Baker, Carmel Lee, infant son of Leslie and Betty (Black) Baker, Pocomoke, Md., was stillborn Jan. 16, 1958. Three other children (Maynard, Darwin, and Nelsia) share in the disappointment. Also a paternal grandmother (Mrs. Melvin Baker) and the maternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Black, Fountain City, Tenn.). Interment in the Holly Grove Mennonite Cemetery near Westover, Md.
Beck, Paul, son of Samuel and Fannie Beck, was born near Stryker, Ohio, May 14, 1925; died after a brief illness at a Toledo hospital, Feb. 1, 1958; aged 32 y. 9 m. 13 d. On Feb. 20, 1954, he was united in marriage to Nancy Dean of Bryan, Ohio. Those remaining are his wife, 4 brothers (Harold and Dean, Stryker, Ohio; and Jay and Chauncey, Archbold, Ohio), and 2 sisters (Mrs. Kenneth Grime and Mrs. Max Short, West Unity, Ohio). During his last hours he made necessary preparations and received complete peace with God. Funeral services were held at the Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, Ohio, Feb. 3, in charge of D. Wyse Graber and Jesse Short. Burial in the Pettisville Cemetery.
Blauch, Ephraim K., son of Henry and Kathryn (Keim) Blauch, was born April 28, 1866, near Springs, Pa.; died in the Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md., Jan. 28, 1958, after a two-week illness; aged 91 y. 9 m. In 1891 he married Sovilla Yoder of Springs, Pa., who died in January, 1936. In May, 1937, he married Louise Fisher, who died August, 1955. Eleven children were born of the first marriage, two of whom died in infancy. Surviving are 3 sons and 3 daughters (Floyd, Bellflower, Calif.; Bruce, Ridgeley, W. Va.; Robert, Tampa, Fla.; Mrs. Emma Kidwell, Mrs. Walker Liller, and Mrs. Royal Abe, all of Cumberland, Md.), 35 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Two sons preceded him in death (Lester in 1921 and Earl in 1952). Bro. Blauch's mind was active and concerned with the spiritual affairs of the church until shortly before his death. He was a retired farmer and after the death of his second wife he lived with his daughter, Mrs. Emma Kidwell. He with his family moved from Springs, Pa., to the Pinto, Md., community in 1912, the pioneer Mennonites in this section. He with his family attended the Methodist Church at Short Gap, W. Va. In 1915 he and a son, Earl, were instrumental in organizing a Sunday school in a schoolhouse on the Washington Bottom Farm in West Virginia, across the river from Pinto. In 1926 a church was built. Bro. Blauch's father, Henry H. Blauch, was first ordained minister at Springs, Pa., and was one of the original founders of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Conference district, now Allegheny Conference. Funeral services were held at the Pinto Mennonite Church, Jan. 31, in charge of Lehman Longnecker. Interment in the church cemetery.
Burkey, Jerome, son of John and Sarah (Bixler) Burkey, was born Sept. 29, 1868, in -------, Pa.; passed away at his home in Locke, near Nappanee, Ind., Feb. 14, 1958; aged 89 y. 4 m. 16 d. On Aug. 27, ------, he was married to Sarah Bachtel, who passed away June 10, 1918. On June 19, 1921, he was married to Emma Culp, who preceded him in death Feb. 27, 1956. He is survived by one son (George, Syracuse, Ind.), one daughter (Mary, at home), 2 brothers (Ben, Wakarusa, Ind.; and William, Edwardsburg, Mich.), 4 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. One son (Charles) preceded him in death. He united with the Mennonite Church in his youth and for the last 51 years was a member of the North Main Street congregation at Nappanee. Funeral services were held at Locke Brethren in Christ Church near his home, Feb. 17, with Homer F. North in charge. Burial in the South Union Cemetery.
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Diener, Sarah, daughter of the later Peter and Elizabeth (Gilliom) Raber, was born near Elkton, Mo., Aug. 17, 1877; passed away at her home after an extended illness, Feb. 5, 1958; aged 80 y. 5 m. 19 d. She accepted Christ as her Saviour and united with the Mennonite Church in her early youth, and remained a faithful member until death. On Dec. 5, 1895, she was united in marriage to Moses M. Diener. The family moved from Johnson County, Mo., to Versailles in 1920, where they have since made their home. She is survived by her husband, 2 sons (George, Versailles, Mo.; and Edward, Canby, Oreg.), 4 daughters (Mrs. Pearl Nebel, and Alice, Beulah, and Esther, at home), 2 sisters (Mrs. Susie Rushly, Garden City, Mo.; and Mrs. J. A. Ramer, Versailles, Mo.), one brother (Daniel), 23 grandchildren, three of whom were reared in her home, and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Mt. Zion Church, Feb. 9, in charge of Leroy Gingerich. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Gascho, John S., son of the late John and Fannie (Steckley) Gascho, was born in Zurich, Ont., Feb. 4, 1872; passed away at the home of his son, Nick Gascho, Pigeon, Mich., after a lingering illness, Feb. 12, 1958; aged 86 y. 7 d. He accepted Christ in his youth and was a faithful member of the Conservative Mennonite Church until death. His early life was spent in Canada, where he was married to Mattie Roth Swartzendruber, Jan. 24, 1894. In March of 1905 he with his family moved to Huron County, Mich., where he resided until his death. He is survived by one daughter (Lydia - Mrs. Jacob Swartzendruber, Pigeon, Mich.), 2 sons (Nick, Pigeon, Mich, and Eli, Winter Park, Fla.), 3 stepdaughters (Anna - Mrs. William Neuhouser, Pigeon, Mich.; Mrs. Sarah Gingerich and Mrs. Barbara Wagler, of Ontario), 7 sisters, 6 brothers, 20 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, June 12, 1949, and one son (Ezra), May 12, 1943. Funeral services were held at the Pigeon River Conservative Mennonite Church, Feb. 15, in charge of Earl J. Maust and Willard Mayer.
Hershberger, Jonathan Samuel, infant son of Mose and Lydia (Peachy) Hershberger, Millersburg, Ohio, was stillborn Feb. 10, 1958.
