Gospel Herald Obituaries - June, 1992

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Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 22 - June 2, 1992 ­ page 14.

Beachy, Lydia (Hershberger), 87, Salisbury, Pa. Born: Aug. 31, 1904, Grantsville, Md., to Noah and Savilla (Yoder) Hershberger. Died: April 24, 1992, Salisbury, Pa. Survivors-children: Menno S., Samuel A., Jr., Elva B. Yoder, Fannie; brothers and sister: Elmer, Ervin, Fannie Beachy; 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Samuel A. Beachy, Sr., (husband) and Alvin (son). Funeral and burial: April 27, Springs Mennonite Church, by Steven Heatwole and Emanuel Miller.

Birkey, Fannie (Sommers), 93, Arvada, Colo. Born: May 18, 1898, Miami County, Ind., to Daniel and Lizzie (Zook) Sommers. Died: March 6, 1992, Arvada, Colo. Survivors-children: Paul Kline, Martha M. Wolfe, Helen Saindon; step-sons: Dwight, Lowell, and Richard Birkey; brothers and sister: Noah Sommers, Albert Sommers, Clayton Sommers, Esther Troyer; 7 grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren, 15 step-grandchildren, 26 step-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Simon Birkey (second husband), John Kline (first husband), and one daughter. Funeral: March 10, Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, by Lee Miller and Mick Sommers. Burial: Schrock Cemetery.

Conrad, Orie M., 99, Smithville, Ohio. Born: April 15, 1893, Sterling, Ohio, to Peter and Catherine (Schrock) Conrad. Died: May 9, 1992, Rittman, Ohio. Survivors-children: Marvel Jean Schrock, Twila Lehman, Mercie Lehman, Lester; 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Goldie Byler Conrad (wife) and Eileen Gingerich (daughter). Funeral and burial: May 11, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by James Schrag and Sharon Speigle.

Helmuth, Mary (Schwartz), 79, Nappanee, Ind. Born: March 20, 1913, Sturgis, Mich., to Peter and Barbara (Schwartz) Schwartz. Survivors-husband: Jerry Helmuth; daughters: Barbara Albrecht, Shirley Bachman; brothers and sisters: Peter Schwartz, Jacob Schwartz, Elizabeth Eicher, Ann Schwartz, Josephine Troyer, Barbara Miller, Lovina Stauffer, Rebecca Delagrange; 4 grandchildren. Funeral: April 20, North Main Street Mennonite Church, by Kenneth Bontreger. Burial: Yellow Creek Cemetery.

Kandel, Edward D., 38. Born: March 11, 1954, Wooster, Ohio, to Forrest J. and Mary Ann (Miller) Kandel. Died: May 9, 1992, Canton, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-brother and sisters: Richard, Jane Martin, Jean Hostetler; grandfather: Eli L. Miller. Funeral and burial: May 11, Grace Mennonite Church, by David R. Clemens.

Kaufman, Leon D., 51, Goshen, Ind. Born: Aug. 13, 1940, Middlebury Twp., Ind., to Noah and Luara Kaufman. Died: May 6, 1992, Goshen, Ind., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Lois Kauffman; children: Joann Patterson, Marcia Cochran, Jon Kaufman, Michelle Kaufman; brothers and sisters: Martha Bender, Wilma Springer, Mary Ellen Miller, Pauline Borntrager, Verna Kaufman, Wilbur, Calvin, and David Kaufman; 3 grandchildren. He was ordained in 1971 and pastored for 15 years in churches in Gulf States and Indiana-Michigan conferences. He was interim pastor at Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Burr Oak, Mich., when he died. Funeral: May 10, Waterford Mennonite Church, by Phil Mininger and Willis Breckbill. Burial: Clinton Union Cemetery.

Miller, Dale E., 76, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Born: Dec. 16, 1915, Versailles, Ohio. Died: May 4, 1992, Columbus, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-wife: Lois Eikenberry Miller; children: Douglas, Barbara Brinkman, Dwight, Beverly Matsumura; brothers: Glenn, Otho; 11 grandchildren. Funeral: May 7, Miller-Baird-Helman Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, by Ross A. Miller. Burial: Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Ohio.

