Gospel Herald Obituaries - July, 1995

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Gospel Herald - Volume 88, Number 27 - July 4, 1995

Falb, Marion Dean, 57, Shelbyville, Mich. Born: Oct. 25, 1937, Orrville, Ohio, to Mylon and Saloma Smucker Falb. Died: May 24, 1995, Wooster, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors- daughter: Melissa Falb; stepdaughter: Maria Sinkovics; brothers and sisters: Larry, Lucille Mast, Ruth Wagers, Lorene Amstutz, Lois Newcomer. Congregational membership: Kern Road Chapel. Funeral and burial: May 27, Smithville Mennonite Church, by Richard Ross and Glenn Steiner.

Frederick, Isaac L., 67, Strasburg, Pa. Born: Sept. 14, 1927, Franconia, Pa., to N. Clayton and Martha Metz Frederick. Died: May 28, 1995, Strasburg, Pa., from cardiac arrest. Survivors-wife: Mary Shirk Frederick; children: Sharon Showalter, Marilyn Kurtz, Debra Groff, Duane; 9 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: June 1, Strasburg Mennonite Church, by John Good, Charles Good, Nathan Hege, and Ernest Hess. He was ordained as minister in 1954 and served six Mennonite congregations. At the time of his death, he was serving Byerland Mennonite Church.

Mast, Uriah L., 75, Sarasota, Fla. Born: Oct. 12, 1919, Topeka, Ind., to Levi L. and Susan Guengerich Mast. Died: June 14, 1995, Sarasota, Fla., of a heart attack. Survivors-wife: Edith Buerge Mast; children: Lenette Shaw, Allen D., Glen E.; sister and brothers: Ada Yoder, Samuel L., Edward L., John L., Melvin L.; 5 grandchildren. Funeral: June 19, Bay Shore Mennonite Church, by Howard S. Schmitt. Burial: Palms Memorial Park.

Nofziger, Gideon Will, stillborn, June 11, 1995, Archbold, Ohio, to Ross and Jo N Nofziger . Survivors-brothers and sisters: Carrie, Lydia, Seth, Eliot. Graveside service and burial: June 13, Lockport Mennonite Church Cemetery, by Wilmer Hartman, Walter Stuckey, and Rick Jones.

Ramseyer, John E., Jr., 77, Smithville, Ohio. Born: Feb. 12, 1918, Sterling, Ohio, to John E. and L. Mae Raeder Ramseyer, Sr. Died: May 25, 1995, Smithville, Ohio, of cancer. Survivors-wife: Lois Hartzler Ramseyer; daughters: Melissa Schrock, Connie Stinson, Phyllis McCoy, Winifred; brothers and sisters: Paul, Roy, Ella Pearl Smucker, Mae Smucker. Funeral: May 29, Smithville Mennonite Church, by Glenn Steiner and Richard Ross. Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Rhodes, Lloyd B., 84, Harrisonburg, Va. Born: April 10, 1911, Rockingham County, Va., to Otho and Sophia Burkholder Rhodes. Died: May 11, 1995, Harrisonburg, Va. Survivors-wife: Frances Branner Rhodes; sons: Fred, Edward; brother and sisters: Clarence, Mary, Gladys Rhodes Coakley; one grandchild, one great-grandchild. Memorial service: May 13, Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, by Wayne North, Catherine Longenecker, and Clarence Moyers. Burial: Lindale Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Schwartz, Catherine C. "Katie" Wickey, 71. Born: Aug. 21, 1923, Nappanee, Ind., to Christian and Susan Helmuth Wickey. Died: June 7, 1995, Sturgis, Mich. Survivors-children: Josephine Troyer, Esther Mast, Frederick, Marvin, Merlin, John, Jr., Devona Keely; brothers and sisters: Chris, Sam, Henry, and Rudy Wickey, Barbara Schmucker, Josephine Miller; 22 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: John P. Schwartz (husband) and James J. (son). Congregational membership: South Colon Mennonite Church. Funeral and burial: June 11, Locust Grove Mennonite Church, by Jay Ulrich.