Jantz, Barney, C., son of Carl and Eva (Nightingale) Jantz, was born in Marion County, Kans., July 22, 1876; passed away in the Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Jan. 16, 1958; aged 81 y. 5 m. 25 d. He spent the last eight months of his life in the hospital and many times during this period expressed a desire to go to his heavenly home. He was married to Anna Jantz in 1896. She preceded him in death, June 20, 1950. To this union were born 13 children, 5 of whom (Nora, Carl, Pearl, Charles, and Clarence) passed away in infancy. The surviving 8 children are: Lydia - Mrs. Abe Williams, Greensburg, Kans.; Minnie - Mrs. Lee Mayer, Haviland, Kans.; Della - Mrs. Carl Hixson, Roxy - Mrs. Richard Nelson, Daisy, Dorothy - Mrs. Don Robertson, and Lloyd, all of Wichita, Kans.; and Edna, Winfield, Kans. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He and his wife moved to Kiowa County in 1910, where he farmed southeast of Greenburg, until his retirement in 1948. He accepted Christ as his personal Savior in 1942 and united with the Calvary Mennonite Church at Greensburg, where he was a member at the time of his death. Funeral services were held at the Calvary Church, Jan. 20, in charge of Robert Keller. Interment at Greensburg, Kans.
Kauffman, Abraham B., son of David and Catherine (Zook) Kauffman, was born near New Castle, Pa., July 2, 1883; died Feb. 7, 1958, after a lingering illness, at the Maculuso Nursing Home, New Castle, Pa., aged 74 y. 7 m. 5 d. On March 7, 1905, he was married to Minerva Mae Detweiler, who preceded him in death, April 3, 1945. Surviving are 4 sons (Clarence A., Volant, Pa.; Charles E., Kenneth, and Thurman, New Castle, Pa.), 2 daughters (Edith - Mrs. Glen Lapp, Volant, Pa.; and Lucille - Mrs. Paul Frankenburg, Mercer, Pa.), one brother (Harry, New Wilmington, Pa.), 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. One daughter (Dorothy), 3 brothers, and 3 sisters preceded him in death. From youth he was a member of the Maple Grove Mennonite Church, New Wilmington, Pa. Funeral services were held at the Sharp Funeral Home with Roy Kaufman and Nathan Nussbaum in charge. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Kurtz, Earl Y., son of Ira A. and Irene (Yoder) Kurtz, Morgantown, Pa., was born Oct. 24, 1933; met his death in a highway accident (three-truck collision) Feb. 7, 1958; aged 24 y. 3 m. 14 d. He was married to Erma E. Smoker, June 26, 1954. Surviving are his wife, his parents, one daughter (Marilyn Louise), 3 brothers (Lester, Morgantown, Pa.; Maynard and Ira, Jr., at home), 2 sisters (Esther - Mrs. Merle Stolzfus, Elverson, Pa.; and Verna, at home), and one grandmother (Lydia Kurtz). He was a member of the Conestoga Mennonite Church, where funeral services were conducted by Abner Stoltzfus, Millard Shoup, and C. J. Kurtz. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Lambright, Michael J., son of Jacob and Sarah (Yoder) Lambright, was born Dec. 6, 1874; died Feb. 3, 1958; aged 83 y. 1 m. 28 d. Death was caused by cancer. He is survived by 6 sons (Fred, Evan, and Guy, Shipshewana, Ind.; Harold, Lagrange, Ind.; and Clarence, Middlebury, Ind.), 3 daughters (Sarah - Mrs. Tobias Schrock, Howe, Ind.; Matilda Gage and Grayce - Mrs. Ira Leer, Lagrange, Ind.), one brother (Amos, Topeka, Ind.), one sister (Mrs. Matilda Troyer, Shipshewana, Ind.), 46 grandchildren, and 28 great-grandchildren. Five grandchildren preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the Shore Mennonite Church in charge of Lee Miller and Percy Miller. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
McCammon, Michael Don, son of Don and Dorothy (Snapp) McCammon, was born in Tokyo, Japan, March 26, 1953; died unexpectedly in the same hospital, Feb. 7, 1958, after a short illness; aged 4 y. 10 m. 12 d. In addition to his parents, Mike is survived by a sister (Julia), his paternal grandparents and a host of loving friends to whom his home-going has made heaven more real. Michael's short five years brought much of heaven to earth. His many near encounters with death, his unusually sweet disposition, and his comfortable familiarity with things spiritual - these all helped his parents and friends remember that his very life was truly a loan from God. And when the Lord recalled His precious loan, this little child's physical death led the church and community into their first victorious experience of meeting death with Life. A bilingual worship service was led by Charles Shenk, assisted by Eugene Blosser, Paul Peachey, and Norman Wingert in English, and Y. Owada, H. Kaneko, T. Matsukuma, and S. Horikawa in Japanese. The body was cremated and the remains will be buried at the grave of Michael's Grandmother Snapp, who died exactly one year earlier.
Maxwell, Robert Roy, youngest son of Jasper and Mary (Smith) Maxwell, was born April 8, 1892, in Lesage, W. Va.; passed away Feb. 7, 1958; aged 65 y. 9 m. 30 d. He had a serious heart ailment for several years which eventually caused his death. On May 16, 1917, he was united in marriage to Ida Mae Laisure. Surviving are his wife, 4 children (Harley and Lillian - Mrs. Marquis Ashby, both of St. Clairsville, Ohio; and Earl and Evelyn - Mrs. James Wyatt, both of Brownton, W. Va.), one brother (Reuben, Galloway, W. Va.), one sister (Mrs. John Falkiner, Moundsville, W. Va.), and 9 grandchildren. In 1940 he was baptized and united with the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church at Brownton, W. Va. In 1953 he and his wife moved to Shepardstown, Ohio. While living there they became acquainted with the group of Mennonites at Fairpoint and in 1954 he was received as a member of the Fairpoint Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Fairpoint Church on Feb. 10 in charge of Nelson King, assisted by Lester McCracken. Burial in the Unity Cemetery near Fairpoint, Ohio.
