Gospel Herald Obituaries - April, 1994

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Gospel Herald, - Volume 87, Number 14 - April 5, 1994

Driver, Lloyd Edwin, 91, Woodburn, Ore. Born: Dec. 15, 1902, Versailles, Mo., to Franklin and Barbara Driver. Died: Feb. 28, 1994, Tualatin, Ore. Survivors - wife: A. Ferne Hostetler Driver; children: Keith, Elbert, Jean Merklin, Donna Landis, Elaine Yoder; 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Clifford (son). Funeral and burial: March 3, Zion Mennonite Church, by Richard Regier and Del Hershberger.

Guenter, John, 83, Calgary, Alta. Born: Osier, Sask. Died: Jan. 28, 1994, Calgary, Alta. Survivors - wife: Tina Guenter. Congregational membership: South Calgary Inter-Mennonite Church. Funeral: Jan. 30, by Herb Kopp.

Hershey, Edna Mae Phenneger, 77, Gordonville, Pa. Born: Oct. 3, 1916, Salisbury Twp., Pa., to George and Mina Eby Phenneger. Died: Feb. 19, 1994, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors - husband: Elmer Hershey; children: Carroll, Alvin, Albert, Linda McDonald; sister: Anna Saner; 8 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Feb. 24, Paradise Mennonite Church, by Fred Martin and Del Sauder.

Hoffman, Gladys Edith Anita Baker, 88, St. Jacobs, Ont. Born: March 8, 1905, Stevensville, Ont., to Melvin and Laura Baker. Died: June 26, 1993, Cambridge, Ont. Survivors - husband: Emanuel Hoffman; children: Gerald, Merle, Doris Metger, Ross; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: George (son). Funeral: June 29, Hawkesville Mennonite Church, by Don Penner. Burial: St. Jacobs Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Howell, Eric E., 25, Newport News, Va. Born: July 22, 1968, Newport News, Va., to Arthur J. and Nancy W. Howell. Died: March 7, 1994, Newport News, Va. Survivors - parents. Funeral: March 10, Huntington Mennonite Church, by Ed Bontrager, Gerald Showalter, and Jim Thornton. Burial: March 12, Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisonburg, Va.

Jutzi, Munro Kenneth, 74, Kitchener, Ont. Born: June 16, 1919, Wilmot Twp., Ont., to John J. and Susan Kennel Jutzi. Died: Feb. 26, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors - wife: Eileen Musselman Jutzi; children: Karen Balmer, Dennis, Jeff; brothers and sisters: Mildred Calvert, Mae Snider, Merlin, Phyllis Lehman, Ortha Wideman, Lucetta Stauffer; 6 grandchildren. Funeral: March 1, Edward R. Good Funeral Home, by Marilyn Rushton. Burial: Wilmot Centre Cemetery.

Keelan, Colin Norman, 69, Moorefield, Ont. Born: Sept. 30, 1924, Quetta, India. Died: Feb. 8, 1994, Palmerston, Ont. Survivors - daughters: Susan Bevers, Diane Burton, Linsey Marks; 3 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Joyce Keelan (wife). Funeral: Feb. 11, Milton, Ont., by Fred Lichti. Cremated.

Landis, Leroy M., 74, New Britain, Pa. Born: July 3, 1919, Harleysville, Pa., to Wilmer N. and Katie Moyer Landis. Died: Feb. 28, 1994, New Britain, Pa. Survivors - wife: Marie Frederick Landis; children: Vernon, David R., Janice Landes, Christine, Jean Blank; sister: Erma Yothers; 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 3, Doylestown Mennonite Church, by Duane Bishop.

Leis, Vernon Roy, 60, Tavistock, Ont. Born: Nov. 23, 1933, Petersburg, Ont., to John and Catherine Wagler Leis. Died: Feb. 26, 1994, Baden, Ont., in a car accident. Survivors - wife: Arvilla Schultz Leis; children: Timothy, James, Paul, David, Katherine Bender; brother and sisters: Ralph, Catherine Bartman, Erma Steinmann, Florence McFarlane; 6 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 2, East Zorra Mennonite Church, by Darrel Toews. He was ordained in 1962 and pastored several Mennonite churches in Ontario. He served as the first moderator of the Mennonite Conference of Eastern Canada.

