Denlinger, Elvin G., son of Mary Groff and the late Aaron H. Denlinger, was born near Lancaster, Pa. Oct. 3, 1901; died of a heart attack at his home, Lancaster, Pa., Oct. 11, 1961; aged 60 y. 8 d. He was married to Elva Hufford, who died April, 1958. Surviving are his mother, one daughter and 3 sons (Arlene H.-Mrs. Paul B. Martin, Kinzers, Pa.; Lester H., Richard H., and Wilmer H., all of Lancaster), 11 grandchildren, and 2 brothers (Landis G. and Daniel G., both of near Lancaster). One daughter and one son preceded him in death. He was a member of the Mellinger Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 15, in charge of Daniel Leaman and Harry Lefever.
Mellinger, Benjamin, son of Henry and Emeline Mellinger, was born near Penrose, Ill., April 9, 1880; died at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home, Sept. 27, 1961; aged 81 y. 5 m. 16 d. On Dec. 12, 1901, he was married to Anna Andreas, who died April 30, 1960. In 1923 he was ordained to the office of deacon in the Science Ridge Church, where he served faithfully and efficiently. Surviving are 3 sons (Howard A., Sterling; Charles A., De Kalb; and Harold B., Columbus, Ohio), one daughter (Mrs. Edwin Rutt, Sterling), 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Anna Bare, Sterling). One daughter and one sister preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Sept. 30, in charge of J. Frederick Erb and A. C. Good.
Miller, Nancy, daughter of John F. and Fanny (Zook) Miller, was born near Berlin, Ohio, Dec. 26, 1868; died at the Smith Rest Home, Oct. 16, 1961; aged 92 y. 9 m. 20 d. Surviving are 2 brothers (Joe, Millersburg, Ohio; and Jacob, Glendale, Calif.). Two brothers and one half brother preceded her in death. She was a member of the Martin's Creek Church, Millersburg, Ohio. Funeral services were conducted at the Hunter Funeral Home, Millersburg, Oct. 18, in charge of S. W. Sommer; burial in Martin's Creek Cemetery.
Myers, Jack Laverne, son of George and Fanny Marie (Beachy) Myers, was born at Doylestown, Pa., July 3, 1954; died as a result of drowning, Aug. 10, 1961; aged 7 y. 1 m. 7 d. Surviving are his parents, 3 sisters (Sheryl, Gloria, and Joyce Ann) and his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Myers, Doylestown; and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Beachy, Sarasota, Fla.). Funeral services were held Aug. 13, with Joseph L. Gross officiating.
Roth, Alfred M., son of Rudolph and Mary (Martin) Roth, died at his home in Florin, Pa., after a long illness; aged 87 years. He was married to Mae Greenly, who survives. Also surviving are a son (John G., at home), 4 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, one brother (John, Elkhart, Ind.), and one sister (Maggie Roth, Elizabethtown, Pa.). He was a member of Bossler's Church. Funeral services were conducted at the Nissley Funeral Home by Martin R. Kraybill; interment in Bossler's Cemetery.
Roth, Emma, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Rich) Boshart, was born March 25, 1895; died at her home in West Point, Nebr., Oct. 4, 1961; aged 66 y. 5 m. 9 d. On May 3, 1916, she was married to Calvin Roth, who survives. Also surviving are 8 children (Alice-Mrs. Walter Ehrisman, Beemer, Nebr.; Ina-Mrs. Russell Wittrig, Conrath, Wis.; Viola-Mrs. Joe Grieser, Broken Bow, Nebr.; Adel-Mrs. Erwin Oswald, West Point; Arvilla, at home; Edna-Mrs. Lauren Albus, Bancroft, Nebr.; Calvin, Jr., Pender, Nebr.; and Floyd, Oakland, Nebr.), 24 grandchildren, 3 brothers (Joe, Milford; Elmer and Dave, of Oregon). Four brothers and 3 sisters preceded her in death. She was a member of the Beemer Church, where funeral services were conducted on Oct. 7, in charge of Sam Oswald and Earnest Kauffman; interment in the Beemer Cemetery.
Rudy, Omar, son of William and Rachel (Reist) Rudy, was born in Waterloo Twp., Ont., Sept. 9, 1900; died at Kitchener, Ont., following a brief illness, on June 6, 1961; aged 60 y. 2 m. 28 d. On March 24, 1926, he was married to Verna Baer, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Robert E., Burlington, Ont.; and David O., Preston), one daughter (Joan-Mrs. Clare Scheerer, Kitchener), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Jacob, Waterloo; and Abner, Baden), and 3 sisters (Mrs. Eden Bechtel, Preston; Mrs. Almer Schiedel and Mrs. Percy Snyder, Kitchener). One sister predeceased him. He was a member of the Bloomingdale Church, where funeral services were conducted on June 8, in charge of John W. Snyder.
Stevanus, Mintie, was born in Maryland, Dec. 16, 1885;
died at Bay Port, Mich., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Orpha
Wertz, after a long illness, Oct. 19, 1961; aged 75 y. 10 m. 3
d. On Oct. 11, 1908, she was married to Dennis J. Stevanus, who
died Feb. 15, 1914. Surviving are 2 daughters (Mildred-Mrs. Burgess
Shaffer, Johnstown Pa.; and Orpha-Mrs. Joseph Wertz, Bay Port),
one son (Ray Bridgeport, Mich.), 9 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren,
2 sisters (Mrs. Hiram Wingard, Wadsworth, Ohio; and Mrs. Charles
Killius, Springs, Pa.), and 2 brothers (Harry, Goshen, Ind.; and
Erwin, Springs, Pa.). She was a member of the Springs Pa.) Mennonite
Church. Funeral services were held at the Shetler Funeral Chapel,
Pigeon, Mich., Oct. 19, in charge of Earl Maust; and at the Springs
Church, Oct. 21, in charge of Walter Otto.
(Transcriber's note: Mintee Miller, daughter of Elias S. and Catherine Beachy Miller; taken from Joel B. Miller History, second edition, c1997).
Troyer, Oscar Monroe, son of Bishop D. D. and Mary (Pletcher) Troyer, was born in Clinton Twp., Ind. Jan. 25, 1898; died of a heart attack at his home near Goshen, Ind., Oct. 12, 1961; aged 63 y. 8 m. 17 d. On March 7, 1920, he was married to Laura Weaver, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons and one daughter (Gerald, Goshen; Maxine, West Los Angeles, Calif.; and Donald, Syracuse, Ind.). He was a member of the Clinton Frame Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 14, in charge of Vernon E. Bontrager and Gordon Schrag; interment in Union Chapel Cemetery.
Yoder, John Ezra, son of Menno and Anna (Yoder) Yoder, was born at Grantsville, Md., June 20, 1944; died in a tractor accident on the home farm Sept. 8, 1961; aged 17 y. 2 m. 19 d. Besides his parents, he is survived by one sister and 5 brothers (Dorothy, Clifford, Willie, Leon, James, and Morris). He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held. in charge of Philip Miller and Amos D. Wenger Jr.
Yutzy, John N., son of Nicholas and Emma (Headings) Yutzy, was born near Hutchinson, Kans., Jan. 13, 1899; died of a heart attack at his farm home, Kalona, Iowa, Oct. 10, 1961; aged 62 y. 8 m. 27 d. On Sept. 1, 1918, he was married to Susan Mast, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Roman, Kalona; Eli, Loman, Minn.; and Lester, Dubuque, Iowa), 14 grandchildren, 4 brothers and 3 sisters (Daniel, Eli, Joseph, Fred, Mrs. Dick Kauffman, Mrs. Allen King, and Mrs. Daniel Kauffman). He was a member of the Pinecraft D.M. congregation, Sarasota, Fla. Funeral services were held at the Upper Deer Creek Church, Wellman, Iowa, Oct. 14, in charge of Andrew Jantzi and Morris Swartzendruber.