Nafziger, Ira Leon, son of Ira and Sara (Clymer) Nafziger, was born Dec. 10, 1942; passed away at the Lancaster General Hospital, Dec. 7, 1957; aged 14 y. 11 m. 28 d. He had been ill almost a year with Hodgkin's disease. Surviving are the following brothers and sisters: J. Calvin, Twila Dawn, Joyce, P. Leslie, L. Lucille, Carol Jean, V. Bonita, Robert, Sara Jane, and Shirley, all at home. He is also survived by his paternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Elia Nafziger, Gap, Pa.) and his maternal grandmother (Mrs. Maybel Clymer, Lancaster, Pa.). One sister (Mrs. Maybell) preceded him in death. He was a member of the Laurel Street Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the East Chestnut Street Church in charge of Melville Nafziger, Stoner Krady, and Valentine Nafziger. Burial in Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery.
Rheinheimer, Nancy Jane, daughter of J. P. and Fannie (Hostetler) Miller, was born in Lagrange County, Ind., May 17, 1873; passed away at the home of a grandson, Charles Cocanower, Jr., Elkhart, Ind., Feb. 3, 1958; aged 84 y. 8 m. 17 d. In September, 1895, she was married to John C. Springer, Hopedale, Ill., who preceded her in death in 1910. To this union were born four children, two preceding her in death. In 1914 she was married to Jacob Davidhizer, who died in 1918. In 1947 she was married to Jacob Rheinheimer, who passed away in 1951. Surviving are two daughters (Esther - Mrs. Charles Cocanower, Sr., Aibonito, P. R.; and Alma - Mrs. Titus E. Miller, Pueblo, Colo.), a daughter- in-law (Mrs. Lela Springer, Elkhart, Ind.), a foster brother (Noah Christner, Minier, Ill.), 3 stepsons, 9 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She accepted Christ in her early years and was received into the Mennonite Church, in which she remained a faithful member until death. She was a member of the Prairie Street Church, Elkhart, Ind., for more than forty years. Funeral services were held at the Prairie Street Church, Feb. 5, in charge of Howard Zehr. Burial in the Clinton Brick Cemetery, Goshen, Ind.
Schwartzentruber, Jacob E., son of the late Jacob and Bena (Erb) Schwartzentruber, was born in Wilmot Township, Ont., June 13, 1867; died at the home of his son, Clarence, Dec. 15, 1957; aged 90 y. 6 m. 2 d. He accepted Christ as his Savior in youth and united with the Wilmot Amish Mennonite Church, where he remained a faithful member until death. He was married to Elizabeth Litwiller. She preceded him in death March 31, 1929. Surviving are 2 sons (Moses, Baden, Ont.; and Clarence, on the homestead), 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. One daughter (Rachael), 3 brothers, and 2 sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the St. Agatha Church, Dec. 18, in charge of Orland Gingerich and Peter Nafziger. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Steinman, Elizabeth, daughter of the late Rudolph B. and Christina (Miller) Jantzi, was born near St. Agatha, Ont., May 24, 1886; died at the K and W Hospital Dec. 16, 1957, after a four-week illness; aged 71 y. 6 m. 23 d. She accepted Christ and united with the Wilmot Amish Mennonite Church. On Feb. 27, 1908, she was united in marriage to Benjamin Jutzi, who preceded her in death Feb. 10, 1918. On Nov. 13, 1928, she was united in marriage to Noah Steinman of Baden, Ont. He preceded her in death Oct. 23, 1933. She leaves one daughter (Laura), 3 stepsons (Peter and Moses Steinman, Baden, Ont.; and David Steinman, Vineland Ont.), 2 stepdaughters (Mrs. Sam Roth and Mrs. Enos Gingerich), 2 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Two brothers, one sister, and 2 grandchildren predeceased her. Funeral services were held at St. Agatha Church, Dec. 19, in charge of Orland Gingerich and Elmer Grove. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
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Bearinger, Emma, was born June 27, 1924, near Elmira, Ont.; died very suddenly, Nov. 23, 1957, at the Hamilton General Hospital; aged 33 y. 4 m. 27 d. Death was caused by a ruptured main artery. In June 1949, she accepted Christ as her personal Saviour and later in July, 1953, she dedicated her life to the Lord for full-time Christian service. On Dec. 18, 1954, she was united in marriage to Enos Bearinger, Elmira, Ont. In March, 1955, they moved to Hamilton, where they opened the Hamilton Harbour Rescue Mission in March, 1956. She leaves her husband, her parents (Mr. and Mrs. Menno Martin), 3 sons (Harvey, Oscar, and Luella-Mrs. John Zandwyk, both of Zurich, Ont.), 4 brothers (Albert, Harvey, Irvin, and Melvin, all of Zurich, Ont.), and a grandfather (John Steckley, Zurich, Ont.). Funeral services were conducted at the St. Jacobs Church with Paul Martin in charge. Interment in the St. Jacobs Cemetery.