Miller, Daniel, 88, Glendive, Mont. Born: July 6, 1903, Mylo, N.D., to Daniel F. and Sarah (Coblentz) Miller. Died: May 4, 1992, Glendive, Mont., of cancer. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Ezra, Samuel, Nathan, Sadie Kauffman, Clara Scarpholt. Funeral and burial: May 6, Red Top Mennonite Church, by Fred Kanagy and Ralph Harshbarger.

Schloneger, Carol (Smucker), 43, Apple Creek, Ohio. Born: May 18, 1948, Wooster, Ohio, to Richard and Hazel (Steiner) Smucker. Died: May 10, 1992, Apple Creek, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-husband: Will Schloneger; children: Ryan, Mark, Dawn; parents; brothers and sisters: Sharon Schlabach, Shirley DiVincenzo, Ron Smucker, Nancy Showalter, James Smucker. Funeral and burial: May 12, Kidron Mennonite Church, by Bill Detweiler and Dick Wolf.

Stalter, Mary E., 85, Elida, Ohio. Born: April 20, 1906, Allen County, Ohio, to Christian and Salome (Good) Stalter Died: March 28, 1992, Elida, Ohio. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Ed, Mark, Tim, Ezra, and Zelma Stalter. Funeral and burial: April 1, Salem Mennonite Church, by Ed Yoder.


Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 23 - June 9, 1992 ­ page 15.

Birky, Emma (Miller), 90. Born: Aug. 18, 1901, Minier, Ill., to Edwin and Lydia (Egli) Miller. Died: May 3, 1992, Valparaiso, Ind., of leukemia. Survivors-children: Uarda King, LaVerne, Verlin, and Marlin Birky; brothers and sisters: Sadie Yoder, Verna Bickel, Leola Plank, Harley, Elmer, Ora M., and Ralph Miller; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter. Predeceased by: Jake Birky (husband). Funeral and burial: May 6, Hopewell Mennonite Church, by John F. Murray and Jerry Kandel.

Burkholder, Mildred Pauline (Detwiler), 74, Goshen, Ind. Born: April 17, 1918, Versailles, Mo. Died: May 10, 1992, Goshen, Ind. Survivors-husband: Clayton Burkholder; sons: James, Robert, Milton; 5 grandchildren. Funeral: May 13, Pleasant View Mennonite Church, by James Detweiler, Russell Krabill, and David Petersheim. Burial: Violett Cemetery.

Gehman, Mabel S., 75, Bally, Pa. Born: June 20, 1916, Bally, Pa., to Harvey H. and Mary K. (Strouse) Gehman. Died: April 3, 1992, Allentown, Pa., of a pulmonary embolism. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Leroy S., Melvin S., Paul S., Kathryn S., Edna S. Kronenwetter. Funeral: April 7, Bally Mennonite Church, by Roy K. Yoder. Burial: Old Hereford Mennonite Cemetery.

Hartman, Melvin S., 70. Born: Elida, Ohio, to Jacob and Esther (Diller) Hartman. Died: May 12, 1992, Wooster, Ohio, of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Mabel Berkshire; children: Ronald, Roger, Elaine Swan, Glenda Kazsmer; brother and sisters: Wilmer, Beulah Snider, Bertha Slabach; 4 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Carol (daughter). Funeral and burial: May 15. Smithville Mennonite Church, by Wilmer Hartman and Richard Ross.

Hostetler, Leona B. Yoder, 79, West Liberty, Ohio. Born: Dec. 11, 1912, Champaign County, Ohio, to E.W. and Ella (Stoltzfus) Yoder Died: May 6, 1992, Lima, Ohio, of a heart attack. Survivors-brothers: J. Howard Yoder, Harold J. Yoder, Emmett Yoder. Predeceased by: S. J. Hostetler (husband). Funeral: May 11, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by Larry Augsburger. Burial: Elkhart Prairie Cemetery.