Martin, Enos, 72, Goshen, Ind. Born: Jan. 2, 1922, York County, Pa., to Enos and Anna Gehman Martin. Died: March 8, 1994, Goshen, Ind. Survivors - wife: Ruth Leaman Martin; children: Esther Christophel, Miriam Nichols, Jay; brothers and sisters: John, Allen, Elsie, Mary Miller, Alta Kurtz, Doris Seldomridge, Ellen Olmstead, Rhoda Ramer; 6 grandchildren. Funeral: March 12, North Goshen Mennonite Church, by Art Smoker. Burial: Yellow Creek Cemetery.

Martin, Menno B., 87, Elmira, Ont. Born: May 14, 1905, Elmira, Ont., to Menno F. and Nancy Brubacher Martin. Died: May 1, 1993, Cambridge, Ont. Survivors - children: Esther Weber, Floyd, George; 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Mary Ann Weber Martin (wife). Funeral and burial: May 4, Hawkesville Mennonite Church, by Don Penner.

Miller, Dan W., 91, Orrville, Ohio. Born: Feb. 26, 1903, Dundee, Ohio, to George W. and Martha Troyer Miller. Died: March 6, 1994, Orrville, Ohio. Survivors - wife: Icie Yoder Miller; children: Clifford, Geraid, Carol Nolt; brother: Seth; 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Richard and Danny (sons). Funeral and burial: March 9, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by Norma Duerksen and James Schrag.

Moore, Miriam McGlensey, 73, Central City, Pa. Born: Nov. 21, 1920, to James and Minnie Thompron McGlensey. Died: Feb. 16, 1994, Somerset, Pa. Survivors - husband: Walter Moore; children: Alvena, Glenda, Sharon, Karen; brother and sister: Harold, Thelma Bailey; 7 grandchildren, 4 stepgrandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 19, Central City, Pa., by Elvin Hoisopple and Eric Smith. Burial: Stahl Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Myers, Gladys Martin, 71, Albany, Ore. Born: Dec. 17, 1922, Hagerstown, Md., to Laban and Clara Risser Martin. Died: Feb. 20, 1994, Albany, Ore., of cancer. Survivors - husband: Harry W. Myers; children: Joan Imhoff, Judy Miller, Elizabeth Miller, Susan, David, John; brother and sisters: Arthur, Evelyn, Leona E by, Martha Horst; 11 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 25, Albany Mennonite Church, by Louis Lehman and Lynn Miller. Burial: Fairview Mennonite Cemetery.

Whisler, Lottie Elizabeth Keagy, 90. Born; July 21, 1903, Adams County, Pa., to Abraham and Elenora Zumbrum Keagy. Died: Feb. 12, 1994, Hanover, Pa., of congestive heart failure. Survivors - husband: Walter A. Whisler; daughter: Lois E.; brother: A. Grant; 2 grandchildren, one great. grandchild. Predeceased by: Walter D. (son). Funeral: Feb. 17, Bairs Hostetters Mennonite Church, by James A. Burkholder. Burial: York Road Cemetery.

Yoder, Carrie Belle, 98, Goshen, Ind. Born: Sept. 3, 1895, Shipshewana, Ind., to Nosh J. and Fannie King Yoder. Died: Nov. 28, 1993, Goshen, Ind., of heart failure. Congregational membership: Forks Mennonite Church, Middlebury, Ind. Funeral: Dec. 1, Miller Funeral Home, by Eugene Bontrager and Sylvester Haarer. Burial: Town Line Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 87, Number 15 - April 12, 1994

Bucher, Ursula Houck, 77, Lititz, Pa. Born: Nov. 26, 1916, Paradise Twp., Pa., to Christian W. and Annie Metzler Houck. Died: March 20, 1994, Warwick Twp., Pa. Survivors - husband: Martin H. Bucher; children: Helen R. Heurich, Elsie K. Leininger, Mary M. Strohm, Susan M. Brechbill, Ethell. Caldwell, Joanne E. Shenk, Paul D.; brother and sisters: Willis M. Houck, Myrtle E. McGinnis, Mary M. Usner, Anna F. Eby, Esther L. Herr; 23 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 23, Lititz Mennonite Church, by J. Clair Hollinger and Jacob W. Frederick. Burial: Erb's Mennonite Cemetery.