Bruckhart, Martha S., daughter of Jacob G. and Minnie (Shelly) Bruckhart, was born in Lancaster County, Pa., May 7, 1916; passed away at the Lancaster Osteopathic Hospital, Jan. 22, 1958; aged 41 y. 8 m. 15 d. Surviving are her parents, 2 sisters (Mary-Mrs. Carl Weaver, Manheim, Pa.; and Meda-Mrs. Wayne Clugston, Lititz, Pa.) and one brother (Jacob S., Jr., Lititz, Pa.). In her youth she accepted Christ as her Saviour and united with the Erb Mennonite Church, remaining faithful until death. Funeral services were held at the Hernley Church, Jan. 26, in charge of Homer Bomberger, Jospeh W. Boll, and Clyde Metzler. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Burkholder, John David Jr., son of Dr. John D. and the late Mrs. I. Dora (Humbert) Burkholder, was born Jan. 25, 1906, in Lancaster County, Pa.; died Feb. 13, 1958; aged 52 y. 19 d. Death was caused by cancer. He was known for his service in the areas of Virginia Automobile Aid, Inc., and Mennonite Mutual Aid, Inc., In 1910 he moved to Virginia and spent the majority of his life in the Park View community. Having become a member of the Mennonite Church when a young man, he served the church in many ways. As a Sunday-school superintendent at the Bethany Mennonite Church in Briery Branch and later as a teacher of the boys' and men's classes at Weavers Mennonite Church. Bro Burkholder enriched his work with careful study and deep Christian sincerity. He served, too, in the organization and operation of the Virginia Automobile Aid Plan of which he was secretary for twenty years. When this did not qualify for the writing of liability insurance, he became affiliated with the Goodville Casualty Company, a Mennonite-owned organization in Goodville, Pa. He served as representative of this company and was instrumental in having it to quality in a number of states in which Mennonite people live. He was a member of the Board of Directors of this company. The Virginia Automobile Aid Plan was so successful under his leadership that when the Mennonite General Conference considered the establishment of an automobile aid plan for the entire Mennonite Church, Bro. Burkholder was called to lead the movement as president of Mennonite Automobile Aid, Ind. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Mennonite Mutual Aid, Inc., for which during the past two years he worked a field counselor. H with his wife drove their small portable home to call on Mennonite churches as far west as the Pacific Coast, as far north as Alberta, Canada, and as far south as Florida. For his high-school and college training he attended Eastern Mennonite College and Goshen College, taking his B. A. degree from the latter in 1928. For seven years he taught in the public schools of Rockingham County. While attending college, he began buying and selling automobiles-the work which became his occupation. In 1955 he sold his business and shortly afterwards entered into full-time work with Mennonite Mutual Aid, Inc. On June 3, 1930, he married the former Marjorie Heatwole, who survives him along with one daughter (Nancy Virginia, Goshen, Ind.), his father and stepmother (Dr. and Mrs. John D. Burkholder, Sr., Weyers Cave, Va.), and 2 sisters (Bertha-Mrs. Paul Bender, Goshen, Ind.; and Nellie-Mrs. Newton Weber, Sarasota, Fla.). His mother and a sister (Mrs. Lena Burkholder Brunk) preceded him in death. Though he was stricken in the prime of his life, his Christian character stood the test and left a strong impact on even his doctors and nurses. Funeral services were held at Weavers Mennonite Church on Feb. 15, in charge of Oliver Keener, C. L. Graber, Willis Hallman, and Daniel W. Lehman. J. Mark Stauffer was in charge of the music. Interment in Weavers Cemetery.
Fisher, Betsie, daughter of the late Noah and Katie (Beiler) Fisher, was born Feb. 12, 1882; passed away Oct. 29, 1957, at Witmer, Pa., as a result of pneumonia; aged 75 y. 8m. 17 d. Surviving are 2 sisters (Emma-Mrs. David Schrock, Paradise, Pa.; and Susan, Witmer, Pa.), and one brother (Aaron, Paradise, Pa.). She accepted Christ in her youth and remained a faithful member of the Amish Church. Double funeral services were hold for Salome and Betsie, Oct. 30, in charge of Aaron Glick, LeRoy Stoltzfus, and George Beiler. Burial in the Gordonville Cemetery.
Fisher, Salome, daughter of Noah and Katie (Beiler) Fisher, was born Jan. 15, 1885; passed away at her home at Witmer, Pa., Oct. 28, 1957, after a long illness; aged 72 y. 9 m. 13 d. Surviving are 2 sisters (Emma-Mrs. David Schrock, Paradise, Pa.; and Susan, Witmer, Pa.), and one brother (Aaron, Paradise, Pa.). She accepted Christ in her youth and remained a faithful member of the Amish Church. Funeral services were held Oct. 30. See obituary above.
Gehman, Clara H., daughter of the late Enos S. and Sarah (Histand) Gehman, was born June 21, 1884; passed away suddenly Jan. 3, 1958, at the home of her brother, Eli H. Gehman, Bally, Pa.; aged 73 y. 6 m. 13 d. Death was the result of a stroke. She is survived by 4 brothers (Harvey, Eli, and Jacob, all of Bally, Pa.; and David, Elizabethtown, Pa.), and 3 sisters (Bertha and Lizzie, both of Bally, Pa.; and Elsie-Mrs. Abram Godshall, Amber, Pa.). She was preceded in death by 2 sisters (Ida and Amy). She was a member of the Old Hereford Mennonite Church, remaining faithful until death. Fuenral services were held at the Old Hereford Church in charge of Paul E. Longacre and Winfied M. Ruth. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Merrbach, Minnie Catharine, daughter of the late George Spiker, was born near Grantsville, Md., May 10, 1890; died at the Meyersdale Community Hospital, Feb. 14, 1958; aged 67 y. 9 m. 4 d. She was united in marriage to Christ Merrbach on Sept. 15, 1915. To this union were born 7 children (Annie-Mrs. George Spiker and Carrie-Mrs. William Leasure, both of Grantsville, Md.; Christy, Washington, D. C. ; Floyd, Salisbury, Pa.; John, Eldorado, Ohio; Clara-Mrs. Merle Reynolds, Cleveland, Ohio; and David, --- Calif.). She is also survived by one sister (Clara Miller, Uniontown, Pa.), 4 brothers (Floyd, Lonnie, Harvey, George, and Charles, all of Grantsville, Md.), and 15 grandchildren. On Oct. 26, 1951, she accepted Christ as her Saviour and united with the believers of the Red Run Mennonite Mission, of which she was a faithful member. Funeral services were held at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, Md., in charge of Paul E. Bender and Melvin Beiler. Interment in the Merrbach Cemetery.
