An expanded obituary project of
MennObits. Includes additional information of obituaries
The Mennonite and other newspapers. Source of individual obituaries given with each record. Project managed by Thelma Martin.
Born: 1-4-1915, Dober, York Co., Pa. Died: 1-26-2003, York, Pa.
Husband of: Alma E. Graybill Harbold (2-5-1921/1-1987/SS# 211-18-6980). Son of: Late Wilson and Carrie Hershey Harbold.
Survivors: Daughters, Brenda L. (Clark E.) Derr of Columbia, Pa.,
and Cheryl K. )B. Earl) Esbach of York, Pa. Grandchildren: 6.
Preceded in death by a sister, Marion Harbold; three brothers, Grant, Elam, and Serite, and a stillborn brother.
Aaron was a member of Blue Rock Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa. He enjoyed church activities and also gardening. He owened the former A.H. Harbold Radiator Shop in Mountville, Pa. until the time he retired in 1987.
Services: Blue Rock Mennonite Church,, Blue Rock Rd., Rt. 999,
Lancaster, Pa. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. with Bro.
David N. Wadel, Bro. Glenn M. Sensenig, Bro. Daryl L. Bair, and Bro.
Mervin E. Martin, officiating. Interment in adjoining cemetery.
Surviving are four sons, Mahlon Heatwole and wife Colleen, Burton, Mich.; Owen Heatwole and wife Grace, Lakeland, Fla.; Gerald Heatwole and wife Anita, McGaheysville; Clair Heatwole and wife Dianne, Bridgewater; a daughter, Lucinda Schrock and husband Allen, Hillsboro, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Susan Heatwole Martin, widow of the late Steven Heatwole his son. Three sisters, Lora Heatwole and Nancy Heatwole both of Harrisonburg; Esther Knicely, Mount Crawford; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Hege Heatwole and son Steven who died July 11, 1991
Funeral service was Nov 2, 2003 Bank Mennonite Church, conducted by Eldwin Campbell, John Paul Campbell, Keith Crider and David F. Showalter. Burial follow at the church cemetery.
Source: McMullen Funeral Home
Submitted by Leon Hertzler
Jan. 18, 1927-Feb. 27, 2003
CUMMING, Ga. - Friends of Donna Belle Holdeman, 76, of 131 Hickory Trail, formerly of Elkhart, may call for two hours before the 2 p.m. service Tuesday at Elkhart's Belmont Mennonite Church. The Rev. Duane Beck will officiate, and interment will follow at Rice Cemetery's Memories Mausoleum. Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman FuneralHome is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Holdeman died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 27, 2003) at Haven House in Atlanta.
She was born Jan. 18, 1927, in Williams County, Ohio, to William and Naomi (Grieser) Gunden.
She married Frank Holdeman on March 22, 1958, in Elkhart. He survives, along with two daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Debra) Cheek of Cumming and Mrs. Frank (Kimberly) Fling of Pinellas Park, Fla.; a son, Greg (Stacy) Holdeman of Lowell, Ind.; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Bill (Darlene) Ropp of Watkinsville, Ga. and Mrs. Rich (Treva) Ritthaler of Groveland, Ill.; and a brother, William (Nell) Gunden Jr., of Harrison, Ark.
A son, Bradley Holdeman, and a brother, Marlin Gunden, are deceased.
Mrs. Holdeman was a homemaker and a member of Midway Community Church in Cumming. She was a former member of Belmont Mennonite Church.
Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, IN
Submitted by: Thelma Hoover Martin
Surviving are: a son, Dale Alan Hunt, Ferguson Valley; five siblings, William H. Hunt, McVeytown, Esther Walters, Lewistown, Betty Pandel, Burnham, Mary Carolus, Lewistown, and Fern Steele, Jr., Granville; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Kay and a son, Robert S. Hunt, Jr., on Jan. 1, 2002; two brothers, Roy Hunt and Russell Hunt; and a sister, Katherine Miller.
Funeral service was July 8, 2003 at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, PA with Rev. Gerald Peachey officiating. Interment was in Salem Cemetery, Siglerville, PA
Source: Pennsylvania Obituary Archive - Page 573
Submitted by Leon Hertzler