Steckley, Edna Mae Brenneman, 84, Sarasota, Fla. Born: July 1, 1910, Pigeon, Mich., to Noah and Mary Kropf Brenneman. Died: June 12, 1995, Sarasota, Fla. Survivors- husband: Milton Steckley; children: Jim, Nancy Hershberger; 3 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 15, Bay Shore Mennonite Church, by Howard S. Schmitt. Burial: Manasota Memorial Park.


Gospel Herald - Volume 88, Number 28 - July 11, 1995

Albrecht, Kathryn Lehman, 78, Goshen, Ind. Born: Jan. 31, 1917, Columbiana, Ohio, to Ivan and Elsie Metzler Lehman. Died: June 16, 1995, Goshen, Ind. Survivors- daughters: Shirley Shenk, Alice Hill; 3 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Howard L. Albrecht (husband). Funeral services: June 21, College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.; June 22, First Mennonite Church in Morton, by Doane Brubaker. Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Bontrager, Savilla Hochstedler, 94, Greentown, Ind. Born: Jan. 31, 1901, Howard County, Ind., to Emanuel and Barbara Schmucker Hochstedler. Died: April 30, 1995, Greentown, Ind. Survivors- sons: Emanuel, William "Pete"; sister: Polly Lavengood; 7 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Milo C. Bontrager (husband). Funeral: May 3, Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, by Lee Miller. Burial: Mast Cemetery.

Gingerich, Joseph William, 90, Kouts, Ind. Born: Feb. 24, 1905, Normal, Ill., to Andrew and Mary Martin Gingerich. Died: May 16, Valparaiso, Ind., of heart failure. Survivors-wife: Ada Martin Gingerich; children; Mary Ann Gibson, Donald, Janet Good, Lydia Kreiger, Richard, James; siblings; Irvin, Alvin, Delmar, Bertha Speicher, Elsie Birky, Lavera Birky; 13 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by; Allan (son). Funeral and burial: May 19, Hopewell Mennonite Church, by John F. Murray and Jerry Kandel.

Kauffman, Norma Ruth King, 79, Hubbard, Ore. Born: April 15, 1916, Hubbard, Ore., to Oliver and Florence Burck King. Died: June 16, 1995, Hubbard, Ore., of cancer. Survivors-children; Vernon, Arden, Kenneth, Howard, Wilbur, Eileen Bacon, Margaret Butler, Vesta Stanley; brothers and sisters: Lyle, Howard and Eunice King, Beulah Cowan, Doris Hooley; 25 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. predeceased by: Vernon Kauffman (husband) and Carolyn and Karen (daughters). Funeral and burial; June 20, Zion Mennonite Church, by Richard Regier, Michele Hershberger, and Del Hershberger.

Kaufman, Abram, 97, Plain City, Ohio. Born: Sept. 18, 1897, Holmes County, Ohio, to Noah and Elizabeth Hershberger Kaufman. Died: June 8, 1995, Marysville, Ohio. Survivors-children; Julia A. Longenecker, Paul J., James E., John O., R. Timothy; 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Beulah Mae Hartzler Kaufman (second wife), Mary Imogene Thomas Kaufman (first wife), and Carl M. (son). Funeral and burial; June 12, Sharon Mennonite Church, by Elvin Sommers and David Troyer. He was ordained in 1933 at Sharon Mennonite Church, where he served for 30 years. He also pastored in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Tazewell, Va.

Miller, Lester J., 83, Phoenix, Ariz. Born: March 2, 1912, Wauseon, Ohio, to Gideon and Lena Miller. Died: June 10, 1995, Glendale, Ariz., of cancer. Survivors-wife; Esther Stoner Miller; children: Rosemary Shenk, Margaret Pennington, Corinne Swartzendruber; stepchildren; Mary Ann Stauffer, John Stoner; brothers and sister: Cletus, Lewis, Annajean Evers; 9 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by; Bessie Rupp Miller (first wife). Funeral; June 15, Grace Mennonite Church, by James L. Kropf and Ray Smee. Burial: Resthaven Cemetery.

Showalter, Viola Frances Heatwole, 88, Waynesboro, Va. Born; Nov. 23, 1906, to Etter and Margaret Heatwole. Died; May 21, 1995, Waynesboro, Va. Survivors-husband; Clark A. Showalter; children: Ethan, Daniel, Henry, Paul, Margaret, John, Lillie; 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Springdale Mennonite Church, by Earl Monroe and Richard H. Showalter.