Jantzi, Taphena Emma (Stauffer), 80, Milford, Neb. Born: Aug. 2, 1911, Milford, Neb., to Joseph and Kathryn (Reil) Stauffer. Died: May 14, 1992, Milford, Neb., of cancer. Survivors-children: Beverly Beckler, Lillian Gerig, Philip, James, and Lonnie Jantzi; brothers and sister: Ruby Mast, Wilton Stauffer, Philip Stauffer; 20 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Daniel J. Jantzi (husband). Funeral: May 18, Bellwood Mennonite Church, by Noah Kolb and Percy Gerig. Burial: Blue Mound Cemetery.

Kauffman, Carrie Bernice, 88, Goshen, Ind. Born: March 31, 1904, Elkhart County, Ind., to Henry and Fannie (Baumgartner) Kauffman. Died: May 14, 1992, Goshen, Ind. Funeral and burial: May 17, Clinton Brick Mennonite Church, by Ron Kennel, James Detweiler, and James Hershberger.

Kauffman, Rosetta Tyson, 95. Born: Nov. 10, 1896, Wakarusa, Ind., to John and Isadora Tyson. Died: May 12, 1992, Petoskey, Mich. Predeceased by: Clyde X. Kauffman (husband). Funeral: May 15, Maple River Mennonite Church, by James L. Gerber. Burial: Brutus Mennonite Cemetery.

Tyson, Henry S., 85, Lititz, Pa. Born: April 7, 1907, E. Hempfield Twp., Pa., to Isaac E. and Emma (Stauffer) Tyson. Died: May 13, 1992, Lititz, Pa. Survivors-daughters: Velma Ruth Martin, Betty Jane Stoltzfus; sisters: Florence T. Mellinger, Grace T. Metzler; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Eva Burkholder Tyson (wife). Funeral: May 17, Lititz Mennonite Church, by J. Clair Hollinger, Donald Good, and Warren Tyson. Burial: Hess Mennonite Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 24 - June 16, 1992 ­ page 15.

Dawson, Ethel Verda (Ellis), 78, Bedford, Pa. Born: Nov. 18, 1913, to Evan and Sarah Elizabeth (William) Ellis. Died: May 21, 1992, Bedford, Pa. Survivors-children: Alice Elaine Schmidt, Joyce Blough, Daryl, John; sisters: Blodwen, Olwen; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: John M. Dawson (husband). Funeral and burial: May 23, Blough Mennonite, by Richard Mininger, William Defibaugh.

Demchak, Mary Louise (Sutter), 75. Born: April 27, 1917, Minier, Ill., to Christian and Idella (Miller) Sutter. Died: April 27, 1992, Michigan City, Ind., of a stroke. Survivors-children: John, George; brother and sisters: Clayton Sutter, Fannie Litwiller, Bessie Oyer, Carrie Hostetler, Minnie Sutter; two grandchildren, one great- grandchild. Funeral: April 30, Kosanke's Funeral Home, by John F. Murray. Burial: Hopewell Cemetery.

Kratzer, George, 85, Kidron, Ohio. Born: Feb. 22, 1907, Kidron, Ohio. Died: May 21, 1992, Dalton, Ohio. Survivors-wife: Sarah "Sally" Hershberger; children: Cheyenne Geiser, Erich Kratzer; brothers and sisters: Walter Hofstetter, Luella Nussbaum, Clayton Hofstetter, Frances Gerber, Elrena Nussbaum; 4 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: May 23, Kidron Mennonite Church, by Bill Detweiler.

