Herald of Truth Obituaries - December, 1880

Herald of Truth - Volume XVII, Number 12 - December, 1880, page 225, 226

November 15th, 1880, on Dry River, Rockingham Co., Va., Bro. JACOB FRANK, aged 20 years, 4 months and 15 days. He was buried at the Bank Church the 17th. Funeral services by David Landes, Daniel Heatwole, and P. S. Heatwole.

May the 30th, in Waterloo county, Ontario, of rheumatism and the infirmities of age, MARTIN BACHERT, aged 73 years and 5 months. Buried June 2d, in Latschar,s burying-ground. Services by Moses Bauman and George Schmitt. He leaves a bereaved widow and seven children.

September 27th, in Elkhart county, Indiana, of brain fever, MALINDA CULP, aged 1 year and 25 days. Services by J. A. Beutler and J. M. Christophel.

September 28th, near Blue Springs, Gage Co., Nebraska, of diphtheria, ARTHUR, son of Jacob and Sarah A. YOTHER, aged 6 years, 10 months and 8 days.

On the 13th of September, in Bucks county, Pa., ELIZABETH FRETZ, widow of Jacob Fretz deceased, aged 90 years, 3 months and 28 days.

On the 17th of October, in Bucks county, Pa., of typhoid fever, HANNAH K. HOUSEKEEPER, wife of Abraham R. Housekeeper, aged 28 years, 8 months and 12 days. We extend to our old friend our warmest sympathy in his severe affliction.

October 10th, in Allen county, Ohio, of typhoid fever, ELIZABETH A., daughter of David and Nancy CULP, aged 16 years, 3 months and 10 days. Buried on the 12th, at Sherick,s meeting house; services by G. Brenneman, John Shenk and C. B. Brenneman.

October 11th, in Allen county, Ohio, WILLIAM S., son of Joshua and Sarah C. HUNSAKER, aged 5 months and 26 days. Buried the 13th; services by C. B. Brenneman.

October 10th in Elida, Ohio, EVA M., daughter of Henry and Mary SHERICK, aged 2 years and 5 months. Buried on the 13th; services by Pre. Nipert and C. B. Brenneman.

On the 30th of October, SARAH ANN, infant daughter of Israel and Elizabeth YODER, aged 26 days. Buried on the 31st; funeral services at the South Union Church, by C. K. Yoder.

October 22d, in Crogan, Lewis county, N. Y., of consumption and dropsy, Sister CATHARINE ROGI, wife of Bishop Jacob Rogi, aged 40 years, 7 months and 3 days. Buried the 24th, in the presence of a large concourse of relatives and friends; funeral services by John Moser and Peter Leman, from John 11.

In Elkhart county, on the 27th of October, of typhoid fever, CHRISTIAN HOLDEMAN, aged 41 years, 2 months and 2 days. During his sickness he realized the necessity of making due preparation for the future, sincerely repented, calling upon the name of the Lord, and desiring to be baptized. He left evidences that he had peace with God and that all was well. He leaves seven children. Funeral services were held at Shaum,s meeting-house, where a very large concourse of friends and relatives had gathered, by John Metzler and John F. Funk; text, Rev., 14:13.

On the 15th of July, 1880, near Wayland, Henry county, Iowa, of typhoid fever, JOSEPH RICH, aged 49 years. He was a highly respected citizen, and a faithful member of the Amish Mennonite Church. The funeral was one of the largest ever witnessed in these parts. Services were held by Bro. Sebastian Gerig. His large and sadly bereaved family has been sorely afflicted since his death by that dreadful disease that took away the husband and father.

On the 27th of October, in LaGrange county, Ind., of typhoid fever, DANIEL HERSHBERGER, aged 24 years, 11 months and 15 days. He was sick seven weeks. Soon after he became sick he sent for bro. Herry Miller, and upon his earnest r*quest was baptized: he also desired and observed the communion shortly before his death. He leaves a deeply bereaved companion. Funeral services by Henry A. Miller and J. J. Weaver.

Nov. 17th, in Elkhart Co., Indiana, of the infirmities of age, Sister CATHARINE NITTROWER, aged 88 years, 6 months, and 7 days, Buried at Shaum,s the 19th. Funeral services by H. Shaum and Noah Metzler, from 2 Cor., 5:1.

Transcribed by: Mary Teeter, Michigan

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