Dayton, Robert Jackson "Bobby Jack," 25, Ridgeley, W.Va. Born: Oct. 19, 1968, Cumberland, Md., to Calvin and Norma Isner Dayton. Died: Jan. 25, 1994, Ridgeley, W.Va. Funeral and burial: Jan. 28, Pinto Mennonite Church, by Daren Ritchey, Elvin Sommers, and Vemon Isner.

Feick, Leota Shantz, 93, New Hamburg, Ont. Born: Dec. 15, 1900, Phillipsburg, Ont., to Wendall R. and Priscilla Swartz Shantz. Died: March 12, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors - children: Myrtle Horst, Earl, Donald; brothers and sisters: Lloyd, Clayton, Vinetta Witmer, Dorothy Snyder; 23 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, one greatgreat-grandchild. Predeceased by: Edwin Feick (husband). Funeral and burial: March 15, first Mennonite Church, by Rudy Baergen.

Freed, Edith M. Willouer, 80, Earlington, Pa. Born: Aug. 13, 1913, Harleysville, Pa., to Henry L. and Alice B. Mininger Willouer. Died: March 7, 1994, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors - husband: Melvin H. Freed; children: Mary W. Cassel, Floyd W., Henry W., Arlin W., Glenn W., Laveme W., Ray W.; siblings: Howard M. and Leroy M. Willouer, Florence M. Trauger; 26 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 12, Franconia Mennonite Meetinghouse, by John M. Ehst, Russell M. Detweiler, and Floyd M. Hackman.

Greiman, Lillie Borntrager, 80, Glendive, Mont. Born: Dec. 18, 1913, Bloomfield, Mont., to Glen and Cora Mae Chupp Bomtrager. Died: March 6, 1994, Sidney, Mont. Survivors - children: Bernie, David, Lee, Bill; brothers and sisters: Esther Kauffman, Lena Boese, Floyd, Elmer, Mahlon; 5 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Loyd Greiman (husband). Funeral: March 12, Red Top Mennonite Church, by Fred Kanagy and Scott Kingsley. Burial: Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Keeler, Henry M., 92. Born: May 31, 1901, Lower Salford Twp., Pa., to Amos H. and Katie Landis Keeler. Died: March 10, 1994, Souderton, Pa., of pneumonia. Survivors - children: Ada L. Myers, Shirley L. Groff, Earl, Donald, Carl; 23 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Edith D. Leatherman Keeler (wife). Funeral and burial: March 14, Towamencin Mennonite Church, by Russell Detweiler and Kenneth Keeler.

Kreider, J. Floyd, 60, Mount Joy, Pa. Born: Feb. 2, 1934. Died: March 9, 1994, Lancaster, Pa. Survivor-wife: Dorothy Hershey Kreider; children: Brenda Buckwalter, Barry, Beverly Sweigart; 6 grandchildren. Funeral: March 13, Mount Joy Mennonite Church, by Joe Sherer and Elam Hollinger. Burial: Kraybill Mennonite Cemetery.

Landis, Esther N. Kratz, 95, Souderton, Pa. Born: Nov. 26, 1898, Skippack, Pa., to Sylvanus and Lizzie Nyce Kratz. Died: March 12, 1994, Souderton, Pa., of heart failure. Survivors - children: Marie K. Frederick, Dorothy K. Smith, Walton K.; brother and sister: Wayne N. and Martha N. Kratz; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Samuel C. Landis (husband) and Samuel K. (son). Congregational membership: Salford Mennonite Church. Funeral: March 17 , Souderton Mennonite Homes Chapel, by James C. Longacre, John L. Ruth, and Ferne H. Alderfer.

Miller, Della Esther Egli, 97, Manson, Iowa. Born: Aug. 24, 1896, Dewey, Ill., to Ben and Adella Rhinehart Egli. Died: Feb. 4, 1994, Ft. Dodge, Iowa. Survivors - children: Ethel Litwiller, Helen Oswald, Robert, Everett, Lloyd, Wilbur; 29 grandchildren, 74 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Perry Miller (husband). Funeral: Feb. 7, Manson Mennonite Church, by Curt Kuhns. Burial: Resthaven Memorial Cemetery.

Rodewohlt, Priscilla Barbara Meyers, 83, Kitchener, Ont. Born: Nov. 19, 1910, Baden, Ont., to Menno and Barbara Leis Meyers. Died: March 1, 1994, Kitchener, Ont. Predeceased by: Carl Rodewohlt (husband). Funeral: March 3, first Mennonite Church, by Glenn Brubacher and Earl Meyers. Burial: Woodland Cemetery.

