Gospel Herald Obituaries - May, 1992

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Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 18 - May 5, 1992 ­ pages 13, 14.

Blosser, Bertha Horst, 97, North Lima, Ohio. Born: Jan. 19, 1895, Waukarusa, Ind., to Daniel and Julia (Musser) Horst. Died: April 7, 1992, Salem, Ohio. Survivors-son: Ellsworth; sister: Dorcas Haight; one grandson. Predeceased by: Noble Blosser (husband). Funeral and burial: April 10, Midway Mennonite Church, by Richard Batholomew and Larry Rohrer.

Bowman, Henry Brubacher, 91. Born: June 4, 1900, Woolwich Twp., Ont., to Abraham and Catherine (Brubacher) Bowman. Died: Sept. 1, 1991. Survivors-wife: Edna Hunsperger Bowman. Funeral and burial: Sept. 4, Wanner Mennonite Church, by Eric Hiebert Rempel.

Dickens, Lillie Mae, 55, Gulfport, Miss. Born: Feb. 15, 1937, Gulfport, Miss. Died: April 9, 1992, Gulfport, Miss., of a heart attack. Survivors-husband: Dorrance Dickens; children: Dorrance D., Sheila O'dom; brothers: Curtis and Hewey Priestwood; 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 12, Gulfhaven Mennonite Church, by David Kniss. Burial: Coalville Cemetery.

Frey, Wilbur, 77, Wauseon, Ohio. Born: Jan. 24, 1915, Archbold, Ohio, to Ezra and Cora (Miller) Frey. Died: April 13, 1992, Archbold, Ohio. Survivors- brothers and sisters: Orpha, Naomi Leupp, Vernon, Glenferd. Funeral: April 16, West Clinton Mennonite, by Edward Diener, James Roynon. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Harshbarger, Tallis T., 76, Pass Christian, Miss. Born: Plentywood, Mont., to George and Ollie Harshbarger Died: March 29, 1992, Pass Christian, Miss. Survivors-wife: Pearl Dubuisson Harshbarger; children: Peggy Arnold, Shirley Carver; 3 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Funeral: March 31, Pass Christian, Miss., by Robert Zehr. Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Rotten Bayou.

Leaman, Tobias D., 84, Willow Street, Pa. Born: Nov. 21, 1907, to Benjamin F. and Lizzie (Denlinger) Leaman. Died: April 2, 1992, Lancaster, Pa., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Anna N. Barge Leaman; children: Robert, John, Elnora Frank, Dorothy Jantzi, Anna Kennel; brothers and sisters: Sanford, Ellis, Bertha Hershey, Elizabeth; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Donald (son). Funeral and burial: April 16, Mellinger Mennonite Church by Leon Oberholtzer and John Denlinger.

Roth, S. Calvin, 63, Selkirk, Ont. Born: Nov. 14, 1928, Baden, Ont., to Samuel S. and Barbra (Jantzi) Roth. Died: April 1, 1992, of pancreatic cancer. Survivors-wife: Mary Steinman Roth; children: Charles, Glenn, Charlene Roth-Diddams, Joanne Roth-Horvatis; brother and sisters: Nevin, Ellen Bender, Agnes Gingrich; 3 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 4, 1992, Rainham Mennonite Church, by Rod Weber and Orland Gingrich.

Roth, Edward M., 79, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: Aug. 23, 1912, Milford, Neb., to Michael and Lena (Gascho) Roth. Died: March 15, 1992, Harrisonburg, Va. Survivors-wife: Orpha Yutzy Roth; children: Evelyn Leichty, Cleta Gingerich, Milford L., Joy Helmuth; sisters: Alma Bontrager, Frieda Kauffman; 10 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 18, Lindale Mennonite Church, by Randy Schweitzer, Catherine Longenecher, Laban Peachey, and Ralph Ziegler.

Weaver, M. Lloyd, Sr., 90, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: March 20, 1902, Lancaster, Pa., to David M. and Emma (Bare) Weaver. Died: April 5, 1992, Harrisonburg, Va. Survivors-children: Sara Jane Wenger, M. Lloyd, Jr., Kenneth J., Samuel O.; sister: Mary Mosemann; 19 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Sara Oberholtzer (wife). Funeral: April 8, Park View Mennonite Church, by Owen Burkholder, Shirlee K. Yoder, Sara Wenger Shenk, Harold G. Eshleman, and Moses Slabaugh. Burial: Lindale Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Yoder, Ivan Edwin, 80, Wayland, Iowa. Born: April 12, 1912, Kalona, Iowa, to Eli and Esther (Brenneman) Yoder. Died: Jan. 13, 1992, Wayland, Iowa. Survivors-children: Robert, Richard, Janet Peterson, Donald, Sandy Kunze; brothers and sisters: Marvin, Raymond, Wilbur, Duane, Eva Brenneman, Luella Yoder, Verna Gingerich; 12 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Elsie (Roth) Yoder (wife). Funeral and burial: Jan. 15, Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, by Ruben Chupp and Doug Reichenbach.


Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 19 - May 12, 1992 ­ pages 14, 15.

Auker, Kayla Elizabeth, still born, Lewistown, Pa., March 9, 1992, to Steve and Elizabeth Auker. Funeral and burial, March 13, Lost Creek Mennonite Church, by Roy L. Brubaker.

Esch, David B., 80, Goshen, Ind. Born: May 21, 1911, Igatpuri, India, to Christian D. and Mina (Brubaker) Esch. Died: April 16, 1992, Goshen, Ind. Survivors- wife: Evelyn Emmert Esch; children: Carl, Thomas, Elinor Surgener, Lora Miranda, Karen Patrick; sisters: Sarah Miller, Mary Greener, Barbara Noble, Clara Headrick; 14 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 20, College Mennonite Church, by James Waltner and Nancy Kauffmann. Burial: Maple Grove Cemetery.

Grieser, Fannie M. Miller, 84, Archbold, Ohio. Born: April 25, 1907, Arthur, Ill., to Simon and Lovina (Helmuth) Miller. Died: April 20, 1992, Wauseon. Ohio. Survivors-children: Paul D., Colleen Van Arsdalen, Pauline Vereecke, Lovina Yocum; brother and sisters: Maurice Miller, Mary Terrell, Mattie Shellenberger, Dora Burkholder, Wilma Smith; 16 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Daniel C. Grieser (husband). Funeral: April 24, Central Mennonite Church, by Charles Gautsche. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.

Helmut, Josef Wilhelm Kugel, 54. Born: March 18, 1938, Holzwickede, Germany, to Karl and Anna (Melchert) Kugel. Died: April 6, 1992, Elmwood, Ont., of lung cancer. Survivors- wife: Monica; children: Kunal, Sita, Nitya Harish. Funeral: April 6, Elmwood, Ont., by Wayne Nafziger. Cremated.

Hochstetler, Ila Kandel), 83, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Born: July 27, 1908, Trail, Ohio, to John and Lillie (Beachy) Kandel. Died: April 18, 1992, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Survivors-husband: Wayne J. Hochstetler; children: Richard, John, Randy, Carole Copeland, Kay Hostetler; brother and sisters: John W. Miller, Mary Hostetler, Eva Hostetler; 11 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 21, Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, by Ross A. Miller.

Litwiller, Selma, 83, Tavistock, Ont. Born: Dec. 19, 1909, Minnesota, to Rudy and Katie (Brunk) Jantzi. Died: March 25, 1992, Stratford, Ont. Survivor-sister: Alieda Brunk. Predeceased by: Clayton Litwiller (husband). Funeral and burial: March 28, St. Agatha Mennonite Church, by Victor Dorsch and Steve Gerber.

Rothgeb, Doris Maxine, 63, Waynesboro, Va. Born: May 13, 1928, White Hill, Va., to Warren A. and Gladys (Tisdale) Harris. Survivors-son: Warren R.; brothers and sisters: Joe Harris, Finley A. Harris, Charles W. Harris, David M. Harris, Kathleen Willis, Joan Painter; one grandson. Funeral and burial: April 8, 1992, White Hill Church of the Brethren, by Charles C. Ramsey and James Chappell.

