.; Gautsche, LeAnna
; Geesey, Judy
Glick, Jonas S.;
Gongwer, Verna J. Blosser
Born: 3-9-1916, Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
Died: 6-23-2001, 175 W. Church St., Denver, Pa.
Husband of: Emma N. Weaver Garman, 62 years in Nov.
Son of: Isaac H. and Annie G. Sauder Garman
Surviving Sons: Leon, at home, Luke (Mary Ann Weaver) Garman, Lamar
(Eileen Seibel) Garman, both of Denver, Pa. Lawrence (Anna Mary
Martin) Garman of Quarryville, Pa., Landis (Lois Ann Gingrich) Garman
of Manheim, Pa.
Surviving Daughters: Erma (Mahlon S.) Martin of Lititz, Pa., Anna (Leon
S.) Musser of Manheim, Martha Jane (Phares S.) Hurst of Leola, Pa.,
Esther Mae (Robert S.) Burkholder of Millerstown, Pa., Irene (Joel)
Showalter of New Holland, Pa.
Grandchildren: 55. reat-grandchildren: 49
Sisters: Anna S. Musser of Myerstown, Pa., and Emma S. Oberholtzer of
Brothers: Christian S. Garman of Ephrata, Pa., Joseph S. (Edna H.
Seibel) Garman, and Moses S. (Edna M. Zimmerman) Garman, both of
Lititz, Pa., Isaac S. (Eva Nolt) Garman of New Holland, Pa.
Paul was a member of Springville Mennonite Church, Ephrata, Pa.
He was a retired farmer.
Funeral Notice: Roseboro Funeral Home, 6th & Walnut Street, Denver
Pa. on Friday, June 30, 2001, at 9 a.m. with Bishop Lester B. Martin
Officiating. Further services at Springville Mennonite Church.
Interment in adjoining Springville Mennonite Cem., Friends and
Relatives may call at Farmcrest Chapel at Fairmount Home, 219 Cats Back
Rd., Ephrata, Pa. on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m..
Please omit flowers.
Original obituary may be
obtained from the
Intelligencer Journal, Published, Monday,
June 25, 2001, Lancaster, Pa.
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard
M. Sauder Gautsche, 73, Archbold, died Friday, June, 15, 2001, Fulton
Wauseon, where she had resided 12 days.
Jan. 25, 1928, near Pettisville, she was a daughter of Harry and Viola
Sauder. She married Dale Gautsche on Aug. 28, 1948. A lifelong resident
Pettisville and Archbold area, she was a Pettisville School bus driver,
1976 she and her husband opened the Die Alt Scheier Restaurant in
Villlage. Later they began a bed and breakfast in their home at
1996 they retired and moved to a Fairlawn duplex. She was involved in
Economic Development Association, Fairlawn Haven activities, Mennonite
and the Fulton
County Health Center
was a charter member of the Tedrow Mennonite
is survived by her husband, Dale; three sons; Kevin (Angela) Gautsche,
Mich.; Luther (Mary Ann) Gautche, rutal Archbold, and LaDell Gautsche,
Colo.; one daughter, Mrs. Miichael (Alonna) Spmnger, Lancaster, Pa.;
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Troyer,
Mrs. Allen (Donna) Gnagey, Archbold.
services were Monnday, 4 p.m. at the church. Randy Nafziger was the
pastor. Burial in the Pettisville
Buckeye, 20 Jun 2001
Submitted by: Mona Mann
GEESEY, Judy M.
Born: 12-27-1954, Lancaster, Pa.
Died: 6-20-2001, New Providence, Pa.
Wife of: Fred R. Geesey. Daughter of: Daniel Clymer and Eva I.
Bingeman Clymer Nolt. Stepdaughter of Richard B. Nolt.
Mother of: Douglas M., Kurtis M., Kyle J., Jean E. (Henry R.) Eberly of
Marion, Oh., Lois A. (Robert) Good of Denver, Pa.
Brother: Dale R. (Phyllis) Clymer of York, Pa.
Judy was a member of Mellinger Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa.
She was a homemaker and loved crocheting, cooking, baking, and
traveling to mountains and the beach.
Services: Mellinger Mennonite Church, 1916 Lincoln Hwy. East,
Lancaster, Pa. on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.. Burial in adjoining cem.
Original obituary and photo may
be obtained from
Intelligencer Journal, Published Friday,
June 22, 2001, Lancaster, Pa
Submitted by: Peggy Reichard
Born: 4-17-1962, Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.
Died: 6-1-2001, Lancaster Gen. Hosp., Lancaster, Pa.
Son of: David W. and Sarah Stoltzfus Glick
Jonas died in a farm accident. He was running a manure spreader
and accidentally fell off and was either run over or dragged. He
suffered head injuries from which he did not recover.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Survivors include 7 sisters: Katie (Elmer) Fisher and Linda (Samuel)
King, both of Bird-In-Hand, Pa., Barbara (John) Stoltzfoos of Holtwood,
Anna (Amos) Fisher and Miriam (John W.) Glick Jr, both of Mill Hall,
Sadie (John) Beiler of Strasburg, and Mary (Simeon) Stoltzfus of
Millersburg. Three brothers, Jacob (Barbara King) Glick of
Lancaster, Benuel (Katie King) Glick of Paradise, and David (Ruth
Beiler) Glick of Port Royal, Pa.
Services were held in the home followed by burial in Beiler Amish
Cemetery, Ronks, Pa.
Original obituary can be
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, published
Saturday, June 2, 2001, Lancaster, Pa.
Gongwer, Verna J. Blosser
June 15,1933 -March 18, 2001
GOSHEN - Verna J. Gongwer
of 66369 C.R. 9, died at 9:20 a.m. Sunday (March 18, 2001) at her
residence. She had been ill since 1997. She , was born June 15, 1933,
in Harrison Township to Oscar and Mabel (Martin) Blosser. She
married Dale Gongwer June 17, 1951.
He survives with two daughters, Mrs. Enos (Connie) Davidhizar of
Wakarusa and Mrs. Jeffrey (Beth) Fervida of Milford; three sons, Dennis
of Columbus, Ohio, Steven R. of Goshen and Michael of Anderson; 13
grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Melvin (Irma)
Crilow of Goshen; and three brothers, Kenneth Blosser of Elkhart and
Lavon Blosser and Gerald Blosser, both of Goshen.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 6
to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral
Home in Wakarusa. A private burial will take place Thursday morning in
Yellow Creek Cemetery. A public memorial service will follow at 10:30
a.m. Thursday at Yellow Creek Mennonite Church. Pastor Wes Bontreger
and Pastor Katie Cunningham, both of Yellow Creek Mennonite
Church, will officiate.
Memorials may be given to Elkhart Community Hospice or Ribbon of Hope
at Elkhart General Hospital.
Mrs. Gongwer was a 1951 graduate of Wakarusa High School. She was a
homemaker and a member of Yellow Creek Mennonite Church
The Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, IN
Submitted by: Thelma Hoover Martin
Karen (Swartz) Graber, 83, Stryker, died Tuesday, April 25, 2001, at
the Dilworth Center
in Peabody, Kan.
, on June 12, 1917, he [sic] was
of J. Clyde and Anna (Flisher) Swartz. On June 7, 1942, she married
Graber, and he survives. She was a member of Pine
, where she had helped
sewing on a monthly basis with the WMSC, and in her earlier years she
graduated from the Mennnonite School of Nursing, LaJunta, Colo.
in 1940. She worked as a registered nurse at the former Detwiler Memorial Hospital
1940~1942 and then at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, in Archbold, from
besides her husband, Charles, is one son, John (Juanita) Graber,
daughter, Mrs. Jim (Ann K.) Hershberger, Harrrisonburg
; four grandchildren; and one
Ernest Swartz, Sarasota,
memorial service was 11 a.m., Saturday, at the Pine Grove
Bob Yates was the offfciating pastor.
Burial preceded in the Lockport Cemetery
Buckeye, 2 May 2001
by: Mona Mann