Miller, Susan Elta, daughter of Albert N. and Anna (Hess) Wolf, was born in Akron, Pa., May 20, 1893; passed away at Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 24, 1958; aged 64 y. 8 m. 25 d. On Aug. 26, 1915, she was married to Orie O. Miller. She is survived by her husband, one daughter (Lois Wolf-Mrs. Ronald O. Beach, Buckingham, Pa.), 4 sons (Albert Wolf and Robert Wolf, both of Akron, Pa.; Daniel Wolf, Montevideo, Uruguay; and John Wolf, Evanston, Ill.), and 14 grandchildren. Elta was devoted to the work of the Lord in the Ephrata Mennonite congregation, where she taught in the Sunday school ever since her marriage and enthusiastically promoted the activities of the Willing Workers women's group. She fully shared her husband's concern for the church in other lands, in earlier years assuming the obligations of the family so that he was free to travel extensively, welcoming to the hospitality of their home the many workers who passed through the Akron headquarters of the Mennonite Central Committee, and in recent years visiting foreign missions and relief units on various occasions. Her serene trust in the Lord during her last illness was a benediction to her family. Funeral services were held, Feb. 19, at the Ephrata Mennonite Church in charge of Amos S. Horst, J. D. Graber, H. Raymond Charles, and Paul Mininger. Interment in Wolf's Cemetery, Ephrata, Pa.
Ramer, Noah, son of Samuel and Lydia (Reed) Ramer, was born Sept.3, 1885, in Elkhart County, Ind.; died very unexpectedly of a heart attack, Nov. 17, 1957, at his home near Foraker, Ind.; aged 72 y. 2 m. 14 d. He lived his entire life in this community and was a lifelong member of the Yellow Creek Mennonite Church. On Feb. 14, 1909, he was married to Emma Weaver. To this union were born one daughter and 3 sons (Florence-Mrs. Lewis Martin, Wakarusa, Ind.; Henry, Foraker, Ind.; Manford, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Roy, Nappanee, Ind.), all surviving. Surviving also are 2 brothers (Menno and Daniel, Elkhart County, Ind.), 13 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. One sister (Mary-Mrs. Abraham Martin) preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the Yellow Creek Church Nov. 19, in charge of Elmer Good and Paul Hoover. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Richards, Anna, daughter of John and Josephine Widmer, was born June 25, 1884, in Switzerland; died at her home in Albany, Oreg., Jan. 28, 1958; aged 73 y. 7 m. 3 d. She lived in her native country for 27 years, coming to America about 45 years ago. She spent a short time in Wayland, Iowa, before coming to Salem, Oreg. On Oct. 3, 1911, she was married to Mike Richards. Soon after their marriage they moved to Albany, where she had her home since. Her husband preceded her in death, March 25, 1942. She leaves one brother (Chris Widmer) and one sister both in France. She was a lifelong member of the Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held Jan. 31 in charge of N. M. Birky and Henry Gerig. Interment in the Riverside Cemetery.
Roth, John, was born in Alsace Lorraine, June 7, 1873; died at the Petry Rest Home, near Louisville, Ohio, Feb. 17, 1958; aged 84 y. 8m. 10 d. in 1900 he was united in marriage to Catherine Zook of Pennsylvania. To this union were born three children. This companion preceded him in death. In 1908 he was married to Amanda Ramseyer Krabill. Two daughters were born to this union. After the death of his second companion and after retiring from farming, he made his home with his sons. He is survived by 2 sons (Andrew, Louisville, Ohio; and Norman, Meadville, Pa.), 3 daughters (Mrs. Mamie Glick, Meadville, Pa.; Mrs. Basil Saunier and Berth Roth, both of Louisville, Ohio), 3 stepdaughters (Mrs. David Schmucker and Mrs. Harvey Maurer, both of Louisville, Ohio; and Ella Krabill, Canton, Ohio), 2 sisters (Mrs. Katie Schloneger and Mrs. Anna Barrett, both of West Liberty, Ohio), 13 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. In 1889 he was baptized and received as a member of the Beech Mennonite Church. Funeral services were conducted from the Sluss Funeral Home in charge of O. N. Johns. Interment in the Louisville Union Cemetery.
Smith, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Smith, was born April 29, 1904; passed away at her home, Elmira, Ont., Dec. 30, 1957; aged 55 y. 8m. 1 d. Death was caused by cancer. Surviving are her aged mother, 5 brothers (Joseph, Scarboro, Ont.; Abram, John, Levi, and Jacob, all of Markham Township. Ont.), 4 sisters (Clara, Eva, and Alma at home; and Ella-Mrs. Jonah Steckle, Zurich, Ont.), and 28 nieces and nephews. She united with the Mennonite Church at the age of 19 and remained a faithful member until death. Funeral services were held at the Wideman Church in charge of Cecil Ressor, assisted by Aaron D. Grove. Interment in the Wiedeman Cemetery.
Snyder, Emma (Horst), wife of the late Ephraim Snyder, was born in North Easthope Township, Ont., Jan. 25, 1865; died at her home in Baden, Ont., Feb. 18, 1958; aged 93 y. 24 d. She is survived by 3 daughters (Elmina-Mrs. Walter Holwell and Clara-Mrs. Abram Schmidt, both of Baden, Ont.; and Margaret-Mrs. Percy Hofstetter, Plattsville, Ont.), 2 sons (Edgar, Baden, Ont.; and Harley, Glendale, Calif.), 3 sisters (Annie, Mrs. Ellis, and Mrs. Letson), 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was a faithful member of the Shantz Mennonite Church. Fuenral services were held at the Shantz Church, Feb. 20, in charge of M. H. Roth and L. H. Witmer. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Weaver, Irvin David Jr., son of Irvin and Katherine (Phenneger) Weaver, was born Aug. 7, 1953, at West Chester, Pa.; was instantly killed when a corn wagon ran over him at his home in Bath, N. Y., Nov. 1, 1957; aged 4 y. 2 m. 25 d. David's short life brought much joy to those who knew him. He leaves his parents, one brother, and 2 sisters (Daniel, Susan, and Phyllis), his maternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Phenneger, West Chester, Pa.), his paternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Levin M. Weaver, Lancaster, Pa.), and a great-grandmother (Mrs. Lizzie Nolt, Lancaster, Pa.). Funeral services were held at the Bond Funeral Home, Bath, N. Y., Nov. 4, in charge of Carl Christman and Ivan Smoker. Burial in the Nondaga Cemetery.
Witmer, Isaiah Carlyle, son of Walter H. and Alma (Shaum) Witmer, was born in Elkhart County, Ind., Sept. 2, 1920; died Jan. 25, 1958; aged 37 y. 4 m. 23 d. Death was the result of a tractor accident. On Dec. 24, 1950, he was united in marriage to Beulah Mae Wenger. Since their marriage they lived on the Peter Hartman farm near Five Points and cared for him. From May, 1945, to November, 1946, he spent 18 months in CPS at three places-Colorado Springs, Colo.; Belton, Mont.; and Lincoln, Nebr. Surviving are his wife, 2 children (Ruby Jane and Dean Edward), his parents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters (Catherine-Mrs. Maynard Zimmerman, Nappanee, Ind.; Mary-Mrs. Roger Skiles, in I-W service at Anderson, Ind.; and Anson, Paul, and Mary-Mrs. Elvin Hoover, all of Goshen, Ind.). A daughter Bonita Kay) was stillborn, March 21, 1952. He accepted Christ as his Saviour in his youth and united with the Yellow Creek Church, being a faithful member until the end. Funeral services were held at the Yellow Creek Church, Jan. 29, in charge of David Weaver, Elmer Good, Hershey Sensenig, and Paul Hoover. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Transcribed by Marcia Bickel, Kansas.
Augsburger, Raymond A., son of Aaron C. and Cecil (Shindler) Augsburger, was born Oct. 8, 1898, in Berne, Ind.; died in an automobile accident on his way to work, Feb. 21, 1958; aged 59 y. 4 m. 13 d. On July 28, 1923, he was married to Velma Good. He is survived by his wife, 2 daughters (Melba-Mrs. Herman Myers, Meadville, Pa.; and Wilma-Mrs. Nelson Martin, Wallenstein, Ont.), 2 sons (Oren, Green Bay, Wis.; and Carol , Elida, Ohio), one brother (Clarence, Delphos, Ohio), a stepmother (Anna Augsburg, Berne, Ind.), and 6 grandchildren. His father, mother, and a brother preceded him in death. He accepted Christ in his early teens and was a constant witness of the Salem Mennonite Church, Elida, Ohio, for many years. Funeral services were held at the Salem Church, Feb. 23, in charge of Richard E. Martin and Raymond Kramer. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Burkholder, Susan N., daughter of the late Menno and Magdalena (Burkholder) Nolt, was born April 16, 1874; died at the Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pa., Feb. 24, 1958; aged 83 y. 10 m. 8 d. Death was due to a fractured hip as a result of a fall at her home. She was married to Martin Z. Burkholder, who survives. Surviving besides her husband are a son (Clayton, with whom she resided), 2 grandsons, and 7 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Lititz Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Lititz Church, Feb. 27, in charge of Melvin H. Lauver. Interment in the Hess Cemetery, Lititz, Pa.
Esh, John, son of John and Mary (Yoder) Esh, was born near Belleville, Pa., Sept. 26, 1885; passed away at his home near Turner, Mich., Feb. 17, 1958; aged 72 y. 4 m. 22 d. Death was caused by a heart attack. On April 24, 1932, he was married to Lena Gingerich, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 4, 1955, he was married to Kathryn Handrich. Surviving are his wife and one sister (Lydia Hempke, Freelandsville, Ind.). He accepted Christ as his Saviour in his youth and was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church until his death. Funeral services were held at the Riverside Conservative Mennonite Church near Turner, Mich., Feb. 20, in charge of Noah Swartzentruber, and at the Fairview Church in charge of Elmer Jantzi. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery.
Evers, Nancy Catherine, daughter of the late David and Nancy (Brenneman) Culp, was born near Elida, Ohio, Feb. 10, 1869; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Weaver, Colton, Oreg., Feb. 21, 1958; aged 89 y. 11 d. Death was due to old age and complications. On March 8, 1888, she was married to Moses D. Evers, who preceded her in death, May 20, 1955. They moved from Ohio to Lane County, Oreg., in 1894, where they lived until 1955. Surviving are 6 children (Dorothy-Mrs. E. E. Zuercher, Hubbard, Oreg.; Cora-Mrs. M. Wagler and Ira S., both of Sheirdan, Oreg.; Laura-Mrs. John Weaver, Colton, Oreg.; Nancy-Mrs. Herbert Widmer, Colfax, Wash.; and Roy, Elmira, Oreg.), 3 sisters (Martha Stinbuck, Sarah La Rue, and Lena Culp, all of Ohio), 39 grandchildren, and 52 great-grandchildren. Two sons preceded her in death. She was a member of the Sheridan Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the First Christian Church, Elmira, Oreg., where they attended over fifty years, in charge of Jim Caulley and D. F. Shenk. Interment in West Lawn Cemetery, Eugene, Oreg.
Kaufman, Perry Lee, son of the late Eli K. and Amanda (Troyer) Kaufman, was born Sept. 17, 1890, at Garden City, Mo.; died at his home Nov. 22, 1957; aged 67 y. 2 m. 5 d. He had been ill for a number of years but passed away rather suddenly, death being due to coronary thrombosis. In May, 1927, he moved to Buffalo, N. Y. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Saviour and was received into the Mennonite Church, to which he remained faithful until death. On July 5, 1928, he was united in marriage to Eva Birky. He is survived by his wife, 4 sons (Norman, --, Calif.; George, Akron, N. Y. and Nelson and Joseph at home), 5 daughters (Shirley-Mrs. Daniel Mast, Williamsville, N. Y.; Zelma-Mrs. Clarence Mast, Clarence Center, N. Y.; Barbara-Mrs. Sam Pierce, Lockport, N. Y.; Grace Barbara-Mrs. Howard Brucker, Akron, N. Y.; and Virginia, at home), 4 brothers (Ben, Sarasota, Fla.; Jess-Clarence, N. Y.; Ora, Elkhart, Ind.; and Mervin, Goshen, Ind.), one sister (Ida-Mrs. Levi Yoder, Akron, N. Y.), and 10 grandchildren. One sister (Clara) preceded him in death. Funeral services were conducted at the Clarence Center Church in charge of D. Edward Diener. Interment in the Good Cemetery.