Stoltzfus, Anna Landes Detweiler, 88, Orrville, Ohio. Born: Oct. 29, 1905, Skippack, Pa., to John and Mary Custer Landes. Died: Jan. 25, 1994, Walnut Creek, Ohio. Survivors - husband: Eli Stoltzfus; son: Bill Detweiler; stepchildren: John, Rose, Barbara Miller, Carol Jones, Rowene Borntrager; brothers and sisters: Florence, Alice Nase, Martha, John, and Chris Landes; 5 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 11 stepgrandchildren, 8 step greatgrandchildren. Predeceased by: William G. Detweiler (first husband) and Bob (son). Funeral: Jan. 27, Smithville Mennonite Church, by Bill Detweiler, Richard Ross, Glenn Steiner, and David Derstine. Burial: Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Stoltzfus, Reuben Glick, 84. Born: June 10, 1910, Morgantown, Pa., to Isaac M. and Leah Glick Stoltzfus. Died: Feb. 25, 1994, Lititz, Pa., of cancer. Survivors - wife: Dorothy M. Kennel Stoltzfus; children: Dale W., Elvin R., Donald J., Dwight L., Betty S. Metzler; brother: Elam G.; 14 grandchildren, 7 greatgrandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 1, Millwood Mennonite Church, by Noah Hershey, Raymond Rohrer, Wilbert Lind, and Donald Good. He was ordained March 1, 1944, at Millwood Mennonite Church.

Stutzman, Carl L., 82, Minonk, Ill. Born: April 17, 1911, Garden City, Mo., to Silas and Soloma Kenagy Stutzman. Died: March 8, 1994, Minonk, Ill., of cancer. Survivors - wife: Blanche E. King Stutzman; children: Wilma Bean, Vemon, Donald, Stan, Roy; brothers and sister: Ralph, Glen, Homer, Ruby Kauffman; 15 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: April 12, Roanoke Mennonite Church, by Rick Troyer and Elmer Wyse.

Trissel, Matthew Gregory, 6, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: June 16, 1987, Rockingham County, Va., to Gregory and Lory Linhart Trissel. Died: Feb. 20, 1994, of injuries sustained in a fall from a farm tractor. Survivors - parents; sister: Kristy; grandparents: Larry and Ileen Wrenn, D. Lloyd and Alice Trissel; great-grandparents: Neeta Wrenn, Gilbert and Luella Griess. Funeral: Feb. 23, Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, by Wayne North and Steve Yoder. Burial: Weavers Cemetery.

Yoder, Harold L., 84, West Liberty, Ohio. Born: April 21, 1909, Liberty Twp., Ohio, to Lee H. and Clara Hilty Yoder. Died: March 13, 1994, West Liberty, Ohio. Survivors - wife: Nina Shumaker Yoder; children: Richard L., J. Wesley, Lowell E., Alona Kauffman; brothers and sister: Boyd, Clifford, Mabel Snyder; 12 grandchildren, 11 greatgrandchildren. Funeral: March 16, South Union Mennonite Church, by Randy Reminder. Burial: Yoder Cemetery.

Yordy, Ella Mae Zehr, 90, Gridley, Ill. Born: Nov. 28, 1903, Flanagan, Ill., to Joseph A. and Bertha Stahley Zehr. Died: March 14, 1994, Chenoa, Ill. Survivors - son: Delmar; 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Amsy "Bud" Yordy (husband) and Herbert (son). Funeral: March 17, Waldo Mennonite Church, by Lester Zook. Burial: Waldo Township Cemetery.

Zook, Elsie Mast, 84, Narvon, Pa. Born: June 10, 1909, to Jacob and Mattie King Mast. Died: March 7, 1994, Coatesville, Pa. Survivors - husband: Aaron Zook; children: Mabel Smoker, Mary Ruth, Martha, Verna Stoltzfus, Miriam Stoltzfus, John, Marvin, Leroy; brother and sister: Jacob and Mary Mast; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 10, Conestoga Mennonite Church, by Amos Stoltzfus and Nathan Stoltzfus.

