The Mennonite - May, 2010

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, May 2010, pages 54-56, Vol. 13, No. 5.

Anderson.- David, 96, Hesston, Kan., died March 8. Spouse: Elta Holaway Anderson (deceased). Parents: Albert and Susanna Miller Anderson. Children: Barbara Graber, Kathy Snyder, Diane Amstutz, Dave; seven grandchildren. Funeral: March 20 at Showalter Villa Chapel, Hesston.

Boshart.- Harold Lyle, 73, Carthage, N.Y., died Feb. 27. Spouse: Constance Joslyn Boshart. Parents: Clayton and Florence Bast Boshart. Children: Daniel, Brian, Timothy, Shawn, Kevin; six grandchildren. Funeral: March 3 at First Mennonite Church, New Breman, N.Y.

Breneman.- Clifford W., 88, Manheim, Pa., died March 3. Spouse: Jean Wolgemuth Breneman. Parents: Christian E. and Lizzie Witmer Breneman. Children: Janet M. Breneman, Melvin R., Lois Mae Hege, Kenneth L., J. Larry; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 8 at Landisville Mennonite Church, Landisville, Pa.

Brown.- Malinda "Linda" Rose Lingenfelder Regier, 92, Newton, Kan., died March 7. Spouse: Max Regier (deceased). Spouse: Lelus Brown (deceased). Parents: Jacob and Susanna Lingenfelder. Children: Rosalind Scudder, Max Regier, Mary Regier, Robert Regier, Melissa Ann Keenan, Mark Regier, Bill Brown, Anita Sadowsky, Martin Brown; 24 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 10 Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, Kan.

Courtney.- Mabel King, 91, Archbold, Ohio, died March 8. Spouse: Leore V. Courtney (deceased). Parents: William Henry and Carrie Anne Nofzinger King. Funeral: March 13 at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold.

Deckert.- Ronald L., 67, Freeman, S.D., died March 9. Spouse: ElVera Hofer Deckert. Parents: Herman and Delilah Ratzlaff Deckert. Children: Melissa Deckert, Darren. Funeral: March 13 at Hutterthal Mennonite Church, Freeman.

Derstine.- Samuel Nyce, 89, Souderton, Pa., died March 17. Spouse: Alma D. Kulp Derstine (deceased). Parents: Abram and Minnie Nyce Derstine. Children: Emilie D. Watson, Leon K., Harley K., Rodney K.; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 23 at Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pa.

Drawbond.- Mary Anna, 84, Phoenix, Ariz., died March 9. Parents: Joseph Samuel and Ella May Harshbarger. Funeral: March 15 at Glencroft Chapel, Glendale, Ariz.

Eichorn.- Virginia Rae, 87, Grantsville, Md., died Feb. 28. Spouse: Alvin B. Eichorn (deceased). Parents: Leafy Leith. Children: Dwight, Donna Winters, Janet Blocher, Arthur, Leonard, Keith, Robert; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Memorial service: March 13 at Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville.

Enns.- Roger L., 62, Hutchinson, Kan., died March 15. Spouse: Judith K. Crumpacker Enns. Parents: Menno and Edith Loeffler Enns. Children: Raymond. Funeral: March 17 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kan.

Frederick.- Sara Lu Graber, 78, Eugene, Ore., died March 23. Spouse: Charles Richard Frederick. Parents: Joseph and Barbara Ann Rich Graber. Children: Charles, Jr., Catherine F. Roth, Christine Lu Frederick Urban, Mary Jo Frederick Reimer, Peter G.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: May 2 at First Mennonite Church, Iowa City, Iowa.

Funk.- Ronald Peter, 94, Aberdeen, Idaho, died March 22. Spouse: Elva Enns Funk. Parents: Peter F. and Maria Wiebe Funk. Children: Ronald Kent, Connie Shelley; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 26 at Aberdeen First Mennonite Church.

Graber.- Marjorie Ann Ewert, 77, Freeman, S.D., died March 11. Spouse: Cleon Graber. Parents: Alfred and Bertha Tieszen Ewert. Children: Teresa Dick, Linden; four grandchildren. Funeral: March 15 at Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman.