Snyder, Julia Salome Kauffman, 87, Salem, Ore. Born; April 11, 1908, Corning, Calif., to David H. and Leah H. Yoder Snyder. Died: May 20, 1995, Salem, Ore., of cancer. Survivors-children: Jean Elizabeth, John Robert; sister: Margaret Victoria Snyder; 3 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren. Predeceased by: John Monroe Snyder (husband). Memorial service: May 23, Western Mennonite Church. Body donated to science.

Snyder, Suie B., 85, Mount Joy, Pa. Born; Feb. 18, 1910, Rapho Twp., Pa., to Levi E. and Sue Bender Snyder. Died: June 19, 1995, Lancaster, Pa. Survivors-sisters: Emma Stauffer, Mary E. Funeral: June 21, Mount Joy Mennonite Church, by Joe Sherer, Clarence Stauffer, and Dennis Kuhns. Burial; Erisman Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Sommers, Noah, 94, Kokomo, Ind. Born: April 18, 1901, Miami County, Ind., to Daniel and Elizabeth Zook Sommers. Died; June 11, 1995, Kokomo, Ind. Survivors-children: Wayne, Darlton, Byron, Lois Martin, Miriam Bontrager, Darlene Miller; brothers and sister: Albert, Clayton, Esther Troyer; 29 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 2 step-great grandchildren. Predeceased by; Esther Strebins Sommers (wife). Funeral; June 14, Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, by Lee Miller. Burial: Mast Cemetery.

Stutzman, Dan G., 85, Sarasota, Fla. Born; Aug. 16, 1909, Dodge City, Kan., to George and Anna Stutzman. Died; June 5, 1995, Sarasota, Fla. Survivors-wife: Marie Miller Stutzman; sons: Leo, Vernon, Duane; stepchildren: Darrel Miller, Lois Schrock-Couch, Loretta Matthews, Charlene Miller; 22 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren. Congregational membership: Bahia Vista Mennonite Church. Funeral: June 10, Middlebury Mennonite Church, by Gene Troyer and Homer Y Yoder. Burial: Shore Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Weaver, Nelson M., 37, Ephrata, Pa. Born: Aug. 23, 1957, Lebanon County, Pa., to Melvin N. and Virginia Martin Weaver. Died: June 8, 1995, Wildwood, N.J., in a motorcycle accident. Survivors- wife: Bonita J. Shoemaker Weaver; children; Mark, Wendi; stepsons; Gregory Harris, Christopher Helm; mother; siblings: Earl, Mervin, Elvin, Leonard, Glenn, Grace Kauffman, Katherine Seiders, Louella Heisey, Lorraine Leininger, Miriam Agnew, Carolyn Ammons; one step grandson. Memorial service; June 17, Forest Hills Mennonite Church, by J. Lester Graybill and Douglas Kaufman. Cremated.

Witmer, Loreen Annie, 49, Dunnville, Ont. Born: Markham, Ont., to Willis and Elmina Wideman Cressman. Died: June 3, 1995, Dunnville, Ont., of a brain tumor. Survivors- husband: Homer D. Witmer; brother and sister: Gordon W., Elsie Reesor. Funeral: June 8, Christian Reformed Church, by Rod Weber and Lester Kehl. Burial; Rainham Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Zook, Sarah Hertzler, 90, Honey Brook, Pa. Born: Dec. 24, 1904, Elverson, Pa., to Joseph and Elizabeth Warfel Hertzler. Died; June 4, 1995, Honey Brook, Pa. Survivors- children: Larry , Glenn, Rhoda Mast, Beth E by, Ruth Stoltzfus; sisters; Alice Abbot t, Anna Fisher, Ruth Blank, Martha Smoker, Rebecca Stoltzfus; 18 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Menno Zook (husband). Funeral and burial; June 7, Conestoga Mennonite Church, by Nathan Stoltzfus and Harvey Stoltzfus.


Gospel Herald - Volume 88, Number 29 - July 18, 1995

Alma, Jan, 84, Holt, Mich. Born: March 14, 1911, Utrecht, Holland, to Laurens and Akke Terhorst Alma. Died: June 20, 1995, Lansing, Mich., of heart failure. Survivors-daughter: Louise Lind; brothers and sister: Gerrit, Wym, Hilda Zerign-Stuart; 3 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Martha Bottner Alma (wife). Congregational membership: Michigan State University Mennonite Fellowship. Funeral: June 25, East Lansing, Mich., by David L. Haarer. Cremated.

Beck, Myrtle V, Short, 89, Millersburg, Ohio. Born: May 18, 1906, Archbold, Ohio, to Henry and Eliza Eicher Short. Died: June 24, 1995, Millersburg, Ohio. Survivors-children: Lowell E., Bernadine Mast; brothers and sister: Willard L. and Calvin Short, Frieda; 4 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Olan L. Beck (husband). Funeral and burial: June 27, Lockport Mennonite Church, by Carl Wiebe, Walter Stuckey, and Allen Rutter.

Bontrager, Edith Elaine Jantze, 77, Milford, Neb. Born: June 13, 1918, Milford, Neb., to Amos and Katherine Jantze. Died: June 15, 1995, Hydro, Okla. Survivors-children: Robert, John, Ruth Ann Miller; 11 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Elman Bontrager (husband). Memorial services: June 17, Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Hydro, Okla.; June 19, Bellwood Mennonite Church, Milford, Neb.; June 20, East Union Mennonite Church, Kalona, Iowa. Burial: Kalona, Iowa.

Boshart, Gale Martin, 39, Wayland, Iowa. Born: Nov. 26, 1955, Fort Wayne, Ind., to Don and Eldora Roth Boshart. Died: June 15, 1995, Wayland, Iowa, in an accident. Survivors-wife: Annette K. Graber Boshart; children: Christopher, Jackie, Jenae; brother and sister: Mark, Jan Shelman. Funeral and burial: June 18, Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, by Ruben Chupp and Roger Farmer.

Chupp, Willis E., 79, Howe, Ind. Born: May 17, 1916, White Cloud, Mich., to Eli J. and Sarah E. Fry Chupp. Died: June 20, 1995, LaGrange, Ind. Survivors-children: Wilma Kanable, Barbara Grubaugh, Roger, Steve, Delmar; brother and sister: Amos, Adeltne Yoder; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Beulah M. Schrock Chupp (wife). Funeral: June 24, Marion Mennonite Church, by Brad Miller and Tim Lichti. Burial: Miller Cemetery .

Cressman, Magdalena Martin, 88, West Montrose, Ont. Born: Dec. 27, 1906, Woolwich Twp., Ont., to Abram and Louisa E by Martin. Died: June 1, 1995, St. Jacobs, Ont., of Alzheimer's disease. Survivors-husband: Daniel Cressman; children: Erma Dettwiler, Curtis, Mervin; 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral and burial: June 5, St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, by Sue C. Steiner .

Jantzi, Emma W. Lichty, 78, Stratford, Ont. Born: Feb. 14, 1917, Mornington Twp., Ont., to Joseph and Catherine Wagler Lichty. Died: June 7, 1995, Stratford, Ont., of heart failure. Survivors-children: Gerald, Shirley Schultz; brother and sister: Sam Lichty, Nancy Leis; 8 grandchildren, a great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Aaron W. Jantzi (husband). Funeral and burial: June 10, Riverdale Mennonite Church, by Glenn Zehr and Jane Kuepfer.

Kamp, Silas D., 82, Orrville, Ohio. Born: Sept. 5, 1912, Dalton, Ohio, to Otto and Elizabeth Zimmerly Kamp. Died: June 18, 1995, Orrville, Ohio. Survivors-wife: Martha Mast Kamp; sons: Kenneth, Edward, Stanley, Michael; sisters: Sylvia Jaberg, Melvena Gerber, Verna Raber , Marie Amstutz; 20 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 21, Orrville Mennonite Church, by John and Barbara Lehman. Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery.

Kayes, Doris Weaver, 73, Heidelberg, Ont. Died: June 3, 1995, Cambridge, Ont., of cancer. Survivors- children: Linda Cutler, Jane Madai, Christopher; sisters: Mildred Garner, Lila Callander; 8 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Charles Kayes (husband). Funeral and burial: June 6, St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, by Sue C. Steiner.

