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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.

1998 I to K

Kanagy, Alvin C. Rev. ; . .   King, Glenford D. ; . .   King, Willard W. ; . .   

Kanagy, Alvin C. Rev.
, 71, died Nov. 6, 1998 at Dayton, VA the home of his daughter, where he lived since December 1997. Prior to this he lived in Chambersburg, Pa.

He was born Oct 31, 1927 in Belleville, PA to Jacob E. and Sallie E. Kanagy. November 28,1946 he married Annie Barbara Yoder

Survived by his wife Annie and his children, Sharon Heatwole of Weyers Cave, Paul Kanagy of Townville, N.C., Pauline Layman of Dayton, Phil Kanagy and John Kanagy, both of Timberville, David Kanagy of Harrisonburg, Arlen Kanagy of Granite Falls, N.C., and Julia Hales of Richmond; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Mattie Yoder and Amelia Kanagy, both of Stuarts Draft, and Naomi Peachy of Belleville, Pa., and brothers, Lee Kanagy of Belleville, Pa., Ezra Kanagy of Shreve, Urla Kanagy of Hartville, and John Kanagy of Blackville, S.C.; ten grand children; one great grand children.

He was predeceased by a daughter Faith Dawn in 1996.

Memorial service was Monday Nov 9, 1998 at 7 p.m. at Weavers Mennonite Church Harrisonburg, VA with the Revs. Jospeh C. Shenk, Leon Schrock and Ray Geigly officiating. Burial was at Weavers Cemetery on Monday Nov 9, 1998 at 4 p.m.

Source: GenealogyBuff OHIO - Wayne County
Miscellaneous 1998
Submitted by Leon Hertzler

King, Glenford D.

Glenford D. King, 74, rural Wauseon, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998, in his home, following a brief illness.

            Born Jan. 21, 1924, near Wauseon, he was a son of Clarence and Emma (Wyse) King, and Married Ruth Liechty on July 30, 1944.  A lifelong resident of the Wauseon area, he was a farmer, and owned and operated a portable sawmill business known as King Lumber the past nine years.  For many years, he served on the Board of Toledo Rescue Mission and with his wife, served in voluntary service at Tucson Ariz., the past five winters.  A charter member of the North Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, he was a member of the Gideon's International, having served as chaplain.

            Survivors include his wife, Ruth; two sons, Darrel (Carolyn) King, Archbold; and Roland (Lovina) King, Wauseon; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Karen) Burkholder, rural Wauseon; and Mrs. Matt (Lanita) Boyers, Archbold; 11 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Leonard (Lois) King, Wauseon, and Ivan (Shirley) King, Archbold, and one sister, Mrs. Gene (Mary Alice) Waidelich, Archbold.

            Services were Saturday, 2:30 p.m., North Clinton Mennonite Church with Gary Blosser and Michael Zehr as the officiating pastors.  Burial was in the Pettisville Cemetery.  

Obit: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 9 Sep 1998
            Submitted by: Mona Mann


King, Willard W.

Willard W. King, 82, rural Wauseon, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, in the Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon.

            A retired dairy farmer, he was a son of Simon and Katie (Wyse) King.  He married Grace (Schmucker) on Sept. 15, 1915, and she survives.  He was a member of Inlet Mennonite Church, rural Wauseon.

            Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Willard (Charlene) VanPelt, Columbiana, Ohio; and Mrs. Wendell (Judy) Selzer, Kansas City, Mo.; one son, Daniel (Lynette) King, Minooka, Ill.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one sister Ada Miller, Pettisville; and two brothers, Lawrence and Lester King, both of Wauseon.

            Funeral services were Tuesday, 11 a.m., West Clinton Mennonite Church with Rick Jones as the officiating pastor.  Burial was in Pettisville Cemetery.                                  

Obit: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 1998
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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