Jean Detwiler Mann. Parents:
Clifford and Helen Ebersole Mann. Children: James R., Jay E.; three
grandchildren. Funeral: June 21 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
McConnell, Dr. Frederick W., Jr.,
89, Woxall, Pa., died July 27. Spouse: Josephine Fackenthal McConnell.
Parents: Rev. Frederick W., Sr., and Laura Sargent McConnell. Funeral:
Aug. 8 at Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pa.
Metzger, Harold, 82, Floradale,
Ontario, July 13 of cancer. Spouse: Fern Metzger. Parents: Moses and
Priscilla Metzger. Children: Sheryl Frey, Ron, Rob; six grandchildren.
July 17 at Floradale Mennonite Church.
Miller, Arthur H., 96,
Landisville, Pa., died July 9. Spouse: Ethel Burkhart Miller. Parents:
Martin R. and Ella Herr Miller. Children: Edwin B., Barbara Ann
Brubaker, Dr. Richard B., J. Martin, Donald B.; 17 grandchildren; 35
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 17 at Landisville Mennonite Church.
Miller, John J., 67, Lancaster,
Pa., died Aug. 1 of a brain tumor. Spouse: Helen L. Kraybill Miller.
Parents: Jacob E. and Polly J. Helmuth Miller. Children: Wendell,
Frances. Funeral: Aug. 7 at Lancaster Mennonite School Fine Arts
Moyer, Raymond Halteman, 90,
Souderton, Pa., died July 6. Spouse: Anna W. Moyer Moyer. Parents: John
and Anna Halteman Moyer. Children: David, Rose Bergey, Philip; eight
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 11 at Souderton
Moyer, Roberta B. Souder, 91,
Souderton, Pa., died July 22 of liver cancer. Spouse: Russel F. Moyer
(deceased). Parents: Wilmer B., Sr., and Marietta M. Bergey Souder.
Children: Dolores Kratz, Sanford, Ferne Motto; eight grandchildren; 18
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 26 at Souderton Mennonite Homes
Penner, Joetta Eck, 69, Inman,
Kan., died July 8. Spouse: Paul Penner. Parents: Joe P. and Ruby Buller
Eck. Children: Steve, Sheri Weaver; four grandchildren. Funeral: July
12 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman.
Schettig, Mildred Moyer, 88,
Hatfield, Pa., died July 16. Spouse: John H. Schettig (deceased).
Parents: Laedon and Sallie Mae Dettra Moyer. Children: Barbara
McDermott, Noreen Schettig, Kathy Schettig; six grandchildren, three
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 20 at Grace Mennonite Church,
Schmidt, Dorothy Lucille Green,
78, Mountain Lake, Minn., died Aug. 9 of complications following heart
surgery. Spouse: Alvin Ray Schmidt. Parents: Winfield and Gladys
Nichols Green. Children: Donna Prochazka, Diane Kirchner; three
grandchildren; one great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 14 at First
Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake.
Schrag, Delsie Mae, 94,
Freeman, S.D., died July 7. Parents: Henry and Lena Schrag. Funeral:
July 10 at Salem Mennonite Church, Freeman.
Sutter, Elsie Elizabeth Eash,
90, Goshen, Ind., died June 28 after a lengthy illness. Spouse: Clayton
Christ Sutter. Parents: Sem K. and Suie Blough Eash. Children: Sem
Sutter, Miriam Lapp, Beth Sutter, Ruth Sutter; four grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 2 at East Goshen Mennonite Church,
Thomas, Warren, 61, Lancaster,
Pa., died Aug.4 of complications from multiple myeloma. Spouse: Eva
Thomas. Parents: Leon Myer and Jean Miller Thomas. Children: Ashley,
Nadine. Funeral: Aug. 7 at Church of the Word, Lancaster.
Toews, Ed J., 82, Altona,
Manitoba, died July 9. Spouse: Susan Toews. Parents: Jacob A. and Annie
Hiebert Toews. Children: Sharon Loewen, Steve, Stew
and Sandra; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: July 13 at
Bergthaler Mennonite Church, Altona.
Tuckerman, Dorothy M. Beck, 74,
Angola, Ind., died July 30. Spouse: Marvin Tuckerman. Parents: Milton
and Lucile Roth Beck. Child: Doug; two grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 4
at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold, Ohio.
Welty, Ellen Louise Wagner, 86,
McDonough, Ga., died July 4 of Parkinson's Disease. Spouse: Russell
Ralph Welty. Parents: Seman and Ethel Wagner. Children: Dean, Timothy,
Jeanene Wiens; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral:
July. 17 at Berea Mennonite Church, Atlanta, Ga.
Yoder, Esther Miller, 80,
Kalona, Iowa, died July 16. Spouse: Edwin L. Yoder. Parents: Joas and
Magdalena Ropp Miller. Children: Rodney, Bob, Eric, Melanie Schweitzer,
Beth Schlabaugh, Celia French; five grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at
East Union Mennonite Church, Kalona.
Yoder, H. Glenn, 79.
Belleville, Pa., died Aug. 6. Spouse: Priscilla Glick Yoder. Parents:
Dorsey V. and Bertha V. Yoder Yoder. Children: Linda K. Spicher, G.
Curtis, Barbara E. Gers; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Aug. 10 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville.
Yoder, Mary B. Hostetler, 89,
Belleville, Pa., died July 11. Spouse: John M. Yoder (deceased).
Parents: John Y. and Katie Yoder Hostetler. Children: Kay Selmer,
Kermit Yoder; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral:
July 14 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville.
Zacharias, Freda Ginter, 82,
Altona, Manitoba, died July 16. Spouse: David Zacharias. Parents:
William and Sara Goertzen Ginter. Child: Darlene Zacharias. Funeral:
July 21 at Bergthaler Mennonite Church, Altona.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
Copyright 2004 - All rights reserved
- Mennonite Publishing House, Scottdale, PA
Used with permission by the Archives of the Mennonite Church,
Permission granted to private family researchers to use selected
portions of these files to tell their family stories.
May not be mass-produced in any form for commercial purposes.