Martin, Clara Florence Neff, 82, Fairview, Mich. Born: April 7, 1913, Fairview, Mich., to Henry and Rosa Zook Neff. Died: June 23, 1995, Clare, Mich., of Parkinson's disease. Survivors-children: Gerald J., Karen L. Martin Johnson; brothers and sister: Carl, Elmer, and Rolla Neff, Mae Marie Belinsky; 6 grandchildren. Predeceased by: H. Daniel Martin (husband). Funeral and burial: June 27, Fairview Mennonite Church, by Virgil Hershberger .

Roth, Graham Mackenzie, stillborn, June 20, 1995, Kitchener, Ont., to Barry and Sharon Schumm Roth. Survivors-parents; paternal and maternal grandparents. Memorial service: June 24, Kitchener- Waterloo Hospital Chapel. Burial: First Mennonite Church Cemetery, Kitchener, Ont.

Stoltzfus, Bryan, 62, Oskaloosa, Iowa. Born: April 25, 1932, Martinsburg, Pa., to D. D. and Martha Stoltzfus. Died: Dec. 25, 1994, San Diego, Calif., of complications following a lung transplant. Survivors-wife: Margaret Gerber Stoltzfus; children: Tina Horst, Tony, Arlin, Ellen, Bill; brothers and sister: Daniel, Fred, Alan, Viva Lugbill; 4 grandchildren. Memorial service: Dec. 31, 1994, College Avenue Friends Meeting, by Alien Bowman and John R. Smucker. Cremated.

Stutzman, Edith Barbara, 73, Milford, Neb. Born: Feb. 2, 1922, Milford, Neb., to Elmer and Ida Stutzman. Died: June 25, 1995, Seward, Neb. Survivors-daughter: Pauline; sisters: Verda Bus boom, Elva Roth, Vietta Stauffer; one grandchild, one great-grandchild. Predeceased by: Wesley Stutzman (husband). Funeral and burial: June 27, East Fairview Mennonite Church, by William Saltzman and Lloyd Gingerich.

Trotter, Elsie F. Martin, 84, Leetonia, Ohio. Born: Feb. 25, 1911, Columbiana, Ohio, to Stephen and Catharine Lehman Martin. Died: May 27, 1995, Salem, Ohio, of congestive heart failure. Survivors-husband: John H. Trotter; children: Harold, Janice Case; brother: Eber Martin; 3 grandchildren. Funeral: May 29, Leetonia Mennonite Church, by Robert D. Yoder. Burial: Midway Mennonite Church Cemetery.


Gospel Herald - Volume 88, Number 30 - July 25, 1995

Benner, Sheryl, 39. Born: Brattleboro, Vt., to Willard and Marjorie Bechtel Benner. Died: June 19, 1995, Phoenixville, Pa. Survivors-parents; grandmother: Arvilla Bechtel; siblings: Wayne, David, Wilma Cordes. Congregational membership: Word of Joy Community Church. Memorial service and burial: June 25, Vincent Mennonite Church, by James L. Maust.

Detweiler, Alverda Benner, 84, Souderton, Pa. Born: May 11, 1911, Montgomery County, Pa., to John D. and Lizzie Detweiler Benner. Died: June 18, 1995, Souderton, Pa. Survivors-husband: Oswin F . Detweiler. Funeral: June 22, Souderton Mennonite Homes Chapel, by Gerald A. Clemmer and Merlin S. Hedrick. Burial: Souderton Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Godshall, Marvin K., 85, Telford, Pa. Born: Feb. 17, 1910, Vernfield, Pa., to William S. and Sallie Koffel Godshall. Died: July 2, 1995, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors-wife: Hannah L. Moyer Godshall; children: WaIter M., Arvin M., Clyde M., Grace Moyer, Betty Landis, Miriam Derstine, Thelma Bergey, Alda Kratz; siblings: Elmer, William, Tillie Freed, Sadie Landis, lva Hackman, Ruth G. Ruth, Naomi G. Halteman; 37 grandchildren, 92 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 5, Franconia Mennonite Meeting house, by Steven E. Landis and John M. Ehst. Burial: Franconia Mennonite Cemetery.