Beck, Henrietta Amelia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Duncan McFarlane, was born near Newton, Kans., Dec. 12, 1890; died at the Bethel Deaconess hospital, Newton, after a series of strokes, Oct. 27, 1961; aged 70 y. 10 m. 15 d. On Sept. 26, 1912, she was married to Thad Beck, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters and one son (Anabel-Mrs. Clarence Sommerfeld, Hesston, Kans.; Neva-Mrs. Waldo Miller, Belleville, Pa.; Howard, Halstead, Kans.; and Hazel-Mrs. Curtis Yoder, Moundridge, Kans.), 16 grandchildren, one sister and one brother (Mrs. Mamie Dillman and Albert, Halstead, Kans.). Six brothers and sisters and one granddaughter preceded her in death. She was a member of the Hesston Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 30, in charge of Peter B. Wiebe and Laurence Horst.
Bentch, Daniel Allen, son of Ambrose and Margaret (Sharp) Bentch, was born at Otterville, Mo., Jan. 2, 1868; died at Versailles, Mo., Oct. 4, 1961; aged 93 y. 9 m. 2 d. On March 30, 1891, he was married to Eliza Ann Tolar, who died in 1942. Surviving are 4 children (Ezra, Versailles, Mo.; Everett, Independence, Mo.; Mrs. Minnie Goetze, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Mrs. Stella Rollings, Smithton, Mo.), 15 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Two sons preceded him in death. He was a member of the Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Kidwell Funeral home, Versailles, Mo., Oct. 7, in charge of Leroy Gingerich and J. P. Brubaker; interment in the Cable Ridge Cemetery, Edwards, Mo.
Bishop, Lorie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bishop, was born at the Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa.; died the same day during the second blood transfusion (RH factor). Surviving are her parents, two sisters (Diane and Margie), one brother (Darrell), and grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bishop and Mrs. Cora Shelly, all of Perkasie, Pa.). Graveside services were held at the Blooming Glen Church Cemetery, Oct. 28, in charge of David F. Derstine, Jr.
Blough, Roger Dale, son of Harry Boyd and Betty (Eash) Blough, was born at Johnstown, Pa., July 25, 1958; died at the home of his parents, Cambria Co., Pa., Oct. 17, 1961; aged 3 y. 2 m. 22 d. Surviving are his parents, 4 brothers (Harold, Barry, Leland, and Leonard), one sister (Charlotte), and 4 grandparents. Three brothers preceded him in death. Services were held at the Blough Church, Oct. 20, in charge of Harry C. Blough, assisted by Eli Miller and Lawrence, Mosholder.
Breneman, Anna R., daughter of John K. and Emma (Hostetter) Ranck, was born Jan. 16, 1891; died at her home Hessdale, Pa., Sept. 7, 1961; aged 70 y. 7 m. 22 d. On Feb. 14, 1918, she was married to Harry G. Breneman, who died July 25, 1948. Surviving are 3 sons (John R., Kirkwood, Pa.; C. Henry and Robert A., both of Strasburg, Pa.), 7 grandchildren, one sister (Mrs. Elmer Stoltzfus, Leaman Place, Pa.), and one brother (John R., Paradise, Pa.). She was a member of the Willow Street Church, where memorial services were held Sept. 11, in charge of Jacob T. Harnish and Clayton Keener.
Canen, Sadie (Pletcher), was born in Elkhart Co., Ind., Feb. 5, 1886; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lowell Loucks, Elkhart, Oct. 21, 1961; aged 75 y. 8 m. 16 d. In 1911 she was married to Floyd Canen, who died in 1933. After her husband's death, she made her home with her daughter Evelyn-Mrs. Lowell Loucks. Besides her daughter, she is survived by one granddaughter, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters. She was a member of the Olive Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 23, in charge of C. A. Shank and D. A. Yoder.
