Gospel Herald Obituaries - May, 1991

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Gospel Herald - Volume 84, Number 19 - May 7, 1991 ­ page 14.

Blosser, Pearl M., 90. Wakarusa, Ind. Born: Mar. 25, 1901, St. Joseph Co., Ind., to Charles and Sarah Bollinger. Died: April 9, 1991, Wakarusa, Ind. Survivors-husband: Russell Blosser; children: Harriet Bontrager, Virgil, Raymond; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 12, Holdeman Mennonite Church, by Sam Troyer and Russell Krabill. Burial: Yellow Creek Cemetery.

Eby, Delcie, 93. Born: Oct. 1, 1897, Little Rock, Ark. Died: April 11, 1991, LaGrange, Ind. Survivors-children: Beulah Neff, Ruby Weaver, Vera Bontrager, Truman, Orvan, Mervin; stepchildren: Bernice Yoder, J. Ernest Miller, Payson; brother and sisters: Earl, Anna Miller, Orpha Getz; 23 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: John S. Miller (first husband), Ira Eby (second husband). Funeral: April 15, Marion Mennonite Church, by Brad Miller. Burial: Shore Cemetery.

Gahman, Hannah L., 87. Born: Oct. 11, 1903, New Britain Twp., Pa., to Harvey and Elizabeth (Lapp) Detweiler. Died: Mar. 31, 1991, Quakertown, Pa. Survivors-husband: Melvin H. Gahman; children: Melvin Earl, Margaret Elizabeth Good; sisters: Elizabeth Gahman, Ruth Derstine; 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 4, Doylestown Mennonite Church, by Duane Bishop.

Kauffman, Cora, 78. Born: Feb. 16, 1913, to Simeon and Loueza (Nofziger) Short. Died: April 15, 1991, Archbold, Ohio, of a heart attack. Survivors-husband: Orval Kauffman; children: Glenn, Evelyn Rychener, Donald, Mary Short; sister: Dora Schrock; 13 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 18, Central Mennonite Church, by Ross Goldfus. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Kratz, Ruth, 71. Born: Dec. 28, 1919, Souderton, Pa., to Isaiah and Bertha (Moyer)
Clemmer. Died: April 12, 1991, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors-husband: Norman L. Kratz; daughter: Janice K. Althouse; sister: Beatrice Helhowski; 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 17, Franconia Mennonite Church, by Russell Detweiler, Curtis Bergey, and Floyd Hackman.

Miller, Eli J., 66. Born: April 23, 1924, La Junta, Colo., to Baldwin and Katie (Hostetler)
Miller. Died: Dec. 19, 1990, Pryor, Okla., of a stroke. Survivors-wife: Irene Scheffel; children: Carl, Glen, Margaret Critchnau, Joe; brothers and sister: Elmer, Floyd, Fern Scheffel; 10 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Dec. 22, Zion Mennonite Church, by Duey Matthews and Carl Helmuth.

Moore, Henry B., Jr., 82. Born: Sept. 25, 1908, Brooklyn, N.Y., to Henry B. Moore and Lillian E. (Homan) Smallwood-Moore. Died: April 11, Somerset, Pa., of cancer. Funeral and burial: April 15, Stahl Mennonite Church, by Harold and Mary Grace Shenk.

Mott, Laverne A., 80. Born: Aug. 10, 1910, Lancaster, Pa., to John and Myrtle (Benner) Mott. Died: April 4, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors-children: John, Howard L., Betty J. Lopez, Marabelle Herr, Mary L. Winters, Sandra L. Johns, Sarah J. Demmy; 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Mae Stahl (wife). Funeral: April 6, Mount Joy Mennonite Church. Burial: Kraybill Mennonite Cemetery.

Reist, Edwin, 78. Born: Nov. 8, 1912, Woolwich Twp., Ont., to Moses and Lydia (Heer) Reist. Died: April 8, 1991, Kitchener, Ont., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Melinda Brubacher; children: Leroy, Esther Pernitsky, Beulah Cash, Linda Barker, Kevin; sisters: Lucinda Martin, Perceda Gingerich, Salome Reist; 6 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Donald (infant son). Funeral and burial: April 12, Nith Valley Mennonite Church, by Harold Schilk and Amzie Brubacher.