Zook, Sarah A., 53, Belleville, Pa. Born: Dec. 3, 1940, Belleville, Pa., to John J. and Fronnie S. Peachey Zook. Died: March 20, 1994, Lewistown, Pa. Survivors - brothers and sister: John H., Wilmer R., Glenn R., Marvin W., Ruth Evans. Funeral: March 23, Allensville Mennonite Church, by Phil Barr and Paul Bender. Burial: Locust Grove Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 87, Number 16 - April 19, 1994

Litwiller, Verna F. Conrad, 92, Dakota, Ill. Born: April 23, 1901, Flanagan, Ill., to Peter and Amelia Orendorff Conrad. Died: March 24, 1994, Eureka, Ill. Survivors - daughters: Leda Podbelsek, June Shoemaker, Jean Eigsti: siblings: LuElla Good, Wilda McGinnis, Elma Tarvin, Maynard Conrad; 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Albert J. Litwiller (husband). Funeral and burial: March 27, Freeport Mennonite Church, by Robert E. Nolt.

Musser, Lena Glick, 93, Honey Brook, Pa. Born: Jan. 15, 1901, Morgantown, Pa., to Samuel and Salinda Mast Glick. Died: March 21, 1994, Honey Brook, Pa. Survivors - children: Edna Stoltzfus, Nevin, Alvin; brothers: Roy and John Glick; 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Harry Musser (husband). Funeral: March 24, Rockville Mennonite Church, by Amos K. Stoltzfus, Herman Glick, and John Glick. Burial: Conestoga Mennonite Cemetery.

Shaffer, Irene Mae Conrad, 85, Mt. Crawford, Va. Born: July 9, 1908, Louisville, Ohio, to Joseph and Fannie Krabill Conrad. Died: March 3, 1994. Survivors - children: Ester Will, Mary Arnold, Martha Hensley, Vera, Benjamin, Robert; 3 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ralph Shaffer (husband). Funeral: March 6, Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, by Wayne North. Burial: Pike Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Thomas, George M., 78, Goshen, Ind. Born: March 11, 1916, Holtville, Calif., to Alonzo and Ethel May Thomas. Died: March 24, 1994, Goshen, Ind. Survivors - children: Kathy Bordon, David; 2 grandchildren. Congregational membership: Pleasant View Mennonite Church. Funeral: March 26, Rieth-Rohrer- Ehret Funeral Home, by Ron Diener. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 87, Number 17 - April 26, 1994

Derstine, Mildred A. Shelly, 83, Silverdale, Pa. Born: Jan. 6, 1911, Bedminster, Pa., to Irvin and Cora Alderfer Shelly. Died: March 11, 1994, Souderton, Pa., of pneumonia. Survivors - children: Doris Histand, Alma Wissman, Lorraine Vanpelt, Betty Strouse, Mary Appold, Wilmer S., George W., Merrill S., Abram S., Stanley S., Wayne S.; sisters: Martha Hunsberger, Marie Bishop; 31 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Willis T. Derstine (husband). Funeral and burial: March 16, Deep Run Mennonite Church East, by Arnold C. Roth, Timothy D. Weaver, and Douglas Jantzi.

Detwiler, E. Vernon, 91, Westover, Md. Born: March 26, 1902, Kenmare, N.D., to Menno and Sadie Sharp Detwiler. Died: Oct. 24, 1993, Westover, Md., of heart failure. Survivors - wife: Sara Rurtz Detwiler; children: Mildred Good, Elbert, Carolyn Stjernholm; brothers and sisters: Renneth, Stella Ross, Dona Belle Raufman; 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Darlene (infant daughter). Funeral and burial: Oct. 27, Holly Grove Mennonite Church, by Abe Minnich, Jack Scandrett, and Renneth Good.

Gascho, Alda P. Rosenberger , 81, Goshen, Ind. Born: June 24, 1912, Guernsey, Sask., to Isaiah and Persida Shantz Rosenberger. Died: March 7, 1994, Goshen, Ind., of a heart attack. Survivors - daughters: Carolyn Wilson, Barbara Funnell; sister: Mary Rehl; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Milton Gascho (husband). Funeral: March 11, Parkview Mennonite Church, by Grace Whitehead, Clayton Sommers, and Clint Coon. Burial: Sunset Memory Gardens.

Hartman, Fannie B. Esch, 93, Lima, Ohio. Born: Jan. 18, 1901, Yamhill County, Ore., to Benjamin C. and Ida Wierick Esch. Died: March 19, 1994, Lima, Ohio. Survivors - 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Frank E. Hartman (husband) and Robert Lee (son). Congregational membership: Northside Mennonite Church. Funeral: March 23, Siferd Westwood Chapel, by Lavon J. Welty. Burial: Salem Cemetery.