Gefeke, Jennie Winifred, daughter of Joseph W. and Winifred (Osborne) Robinson, was born at Akron, Ohio, July 8, 1880; died at Albany, Oreg., Oct. 24, 1961; aged 81 y. 3 m. 16 d. She was married to Gus Gefeke, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons and 2 daughters Wesley Philippi, Raymond Philippi, and Blanch Jones, of Coos Bay, Oreg.; and Gladys Gunnary, Roseburg, Oreg.), 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one brother (Guy), and one sister (Alice Marshall). She was a member of the Albany Church. Funeral services were held at the Fisher Funeral home, Oct. 26, in charge of David W. Mann; interment in Willamette memorial Park.
Geiser, Homer Edison, son of William F. and Clara (Gerber) Geiser, was born in Wayne Co., Ohio, Nov. 6, 1922; died as the result of falling from a hickory nut tree near the home of his mother, Apple Creek, Ohio, Oct. 27, 1961; aged 38 y. 11 m. 21 d. On Nov. 28, 1946, he was married to Hilda Treece, who survives. Also surviving are 2 children (Marjorie Marie and Loren Gene), his mother, and 3 brothers and 4 sisters (Delpha Grace-Mrs. Willis Neuenschwander, Dalton, Ohio; Stella Marie Geiser, Goshen, Ind.; Mabel Fern, Edith Lorene, Wilson Chester, Leonard James, and Earnest William, all of Apple Creek). His father preceded him in death. They had lived near Cucamonga, Calif., for the last 5 1/2 years, having returned to Kidron just seven weeks before his death. Occupation: employee at the Neiss Body Co., Dalton. He was a member of the Kidron Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 30, in charge of Isaac Zuercher and Bill Detweiler.
Gingerich, Rebecca, daughter of Menno and the late Malinda (Gingerich) Eby, was born at St. Jacobs, Ont., April 7, 1920; died of a heart condition at her home, Zurich, Ont., Sept. 21, 1961; aged 41 y. 5 m. 14 d. On May 6, 1948, she was married to Alvin Gingerich, who survives. Also surviving are one son and one daughter (David James and Mary Elizabeth), her father and stepmother, 3 sisters (Barbara-Mrs. Howard Weber, Almeda-Mrs. Orval Martin, and Lovina-Mrs. Nelson Webber), one stepsister (Luella-Mrs. Bretton Snider), and 2 brothers (Ivan and Milton). She was a member of the New Hamburg Church. Funeral services were held at the Zurich Church, Sept. 24, in charge of Elmer Grove, Curtis C. Cressman, and Moses H. Roth.
Godshall, Allen M., son of Samuel and Maria M. (Moyer) Godshall, was born in Hillton Twp., Pa., June 19, 1884; died at Quakertown, Pa., of a heart attack while on a short business trip, Oct. 25, 1961; aged 77 y. 4 m. 6 d. On June 10, 1911, he was married to Sallie Baum, who died in 1960. Surviving are 3 sons and one daughter (Clyde B., Lansdale; Warren B., Souderton; Walter B., Perkasie; and Sara-Mrs. Clarence Walt, Souderton), 2 sisters (Mrs. Amanda Moyer, Telford; and Mrs. Valentine Detweiler, Plumsteadville), and 9 grandchildren. One infant daughter preceded him in death. He was a member of the Blooming Glen Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 28, in charge of David F. Derstine, Jr.
Heckler, Fred S., son of Joseph and Lizzie (Seitz) Heckler, was born at Lucon, Pa., Nov. 1, 1889; died at the Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, Pa., Oct. 15, 1961; aged 71 y. 11 m. 14 d. On Nov. 23, 1912, he was married to Lizzie L. Freed, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Homer, Ellsworth, Wis.), one daughter (Beulah-Mrs. Henry J. Scheetz, Morwood, Pa.), a foster daughter (Ada-Mrs. Stanley A. Hendricks, Souderton), 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and 2 brothers (Warren, Harleysville; and Willis, Zieglersville). One son and 2 brothers preceded him in death. He was a member of the Franconia Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 20 in charge of Menno Souder, Curtis Bergey, and Leroy Godshall.
