The Mennonite - July, 2003

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, July 1, 2003, page 27, Vol. 6, No. 13.

Geiser-. Rick, 33, Wooster, Ohio, died May 20. Parents: Roger and Betty Geiser. Survivors: brother Bob, sister Pam Bowers. Funeral: May 24 at Kidron (Ohio) Mennonite Church.

Hershey-. Miriam Seigrist, 55, Singers Glen, Va., died May 27 of cancer. Spouse: Irvin L. Hershey. Parents: Jacob B. and Erma Herr Siegrist. Children: Michael, Jonathan. Funeral: May 31 at Harrisonburg (Va.) Mennonite Church.

Heyerly-. Ernest John, 92, Albany, Ore., died June 3. Spouse: Mabel Heyerly. Parents: John and Katie Erb Heyerly. Children: Dan, John, Mary Lee Strong; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 7 at Albany (Ore.) Mennonite Church.

Krause-. Frederick, 75, Elkhart, Ind., died May 24. Parents: Johann and Augustine Krause. Children: Sharon Perkins, Lin Hill, Jeff. Memorial service: May 31 at the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary Chapel, Elkhart.

Landis-. Hanna R. Henning, 85, Towamencin, Pa., died June 5. Spouse: Norman D. Landis (deceased). Parents: Andrew K. and Katie Rosenberger Henning. Children: Doris Alderfer, Marlene Alderfer, Glen, Arlen; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 9 at the Dock Woods Community Chapel, Towamencin.

Lauver-. Mabel Hess, 93, Goshen, Ind., died June 2 of congestive heart failure. Spouse: Marlin Lauver (deceased). Parents: John S. and Florence Brubaker Hess. Children: Phyllis, Marcus, Hesston. Funeral: June 6 at Scottdale (Pa.) Mennonite Church.

Miller-. Dorothy Schweitzer, 87, Albany, Ore., died June 10. Spouse: Harry Dale Miller (deceased). Parents: Moses and Lavina Stutzman Schweitzer. Children: LeeAnn Rawlings, Vevianna Schrock, Rosalie Shelter, Lynn, Cleo; 26 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 14 at Albany (Ore.) Mennonite Church.

Miller-. Wilbur, 85, Kalona, Iowa, died June 8. Spouse: Opal L. Kramer Miller (deceased). Parents: R. Cephas and Nancy Wertz Miller. Child: Joyce Birky; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 10 at Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona.

Rensberger-. Fern Guengerich, 93, Walnut Creek, Ohio, died May 25. Spouse: Lloyd Rensberger (deceased). Parents: Lewis and Mary Hochstetler Guengerich. Child: Phyllis Kornhaus; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 1 at Martins Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio.

Rohrer-. Gregory S., 24, Harrisonburg, Va., died May 27. Parents: Dennis Gilbert and Wendy Walker Rohrer. Brothers: Todd Edward, Jesse Dennis. Burial: May 30 at Weavers Cemetery, Harrisonburg.

Voth-. Arthur A., 82, Lititz, Pa., died May 22. Spouse: Anna Mae Voth. Parents: Jacob F. and Susie Bergen Voth. Children: Sandy Horst, Susan; two grandchildren. Funeral: May 28 at Akron (Pa.) Mennonite Church.

Wenger-. Esther Huber, 89, Harrisonburg, Va., died May 17. Spouse: Linden Wenger. Parents: Christian and Katie Neff Huber. Children: Harold, J. Lowell, Linda; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 21 at Lindale Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.

Wenger-. Lenora Harkins, 96, Chesapeake, Va., died April 7. Spouse: Amos D. Wenger, Jr. (deceased). Parents: Daniel and Hanna Foreman Harkins. Children: Daniel Wenger III, John (deceased), James, Rachel Roth, Joy Monroe; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 7 at Mt. Pleasant Mennonite Church, Chesapeake.

Wind-. Donna Aschenbrenner, 63, Washington, Ill., died May 30. Spouse: Roger Wind. Parents: Edward and Lillian Nafziger Aschenbrenner. Children: Deborah, Sharon Withers. Funeral: June 3 at Calvary Mennonite Church, Washington.

Yost-. Erma M., 89, Hesston, Kan., died June 3. Spouse: Lyle E.Yost. Parents: Ben E. and Ida Pearl Kauffman Martin. Children: Byron D., Winston R., Susan G., Cameron B.; six grandchildren. Funeral: June 6 at Hesston (Kan.) Mennonite Church.

Transcribed by: John Ingold


There were no obits in the July 22 issue of The Mennonite.

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