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Lazarus Project

An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

1997 G

Gehman, Calvin Scott; . . Glick, Louise E. Lauver; . . Graybill, Dorothy Mae Reinard; . .

Gehman, Calvin Scott
, five, of Ewing, IL died February 15, 1997 due to a farm accident. He was born January 1, 1992 at Mt. Vernon, IL, the son of Virgil and Irene High Gehman, formerly of Juniata County. He is survived by three brothers and one sister, Michael, Marlin, Jesse and Carolyn, at home; and grandparents, H. Jacob and Olive Gehman of Thompsontown and Luke and Mary High of Myerstown.

Funeral services were held February 19, 1997 at Ewing Mennonite Church. Burial was in the Ewing Mennonite Cemetery, Ewing, IL

Source: The Juniata Sentinel, Mifflintown, PA
February 26, 1997
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler

Glick, Louise E. Lauver
, 49, of Mifflintown, PA died Thursday, April 17, 1997 at Lewistown Hospital. She was born in Oakland Mills December 22, 1947, the daughter of Raymond C. and Kathryn E. [Apple] Lauver of Mifflintown. Her husband, Allen R. Glick, whom she married November 2, 1968, survives.

She graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School in 1966. She was a member of Lost Creek Mennonite Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by two daughters, Donna M. Saner, Mifflintown, and Valerie A. Hostler, Mifflintown; two sons, Neil M. Glick, McAlisterville, and Nevin M. Glick, Mifflintown; five sisters, Judy Martin, New Columbia, PA, Barbara Brubaker, Mifflintown, Rachel Erb, Milton, Miriam Lauver, Mifflintown, and Lillian Weaver, Mifflintown; and three grandchildren.

The funeral service was held Sunday April 21, 1997 at Lost Creek Mennonite Church, with Pastor Gary L. Kraybill officiating. Interment followed in the Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements were handled by the Ronald C. Sheaffer Funeral Home, McAlisterville.

Source: The Juniata Sentinel, Mifflintown, PA
April 23, 1997
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler

Graybill, Dorothy Mae Reinard
, 78, of Richfield, PA, died Thursday, January 9, 1997, at her residence. Born in Snyder County, PA May 20, 1918, to Ammon and Carrie Herrold Reinard. February 20, 1944 she married William Mark Graybill, who preceded her in death November 15, 1979.

Mrs. Graybill was a member of Cross Roads Mennonite Church, Richfield. She was also a member of Richfield Ambulance League and was known as an accomplished quilter.

Surviving are a daughter, Josephine Louise Graybill, at home. Thirty-five nieces and nephews also survive.

Mrs. Graybill was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Daniel, Wilson and Samuel Reinard; and four sisters, Josephine I. Reinard, M. Alfaretta Longacre, Elizabeth Herr and Annabelle Hinkle.

The funeral service was Sunday, January 12, 2011at Cross Roads Mennonite Church, with Revs. Orval C. Graybill and Timothy E. Lauver officiating. Interment was in Lauver's Mennonite Cemetery, Richfield.

The George P. Garman Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Mills, was in charge of arrangements.

Source: The Juniata Sentinel, Mifflintown, PA
January 15, 1997
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler

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