Hedrick, Katie, daughter of Jonas J. and Amanda (Funk) Mininger, was born at Elroy, Pa., April 18, 1896; died of a heart attack at Souderton, Pa., Oct. 5, 1961; aged 65 y. 5 m. 17 d. On Oct. 20, 1920, she was married to Robert Stull Hedrick, who died Jan. 10, 1944. Surviving are 4 children (Betty-Mrs. Robert Ziegler, Harleysville; Grace-Mrs. Lester F. Detweiler, Souderton; Robert, Jr., and Curtis, at home), 2 brothers (Isaiah, Hatfield; and Raymond, Souderton), and one stepbrother (John H. Mininger). She was a member of the Plains Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 7, in charge of John E. Lapp and J. C. Clemens.
Landis, Warren M., son of John M. and Sallie (Moyer) Landis, was born near Souderton, Pa., Nov. 27, 1897; died of uremia at the Allentown (Pa.) General Hospital, Oct. 13, 1961; aged 63 y. 11 m. 16 d. On June 28, 1922, he was married to Rachel Bucher, who survives. Also surviving are 5 children (Ruth-Mrs. Harvey W. Keeler, Souderton; Esther-Mrs. John M. Kemmerer, Telford; Warren, Jr., Souderton; Janet-Mrs. Walter M. Ellinger, Perkasie; and Margaret, at home) and 14 grandchildren. Several weeks before his death he confessed Christ as his Saviour and was baptized just two days before his death as a member of the Franconia Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 17, in charge of Arthur N. Malles and Stanley B. Beidler.
Lile, Ronald Dean, son of E. C. and Zella (Gross) Lile, was born near Gray, Okla., March 26, 1036; died as the result of an automobile accident near Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 22, 1961; aged 25 y. 5 m. 26 d. On Feb. 25, 1960 he was married to Shirley Rheam, who survives. He was working as an orderly in the St. Francis Hospital following his I-W work there. Also surviving are one daughter (Colette Ann), his parents, one sister (Beatrice), and one brother (Jerry) of Perryton, Texas. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church at Colorado Springs. Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church, Perryton, Texas, Sept. 27, in charge of Jacob Weirich and Wallace Jantz; interment in Gray, Okla., cemetery.
Miller, Lydia R., daughter of J. D. and Elizabeth (Troyer) Troyer, was born at Middlebury, Ind., Nov. 26, 1895; died at the Pleasantview Rest Home, Kalona, Iowa, Oct. 26, 1961; aged 65 y. 11 m. On Dec. 25, 1915, she was married to Leroy V. Miller, who survives. Also surviving are 4 children (Grace-Mrs. Gerhard Tiessen, Kalona; J. John J. Miller, Wellman; Ralph W. and Mabel-Mrs. Al Neuenschwander, Kalona), 11 grandchildren, her stepmother (Mrs. J. D. Troyer, Tampico, Ill.), 3 sisters (Mary-Mrs. Lee Niffenegger, Sarasota, Fla.; Mada-Mrs. Jake Stoltzfus, Ardmore, Pa.; and Velma-Mrs. Walter Bussiner, Lancaster, Pa.), 3 brothers (Oliver, Hutchinson, Kans.; Jerry, New Holland, Pa.; and Levi, Ashland, Ky.), 2 stepsisters and one stepbrother (Ella-Mrs. Lee Kempf and Effie-Mrs. Lloyd Swartzendruber, Tampico, Ill.; and Emory Hochstetler, of Florida). Two sisters also preceded her in death.
