The Mennonite - July, 2005

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, July 5, 2005, pages 26-27, Vol. 8, No. 13.

Correction: In the June 7 issue, Dorothy Lehman's spouse, Lee Lehman, was incorrectly listed as deceased. He still survives.

Beachy.- Alma Slabach, 85, Kalona, Iowa, died June 1. Spouse: Henry Beachy. Parents: David and Emma Yoder Slabach. Children: Mary Ellen Litwiller, Emma Simmons, Merle; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 4 at Kalona Mennonite Church.

Boshart.- Loretta Stutzman, 73, Grand Island, Neb., died June 2. Spouse: Amos Boshart Jr. (deceased). Parents: Clarence and Ethel Jantzi Stutzman. Children: John, Jolene, Ann Roth, Robert (deceased); eight grandchildren. Funeral: June 5 at Wood River (Neb.) Mennonite Church.

Brubacher.- Emanuel, 90, St. Jacobs, Ont., died June 8. Spouse: Sarah Martin Brubacher. Parents: Josiah and Annie Brubacher. Children: Mark, Jim, Mary Kaiser, Martha Wynn; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: June 10 at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church.

Derksen.- Stella, 84, Mountain Lake, Minn., died June 3 of cancer. Parents: John and Helena Derksen. Funeral: June 11 at First Mennonite Church, Mountain Lake.

Epp.- Amelia Becker, 77, Henderson, Neb., died June 7. Spouse: Robert O. Epp. Parents: Daniel and Anna Tieszen Becker. Children: Charles, Timothy; six grandchildren. Memorial service: June 10 at Bethesda Mennonite Church, Henderson.

Grasse.- John Landis, 79, Calico Rock, Ark., died April 16. Spouse: Mary Margaret Miller Grasse. Children: Philip, Nancy, Peggy Russell; six grandchildren. Funeral: April 17 at Calico Rock Mennonite Church.

Hartzler.- Ruby Gingerich, 84, Albany, Ore., died May 30. Spouse: Clarence Hartzler. Parents: Joseph and Volina Driver Gingerich. Children: Anita Louise Lindberg, C. Kenneth, Dale Edwin; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 4 at Albany Mennonite Church.

Kratz.- Alice Halteman, 96, Souderton, Pa., died June 4. Spouse: Raymond L. Kratz (deceased). Parents: Joseph and Sallie Alderfer Halteman. Children: Nevin, Arlan, Vernon, Floyd, Mary; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 12 at Souderton Mennonite Homes Chapel.

LaVallee.- Felicia, 71, Iowa City, Iowa, died May 27 of lung disease. Spouse: Raymond LaVallee (deceased). Children: Jeff, Matt; three step-grandchildren. Funeral: May 30 at First Mennonile Church of Iowa City.

Lehman.- Dennis, 85, Kidron, Ohio, died May 31. Spouse: Grace Lehman. Parents: Noah and Mary Lehman. Child: Delbert; four grandchildren. Funeral: June 3 at Kidron Mennonite Church.

Murcia.- Saul, 50, Akron, Pa., died June 9 of chondrosarcoma. Spouse: Rebecca Thatcher Murcia. Parents: Saul and Florinda Murcia. Children: Gabriel, Mario. Funeral: June 13 at Akron Mennonite Church.

Nebel.- Clayton, 89, Noble, Iowa, died May 25. Spouse: Edith Rich (deceased). Parents: Samuel and Molly Rof Nebel. Children: Hedru. Dorthy Truman, Betty Hocker, Joan Eubanks, Nadine Giudicessi; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 28 at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, Wayland, Iowa.

Reichenbach.- Kenneth, 79, Bluffton, Ohio, died May 26. Spouse: Shirley Staley Reichenbach (deceased). Parents: Henry L. and Emma Badertscher Reichenbach. Children: Teresa Parlette, Keith, Diane; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 1 at First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.

Reynolds.- Arthur J., 68, Mt. Zion, Ill., died June 13. Spouse; Lela Reynolds. Parents: Otto and Hazel Sinuard Reynolds. Children: Clark, Darla Kopp; four grandchildren. Funeral: June 16 at Arthur (Ill.) Mennonite Church.

Rocke.- Jerrold I., 87, Flanagan, Ill., died June 11 of heart failure. Spouse: Edna Roszhart Rocke (deceased). Parents: Jacob and Magdalena Frey Rocke. Children: Jerrianne Bergum, Dirk; six grandchildien; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 15 at Meadows Mennonite Church, Chenoa, Ill.

Rupp.- Leory*, 73, Wauseon, Ohio, died June 8 of a heart attack. Spouse: Annabelle Schrock Rupp. Parents: Eldon and Lydia Stuckey Rupp. Children: Wesley, Darlene Rufenacht, Keith, Judy York; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 11 at Tedrow Mennonite Church, Wauseon.
*Transcriber's note: It should be Leroy.

Shoemaker.- Eda Eigsti, 91, Freeport, Ill., died March 16. Spouse: Eugene Shoemaker (deceased). Parents: Edward and Alma Slagel Eigsti. Children: Alice Badger, Loren, Ivan, Merle, Ron, Jerry, Geneva Swartzentruber, Marilyn Longfellow, Leola; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 19 at Freeport Mennonite Church.

Tisdale.- Viola Ann Brydge, 98, Stuarts Draft, Va., died June 4. Spouse; David Tisdale (deceased). Parents: Edward R. and Isabelle Henderson. Memorial service: Lynside Mennonite Church, Lyndhurst, Va.

Unruh.- Stella Reimer, 87, Moundridge, Kan., died May 26 of cancer. Spouse: Raymond Unruh (deceased). Children: Cal, Wayne, Maggie Kaufman, Debra Schmidt; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 31 at West Zion Mennonite Church, Moundridge.

Yoder.- William, 83, Columbiana, Ohio, died May 19. Spouse: Elaine Yoder. Children: Thomas, Timothy, Patricia Edwards; five grandchildren. Funeral: June 4 at North Lima, Ohio Mennonite Church.

Yost.- Melvin, 78, Westminster, Colo., died June 1. Spouse: Janet Cutrell Yost. Parents: Earvey Megli (E.M) and Emma Schmidt Yost. Children: Don, Chris Lundberg, Melinda Young, David; nine grandchildren. Funeral: June 5 at First Mennonite Church, Denver, Colo.

Transcriber: John Ingold

July 19 - This issue was published on July 26. There were no obits in the July 26 issue.

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