Rupp, Lawrence Leroy, 84, Wauseon, Ohio. Born: March 7, 1908, Pettisville, Ohio, to Simon and Emma (Wyse) Rupp. Died: May 20, 1992, Wauseon, Ohio. Survivors-wife: Lucretia (Sauder) Rupp; children: Virginia Aschliman, Geneva Wyse, Marlin, Mabel Ann Kauffman, Glenden, Janette Yoder; brother and sister: Eldon, Elsie Reynolds; 30 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 5 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 23, North Clinton Mennonite Church, by Lavon Welty and Dale Wyse. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Siegrist, John B., 77, Bird-in-Hand, Pa. Born: Jan. 9, 1915, Bird-in-Hand, Pa, to John E. and Susan Burkhart Siegrist. Died: May 23, 1992, Bird-in-Hand, of a myocardial infarction. Survivors-children: J. Robert, J. Donald, J. Marvin; brothers and sister: Mary B., Jason B., and Landis B Siegrist; 7 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ruth Herr Rohrer (wife). Funeral and burial: May 27, Stumptown Mennonite Church, by Paul G. Landis, Luke Nolt, John Leaman, and Chester Kurtz.

Temple, Gary L., 46, Oxford, Pa. Born: Feb. 8, 1946, Bootle, England, to James and Irene Mills Temple. Died: March 22, 1992, Oxford, Pa., of cancer. Survivors-wife: Susan DeLorenzo Temple; children: Bryan, Jeremy, Christina; sister: Beverly Malloy. Funeral: Feb. 26, Mt. Vernon Mennonite Church, by Vernon Myers. Burial: Union Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 25 - June 23, 1992 ­ page 14, 15.

Baer, Lydia Kurtz, 64, Chambersburg, Pa. Born: Aug. 21, 1927, Morgantown, Pa., to Harvey and Mary Kurtz. Died: Feb. 22, 1992, Chambersburg, Pa. Survivors-husband: Abram M. Baer; stepchildren: Anna Katherine Lehman, A. Lauren Baer, Doris Garland; 5 stepgrandchildren. 2 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 25, Mt. Zion Mennonite Church, by Aquilla Stoltzfus, Roger Martin, and Adam Martin.

Boshart, Eldora Mae (Wyse), 87, Wayland, Iowa. Born: May 11, 1905, Wayland, Iowa, to Aaron and Emma Graber Wyse. Died: May 26, 1992, Wayland, Iowa. Survivors-children: Pauline Wyse, Don W.; sister: Mildred Wenger; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Elon Boshart (husband). Funeral and burial: May 28, Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, by Dean Swartzendruber and Ruben Chupp.

Burkholder, Selma Elizabeth (Tatman), 74, Harper, Kan. Born: June 18, 1917, Wichita, Kan., to Brice and Jewell S. (Brown) Tatman. Died: May 24, 1992, Harper, Kan., of cancer. Survivors-husband: Charles Burkholder; children: Joan Myers, Howard, Margaret Johnson, Gilbert, Sid; brother: Rex Tatman; 16 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: May 27, Crystal Springs Mennonite Church, by Warren Miller and Weldon Martens.

Byler, Ella Mae, 72, Belleville, Pa. Born: Nov. 15, 1919, to David J. and Sadie A. (Peachey) Byler. Died: May 31, 1992, Belleville, Pa. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Martha Zook, Ruth Kauffman, Bertha Peachey, Lois Peachey, David A. Byler, Raymond J. Byler, Leonard Byler, Florence Richer. Funeral and burial: June 2, Locust Grove Mennonite Church, by Max Zook, Erie Renno, and Guy Rocker.

Diener, Charles, 101. Born: Sept. 22, 1890, Canton, Kan., to Daniel A. and Lydia Ann (Landis) Diener. Died: May 31, 1992. Survivors-wife: Magdalene Wiebe Diener; children: Ida Huebert, Ruby Moore, Daniel, Gladys King; foster daughter: Margaret Thaxton; 8 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Tillie Horst Diener (first wife). Funeral and burial: June 3, Spring Valley Mennonite Church, by Frank Willems and Brad Penner.

Gingrich, Esther E. Staker, 89, Lowpoint, Ill. Born: Jan. 31, 1903, Tremont, Ill., to Daniel and Mary Ripper Staker. Died: May 26, 1992, Peoria, Ill. Survivors-children: J. Arthur, Nelda Sauder; brother: Allen Staker; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Arthur J. Gingrich (husband). Funeral: May 30, Metamora Mennonite Church, by Roger Hochstetler. Burial: Hickory Point Cemetery.

Heatwole, Richard Earl, 48. Born: April 19, 1944, Waynesboro, Va., to Galen A. and Mary Geil Heatwole. Died: May 5, 1992, Marion, N.C., from a truck accident. Survivors-brother and sisters: Galen, Garland, Donna Kirby. Funeral and burial: May 9, Springdale Mennonite Church, by Richard Showalter, Kenneth Moore, and James Woodson, Jr.

Hostetler, Dennis Dale, 39, Orrville, Ohio. Born: June 3, 1952, Wooster, Ohio, to George and Velma Troyer Hostetler. Died: May 27, 1992, Cleveland, Ohio. Survivors-wife: Sue Springer Hostetler; daughter: Lindssay; brothers and sisters: Leora Gerber, Judy Atkinson, Loren and Arlen Hostetler. Funeral and burial: May 30, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by Jim Schrag and Sharon Speigle.

Hostetler, George A., 83, Smithville, Ohio. Born: Sept. 6, 1908, Shanesville, Ohio, to Alvin and Ellen (Shutt) Hostetler. Died: May 18, 1992, Smithville, Ohio. Survivors-wife: Velma L. Troyer Hostetler; children: Loren, Arlen, Leora Gerber, Judy Atkinson; brothers and sister: Mervin, Loyal, Lola Hutchinson; 7 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Janice (daughter). Funeral and burial: May 21, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by James Schrag and Sharon Speigle.

Krabill, Lester B., 97, Washington, Iowa. Born: Feb. 5, 1895, Wayland, Iowa, to Michael and Catherine Wyse Krabill. Died: March 22, 1992, Kalona, Iowa. Survivors-children: Vincent, Milburn, Jeanette Christner, Evelyn Williams, Joanna McCreedy; sister: Mary Hochstetler; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Lena Ada Rich Krabill (wife). Funeral: March 25, Washington Mennonite Church, by Tim Detweiler. Burial: Sugar Creek Cemetery, Wayland, Iowa.

Leis, Iona (Shantz), 82. Born: Feb. 13, 1910, Waterloo Twp., Ont., to Norman and Emma (Rosenberger) Shantz. Died: May 7, 1992, Kitchener, Ont., of a heart attack. Survivors-children: Nancy, Robert, Elizabeth Ann, Norma. Predeceased by: Joseph (husband). Funeral: May 9, Edward Good Funeral Home, Kitchener, Ont., by Paul Martin. Burial: Memory Gardens, Kitchener.

Miller, Jeanne Ann, 37, Austin, Texas. Born: Oct. 25, 1954, Ouray, Colo., to Eugene and Hildegard (Peters) Miller. Died: May 7, 1992, Austin, Texas. Survivors-parents; brother and sister: Philip and Ramona Hardy. Memorial service and burial, Austin, Tex., by Kathy Reid and Eldo Miller.

Neville, Ellsworth (Elza), 90, LaJunta, Colo. Born: Oct. 2, 1901, Killbuck, Ohio. Died: May 19, 1992, Canon City, Colo. Survivors-daughter: Dorothy Kimbrel; 3 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Graveside service: May 26, Fairview Cemetery, by Carl Rudy and Merritt Welty.