Miller, Oscar William, son of Jonathan K. and Otella B. (Martin) Miller, was born near Garden City, Mo., Dec. 11, 1899; died at the Memorial Hospital, Harrisonville, Mo., Oct. 8, 1961; aged 61 y. 10 m. 27 d. On Jan. 2, 1921, he was married to Sadie Kauffman, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (Doris-Mrs. Bailey Thompson, San Bernardino, Calif.), one sister (Nettie-Mrs. Edward Kropf, Eureka, Ill.), and one brother (Alvin, Lees Summit, Mo.). One brother preceded him in death. In early life he became a member of the Sycamore Grove Church, but when he moved to Harrisonville, he transferred his membership to the Methodist Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 10, in charge of the pastor, J. O. Craig.
Reber, Daniel, son of Christian and Carolina Johanna (Unruh) Reber, was born near McPherson, Kans., Sept. 12, 1880; died at the Wesley Hospital, Wichita, Kans., Oct. 24, 1961; aged 81 y. 1 m. 12 d. On Nov. 27, 1929, he was married to Nellie May Hooley, who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters and one son (John, Hutchinson; Ruth-Mrs. Ellis King, Harper; and Dorothy-Mrs. Bruce Pyles, Attica), 4 grandchildren, 5 brothers (Dave, Sam, and Ben, Harper; Jake, Harrisonville Mo.; and Chris, Anthony, Kans.), and 4 sisters (Katie-Mrs. Dave Troyer, Attica; Anna-Mrs. John Schindler, Harper; Lizzie-Mrs. Bill Naffziger, Wichita; and Lena-Mrs. Sam Schindler, Harper). One brother and 2 sisters preceded him in death. He was a member of the Crystal Springs (Kans.) Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 27, in charge of Alvin Kauffman.
Sauder, Kirk Alan, son of Charles J. and Sandra (Maust Sauder, was born at the Peoria Methodist Hospital, Peoria, Ill., July 30, 1961; died 2 1/2 hours later. Surviving are his parents, grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maust and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sauder), and 3 great-grandmothers, all of Archbold, Ohio. Graveside services were held Aug. 2, at the Roanoke Cemetery, Eureka, Ill., conducted by Wesley Jantz.
Smucker, Jesse R., son of Solomon and Anna (Zook) Smucker, was born near Belleville, Pa., July 27, 1894; died of cerebral thrombosis at the Lancaster (Pa) General Hospital, Sept. 7, 1961; aged 67 y. 1 m. 11 d. In April 9, 1921, he was married to Fannie E. Smoker, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons and one daughter (Mark A., Elverson, Pa.; Elsie Mae-Mrs. John O. Kaufman, Sarasota, Fla.; and John D., Christiana, Pa.) and one sister (Ella Knepp, Belleville). He was a member of the Millwood Church, where funeral services were held Sept. 11, in charge of Reuben and LeRoy Stoltzfus.
Bender, John Herman, son of John and Elizabeth (Otto) Bender, was born at New Germany, Md., Feb. 10, 1871; died at Somerset, Pa., Oct. 24, 1961; aged 90 y. 8 m. 14 d. He was married to Lydia Miller, who preceded him in death 50 years ago. Three sons and 2 grandsons also preceded him in death. Surviving are 3 sons and 3 daughters (Byron, Grantsville, Md.; Ezra, Martinsburg, Pa.; Herman, Springs, Pa.; Emma Engle, Meyersdale, Pa.; Marie Haning, Cleveland, Ohio; and Anna, Springs, Pa.; 20 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Springs Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 26, in charge of Roy Otto.
Denlinger, Emma R., daughter of Jacob H. and Amanda S. Burkhart, was born at Upper Leacock, Pa., Sept. 28, 1885; died at her home near Strasburg, Pa., Oct. 22, 1961; aged 76 y. 24 d. She was married to Martin W. Denlinger, who preceded her in death March 17, 1933. Surviving are 2 sons and 2 daughters (Paul B., Lancaster; Titus B., Akron; Ursula-Mrs. Titus Zimmerman, Stevens; and Beulah B., at home), 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, one sister (Ursula-Mrs. Henry Siegrist, Manheim), and one brother (J. Rohrer, Lancaster). Two daughters, 2 sons, and 5 sisters preceded her in death. She was a member of Mellinger's Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 25, in charge of Harry Lefever and Nelson Landis.