Kinzie, Ephraim, son of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Steiner)Kinzie, was born near Preston, Ont., July 2, 1881; passed away at the South Waterloo Hospital, Jan. 10, 1958; aged 76 y. 6 m. 8 d. Death was due to a heart ailment. On Feb. 3, 1909, he was married to Nancy Detweiler. He is survived by his wife, one son (Elton, Breslau, Ont.), 4 daughters (Rheta, Toronot, Ont.; and Verda, Della, and Orpha, at home), 3 brother (Harry and Edwin, Blair, Ont.; and Isaiah, Hespeler, Ont.), and one sister (Mrs. Abraham Wismer, Preston, Ont.). He dedicated his talents in service to the Preston Mennonite Church and witnessed through his many business contacts during the forty years he operated Preston's first dairy. Funeral services were held at the Preston Church, Jan. 12, in charge of Howard L. Good and B. B.Shantz. Burial in the Hagey Cemetery.
Krabill, Harvey E., son of Christian P and Lydia (Miller) Krabill, wasborn in Logan County, Ohio, July28, 1880; died at his home in West Liberty, Ohio, Feb. 15, 1958; aged 77 y. 6 m. 18 d. Death was caused by amyetrophic lateral sclerosis. In November, 1881, the family moved to Champaign County, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 18 he united with the South Union Mennonite Church, where he kept his membership until death. On March 17, 1915, he was married to Rachel E. Zook of Belleville, Pa. They lived on a farm near West Liberty for 35 years, moving to West Liberty in March , 1950. His enforced inactivity due to his illness the past 3 _ years, was a great trial to him, but it helped him to a deeper relationship with God and gave him his greatest opportunity to witness to the grace of God. He is survived by his wife, and the following brothers and sisters (all of Ohio): Raymond I., Smithville; Odes E., West Liberty; Alden M., Creston; Ralph J., Rittman; Mary-Mrs. Tom Zook, West Liberty; Gladys-Mrs. Mose Baumgardner, Bluffton; Bertha-Mrs. John L. Yoder, and Lucille, West Liberty. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother (Alvin), and a sister (Ella). Funeral services were held at the South Union Church, Feb. 18, in charge of Roy S. Koch and Edward Stoltzfus. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery at West Liberty.
Miller, Mary Selina, daughter of Joseph and Mary Lantz, was born in Howard County, Ind., Jan. 24, 1880; passed away Feb.22, 1958; aged 78 y. 28 d. Although she had been ailing for a number of years, she was seriously ill for only a few hours. She was one of a family of 13 children. On June 26, 1898, she was married to Alonzo Miller, who passed away, September, 1949. To this union were born 8 children, two of who died in infancy. Surviving are 3 sons and 3 daughters (Milphert, Indianapolis, Ind.; Ruth-Mrs. Harley Mishler, Mary-Mrs. Alvin Keim, and John, all of Kokomo, Ind.; Normah-Mrs. Willard Sommers, Howe, Ind.; and Ora, Amboy, Ind.), one sister (Melissa Troyer), 3 brothers (Monroe, Joseph, and Ira), 18 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. In her youth she united with the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, remaining a member until her death. Funeral services were held at the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, Feb. 24, in charge of A. G. Hormer and Emanuel Hochstedler. Burial in the Mast Cemetery.
Miller, Mattie J., daughter of John C. and Fannie (Hostetler) Miller, was born in Johnson County, Iowa, June 22, 1891; passed away at her home at Millersburg, Ind., Feb. 5, 1958; aged 66 y. 7 m. 13 d. Death was caused by a heart attack. On Dec. 16, 1909, she was married to Clemen C. B. Miller, who preceded her in death, Nov. 20, 1956. Surviving are 13 children (Barbara-Mrs. Joe Miller, Bristol, Ind.; Mattie-Mrs. Harvey Miller, Goshen, Ind.; Nettie-Mrs. Samuel J. Ring, Elkhart, Ind.; Eddie and Alice-Mrs. Chris J. Miller, Mishawaka, Ind.; Joni and Mahala-Mrs. Henry J. Yoder, Kalona, Iowa; Mary-Mrs. Abner D. Miller, Plain City, Ohio; Katie-Mrs. Lloyd Troyer, Flint, Mich.; John C., Yakima, Wash.; Clemen, --- Texas; Fannie and Odena), and Marvin (a grandson) at home. Also surviving are 30 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. She came from a family of 19 children, six of whom survive (Abner, Windom, Kans.; Abe, Yoder, Kans.; Henry, Wellman, Iowa; John W., Lagrange, Ind.; Harvey J. and Mary Ann, Kalona, Iowa). One son and one daughter preceded her in death.
Miller, Nancy Jolene, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel D. Miller, was born in Johnson County, Iowa, Jan. 4, 1958; passed away at the home of her parents, Feb. 23, 1958; aged 1 m. 18 d. She leaves to mourn her departure her parents, 2 brothers (Larry Dean and James Ardell), one sister (Carolyn Marie), her paternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Miller), maternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Miller), a great-grandmother (Mrs. John J. Miller), and a step-great-grandfather (Lewis D. Yoder). Funeral services were held at the East Union Mennonite Church, Feb. 25, in charge of A. Lloyd Swartzendruber and J. John J. Miller. Interment in the East Union Cemetery.
Pittington, Margaret, daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Baker) Ray, was born at Mt. Clinton, Va., April 5, 1870; died at the Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Nov. 22, 1957; aged 87 y. 7 m. 17 d. She was married to Robert Lee Pittington, who preceded her in death ten years ago. Surviving are one sister (Mrs. Dorcas Roadcap, Singers Glen, Va.), and 2 brothers (Joseph Ray, Mt. Clinton, Va.; and Lincoln Ray, Harrisonburg, Va.). She was a member of the Zion Hill Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Mt. Clinton Church, Nov. 24, in charge of Hiram Weaver and Daniel W. Lehman. Burial in the Mt. Clinton Cemetery.