Rupp, Laura Jane (Miller), 82, Wauseon, Ohio. Born: Oct. 18, 1909, Arthur, Ill., to Isaac D. and Emma (Helmuth) Miller. Died: May 15, 1992, Wauseon, Ohio, of a heart attack. Survivors-children: Betty Falkinburg, Elaine Nofzinger, Judith Metz, Emagene Stuckey, William, Tommy; brother: Elvan Miller; 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Levi W. Rupp (husband) and Laureen, James, and Robert (children). Funeral: May 18, Tedrow Mennonite Church, by Homer E. Yutzy. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Rupp, Peter Levi, 35, Covington, Ky. Born: Nov. 26, 1956, Morenci, Mich., to Levi W. and Laura (Miller) Rupp. Died: May 27, 1992, Covington, Ky., of AIDS. Survivors-brothers and sisters: Betty Falkinburg, Elaine Nofzinger, Judith Metz, Emagene Stuckey, William, Tommy. Funeral: June 1, Inlet Mennonite, by Homer E. Yutzy. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Sangrey, Elmyra, 84, Lititz, Pa. Born: Feb. 12, 1908, East Hempfield Twp., Pa., to Phares and Lizzie Charles Stehman. Died: May 7, 1992, Lititz, Pa., of a heart attack. Survivors-husband: David M. Sangrey; daughters: Ruth S. Miller, Marian S. Groff; sisters: Ada Siegrist, Grace Stauffer, 7 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 11, Landis Homes Bethany West Chapel, by Donald Good, Karl Steffy, Norman Landis, and John Shenk. Burial: East Petersburg Mennonite Cemetery.

Sawatsky, Peter, 70. Born: Nov. 21, 1921, Ukraine. Died: May 26, 1992. Champlin. Minn. Survivors-wife: Alice Leichty Classen; children: Steven, John, Paul, Debora Kauffmann; brother and sisters: Isaac, Anne Thiessen, Elfrieda Friesen; 8 grandchildren. Memorial service: Hope Mennonite Brethren Church, New Hope, Minn.

Steider, Bertha Stoltzfus, 87, Sarasota, Fla. Born: April 22, 1905, Seldon, Kan. Died: May
28, 1992, Sarasota, Fla. Survivors-daughter: Verdella Whitman; brother: Alvin Stoltzfus; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Harvey Steider (husband). Funeral: June 1, Bay Shore Mennonite Church, by Howard S. Schmitt. Burial: Sarasota Memorial Park.

Weaver, Aaron Hoover, 92, Sarasota, Fla. Born: Nov. 27, 1899, East Earl, Pa., to Joseph and Lizzie (Hoover) Weaver. Died: May 21, 1992, Sarasota, Fla., of cancer. Survivors-wife: Myrna (Kramer) Weaver; brothers and sisters: Harry, Norman, Joseph, Martin, Ammon, David, Mose, Ann Oberholtzer, Lizzie Nolt. Predeceased by: Mary (Brubaker) Weaver (first wife). Funeral: May 23, Teale Brothers Funeral Home, Sarasota, Fla., by Howard S. Schmitt and Weaverland Mennonite Church, New Holland, Pa., by Kenneth Martin. Burial: New Holland Mennonite Cemetery.

Wyse, Jefferson J., 71, Archbold, Ohio. Born: June 20, 1920, Archbold, Ohio, to J. C. and Emma (Short) Wyse. Died: May 27, 1992, Fort Wayne, Ind., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Edith Grieser; children: Karen Smith, Darlene Bontrager, Faith Frey, LuAnn West, Jeffery Wyse; brothers and sister: Harold, Don, Clela Detter; 8 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: May 30, Lockport Mennonite Church, by Allen Rutter, Jim Groeneweg, and Mark West.


Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 26 - June 30, 1992 ­ page 13.

Casterline, Myra (Lee), 75, Montgomeryville, Pa. Born: Sept. 14, 1916, North Monmouth, Maine, to Fred and Bessie (Morse) Lee. Died: May 30, 1992, Montgomeryville, Pa., of cancer. Survivors-children: Leslie, Ralph, Everett, Eugene, Edmund, Patricia Shearer, Betty Pride; brother and sister: Albert Lee, Phyllis Dow; 16 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Everitt Casterline (husband). Congregational membership: Swamp Mennonite Church. Funeral: June 3, Rupell's Funeral Home, by William A. Brunk. Burial: St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Phillipsburg, N.J.

Haynam, Violet Arline, 70, Louisville, Ohio. Born: Feb. 9, 1922, East Canton, Ohio, to Harry and Louise (Rice) Zimmerman. Died: June 6, 1992, Louisville, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-children: Clark, Craig, and Carl; sister: Ellen John; 10 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Wayne E. Haynam (husband). Funeral and burial: June 9, Beech Mennonite Church, by Roy Bucher.