Henderson, Lena Mary, daughter of Samuel and Odessa (Swink) Campbell, was born at Sherands, Va., June 16, 1879; died at Waynesboro, Va., Oct. 20, 1961; aged 82 y. 4 m. 4 d. She was married to Robert Dennett Henderson, who died in 1940. Surviving are 8 children (William D., Nicholas B., Aaron B., Mrs. Odessa Barker, Mrs. Wynona Eutsler, Mrs. Greta Rexrode, Mrs. Crystal Coffey, and Mrs. Inez Quick), 24 grandchildren, 4 brothers and 2 sisters (Oresta, Hobart, Otis, Herman, Mrs. Virgil Phillips, and Mrs. Birdie Breedon). She was a member of the Mt. View Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 23, in charge of William Jennings, Franklin E. Weaver, and B. Frank Hatter.
Hershberger, Elizabeth Viola, daughter of Mrs. Katie (Miller) and the late Milton J. Brenneman, was born in Johnson Co., Iowa, Aug. 18, 1908; died at the University Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa, following heart surgery. Oct. 26, 1961; aged 53 y. 2 m. 8 d. On Jan. 1, 1928, she was married to Ben Hershberger, who survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters (Doris-Mrs. Galen Rutter, Empire, Oreg.; and Wanda, at home, near Kalona, Iowa), 8 grandchildren, 4 sisters and 2 brothers (Cora-Mrs. Sam Hershberger, Nona-Mrs. Everitt Newhaus, Mamie-Mrs. Joe Miller, Maudie-Mrs. Henry Slagel, Jacob, and Joe), and her mother (Mrs. Milton Brenneman)). She was a member of the East Union Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 28, in charge of D. J. Fisher, J. John J. Miller, and A. Lloyd Swartzendruber.
Lehman, Henry B., son of Daniel D. and Catherine (Bomberger) Lehman, was born near Chambersburg, Pa., Sept. 16, 1873; died at his home, Chambersburg, Oct. 4, 1961; aged 88 y. 18 d. On Dec. 19, 1907, he was married to Fanny Caufman, who survives. Also surviving are 4 daughters (Carrie, Elsie, and Edna, at home; and Helen-Mrs. Irvin Frey, Chambersburg) and 5 grandchildren. He was a member of the Chambersburg Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 6, in charge of Amos Martin, Omar Martin, and Harold Hunsecker.
Miller, Albert A., son of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Miller, was born in Howard Co., Ind., July 17, 1888; died at Kokomo, Ind., Sept. 22, 1961; aged 73 y. 2 m. 5 d. On Dec. 31, 1910, he was married to Delilah King, who died July 16, 1960. Surviving are 2 sons and 2 daughters (Robert F., Greentown; Nada-Mrs. Charles Smith, Kokomo; Dorotha-Mrs. B. V. Harvey, Milwaukee, Wis.; and Ernest L., at home), 7 grandchildren, and 5 sisters (Mrs. Joseph Troyer, McGrawsville; Mrs. Anson Horner, Wawpecong; Mrs. Ira Lantz and Mrs. Sadie Mishler, Plevna; and Mrs. William King, Kokomo). Two brothers and one sister are deceased. He was a member of the Howard-Miami Church. Funeral services were held at the Fenn Funeral Home, Kokomo, Sept. 25, in charge of Emanuel Hochstedler; interment in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Myers, Jack La Verne, son of George E. and Marie (Beachy) Myers, Doylestown, Pa., was born July 4, 1954; died by drowning Aug. 10, 1961; aged 7 y. 1 m. 6 d. Funeral services were held at the Doylestown Mennonite Church, Aug. 13, in charge of Joseph Gross, assisted by Silas Graybill and Oliver Nyce.