Smith, Edward L., 93. Born: Sept. 6, 1897, to C. H. and Mary Smith. Died: April 7, 1991, Peoria, Ill. Survivors-wife: Frances Yoder; son: Wesley; sisters: Martha Smith, Lulu Smith, Mabell Smith, Della Ulrich; 5 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 10, Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery, by Paul Sieber and Rick Troyer.

Steinman, Ada, 65. Born: Jan. 25, 1926, East Zorra Twp., Ont., to Simon and Catherine (Brenneman) Roi. Died: April 13, 1991, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors-husband: Alvin Steinman; sons: Rodney, Donald, Perry; sisters and brother: Nora Carter, Floretta Lichti, Ken, Audrey Lebold. Funeral and burial: April 16, Steinmann Mennonite Church, by Ingrid Loepp Thiessen, Vernon Zehr, and Fred Lichti

Weaver, Sadie R., 79. Born: June 29, 1911, Belleville, Pa., to Simon and Emma Kanagy. Died: Mar. 31, 1991, Lancaster, Pa., of heart failure. Survivors-husband: Daniel B. Weaver; children: Allen Harold, Gladys Cope; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 4, Conestoga Mennonite Church, by Harvey Z. Stoltzfus, Nathan Stoltzfus, and Glenn Leaman.


Gospel Herald - Volume 84, Number 20 - May 14, 1991 ­ page 15.

Brenneman, Joseph Benjamin, 82, Hesston, Kan. Born: Oct. 11, 1908, Milford, Neb., to Jacob and Barbara (Stauffer) Brenneman. Died: April 19, 1991. Survivors-wife: Grace Plank; children: Thelma Lais, Howard, Joe; 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 22, Hesston Mennonite Church, by Fred Obold and Phil Bedsworth. Burial: Eastlawn Cemetery.

Eash, Stella, 84, Hollsopple, Pa. Born: April 10, 1907, Lilly, Pa., to Adam and Anna (Kustron) Panek. Died: April 23, 1991, Johnstown, Pa., of a stroke. Survivors-children: George W., Jr., Thelma Peer; sisters: Marion Haynie, Helen Jacobs, Sally Lassek; 7 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: George W. Eash, Sr. (husband). Funeral: April 25, Mason Funeral Home, by Marvin L. Kaufman. Burial: Richland Cemetery.

Eicher, Ben W., 66, Milford, Neb. Born: Feb. 18, 1925, to Warren and Anna (Kremer) Eicher. Died: April 20, 1991, Milford, Neb., of degenerative pulmonary disease. Survivors-wife: Lillian Stutzman; children: Rebecca Kremer, Warren, Tami Wergin, James; sister and brother: DeElda Hershberger, Merle; 6 grandchildren. Funeral: April 22, Beth-El Mennonite Church, by John C. King. Burial: Blue Mound Cemetery.

Glick, M. Martha, 76, Gap, Pa. Born: Feb. 1, 1915, Atglen, Pa., to William and Lydia (Kauffman) Shetler. Died: April 19, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors-husband: Isaac S. Glick; children: J. Roy, Delmar W., Frances Dorn, Doris Stauffer, Mary Hahn; brother and sisters: Vernon, Melba Umble, Frances Stoltzfus, Erma Stuckey, Emma Brubaker; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 23, Ridgeview Mennonite Church, by Robert Petersheim. Burial: Millwood Mennonite Cemetery.

Grace, Shirley, 55, Hicksville, N.Y. Born: Jan. 27, 1936, Mill Creek, Pa., to Elmer E. and Catharine (Zook) Yoder. Died: April 13, Manhasset, N.Y., of cancer. Survivors-mother; husband: Carl D. Grace; children: Sharon Bradshaw, Steven; brothers and sisters: Willard J., Roland G., Marie Allison, Ruby Yoder, Rhoda Campbell, John K.; one grandchild. Funeral: April 17, Maple Grove Mennonite Church, by Robert L. Hartzler. Burial: Locust Grove Mennonite Cemetery.