Kratz, Hilda S. Derstine, 85, Souderton, Pa. Born: Feb. 9, 1910, Souderton, Pa., to James B. and Katie Schmidt Derstine. Died: June 28, 1995, Sellersville, Pa. Survivors- children: James D., John D., Ray D.; sisters: Naomi Shisler, Kathryn Landis; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Waiter M. Kratz (husband) and Gerald (infant son). Funeral: June 30, Souderton Mennonite Homes, by Truman H. Brunk, David A. Stevens, and Merlin Hedrick. Burial: Blooming Glen Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Lauber, Clarence, 78, Edmonton, Alta. Born: Nov. 12, 1916, Tofield, Alta., to Benjamin and Phoebe Stauffer Lauber. Died: May 29, 1995, Edmonton, Alta., of heart failure. Survivors-wife: Wilma Roth Lauber; children: Bev Knudslien; Joanne Rude, Jim, Mary Lou Weir, Wendy Lockhart, Lynn Reichart; sisters and brother: Ada Hostetler, Katie, Harold; 14 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 1, Holyrood Mennonite Church, by Ray Landis. Burial: Glenwood Memorial Gardens.

Schrag, Levi M., 81, Lowville, N.Y. Born: Aug. 11, 1913, Bel fort, N.Y., to Jacob and Magdalene Martin Schrag. Died: June 12, 1995. Survivors-wife: Esther Gingerich Schrag; children: Gladys Wade, Thelma, Wilfred, Robert; foster son: Fred Smith; sisters: Louise Litwiller, Katie Roggie, Ruth Beller; 7 grandchildren. Predeceased by: Mary Jane (daughter). Funeral: June 15, Naumburg Mennonite Church, by Elmer Moser, Julius Moser, and Bruce Lyndaker. Burial: Croghan Mennonite Cemetery .

Schrock, Mattie Yoder, 98, Goshen, Ind. Born: April 24, 1897, Reno County, Kan. Died: June 26, 1995, Goshen, Ind. Survivors-children: Elizabeth Beck, Sue Kurtz, Barbara Weaver, Alma Bontreger, Mary Y Yoder , Edward; brother: Tobe Yoder; 23 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by: David S. Schrock (husband), Alvin (son), and 3 infant sons. Funeral: July 1, Holdeman Mennonite Church, by Simon Gingerich and David Heusinkveld. Burial: Olive West Cemetery.

Shenk, Lester Joseph, Sr., 82, Newport News, Va. Born: June 17, 1913, Denbigh, Va., to Levi J. and Amanda Yoder Shenk. Died: June 17, 1995, Williamsburg, Va. Survivors-son: Lester Joseph Shenk, Jr.; brothers and sisters: Mary Florence, Margaret M., Mildred S. Moyer, John M., Miriam S. Baer, Martha S. Godshall; 3 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ethel Harris Shenk (wife). Funeral and burial: June 19, Warwick River Mennonite Church, by Kenneth Stevanus, Ernest Godshall, and Bill Howard.

Yoder, Carol M., 69, Glendale, Ariz. Born: May 17, 1926, Goshen, Ind., to Ordo J. and Lela Buzzard Y Yoder . Died: May 26, 1995, Phoenix, Ariz. Survivors-daughter: Kaylene Yoder; brother and sisters: Herbert, Joyce Leinbach, Lois Dickmeyer; one grandchild. Funeral: May 28, Trinity Mennonite Church, by Peter Wiebe and Ray Keim, Burial: Resthaven Cemetery.

Yordy, Richard Joseph, 72. Born: Oct. 8, 1922, Eureka, Ill., to WaIter and Alma Eigsti Yordy. Died: May 21,1995, Calgary, Alta. Survivors- wife: Ruth Miller Yordy; sons: Alan, Philip, David; brother and sister: James, Edith; 3 grandchildren. Memorial services: Foothills Mennonite Church and St. Jacobs Mennonite Church. He was ordained in 1946 at Perryton, Tex., and pastored 43 years in Texas, Illinois, Kansas, New York, and Ontario. He also served on the boards of Mennonite Mutual Aid, the Mennonite Publication Board, Goshen Biblical Seminary, and the Goshen College Board of Overseers.

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