The Mennonite - May 2006
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, May 2, 2006, pages
26-27, Vol. 9, No. 9.
Birky.- Viola K., 85, Foosland,
Ill., died April 2. Spouse: Wilbert Birky (deceased). Parents: Dan and
Katie Zehr. Children: Roger, Dennis, Mervin, Don, Sandy Miller, Linda
Ramirez, Tammy Keim; 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren. Funeral:
April 5 at East Bend Mennonite Church, Fisher, Ill.
Croyle.- Ellis B., 75, Goshen,
Ind., died March 31. Spouse: Charlotte Hertzler Croyle. Parents: Lloyd
S. and Emma Stahl Croyle. Children: Timothy, Thomas, Nancy Entz, Amy
Deel; seven grandchildren. Funeral: April 6 at College Mennonite
Frederick.- Mahlon M., 92,
Souderton, Pa., died April 6. Spouse: Katie Derstine Frederick
(deceased). Parents: Frank and Ida Moyer Frederick. Children: Glenn D.,
Harold D., Robert D., Rachel Leatherman; nine grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 11 at Souderton Mennonite Homes
Garber.- John Ellsworth, 82,
Hubbard, Ore., died April 4. Spouse: Vera Lais Garber. Parents: Lewis
and Olive Miller Garber. Children: Phyllis Early, Paul, John, Mary
Garber-Saleh, David, Joy Yoder, Ruth Claassen, Richard; 26
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 9 at Zion
Mennonite Church, Hubbard.
Gaskill.- Welcome "Duke", 77,
Nappanee, Ind., died March 26. Spouse: Verona "Skip" Gaskill. Parents:
Lester and Mary Lehman Gaskill. Children: Cathy Mullet, Sara Hill,
Clint, Eric (deceased); seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Funeral: March 31 at North Main Street Mennonite Church, Nappanee.
Hershey.- Lydia Kreider, 90,
Lititz, Pa., died March 25. Spouse: Clarence Hershey (deceased).
Parents: Benjamin and Leah Hess Kreider. Children: John B., C. Ray;
seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 29 at
Landis Homes Chapel, Lititz.
Hostetler.- Eugene Richard, 74,
Harrisonburg, Va., died April 9. Spouse: Mary Naomi Mast Hostetler.
Parents: Elmer and Edith Dodge Hostetler. Children: Rhoda Steiner,
Cheri Garber, Christine Brenneman, Lorisa Willis, Lisa Friedenberg; 16
grandchildren. Funeral: April 12 at Ridgeway Mennonite Church,
Landis.- Sarah R., 75,
Montgomeryville, Pa., died March 22. Parents: Warren and Clara Rickert
Landis. Funeral: March 25 at Anders Detweiler Funeral Home, Souderton,
Mullet.- Henry Laurence, 90,
Sarasota, Fla., died Dec. 18, 2005. Spouse: Evelyn Mullet. Children:
Mary I. Mast, Barbara S. Alderfer, Shirley A. Taber, Stan Adams; 12
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 22, 2005, at
Bayshore Mennonite Church, Sarasota.
Reeves.- Leroy A., 84, Waka,
Texas, died March 27. Spouse: Bonnie Reeves. Children: Keith, Doug,
Harley, Carolena Cogdill; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Funeral: March 30 at Perryton (Texas) Mennonite Church.
Schlegel.- Clara Immel, 89,
Walnut Creek, Ohio, died April 7. Spouse: Earl C. Schlegel (deceased).
Parents; William and Elva Stutzman Immel. Children: Gary, Randy, Jim,
Janice Block, Sharon Thiess, LuAnne Pentecost; 10 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 10 at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church.
Weaver.- Jay R., 76, Goshen,
Ind., died March 31. Spouse: Sharon E. Lapham Weaver. Parents: Osee and
Mary Catherine Welty Weaver. Children: Ed, Ryan, Matt. Funeral: April 5
at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, Goshen.
White.- Sally Jo Roeschley, 68,
Chevy Chase, Md., died April 6 of cancer. Spouse: Donald Emerson White.
Parents: Eli and Emma Beller Roeschley. Children: Jane Hiebert-White,
Miriam de Decker; four grandchildren. Funeral: April 29 at Hyattsville
(Md.) Mennonite Church.
Wiens.- Richard H., 61,
Hesston, Kan., died March 28. Spouse: Mary Lee Detweiler Wiens.
Parents: Nick and Evelyn Wiens Wiebe*. Children: Kim Wiens Barber, Phil
Wiens; four grandchildren. Funeral: March 30 at Hesston Mennonite
Church. [Should this be Wiebe Wiens?]
Yoder.- Irene, 87, Arcola,
Ill., died April 5. Spouse: Elvan Yoder (deceased). Parents: Jacob and
Lydia Blucker. Children: Roger, Allen, Dale, Dorothy McQueen; nine
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 8 at Arthur
(Ill.) Mennonite Church.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
The Mennonite, May 16, 2006, pages 25-26, Vol. 9, No. 10.
Bergey.- Trent Logan,
stillborn, Franconia, Pa., died April 16. Parents: Kevin and Teresa
Bergey. Funeral: April 19 graveside service at Franconia Mennonite
Buhler.- Leucile, 99, Bluffton,
Ohio, died April 15. Spouse: Gerhard Buhler (deceased). Children:
Genevieve Fast, Joanne Voth, Ruth Graber, Gerhard Samuel (deceased); 11
grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
Coronado.- Juan Francisco, 45,
Pettisville, Ohio, died April 19. Spouse: Gloria Maldonado-Perez
Coronado. Children: Rosy, Yari, Ines. Funeral: April 22 at Pettisville
Frey.- Adin L., 82,
Chambersburg, Pa., died March 6. Spouse: Janet L. Frey. Parents: David
and Fannie Martin Frey. Children: Eugene, Linda Horst, Fern Diller,
Miriam Hawbaker, Wilmer; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: March 10 at Chambersburg Mennonite Church.
Gephart.- Virginia, Boyertown,
Pa., died April 7. Spouse: Kenneth Gephart (deceased). Children: June
Morris, Keith (deceased); six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral: April 13 at Boyertown Mennonite Church.
Guntz.- Katie Freed, 84,
Souderton, Pa., died April 21. Spouse: John B. Guntz. Parents: Oswin
and Mary Ann Hackman Freed. Children: Wilma Hathaway, Dolores Hathaway,
John Lester, Kathy Frederick, Miriam Leatherman, Merle, David; 15
grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 28 at Souderton
Mennonite Homes Summit View Chapel.
Hochstetler.- Edna Swartzentruber,
73, Nappanee, Ind., died April 25. Spouse: Dean Hochstetler. Parents:
John and Ruth Esch Swartzentruber. Children: Clari*, Verle, Lee; eight
grandchildren. Funeral: May 1 at Yellow Creek Mennonite Church,
Goshen. *[Should be Clair - see LP 2006 H
Edna Hochstetler obituary.]
Horst.- Paul M., 88,
Chambersburg, Pa., died March 10. Spouse: Elizabeth Ebersole Horst
(deceased). Parents: Martin and Christianna Martin Horst Children:
James R., Eunice Banzhoff, Dorothy Wadel; 10 grandchildren; 24
great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 15 at Chambersburg Mennonite Church.
Lehman.- Margaret V., 100,
Chambersburg, Pa., died April 5. Spouse: Abram Frey (deceased).
Parents: David and Sarah Burkhart Paxton. Children: D. Ralph, Marie
Eby; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two
great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 8 at Chambersburg Mennonite
Litwiller.- Aaron Jr., 81,
Hopedale, Ill., died April 29. Spouse: Ruth Crumrine Litwiller
(deceased). Parents: Aaron and Lena Egli Litwiller. Children: Lonnie,
Perry, Doug; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: May 3
at Hopedale Mennonite Church.
Martin.- Ronald O., 68,
Granger, Ind., died April 15. Spouse: Janice M, Birkey Martin. Parents:
Ellis M. and Clyda Geiser Martin. Children: Janell L. Martin, Mark R.;
two grandchildren. Funeral: April 19 at Olive Mennonite Church,
Miller.- Raymond, 81,
Winesburg, Ohio, died Feb. 13. Spouse; Betty Mann Miller. Parents:
Jonathan and Anna Hochstetler Miller. Children: Marlin, Wava, Arden,
Layden, Regina Hershberger; stepchildren Deborah Rogers, Diane Myers,
Bryan; 12 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; 10
great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 16 at Longenecker Mennonite
Schrock.- Montey, 72, Howe,
Ind., died April 24. Spouse: Rollin Schrock. Parents: Forrest O. and
Mildred Sigler Bowman. Children: Brenda McClure, James, Scott, Michael
(deceased); seven grandchildren. Funeral: April 28 at Emma Mennonite
Church, Topeka, Ind.
Stutzman.- Thelma, 86, Hesston,
Kan., died Jan. 28. Spouse: Raymon Stutzman (deceased). Parents: Wesley
and Emma Yoder Stutzman. Children: Curtis, Thomas, Timothy, Dallas; 10
grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 1 at Holechek
Chapel, Chappell, Neb.
Summer.- Cleva Miller, 92,
Elsie, Mich., died April 10. Spouse: Milo Summer (deceased). Parents:
Oliver and Alta Mast Miller. Children: David, Philip, George, Karen
Short, Sharon Wall, Mary Kaufman; 18 grandchildren; 14
great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 15 at Bethel Mennonite Church,
Woelk.- Frank Jr., 50, Newport,
Wash., died March 25. Spouse: Mollie Woelk. Parents: Frank and Edna
Fast Woelk. Children: Sam, Ben, Joanna Boe, Suzi Welden, Rob Cox, Jason
Cox, Dorothy Cox Kaveshan; 13 grandchildren. Funeral: April 1 at Spring
Valley Mennonite Church, Newport.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
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