Heatwole, E. Herman, 94, Swink, Colo. Born: Oct. 12, 1896, Harrisonburg, Va., to Jacob A. and Bertha (Showalter) Heatwole. Died: April 6, 1991, Rocky Ford, Colo. Survivors-children: Charlene Nielson, Franklyn, Elbert; sister: Sarah Zehr; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Nora Francis Good (wife). Funeral: April 10, Rocky Ford Mennonite Church, by Paul Isaak. Burial: Fairview Cemetery, La Junta, Colo.

Hochstedler, Victor E., 80, Kokomo, Ind. Born: March 21, 1910, Howard Co., Ind., to Emanuel and Barbara (Schmucker) Hochstedler. Died: March 6, Kokomo, Ind. Survivors-second wife: Marjorie Osborne; children: Merville, Jerrold, Shirley Powell; sisters: Savilla Bontrager, Polly Lavengood; 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Amanda Schlabach (first wife) and Joseph (son). Funeral: March 9, Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, by Michael Sommers and Lee Miller. Burial: Mast Cemetery.

Kirkendall, Ada E., 92, Lima, Ohio. Born: July 26, 1898, Lima, Ohio, to Simon and Mary (Shank) Shenk. Died: April 5, 1991, Lima, Ohio. Survivors-husband: D. Everett Kirkendall; children: Robert L., Darrell E., John L., Wilmer G., Helen Sellers, Ruth Evans; brothers and sister: Ralph, Wilbur, John, Mary Smith; 22 grandchildren, 30 great- grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 8, Salem Mennonite Church, by Larry Rohrer and Dale Leverknight.

Liebig, Myrtle, 98, Kalona, Iowa. Born: Jan. 3, 1893, Kalona, Iowa, to William D. and Elizabeth (Weeber) Berkey. Died: April 16, 1991, Kalona, Iowa. Survivors-children: Maxine Gingerich, Ruth Ann Yoder; brother: Clifford; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandsons. Predeceased by: Omar Liebig (husband). Funeral: April 19, Kalona Mennonite Church, by David Groh. Burial: East Union Cemetery.

May, Caroline Elnora, 85, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: Jan. 16, 1906, Port Republic, Va., to John H. and Anne Maria (Shifflett) Roadcap. Died: April 1, 1991, Harrisonburg, Va. Survivors-3 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Charles Franklin May (husband). Funeral: April 3, Lindsey Funeral Home, by Wayne North and Sam Janzen. Burial: Weavers Mennonite Cemetery.

Norlin, Erick, 25, St. Louis, Mo. Born: Oct. 31, 1965, Grand Rapids, Mich., to Hank and Elaine (White) Norlin. Died: March 24, 1991, St. Louis, Mo., of cancer. Survivors-brother and sister: John, Suzanne Norlin. Funeral: March 27, Kriegshauser Funeral Home, by Ed Springer. Burial: Washington, Ill.

Owens, Gladys, 80, Watsontown, Pa. Born: June 1, 1910, Ferndale, Pa. Died: Mar. 26, 1991, Lewisburg, Pa., of a ruptured aneurysm. Survivors-husband: Ralph Owens, Sr.; children: Ralph Jr., Evelyn Waidley, Patricia Johnston, Marian Bridge, James, Jack; sisters: Margaret Graham, Murriel Brown; 20 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Theodore (son). Funeral: March 28, Barr Funeral Home, by Walter Clemens and Ben F. Lapp. Burial: Beaver Run Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Selby, Hazel Mae, 87, Engadine, Mich. Born: Nov. 20, 1903, Alligan, Mich., to William and Margaret Christman. Died: March 25, 1991, Manistique, Mich., of cancer. Survivors-children: Margaret Loehr, Dorothy Lesatz, Hazel Allen, Hester Daganies, Mable Synider, George, Ernest, Wesley, John, Arthur; 49 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: George Selby (husband) and Elizabeth Gage (daughter). Funeral: March 28, Wildwood Mennonite Church, by John L. Troyer. Burial: Sandtown Cemetery.

Weaver, Minerva, 85, Neffsville, Pa. Born: May 6, 1905, Rapho Twp., Pa., to Harry B. and Ella Nora (Bowers) Garber. Died: April 15, 1991, Lancaster, Pa., of a stroke. Survivors- children: Paul E., Roy A., John L., Harry E.; brothers: Raymond B., Eli B., Amos B., Irvin B., David B.; 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Mearl H. Weaver (husband). Funeral: April 18, Lititz Mennonite Church, by J. Clair Hollinger, Jay S. Weaver, Levi J. Ziegler. Burial: East Petersburg Mennonite Cemetery.

Zehr, Freida, 85. Born: Sept. 23, 1905, Canada, to Nicholas and Magdalena (Albrecht) Kipfer. Died: Mar. 25, 1991, Alden, N.Y., of cancer. Survivors-children: Clayton, Violet Cote, Lester, Charlotte Klingelsmith; sisters: Malinda Hostetler, Gertrude Leis; 19 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Lawrence Zehr (husband). Funeral: Mar. 29, Clarence Center-Akron Mennonite Church, by W. Roy Walls, Jr., and Keith Zehr. Burial: Good Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 84, Number 21 - May 21, 1991 ­ page 14.

Eash, Samuel E., Sr., 57, Johnstown, Pa. Born: March 2, 1934, Conemaugh Twp., Pa., to Samuel A. and Anna (Harvey) Eash. Died: April 25, 1991, Pittsburgh, Pa. Survivors-wife: Theresa Bush; children: Samuel Eugene, Jr., Nancy Fay Morisseau, Pamela Ann Riley, Daniel J., Kevin Leroy; 11 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Theresa Ann, (daughter). Funeral: April 29, Kaufman Mennonite Church, by Donald Sharp. Burial: Thomas Mennonite Cemetery.

Gantz, Miriam E., 82, Landisville, Pa. Born: May 18, 1908, Landisville, Pa., to Harry H. and Salome (Snavely) Hess. Died: April 4, 1991, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors-son: Walter H. Gantz, Sr.; brother: George Hess; 5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Walter B. Gantz (husband). Funeral and burial: April 8, Landisville Mennonite Church,by Chester I. Kurtz and Roger L. Steffy.

Gindlesperger, Esther B., 78, Hollsopple, Pa. Born: Feb. 15, 1913, Conemaugh Twp., Pa., to Cloyd C. and Salome (Eash) Eash. Died: April 25, 1991, Johnstown, Pa. Survivors-husband: Nelson Gindlesperger; son: Donald N.; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 28, Kaufman Mennonite Church, by Donald Sharp.

Gingerich, Lovina, 91. Born: Feb. 5, 1899, Worthington, Minn., to David and Sarah (Miller) Schlabach. Died: Jan. 27, 1991, Kalona, Iowa. Survivors-stepdaughters: Mary Miller, Mabel Gingerich, Elsie Gingerich, Arvilla Gingerich; sister and brother: Mattie Hostetler, Levi. Predeceased by: Jeff G. Gingerich (husband) and one step-son. Funeral: Sunnyside Conservative Mennonite Church, by David L. Yoder and John King. Burial: East Union Mennonite Cemetery.

Hamsher, Ella, 80, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Born: Oct. 21, 1910, Trail, Ohio, to Levi and Annie (Hochstetler) Sommers. Died: April 22, 1991, Berlin, Ohio, in an automobile accident. Survivors-husband: Paul A. Hamsher; children: Oletha Troyer, Annetta Weaver, Lorene Gingerich, Marcus, Andrew, Kenny; sisters: Cora Horrisberger, Mattie Miller; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 26, Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, by Ross A. Miller and Dean Miller.

Houser, Earl, 73. Born: Dec. 9, 1917, Dunnville, Ont., to William and Grace (Kline) Houser. Died: April 18, 1991, Dunnville, Ont. Survivors-children: Shirley Lucken, Joan King, Paul; sister: Hattie Montgomery; 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Madeline Booker (wife). Funeral: April 21, Ballard McDonald Funeral Home, by Orie Gingrich and Rod Weber. Burial: South Cayuga Mennonite Cemetery.

Kilmer, Anna Mabel, 69. Born: July 17, 1921, Nappanee, Ind., to Philip W. and Ella (Kohli) Kilmer. Died: Feb. 7, 1991, Goshen, Ind., of cancer. Survivors-sisters and brothers: Marietta Bontrager, Wilma Christophel, Sanford, Willard. Funeral and burial: Feb. 10, Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, by Ann K. Gingrich, Naaman Martin, and William Yoder.