Jantz, Susan Unruh, 75, Hutchinson, Kan. Born: Dec. 21, 1918, Galva, Kan., to Simon and Mary Koehn Unruh. Died: March 25, 1994, Halstead, Kan. Survivors - husband: Evan Jantz; children: Allen, Galen, Beverly, Carrol Hayward; brothers and sisters: Russell, Alfred, Raymond, Cecil, Roland, Leona Roehn, Vel Ann Roehn; 14 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 29, South Hutchinson Mennonite Church, by Howard Wagler. Burial: North Inman Cemetery.

King, Sadie L. Kanagy, 92, West Liberty, Ohio. Born: May 5, 1901, Champaign, Ill., to George and Anna Detweiler Ranagy. Died: March 31, 1994. Survivors - children: Irma Miller, Wendell, Byron, Anna Barbara Miller; brother: Willis Kanagy; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Boyd King (husband). Funeral and burial: April 2, South Union Mennonite Church, by Randy Reminder.

Landis, Nelson B., 73, Lancaster, Pa. Born: Feb. 26, 1921, Lancaster, Pa., to Harry M. and Irene Hershey Landis. Died: March 10, 1994, Lancaster, Pa., of cardiac arrest. Survivors - wife: Elizabeth Landis; children: Carolyn, James, Michael; brothers: Leroy, Jay; 2 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: March 14, Mellinger Mennonite Church, by Leon Oberholtzer and Wade Groff. He was minister at Mellinger Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa., for 20 years.

Litwiller, Ruth Crumrine, 68, Delavan, Ill. Born: March 21, 1926, Flanagan, Ill., to George and Esther Augsburger Crumrine. Died: March 30, 1994, Delavan, Ill., of cancer. Survivors - husband: Aaron Litwiller, Jr.; sons: Lonnie, Perry, Doug; brothers and sisters: George, Robert, Eugene, Dorothy Ingram, Loretta Graffis; 7 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Funeral and burial: April 2, Hopedale Mennonite Church, by H. James Smith.

Miller, James L., 37, Wooster, Ohio. Born: Nov. 26, 1956, Wooster, Ohio, to Mast and Mary Adelaide Miller. Died: April 4, 1994, Wooster, Ohio. Survivors - brother and sister: Robert, Sarah Little. Funeral and burial: April 7, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by Jim Schrag and Norma Duerksen.

Musser, Jay C., 89, Orrville, Ohio. Born: May 8, 1904, Orrville, Ohio, to Daniel W. and Emma Schrock Musser. Died: March 23, 1994, Orrville, Ohio. Survivors - sister: Ferne Zody. Funeral and burial: March 26, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, by Norma Duerksen.

Nace, Carrie D. Rush, 85, Dublin, Pa. Born: May 7, 1908, Plumsteadville, Pa., to William and Susie Detweiler Rush. Died: March 22, 1994, of cardiac arrest. Survivors - brother and sister: Paul D. Rush, Ruth D. Bergey; stepbrothers and sisters: Wilmer Detweiler, Alvin Detweiler, Miriam Meyers, Elizabeth Rush, Irma Detweiler, Dorothy Moyer. Predeceased by: Erwin R. Nace (husband). Funeral and burial: March 26, Deep Run Mennonite Church East, by Timothy D. Weaver and Arnold C. Roth.

Pierce, Catherine Marguerite Hilyard, 85, Lima, Ohio. Born: May 13, 1908, Allen County, Ohio, to Will and Lizzie Webb Hilyard. Died: March 20, 1994, Lima, Ohio. Survivors - daughter: Joy Ogle; one grandchild. Predeceased by: Ola E. Pierce (husband). Congregational membership: Northside Mennonite Church. Funeral: March 23, West Wayne Street Chapel of Chiles and Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, by Lavon J. Welty. Burial: Allentown Cemetery.

Vernon, Joel McKinnon, one day, West Liberty, Ohio. Born: March 31, 1994, Logan County, Ohio, to Mark and Nyla Frey Vernon. Died: April, 1994, Columbus, Ohio. Survivors - parents; brother: Bryce Jacob. Graveside service: April 6, South Union Mennonite Church Cemetery, by Randy Reminder.

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