Snyder, Bert D., 95, Hesston, Kan. Born: June 12, 1896, Roseland, Neb., to William H. and Laura (Shupe) Snyder. Died: April 4, 1992, Hesston, Kan. Survivors-wife: Gladys Zook Snyder; children: Kenneth, Melvin, Alta Krabill, Lois Birkey, Alma Schloneger; 25 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Allen (son) and Ruth (daughter). Funeral: April 8, Schowalter Villa Chapel, by Murray Krabill, Marlin Birkey, and Vernon Lohrentz. Burial: East Lawn Cemetery.

Troyer, Menno Miller, 88. Born: June 15, 1903, McPherson County, Kan., to Menno Z. and Susan (Miller) Troyer. Died: March 16, 1992, Newton, Kan., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Charity Gingerich Troyer; children: Leabell Miller, Marilyn Hartman, Curtis, Paul; 13 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Florence Kauffman Troyer (first wife). Funeral: March 18, Whitestone Mennonite Church, by Ronald Guengerich and Ken Livengood. Burial: West Liberty Cemetery. He was ordained a minister July 3, 1927, West Liberty Mennonite Church, Inman, Kan. He also served at Cheraw, Colo., and La Junta, Colo.

Yoder, Henry N., 79, Goshen, Ind. Born: April 13, 1913, Elkhart County, Ind. Died: April 17, 1992, Goshen, Ind. Survivors-wife: Mary J. Yoder; children: Marvin J., Daryl R., Eldon L., Dennis L., Wayne D.; brother and sister: Linda Marty, Alvin Yoder; 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 21, Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, Ind., by Brad Miller and J. Paul Lauver. Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery.

Yoder, Maude E., 94, Goshen, Ind. Born: May 7, 1897, LaGrange County, Ind., to Adam E. and Emma (Cripe) Hostetler. Died: April 8, 1992, Goshen, Ind. Survivors-children: Marie Ganser, Mildred Yoder, Maxine Yoder, Marcile Mehl, Marion, Maurice, Mervin, Mylin, Merle, Meredith; stepsister: Trella Carbet; 24 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Eldon Yoder (husband). Funeral and burial: April 13, Maple Grove Mennonite Church, by Gene Troyer.

Zuercher, Albert E., 87, Archbold, Ohio. Born: Nov. 9, 1904, Kidron, Ohio, to Christian and Rebecca (Zimmerly) Zuercher. Died: April 18, 1992, Wauseon, Ohio. Survivors-wife: Glada Grieser Zuercher; children: Annabelle Kratz, David, Sharon Bart, Robert; sister: Sarah Lehman; 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Margaret McConnell (daughter). Funeral: April 18, Central Mennonite Church, by Charles Gautsche and Dale Wyse. Burial: Pettisville Cemetery.



Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 20 - May 19, 1992 ­ pages 14, 15.

Birkey, Elsie Ellide (Horsch),79, Manson, Iowa. Born: June 10, 1912, Garden City, Mo., to Henry and Catherine (Good) Horsch. Died: April 13, 1992, Manson, Iowa. Survivors-sons: Darwin, Duane, Everett; sisters: Lavina Schertz, Katie Kennell; 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Dorance E. Birkey (husband) and Gerald Steve (son). Funeral: April 17, Manson Mennonite Church, by Curt Kuhns. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery.

Detwiler, Amelia Ruth, 85. Born: Oct. 1, 1906, Lititz, Pa., to David H. and Amelia Moseman Kurtz. Died: April 21, 1992, Salisbury, Md., of a stroke. Survivors-husband: Fred Detwiler; children: Doris Henderson, Marvin, Betty Sommer; brother and sister: John Kurtz, Sara Detwiler; 5 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Lawrence (son). Funeral and burial: April 24, Holly Grove Mennonite Church, by Jack Scandrett and Abe Minnich.