Lehman, Stanley Merrit, 75. Born: Sept. 10, 1915, Croghan, N.Y. Died: April 6, 1991, Utica, N.Y. Survivors-wife: Jane Nelson; children: Stanley J., Timothy, Thomas, Sandra Mondillo, Jerri Ann Brownell, Katherine Irish; brother and sister: Merle, Leona Steinman; 9 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 9, First Mennonite Church.

Miller, Truman W., 77, Lebanon, Ore. Born: July 20, 1913, Milford, Neb., to John H. and Lena (Hauder) Miller. Died: April 30, 1991, Lebanon, Ore. Survivors-wife: Clara Hershberger; children: Orlin, Elaine Detweiler, Elwood, Ruth Wells; sisters and brothers: Vyral Vannoy, Grace Widmer, Earl, Dale, Rolland; 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Alan Truman (son). Funeral: May 3, Lebanon Mennonite Church, by Richard Headings. Burial: Twin Oaks Cemetery.

Moyer, Willis Benner, 83, Harleysville, Pa. Born: April 6, 1908, Lower Salford Twp., Pa., to Benjamin and Anne (Benner) Moyer. Died: April 20, 1991, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors-wife: Sadie Stover; children: Merrill S., Cleta S. Freed; brother and sister: Walter B., Mary B. Stover; 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 23, 1991, Salford Mennonite Church, by Willis A. Miller and John L. Ruth.

Nofziger, Beulah M., 81, Archbold, Ohio. Born: Nov. 13, 1909, to William and Ruth (Frey) Nafziger. Died: April 23, 1991, of Alzheimer's disease. Survivors-children: Anna Miller, Marilyn Seigel, Lowell; sisters and brothers: Vesta Miller, Helen Kauffman, Lois Nofziger, Ervin, Lester, Ivan, Glen; 13 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ralph M. Nofziger (husband), William D. (son). Funeral: April 29, Zion Mennonite Church, by Ellis Croyle and Walter Stuckey. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Snyder, Edward G., 86, Cambridge, Ont. Born: March 16, 1905, Waterloo Twp., Ont., to Absalom B. and Mary (Groff) Snyder. Survivors-wife: Glennys Snyder; sister: Emma. Funeral and burial: April 14, Wanner Mennonite Church, by Eric H. Rempel and Paul Martin.

Witmer, Leslie H., 90. Born: Sept. 2, 1900, Waterloo Co., Ont., to Isaiah and Jemima (Swartz) Witmer. Died: March 27, 1991, Nithview Home, New Hamburg, Ont., of a stroke. Survivors-children: June Martin, Arnold Philippian (foster son); brother and sisters: Joyce, Stella, Lilly Susie; 3 grandchildren, 4 foster grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 4 foster great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Elma Bachert (wife). Funeral: March 31, Shantz Mennonite Church, by Doris Gacho and Gerald Schwartzentruber. Body donated to medical

Yantzi, Aaron S., 86, Tavistock, Ont. Born: Dec. 2l, l904 to Joseph K. and Annie (Schwartzentruber) Yantzi. Died: April 26, 1991, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors-wife: Fannie Mae Baechler; children: Glen, Clair, Lorraine Bender, Beatrice Wagler, Katie Ann Schumm; 20 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 28, East Zorra Mennonite Church, by Vernon Leis.

Yoder, Joseph, 71. Born: June 27, Thomas, Okla., to John and Sarah (Swory) Yoder. Died: March 27, 1991, Thomas, Okla., of multimyeloma. Survivors-wife: Alice Mae Bontrager; daughters: Thelma Greaser, Joyce Ann Combs, Debra Lair; sisters and brothers: Fanny Long, Mattie Yoder, Lovina Yost, Polly Yoder, Sadie Beyler, Katie Frank, Mervin, Homer; 5 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 1, Pleasant View Mennonite Church, by Daryl Driver, Don Kauffman, and Paul Mohler.


Gospel Herald - Volume 84, Number 22 - May 28, 1991 ­ page 14.