Satterfield, James Edward, was born March 25, 1879; died at Greenwood, Del., Sept. 19, 1961; aged 82 y. 5 m. 25 d. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Saviour and was baptized on July 18, 1961, just 63 days before he died. Funeral services were held at the Hardesty Funeral Home, Bridgeville, Del.
Springer, Clifford B., was born in Towamencin Twp.,
Montgomery Co., Pa., Dec. 26, 1889; died at Souderton, Pa., Sept.
20, 1961; aged 71 y. 8 m. 24 d. He was married to Mary Ellen Landes,
who survives. Also surviving are one son (Kenneth L.), one daughter
(Evelyn-Mrs. Robert B. Kriebel), 5 grandchildren, and one brother
Ralph). He was a member of the Towamencin Church, where funeral
services were held Sept. 24, in charge of Ellis Mack and John
Weaver, Amos Hershey, son of David and Amanda (Hershey) Weaver, was born at Waynesboro, V., Nov.9, 1886; died Oct. 16, 1961; aged 74 y. 11 m. 7 d. Surviving are 2 sisters (Mrs. Otto Good and Mrs. George Davis, of Virginia) and 4 brothers (Jason and David, of Virginia; Martin, of Pennsylvania; and Aaron, Washington, D.C.).
Weaver, Elizabeth Virginia, daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth (Landis) Grove, was born near Weyers Cave, Va., Nov. 6, 1890; died Oct. 16, 1961; aged 70 y. 11 m. 10 d. Surviving are one sister (Goldie E. King, of California) and 3 brothers (Charles and Earl, of Virginia; and Orie, of Pennsylvania). Five sisters and 3 brothers preceded her in death.
They were united in marriage on Nov. 6, 1913, at Cullom, Ill., and established their home near Kinross, Iowa. On Dec. 8, 1918, Bro. Weaver was ordained deacon of the Liberty Church. One daughter, 3 sons, and one grandson preceded them in death. Surviving are 4 daughters (Esther Lorene-Mrs. Leroy Schrock, Glen Flora, Wis.; Goldie Ethel-Mrs. Melvin Miller, Ft. Seybert, W. Va.; Virginia Elizabeth-Mrs. Marvin Krabill, Sterling, Ohio; and Velma Jean-Mrs. Dean Yoder, Wellman, Iowa), 25 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Upon returning to their home from Kansas where they had attended the wedding of their granddaughter, Twila Bontrager, they met with a fatal accident near Lancaster, Mo. Together they instantly answered the Lord's call to their eternal home. Funeral services were held at the Liberty Church, Oct. 19, in charge of J. Y. Swartzendruber, Silas Horst, and George Miller; interment in the Brethren Cemetery.
Troyer, Mary, daughter of Daniel and Barbara (Zehr) Eimen, was born at Baden, Ont., Jan. 3, 1875; died after a long illness in Holmes Co., Ohio, Sept. 18, 1961; aged 86 y. 8 m. 15 d. On Feb. 24,, 1895, she was married to Samuel S. Troyer, who died Aug. 9, 1960. Seven sons and 6 daughters were born to this union. Three sons and 2 daughters predeceased her, also 3 sisters and 3 brothers. Surviving are 4 daughters and 4 sons (Mrs. Delilah Garber, Columbiana, Ohio; Katie-Mrs. Paul R. Miller, Walnut Creek; Anna-Mrs. Moses D. Kurtz, Greentown; Mabel-Mrs. Henry D. Stutzman, Benton; Earles, Utica; Omar, Millersburg; Calvin, Fredericksburg; and Edwin, Phoenix, Ariz.), one sister (Fannie Eimen, Wayland, Iowa), one brother (David, Iowa City, Iowa), one half brother (Chester Eimen, Prescott, Ariz.), 32 grandchildren, and 42 great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Martin's Creek Church, where funeral services were held Sept. 21, in charge of Roman Stutzman, D. D. Miller, and Warren Miller; interment in the Berlin, Ohio, cemetery.
Transcribed by Ralph Shetler, Oregon