Egli, Edith Irene (Reynolds), 85, Manson, Iowa. Born: Aug. 4, 1906, Humboldt, Iowa, to Stough and Rachel (Olson) Reynolds. Died: Feb. 23, 1992, Ft. Dodge, Iowa. Survivors-sons: Edward, Delbert; sisters: Eretta Martin, Luella Wilson; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ben E. Egli (husband). Funeral: Feb. 26, Manson Mennonite Church, by Curt Kuhns.

Freed, Lydia, H., 87, Souderton, Pa. Born: Dec. 11, 1904, Franconia, Pa., to Jacob and Susan (Hackman) Freed. Died: April 19, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors- husband: Allen H. Freed; daughter: Betty F. Freed. Funeral: April 22, Souderton Mennonite Homes Chapel, by Gerald A. Clemmer and Steven C. Nyce. Burial: Souderton Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Glick, Helen Moser Kirchhofer, 80, Lititz, Pa. Born: Jan. 10, 1912, Orrville, Ohio, to Martin D. and Bertha (Bixler) Moser. Died: April 20, 1992, Lititz, Pa., of cancer. Survivors-husband: Daniel M. Glick; daughters: Dorothy Hartzler, Bertie Kirchhofer; foster daughter: Carol Sprunger Davis; 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 18 stepgrandchildren. Predeceased by: Delvin C. Kirchhofer (first husband). Funeral: April 25, Orrville Mennonite Church, by J. Lester Graybill and Barbara Moyer Lehman. Burial: Salem Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Keener, Robert G., 65, Talmage, Pa. Born: May 8, 1926, Nottingham, Pa., to Clayton and Martha (Gish) Keener Died: April 25, 1992, Talmage, Pa., of heart failure. Survivors-wife: Florence Weaver Keener; children: Martha Jane Eck, R. Gerald, Dennis D., Jay G.; sisters: Betty Drescher, Ann Gingrich, Barbara Shenk, Marie Riehl; 3 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Debra Sue (daughter). Funeral and burial: April 28, Stumptown Mennonite Church, by Paul G. Landis, Luke Nolt, John Leaman, and Chester Kurtz.
He was ordained on June 21, 1953, and served as a missionary to Tanzania for 10 years. He was pastor of Mechanic Grove and New Providence Mennonite churches.

Kurtz, Viola, 98, Eureka, Ill. Born: Nov. 29, 1893, Tremont, Ill., to Nicholaus and Jacobina Staker. Died: April 29, 1992, Eureka, Ill. Predeceased by: Joseph Kurtz (husband) and two sons. Funeral: May 2, Davis Mortuary, by Glen and Thelma Horner. Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Tremont, Ill.

Powell, Beulah B. (Martin), 72. Born: Aug. 28, 1919, Greentown, Ind., to Joseph and Clara (Slabaugh) Martin. Died: March 13, 1992, of cancer. Survivors- husband: Isadore Powell; children: Don, Ron, Sherilyn, Lester; brothers and sisters: Melvin, Willard, Ruth, Velma Litwiller, Inez Litwiller; 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Funeral: March 16, Santa Fe Community Church, by Gene Headings and Harold Mast. Burial: Schrock Cemetery.

Schweitzer, Katie Mae Reber, 90, Iowa City, Iowa. Born: Nov. 3, 1901, Johnson Co., Iowa, to Joel and Barbara (Miller) Reber. Died: April 15, 1992, Iowa City, Iowa. Survivors-brothers: Maynard and Harold Reber. Predeceased by: Art Schweitzer (husband). Funeral: April 18, First Mennonite Church, by Firman Gingrich and Diane Zaerr. Burial: Memory Gardens, Iowa City, Iowa.

Skaggs, Herman, 67, Arcadia, Fla. Born: March 13, 1924, Lowmansville, Ky., to Brack and Maggie (Hatfield) Skaggs. Died: Feb. 19, 1992, in an accident (overturned tractor). Survivors- wife: Willa Deen; children: Jeri West, Kathy Stewart, Freddie; brothers and sisters: Earnest G., Arnold, Floyd, Marvin, Ann, Rosetta, Eunice; 3 grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 22, Ponger-Goy Funeral Home, by Martin Lehman and Ted Land. Burial: Ohio Valley Memory Gardens.