Breniser, Marie, 93, Middlebury, Ind. Born: Dec. 18, 1897, Middlebury, Ind., to Amos and Barbara Ann Nussbaum. Died: May 3, 1991, Goshen, Ind., from complications of a heart attack. Survivors-children: Dean, Joan Gannon; sister: Grace Hostetler; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: John Wesley Breniser (husband). Funeral: May 6, Clinton Brick Mennonite Church, by Ron Kennel and Carl Smeltzer. Burial: Forest Grove Cemetery.

Eicher, Olen Leander, 81, Sarasota, Fla. Born: March 14, 1910, Archbold, Ohio, to Christian and Anna (Frey) Eicher. Died: April 28, 1991, Sarasota, Fla., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Elta North; children: Jan Brunk, Caralee Eicher, Alice Massanari; brother and sister: Reuben, Ellen Mull; 4 grandchildren. Funeral: May 1, Bahia Vista Mennonite Church, by A. Don Augsburger, Wayne North, and John H. Shenk. Burial: Palms Memorial Park.

Hamsher, Paul A., 81, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Born: Dec. 8, 1909, Walnut Creek, Ohio, to Andrew S. and Amanda (Hochstetler) Hamsher. Died: April 28, 1991, Cleveland, Ohio, from injuries from a traffic accident. Survivors-children: Oletha Troyer, Annetta Weaver, Lorene Gingerich, Marcus, Andrew, Kenny; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ella Sommers (wife). Funeral and burial: May 2, Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, by Ross A. Miller and Dean Miller.

Miller, Lottie, 87, Inman, Kan. Born: Dec. 29, 1903, Inman, Kan., to Peter J. and Jemima (Slabach) Zimmerman. Died: April 30, 1991, South Hutchinson, Kan. Survivors-children: J. Clifford, Dean L., Lamoine J., Don R.; brothers: Ernest, Vernon; 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: D. Lloyd Miller (husband). Funeral: May 4, Yoder Mennonite Church, by Don Patterson. Burial: West Liberty Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Oberholzer, Fannie H., 100, Maugansville, Md. Born: Washington Co., Md., to Thomas and Nancy (Horst) Haldeman. Died: April 29, 1991, Washington Co., Md., from a fall. Survivors-children: Martha A. Petre, Esther L. Martin, Clifford C., Walter H., Richard E.; 12 grandchildren, 8 stepgrandchildren, 24 great- grandchildren, 20 step-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Samuel W. Oberholzer (husband). Funeral: May 2, Salem Ridge Mennonite Church, by Darwin Martin. Burial: Cedar Grove Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Sommer, Clarence L., 74, Kidron, Ohio. Born: Jan. 25, 1917, Kidron, Ohio, to Christ and Ida (Lehman) Sommer. Died: May 3, 1991, Dalton, Ohio, of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Cora Nussbaum; children: Sandi Suttle, LuAnn Swartzentruber; sister and brothers: Dorothy Hofstetter, Ira, Norman; 5 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: May 6, Kidron Mennonite Church, by Bill Detweiler, Dick Wolf, and Gary Nussbaum.

Weaver, J. Landis, 81. Born: Sept. 4, 1909, Ephrata, Pa., to John H. and Magdalena (Landis) Weaver. Died: April 30, 1991, Akron, Pa. Survivors-children: Jay, Arvilla, Donna, John, Elizabeth, Ronald; sister: Mabel L. Marner; 12 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Ada S. Horst (wife).

Yost, Ray S., 81. Born: Leacock Twp., Pa., to John E. and Katie (Kennel) Yost. Died: April 14, 1991, Lititz, Pa. Survivors-wife: Irene Kauffman; children: Ruth Ann Kornmoyer, Catherine Godshall, Leon, Arthur; brothers and sister: John, Harlan, Sadie Mae; 8 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Alvin (son). Memorial service: April 21, Landis Homes chapel, Lititz, Pa., by Lawrence Garman, Harry Brenneman, David Thomas, Don Good, and Allen Mohler. Body donated to medical science. He served as pastor of Oak Shade Mennonite Church for 40 years.

Transcribed by Ralph Shetler, Oregon

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