Hunsberger, Mary (Cressman), 92, Baden, Ont. Born: April 1, 1900, Wilmot Twp., Ont., to Enos and Lavina (Haliman) Cressman. Died: April 2, 1992, Cambridge, Ont. Survivors-children: Enos, Amy, Elsie Shantz, Floyd, Enma Stutzman, Mary Schiedel, Kenneth; 18 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Eldon E. Hunsberger (husband) and Willis (son). Funeral and burial: April 5, Shantz Mennonite Church, by Doris Gascho and Jim Loepp-Thiessen.

Kulp, Wilmer, 95, Harleysville, Pa. Born: June 10, 1896, Harleysville, Pa., to Isaac C. and Lizzie S. (Metz) Kulp. Died: May 3, 1992, Harleysville, Pa. Survivors-daughter: Verna A. Bechtel; 2 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Esther Kulp (wife). Funeral and burial: May 6, Towamencin Mennonite Church, by Glenn Alderfer and Harold Fly.

Schloneger, Alvin Walter, 87, Louisville, Ohio. Born: Feb. 25, 1905, Paris, Ohio, to Amos and Amanda (Sommers) Schloneger. Died: June 2, 1992, Louisville, Ohio, of a stroke. Survivors-children: Carol Schrock, Janet Lehman, Stanley, Myrna Piper; brothers: Ray, Irvin, John; 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Gladys (Hostetler) Schloneger (wife). Funeral and burial: June 5, Beech Mennonite Church, by Ray Bucher and Steve Thomas.

Schrock, John Irvin, 71, Phoenix, Ariz. Born: Aug. 9, 1920, Elkhart County, Ind., to Charles A. and Mabel (Pletcher) Schrock. Died: June 3, 1992, Phoenix, Ariz., of a stroke. Survivors-wife: Edna L. Canen; children: Ruth Ann Clark, Patty Miller, Kerry, Tom; brother: Harold W.; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 10, Wakarusa, Ind., by Dale Shenk and Paul Hoover. Burial: Olive West Cemetery.

Troyer, Harold Paul, 67, Yoder, Kan. Born: Dec. 25, 1924, Hutchinson, Kan., to Oliver and Mary (Yutzy) Troyer. Died: June 3, 1992, Hutchinson, Kan. Survivors-wife: Kathryn Frye Troyer; children: Peter L., Marsha K. Oehlert; brothers: Leroy V., Lester L.; 3 grandchildren. Funeral: June 6, South Hutchinson Mennonite Church, by Calvin King. Burial: Fairlawn Cemetery.

Wert, Timothy Titus, 90, Lititz, Pa. Born: Oct. 22, 1901, Juniata County, Pa., to Joseph and Minnie (Seiber) Wert. Died: June 1, 1992, Ephrata, Pa., of a thoracic aneurysm. Survivors-daughters: Ruth Swartz, Esther King; sisters: Mary Miller, Martha King, Naomi Stoner; 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Florence Stoner Wert (wife). Funeral: June 4, Landis Homes Chapel, by Don Good, Glenn Hoover, and David Weaver. Burial: Metzler's Cemetery.

Yoder, Ethel Priscilla, 78, Newport News, Va. Born: Sept. 2, 1913, Denbigh, Va., to J. Harvey and Irene Hertzler Yoder. Died: June 4, 1992, Newport News, Va., of pneumonia. Survivors- brothers and sisters: Lauren Yoder, Frances Smucker, Pauline Bauman, Helena Wells. Morris Yoder. Funeral and burial: June 6, Warwick River Mennonite Church, by Gordon Zook and Daniel Smucker.

Obituary correction: Ethel Priscilla Yoder (June 30, 1992, Gospel Herald) additional survivors-brothers and sisters: Kenneth Yoder, Alta Bauman, Mary Nice, and Pauline Brunk.

Transcribed by Ralph Shetler, Oregon

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