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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.

2000  N to Q

 Nafziger, Sara A. Clymer ; . .  Nofziger, Orpha L.;  

Nafziger, Sara A. Clymer
, 82, of Lands Homes, Lititz and formerly of Gordonville died June 9, 2000 at her daughters home in Stevens, PA. Born in Lancaster County, PA TO Martin and Mabel Winey Clymer. She was married for 59 years in February to Pastor Ira Nafziger. She was a member of Faith Mennonite Felowship, Stevens, pa

Surviving is her husband Ira and three sons, Dr.J. Calvin husband of Naomi Nafziger of Columbus, Ohio, Leslie, husband of Bonnie Nafziger of Ephrata. and Robert, husband of Evelyn Nafziger of Washington Boro; 10 daughters, Twila, wife of Kenneth Ryan of Bainbridge, Ga., Joyce, wife of Theron McCarty, Sara Nafziger-Shelly wife of LaMar Shelly, and Cynthia, wife of Dennis Detweiler, all of Hickory N.C., Lucille, wife of Greg Ositko of lewisberry, Carol, wife of Darrell Good and ShirIey Nafziger-Lyne, both of Ephrata, Bonita Osley of Atlanta, Yvonne, wife of Marvin Miller of Red Lake, Ontario, Canada, June Nafziger- Eberly, wife of Gaey Eberly of Stevens; 41 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, James Clymer of Lititz and Abram Clymer Of Harrisonburg, Va.; and six sisters, Esther, wife of Ben Martin of Crestview, Fla., Mildred, wife of Harold Martin of Phoenix, Miriam, wife of Jason Stoltzfus of Carlsbad, N.M., Lois, wife of Ralph Bender of Morris Run, Rhoda, wife of James Sauder of Reading, and Catherine, wife of Henry Holt of Lititz

She was preceded in death by a son, Leon, a daughter, Mabel; and four brothers John, Daniel, LLoyd and Mark Clymer.

Source: Lancaster, PA - New Era 2000-6-10
Submitted by: Leon Hertzler

Orpha L.

Orpha L. Nofziger, 85, Pettisville, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2000, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, where she had resided the past three years.
Born Jan. 31, 1915, near Wauseon, she was the daughter of William B. and Clara (Beck) Nofziger. A resident of Pettisville 27 years, she worked at Das Essen Haus near Pettisville for 25 years, and was a seamstress. She was a member of the West Clinton Mennonite Church near Pettisville.
Surviving are four sisters, Berneda Stuckey and Mrs. Earl (Ada) Stuckey, West Unity; Mrs. Cal (Marjorie) Short, Archbold; and Mrs. Herbert (Virginia) Nofziger, Lyons.
Memorial services are tomorrow, Thursday, 4 p.m. at the West Clinton Mennonite Church. Edward Diener, Bob Stuckey, and Marvin Grieser are the officiating pastors. Burial precedes the service in the Pettisville Cemetery. Friends may call at Short Funeral Home, Archbold, from 2-9 p.m., today, Wednesday, and 11 a.m.-12 noon, Thursday.
Obituary: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 29 Nov 2000
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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