Gospel Herald - Volume 85, Number 21 - May 26, 1992 ­ pages 14, 15.

Apger, Robert J., 59, Archbold, Ohio. Born: Nov. 3, 1932, Toledo, Ohio, to Samuel S. and Bertha Mae (Roderick) Apger. Died: April 24, 1992, Wauseon, Ohio, of cardiac arrest. Survivors-wife: Lorabel Tolles; children: Robert, Jr., Deborah Potter, Teresa Wyse, Patricia Roberts, David, Lori Ostrander, Douglas; brother and sisters: Woodrow, Myrtle Lake, Mabel Niner, Amelia Stephenson; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 28, Central Mennonite Church, by Charles H. Gautsche. Burial: Archbold Cemetery.

Barkey, Walter H., 94, Wakarusa, Ind. Born: April 7, 1898, St. Joseph Co., Ind. Died: April 21, 1992, Wakarusa, Ind. Survivors-wife: Ruth Hartman Miller; children: Wilma Yoder, Phyllis Detweiler, Donna Hartman, Lois Miller, stepdaughters: Doris Hartman, Beatrice Shetler; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren, 8 step great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Alma Fink (first wife). Funeral and burial: April 24, Olive Mennonite Church, by Dale Shenk.

Bast, Barbara (Lichti), 81, Wellesley, Ont. Born: June 1, 1910, East Zorra Twp., Ont., to Noah and Bena (Bender) Lichti. Died: April 27, 1992, Kitchener, Ont., of heart failure. Survivors-children: Elaine Bast, Marlene Shantz; brothers and sisters: David, Julius, Nick, Laverne, Willis, Louis, Magdalena Wagler, Annie Roth, Catherine Steinman; 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Allan Bast (husband) and Ralph (son). Funeral and burial: April 30, Mapleview Mennonite Church, by Victor Dorsch and Vernon Zehr.

Emmert, Arthur F., 80, Ligonier, Ind. Survivors-children: Fancheon Risler*, Patty Franke, Sandy Reigsecker, William, John; brothers and sisters: Evelyn Esch, Velma Kingsley, Vera Ulmer, Howard, Paul; 15 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Valerie L. Feightner (second wife), and Minnie Fulford (first wife). Funeral and burial: Maple Grove Mennonite Church, by Eugene Troyer.
*Name should be Resler. Arthur died April 3, 1992 - Corrections & additions made by Pat Emmert Franke - tlm

Gingerich, Andrea Joy, stillborn, May 2, 1992, Iowa City, Iowa, to Edward and Mary Lou Gingerich. Survivors-sisters: Julie, Ranee, Heidi; grandparents: Clarence and Marjorie Gingerich, and Leona Miller. Funeral: May 5, Powell Funeral Home, Wellman, Iowa, by Dan Johnston. Burial: Wellman Mennonite Cemetery.

Gochnauer, Mahlon, 55, Lancaster, Pa. Born: July 13, 1936, Lancaster, Pa., to Edwin H. and Ella (Hess) Gochnauer. Died: April 22, 1992, Lancaster, Pa., of pancreatic carcinoma. Survivors-wife: Doris Buckwalter; children: Timothy, Barry, Kathy Breidenbaugh; brothers: Mervin, Paul; 5 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 25, Rohrerstown Mennonite Church, by David Weaver and Millard Garrett.

Jantzi, Ralph Christian, 56, Wellesley, Ont. Born: Dec. 1, 1935, Wellesley, Ont., to Aaron W. and Sarah E. (Leis) Jantzi. Died: April 12, 1992, Arizona, of a heart attack. Survivors-children: Kevin, Steven, Kristen; brother and sisters: Mabel Steckly, Norma Steckly, Lloyd Jantzi. Funeral: April 18, Steinmann Mennonite Church, by John Goulet. Burial: Wilmot Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Jones, Joseph Abram and Francis Abram, (twins), stillborn, April 30, 1992, Abington, Pa., to Doug and Sharon (Rabuttino) Jones of Hatfield, Pa. Graveside service: May 5, Providence Mennonite Church, by Joe M. Haines.

Kinsinger, Nettie, 88. Born: July 7, 1903, Wellman, Iowa, to Abner and Amanda (Gingerich) Kinsinger. Died: April 25, 1992, Iowa City, Iowa. Survivors: one granddaughter, 2 great-granddaughters, one great-great- grandson. Predeceased by: Omer Brenneman (husband). Memorial service: May 4, Oaknoll Retirement Residence, by J. John J. Miller. Burial: April 27, Memory Gardens, Iowa City, Iowa.

Lambright, Robert Lee, 65, Shipshewana, Ind. Born: Aug. 13, 1926, Shipshewana, Ind., to Fred and Mable (Miller) Lambright. Died: April 25, 1992, Shipshewana, Ind., of liver and colon cancer. Survivors-wife: Goldie Troyer; children: Keith, Kevin, Melodie Ernesberger, Sandra Yoder, Joy Liechty; brothers and sisters: Verda Kauffman, Stanley, Lowell, Janice Ropp; 11 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 28, Shore Mennonite Church, by Barry Loop.

LeFevre, Emily B., 100. Born: June 6, 1891, Manheim Twp., Pa., to John M. and Anna (Baker) LeFevre. Died: April 30, 1992, Lancaster, Pa. Funeral: May 4, Brethren Village chapel, by Lester M. Hoover and Nevin H. Zuck. Burial: Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery.

Martin, Ivan G., 90, Lititz, Pa. Born: Nov. 21, 1901, Ocheyedan, Iowa, to Elam and Levina V. (Gingrich) Martin. Died: April 15, 1992, Lititz, Pa. Survivors-wife: Fannie E. (Brubaker) Martin; children: Gladys Landis, Carl E., Dale A.; brother and sisters: Ezra M., Anne Zimmerman, Ellen Fox, Lavina Martin, Irene Martin, Vera Martin; 5 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter. Funeral and burial: April 20, Indiantown Mennonite Church, by Steve Martin, Don Good, and Jay Weaver.

Skaggs, Herman, 67, Arcadia, Fla. Born: March 13, 1924, Lowmansville, Ky., Died: Instantly, Feb. 19, 1992, Arcadia, Fla., in tractor accident. Survivors-wife Willa Deen Skaggs; children: Jeri West, Kathy Stewart, Freddie; mother: Maggie Skaggs; brothers and sisters: Gene, Arnold, Marvin, Floyd, Ann Knotts, Rosetta Bales, Eunice Brooks; 3 granddaughters. Funeral: Feb. 22, Ponger-Keys Funeral Home, Arcadia, Fla, by Martin W. Lehman and Ted Land. Memorial service and burial: Ohio Valley Memory Garden, Gallipolis, Ohio
He served as pastor of Pine Creek Chapel Mennonite Church for five years.

Wittrig, Juanita C. (Zeigler) Mann, 89, Elkhart, Ind. Born: March 2, 1903, Plymouth, Ind., to Ed E. and Lillian (Crow) Zeigler. Died: April 15, 1992, Elkhart, Ind., of heart failure. Survivors-sons: Raymond E., Bruce D., Carl E., Phillip M., stepchildren: Jean Spencer, Miriam Roth, Donald Wittrig, Robert Wittrig; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 9 stepgrandchildren, 5 step-great- grandchildren. Predeceased by: Paul Wittrig (second husband) and W. Earl Mann (first husband). Funeral and burial: April 20, Prairie Street Mennonite Church, by Ruth Yoder.

Yoder, Raymond D., 83, Goshen, Ind. Born: March 21, 1909, Goshen, Ind., to David and Lizzie (Troyer) Yoder. Died: April 27, 1992, Goshen, Ind. Survivors-wife: Edna Weldy; son: Richard Lee; foster son: Rolland Biederer; brothers and sister: Alvin, Harold, Thelma Luefling; 3 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 5 step-grandchildren, 5 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 30, Holdeman Mennonite Church, by Sam Troyer and Russell Krabill. Burial: Olive West Cemetery.

Transcribed by Ralph Shetler, Oregon

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