Quickfall, Magdalena, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Moses Betzner, was born Jan. 1870; died at the K-W Hospital, Feb. 27, 1958; aged 88 y.1 m. 24 d. She was married to Charles Quickfall, who preceded her in death, April 21, 1921. Surviving are 4 daughters (Mrs. Lillian Anthony, Cora-Mrs. George Oakley, and Vera-Mrs. Orvin Woelfe, all of Kitchener, Ont.; and Olive-Mrs. Walter Raymond, London, Ont.), one brother (Allen, Berkley, Calif.), one sister (Mrs. Elizabeth Shuh, Guernsey, Sask.), and 5 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, March 1, in charge of C. F. Derstine. Burial in the First Mennonite Church Cemetery
Schertz, Ella, daughter of David and Anna (Resser) Ulrich, was born June 1, 1892, near Eureka, Ill.; died Sept. 1, 1957, at the Eureka Hospital, where she had been a patient for ten weeks; aged 65 y. 3 m. She was married to Emmanuel E. Schertz, Jan. 15, 1914, near Roanoke, Ill. They lived at their farm home near Eureka until eight years ago, when they moved to their new home in Eureka. She is survived by her husband, one daughter (Mrs. Alton Zehr, Fisher, Ill.), 3 brother (Peter N., David E., and Emmanuel D., all of Eureka, Ill.), 5 sisters (Mrs. Barbara Schertz, Eureka, Ill.; Mrs. Emma Schertz, Dewey, Ill.; Mrs. Amos Schertz, Falfurrias, Texas; and Mrs. W. N. Schrock and Mrs. John L. Harnish, both of Eureka, Ill.), and 3 grandchildren. Her parents, one brother an done sister preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at the Roanoke Church, Sept. 3, in charge of Wesley E. Jantz and Ezra B. Yordy. Burial in the church cemetery.
Stoll, Gordon J., son of Roy and Rose Ann (Miller) Stoll, was born in Daviess County, Ind., March 15, 1957; died at the Daviess County Hospital, Feb. 24, 1958, after a six-day intestinal illness; aged 11 m. 10 d. Surviving besides his parents, are 3 brothers (James Richard, Kenneth Lee, and Galen Ray), 2 sisters (Lavada Sue and Arlene) all at home. Also surviving are the maternal grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Miller, Montgomery, Ind.), the paternal grandfather (Henry D. Stoll, Montgomery, Ind.), a great-grandmother (Lydia Stoll), and a great-grandfather (Peter R. Miller, Odon, Ind.). Funeral services were held at the Berea Church Feb. 27, in charge of Edd P. Shrock and David J. Graber. Burial in the adjacent cemetery.
Weaver, Eugene K., son of the late Levi G. and Amanda (Kreider) Weaver, was born Oct. 13, 1880; passed away at his home near Lancaster, Pa., after an illness of about 3 months, Feb. 23, 1958; aged 77 y. 4 m. 10 d. He was married to Hettie A. Herr, who preceded him in death, May 1, 1950. Surviving are 2 children (Anna Grace and Lloyd H., both at home), one brother (Clayton K., Lancaster, Pa.), 2 sisters (Miss Edna K. and Mrs. Sadie K. Kreider, both of Lancaster, Pa.), 4 grandchildren, and one great-grandson. He was a member of the Mellinger Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Mellinger Church, Feb. 26, in charge of David Landis and Harry Lefever. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Yoder, William, son of Daniel J. and Drusilla (Nisly) Yoder, was born in Nowata County, Okla., Aug. 27, 1940; died at his home in Johnson County, Iowa, Feb. 12, 958; aged 17 y. 5 m. 16 d. Death was due to strangulation, which occurred while he was alone in the house for a short period of time. He was afflicted with cerebral palsy and was an invalid all his life. He is survived by his parents, one sister (Esther), and one brother (Alvin) both at home. Also surviving are his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. John D. Yoder, Hutchinson, Kans.). Funeral services were held at the Fairview Church, Feb. 15, in charge of Victor Kropf and Morris Swartzendruber.
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Clemens, George, son of the late George M. and Lovina (Alderfer) Clemens, was born Sept. 16, 1879; passed away at his home in Harleysville, Pa., after a short illness, Dec. 11, 1957; aged 78 y. 2 m. 25 d. On March 30, 1901, he was married to Susie B. Tyson, who preceded him in death April 1, 1946. On Sept. 23, 1950, he married Ellen Keller, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons and 3 daughters (Frank T., Telford, Pa.; Alma T.-Mrs. Jacob Allenbach, Harleysville, Pa.; Richard T., Audubon, Pa.; and Katie T.-Mrs. Henry Hagey, G. Earl, and Susie-Mrs. Alfred Freed, all of Souderton, Pa.), 9 stepchildren, 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, one sister (Mrs. Edwin Nyce, Souderton, Pa.), and one brother (Rein, Lederch, Pa.). Two sons preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Dec.15 at the Salford Church with Rein Alderfer and Menno Souder in charge. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
Garber, Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Christian M. and Elizabeth Ann (Shertz) Ulrich, was born De. 13, 1922, at Eureka, Ill.; departed this life March 6, 1958; aged 35 y. 2 m. 21 d. Death was the result of an extended illness. On Sept. 14, 1941, she was united in marriage to Arthur Lee Garber. To this union were born four children. She is survived by her husband, 3 daughters (Phyllis Jean, Beth Ann, and Joanne Frieda), one son (Robert Joseph), a stepmother (Mrs. Martha Ulrich, Metamora, Ill.), 3 sisters (Lorene-Mrs. Ezra Wagner and Reva-Mrs. Wilbur Noe, both of Chenoa, Ill.; and Mona-Mrs. Camiel Schoonaert, Washington, Ill.), and 7 brothers (Ralph, Loren, Wilmer, and Clayton, Eureka, Ill.; Richard and Marvin, Harrisonburg, Va.; and Robert, Torrence, Calif.). In her youth she accepted Christ and united with the Roanoke Mennonite Church, later transferring her membership to the Metamora congregation. Funeral services were held at the Metamora Church, March 9, in charge of Roy Bucher, assisted by Wesley Jantz. Interment in the Roanoke Church Cemetery.
Transcribed by Marcia Bickel, Kansas