King.- Martha Kulp, 92, Archbold, Ohio, died March 7. Spouse: Orlen King (deceased). Parents: Christian and Emma Blosser Kulp. Children: Delbert L., Velma I. Ulrich, Kermit, Gerald A., seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: March 11 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.

King.- Uarda C. Birky, 88, Valparaiso, Ind., died Feb. 28. Spouse: Harold C. King (deceased). Parents: Jake and Emma Miller Birky. Children: Judy Bachert, Janice Trully, Marvin, Keith, Byron, Rodney; 18 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 4 at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Kouts, Ind.

Kuhns.- Opal Katherine Schrock, 84, Glendale, Ariz., died Jan. 13. Spouse: Kenneth Keith Kuhns (deceased). Parents: Dave and Bena Roth Schrock. Children: David, Ken, Barbara Weaver, Nellen Plouffe.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 30 at Glencroft Retirement Community, Glendale.

Lapp.- Wayne, 81, Kalispell, Mont., died March 18 following a stroke. Spouse: Mary Eby Lapp. Parents: Frank and Lena Kauffman Lapp. Children: Robert, Sandi Heine, Nancy Kanagy, Julie Lapp, John; 11 grandchildren. Funeral: March 22 at Mountain View Mennonite Church, Kalispell.

Lewis.- Martha "Marti" M.M., 57, South Bend, Ind., died Jan. 5. Funeral: Jan. 9 at Kern Road Mennonite church, South Bend.

Lichti.- Herbert V., 87, Reedley, Calif., died March 24. Spouse: Elsie Anna Heer Lichti (deceased). Parents: Daniel and Babette Horsch Lichti. Children: Fran Loewen, Jim, Christi Lichti; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: April 2 at First Mennonite Church, Reedley.

Meyers.- Martha Hunsberger Godshalk, 88, Sarasota, Fla., died March 2. Spouse: Clarence Meyers. Parents: Charles Matthew and Susie Hunsberger Godshalk. Children: Richard, Edward, Thomas; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: March 7 at Doylestown Mennonite Church, Doylestown, Pa.

Miller.- Betty R., 63, Berlin, Ohio, died Feb. 25. Parents: Roman H. and Elva H. Raber Miller. Funeral: Feb. 28 at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, Walnut Creek, Ohio.

Musser.- Miriam L. Good, 66, Tunkhannock, Pa., died Feb. 28 of pancreatic cancer. Spouse: Robert Musser. Parents: Lester and Maggie Good. Children: Maria, Tim; three grandchildren. Funeral: March 4 at Community Bible Church, Tunkhannock.

Schmidt.- Edna Unger, 97, Hesston, Kan., died Feb. 12. Spouse: Ferd Schmidt. Parents: P.N. and Mary Seibel Unger. Children: Jerol, Ronnie, Larry, Sharon Schroeder; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 16 at Tabor Mennonite Church, Newton, Kan.

Slade.- Graham Laurence, 76, Nashville, Tenn., died March 12 of cancer. Children: Angie Slade, Michael. Amy Binkley; five grandchildren. Funeral: March 22 at Belmont United Methodist Church, Nashville.

Slifer.- Rita Royer, 78, Hesston, Kan., died Dec. 10, 2009. Parents: Rudy and Elta Runte Royer. Children: Gaye Pilgrim, Anne Slifer; six grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 17 at Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston.

Stuckey.- Mable Klopfenstein Gisel, 101, Archbold, Ohio, died March 8. Spouse:
Lloyd Gisel (deceased). Spouse: Dennis Stuckey (deceased). Parents: Aaron and Jemima Aeschliman Klopfenstin. Children: Lois Leidig, Ruth Nafziger, Lavonne Bixler; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 12 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.

Stucky.- Kathleen Ruth Krehbiel, 85, Moundridge, Kan., died Feb. 8. Parents: Herbert J. and Esther Goering Krehbiel. Children: Roger, