The Mennonite - June, 2004
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, June 1, 2004, pages 27-28, Vol. 7, No. 11.
Barr-. Ethel Wain, 71, Denver, Colo., died April 20. Spouse: Kenneth Barr (deceased). Parents: Urho and Ruth Wain. Funeral: April 30 at Glennon Heights Mennonite Church, Lakewood, Colo.
Baughman-. Mary Martin, 92, Kouts, Ind., died March 27. Spouse: Paul Baughman. Parents: William and Amelia Birky Martin. Funeral: March 30 at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Kouts.
Birky-. Wilbert, 84, Foosland, Ill., died April 29. Spouse: Viola Zehr Birky. Parents: John S. and Fannie L. Naffziger Birky. Children: Roger, Dennis. Mervin, W. Don, Sandra Miller, Lindra Ramirez, Tamra Keim; 23 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 3 at East Bend Mennonite Church, Fisher, Ill.
Brenneman-. Calvin M., 90, Portland, Ore., died April 30. Spouse: Velma Whitaker Brenneman (deceased). Parents: Moses and Orpha Brenneman. Children: Cal, Del; four grandchildren. Funeral: May 6 at Albany (Ore.) Mennonite Church.
Chittick-. John K., 88, Doylestown, Pa., died March 19. Spouse: Sarah Godshalk Chittick. Parents: Edward and Bertha Myers Chittick. Children: Robert, Suzanne Phillips, Alyce Curtis, Donald; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 25 at Doylestown Mennonite Church.
Cummings-. Erma, 75, Elkhart, Ind., died April 13. Spouse: Andrew Cummings (deceased). Parents: Ernest and Lula Van Horn Ewers. Funeral: April 15 at Belmont Mennonite Church, Elkhart.
Goering-. Opal Flickner, 82, McPherson, Kan., died April 25 of cancer. Spouse: David Goering (deceased). Parents: John and Emma Flickner. Children: Diane Houchen, Duane; two grandchildren. Funeral: April 28 at First Mennonite Church, McPherson.
Hershberger-. Paul, 94, Glendale, Ariz., died May 6. Spouse: Iola Hershberger. Parents: Joseph and Lucretia Miller Hershberger. Children: Marlin, Arlen, Connie Stoltzfus; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 8 at Trinity Mennonite Church, Glendale.
Isaak-. Jacob Lyle, 76, Eagle, Idaho, died April 23. Spouse: Margaret Nugent Isaak. Parents: Jacob and Rose Bud Isaak. Children: Teresa Anderson, Jeff, Marilyn Talbot; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 27 at First Mennonite Church, Aberdeen, Idaho,
King-. Harold, 82, Valparaiso, Ind., died March 10. Spouse: Uarda King. Parents: Joe and Katie Roggy King. Children: Byron, Judy Bachert, Jan Trulley, Rodney, Keith, Marvin. Funeral: March 15 at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Kouts, Ind.
Miller-. Carl S., 86, Elkhart, Ind., died April 15. Spouse: Carol Beller Miller. Parents: Paul and Maude Fisher Miller. Children: Peter W, Evan J.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 18 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.
Stoltzfus-. Mary Ellen Moyer, 62, Honey Brook, Pa., died May 4 of a brain tumor. Spouse: Leroy J. Stoltzfus. Parents: Ellis and Edna Springer Moyer. Children: Dawn Dennis, Gayle Richardson; one grandchild. Funeral: May 8 at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Morgantown, Pa.
Stucky-. Wilhelmena Claassen, 91, Newton, Kan., died May 2. Spouse: Irvin Stucky (deceased). Parents: Rudolph and Allie Johnson Claassen. Children: Gordon, Norman, Mary Enz; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 5 at First Mennonite Church, Newton.
Sutter-. Mick (Forrest Clayton), 85, Kouts, Ind., died March 19. Parents: Lee and Iva Reinhardt Sutter. Children: Diane Martin, Gary; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 22 at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Kouts.
Yoder-. Marie, 90, Bloomington, Ill., died April 19. Spouse: Judge Walter Yoder (deceased). Parents: Tann and Lulu Van Sickle Marquis. Children: James W., Kay M. Thompson; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 22 at Mennonite Church of Normal (Ill.).
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The Mennonite, June 15, 2004, pages 26-27, Vol. 7, No. 12.
Atwood-. Nancy Underwood, 55, Lowville, N.Y., died April 17 of a stroke. Parents: Charles and Louise Underwood. Children: Chad, Kimberly; one grandchild. Funeral: April 20 at Lowville Mennonite Church.
Book-. Cora Reist Hershey, 95, Ronks, Pa., died April 21. Spouse: Harold K. Book (deceased). Parents John R. and Adeline Reist Hershey. Children: Roy H., Betty J. Kreider, Helen M. Rutt, Marian A. Groff, Rhoda P. Mast, Miriam F.; 22 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 24 at Paradise (Pa.) Mennonite Church.
Byler-. Anna Hallman, 90, Goshen, Ind., died May 8. Spouse: Frank Byler (deceased). Parents: Eli and Melinda Clemens Hallman. Children: Stanley, Marjory, Dennis, Carol, Mark; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: May 13 at East Goshen Mennonite Church.
Clark-. Goldie Hiebert, 68, Newport, Wa., died Feb. 16. Spouse: Robert A. Clark. Parents: Peter D. and Maria M. Abrahams Hiebert. Children: Julie Wood, Shirley Jones, Paul, Robert P.; 11 grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 21 at Spring Valley Mennonite Church, Newport.
Gamber-. Arthur B., 93, Lancaster, Pa., died May 13. Spouse: Ruth Whisler Gamber. Parents: David S. and Emma Beamsderfer Gamber. Children: Joanne Markley, Emma Jean Fitzmaurice, Geraldine Charles, Darlene Fenstermacher, Dale; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 16 in Lancaster.
Gingerich-. Moses S., 80, Goshen, Ind., died May 8. Spouse: Mary Yoder Gingerich. Parents: Samuel and Mattie Yoder Gingerich. Children: Michael, David; seven grandchildren. Funeral: May 11 at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Graber-. Milton "Tony", 89, Hesston, Kan., died May 16 of heart failure. Spouse: Alta Kaufman Graber (deceased). Parents: Chris and Mary Stucky Graber. Children: Betty Hartzler, Jerry, Jim; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 18 at First Mennonite of Christian, Moundridge, Kan.
Harder-. Helen Falk, 100, Mountain Lake, Minn., died May 20. Spouse: Henry George Harder (deceased). Parents: Peter J. and Helena Goossen Falk. Children: Frances Loewen, Gladys E., Leslie; 16 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral: May 22 at First Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake.
Martin-. Norman L., 85, Lititz, Pa., died May 13. Spouse: Mary Fisher Martin (deceased). Parents: Amos O. and Annie G. Martin. Children: Randall, Arlen, Donna Dombach, Rosene Hollinger; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 18 at Ephrata (Pa.) Mennonite Church.
Miller-. Irene Audet, 89, Wooster, Ohio, died May 15. Spouse: Howard Miller (deceased). Parents: Eugene and Lucille Howard Audet. Children: Bill, Karen Workman; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral; May 18 at Oak Grove Mennonite Church, Smithville, Ohio.
Mullet-. Frank J., 92, Goshen, Ind., died May 9. Spouse: (1st) Maxine Smeltzer Mullet (deceased), (2nd) Esther King Mullet (deceased), (3rd) Mildred Heistand Mullet (deceased). Parents: Jacob and Elizabeth Kauffman Mullet. Children: Betty Ann, Phyllis Shriner, Lela Rohrer, Sanford, John, Philip, Ronald; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 12 at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Myers-. Elizabeth Amy Leitner, 84, Columbus, Ohio, died May 23. Spouse: Orval Christian Myers, Parents: Samuel N. and Flavia Ward Leitner. Children: John Delbert, James Leslie, Mary Elizabeth Hartshorn, Joseph Larry, Daniel Owen; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Memorial service: June 5 at Columbus Mennonite Church.
Sauder-. Ruth K., 75, Ephrata, Pa., died May 3. Spouse: Amos M. Sauder. Parents: Clayton W. and Lillian Kreider Sauder. Children: Ray L., Richard, Roxanne Martin; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 6 at Ephrata Mennonite Church.
Smith-. Florence Edith Heatwole, 86, Harrisonburg, Va., died April 17 of congestive heart failure. Spouse: William Lee Smith (deceased). Parents: Etter and Margaret Weaver Heatwole. Children: Dwan Showalter, Elton, Cleo, Keith, Leroy; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 21 at Springdale Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, Va.
Stoltzfus-. Christian L., 84, Elverson, Pa., died May 8. Spouse; Sarah Stoltzfus. Parents: Stephen R. and Lydia Petersheim Stoltzfus. Children: Monroe, John, Martha Thomas, Annie Donaldson, Lydia Stoltzfus, Carl, Stephen, Grace Miller, Calvin; 29 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 12 at Hopewell Christian Fellowship, Elverson.
Yoder-. Lena H., 89, Belleville, Pa., died May 1. Spouse: Avon R. Yoder. Parents: Ezra S. and Katie E. Yoder Hostetler. Memorial service: May 8 in the chapel at Valley View Terrace, Belleville.
Yoder-. Mildred, 83, Glendale, Ariz., died May 10 of cancer. Spouse: Aaron "Pete" Yoder (deceased). Parents: Eldon and Maude Hostetler Yoder. Child: Clifford; three grandchildren. Funeral: May 13 at Trinity Mennonite Church, Glendale.
Transcribed by: John Ingold