Herald of Truth Obituaries - September, 1870

HERALD OF TRUTH - Volume VII, Number 9 - September, 1870, page 143.


CORRECTION: In the death notice of Martha Yoder, in the August No., instead of widow of John C. Yoder, read widow of David C. Yoder. And instead of, her maiden name was Holbein, read her maiden name was Hooly.

On the 29th of July, in Putham county, Ohio, of Consumption, DAVID, son of Solomon and Mary MYERS, aged 18 years, 7 months and 4 days. He was buried on the 31st when funeral discourses were delivered by H. Shenk and G. Brenneman.

On the 1st of August, near Manheim, in Lancaster county, Pa., Bishop JOHN BRUBACHER, aged 75 years, 4 months and 15 days.

On the 2nd of August, in Champaign county, Ohio, of disentry, MYLO, son of Michael and Salome KURTZ, aged 2 years, 5 months and 2 days. He was buried on the 3rd on which occasion funeral discourses were delivered by John Werey from Phil. 1:21, and by the writer from Mark 10:13--16. JOHN P. KING.

Died in St. Joseph county, Ind., of Consumption, CATHERINE, wife of John SUGARS, aged 51 years, 5 months and 7 days. She leaves a husband and five daughters to mourn her departure. Funeral services by D. Brenneman from Ps. 90:12.

On the 16th of July, near Chenoa, McLean county, Ill., ANNA, wife of Andreas BACHLER, aged 70 years and 6 months. She was first struck by Palsy and afterwards suffered from Consumption. She was sick for 15 months, and could not lay down for the last six months, but she bore her affliction with great patience and with a good hope. Her maiden name was Rupp, was born in France, lived 51 years in the bonds of matrimony and left a husband, 7 children, 19 grand-children and 1 great-grand-child. She was a member of the Omish Mennonite church. A funeral sermon was preached by Pre. Joseph Stuckey from 1 Cor. 15:35. JOS. STUCKEY.

On the 27th of July, near Peru, in Miama Co., Ind., MARY RICHER, whose maiden was Ulrich, aged 93 years, and about 7 months. The deceased was born in Europe, emigrated with two of her children from Linsthal, Canton Basel, Switzerland, to America in the year 1840, lived eight years in Wayne county, Ohio, and from thence moved to Peru, Ind., with her youngest son, where she dwelt until her death. She was a widow about 54 years, leaves 3 children, 27 grand-children and 27 great-grand-children to mourn their loss. Five children and a grand-child preceded her to the eternal world.
She greatly desire to depart from this world and be with Christ. Her last words that could be understood were addressed to her Saviour, "Receive my soul into the heavenly kingdom." She was a member of the Omish Mennonite Church. She was buried on the 28th were a large number of friends and relatives were present. A funeral discourse was delivered by John Wolf from Rom. 6:23.
"While I've been here, you have been dear,
I've always found you kind;
But now thro' grace I quit this place,
And leave you all behind.

Weep not for me, for here you see
My trials have been great,
But now 'tis true I bid adieu
And change my mournful state."

On the 21st of July, in Lagrange county, Ind., ELIZABETH, daughter of Joseph and Caroline ROTH, aged 2 years, 3 months and 9 days. Funeral addresses by Christian Miller and Emanuel Hochstetler.

On the 7th of August, in Elkhart, Elkhart county, REBECCA, daughter of John F. and Salome FUNK, aged 27 days. Buried on the 8th at Shaum's Meeting-house. Funeral discourses by Jacob Wisler and Christian Beery.

On the 28th of August, in Salisbury township, Lancaster county, Pa., widow ANNA PETERSHEM, aged 70 years, 8 months and 21 days. Her maiden name was Stolzfus. She was a widow about 39 years and a faithful beloved member of the Omish Mennonite church. Her mortal remains were consigned to mother dust on the 21st, upon which occasion a large number of friends and relatives assembled together. Funeral discourses were delivered by David Stoltzfus and Christian Ummel from Rev. 14:12, 13. The dear sister had much affliction in her old days, but bore all with Christian fortitude.

On the 16th of August, in North Wales, Montgomery county, Pa., of Consumption and Palsy, SAMUEL KRIEBEL, at the advanced age of 73 years, 11 months and 21 days. On the following Friday he was buried at the Mennonite graveyard, in Towamencia township, where a large number of people were present upon which occasion appropriate remarks were delivered by Ruben Kriebel and Jacob Meschter.

Transcribed by: James Yoder, British Columbia

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