., son of David and Catherine (Miller) Yoder, was born
Aug. 5, 1878, in Holmes Co., Ohio. He died at Grace Hospital,
Hutchinson, Kan., on Jan. 20, 1971. Aged 92 yr., 5 mo., and 14 days.
He came to Reno County, Kansas, with his parents when he was six years
old and resided there since.
In his youth he accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and became a
member of the O.O. Amish Mennonite Church and in this faith he passed
On Dec. 13, 1900, he was united in marriage to Mary, dau. of Jerry and
Fanne Miller She predeceased him Mar. 4, 1948. To them were born 13
children of whom two died in infancy, and Daniel Feb. 21, 1970. The
following children survive: Albert, Menno, and Harry of Hutchinson,
Kan., Jerry, Yoder, Kan., Calvin, Sheridan, Ore., Melvin, Hutchinson,
Catherine, Mrs. Joe A. Miller, Grove City, Minn., Roman, Sheridan,
Ore., Abe, Hutchinson, and Mary, Mrs. Mahlon Wagler, Partridge, Kan.
Other survivors include: 1 brother, David, Wooster, Ohio; 68
grandchildren; and 114 great-grandchildren.
He had enjoyed good health until the Last few months. Blood clots and
other complications were the immediate cause of his death,.
Services were held on Jan. 23, 1971, with John N. Mast, David D. Jones,
and David L. Miller as speakers. Burial in West Center Cemetery.
From: Amish-Mennonite Church,
Herold der Wahrheit, March 1971, p. 57
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin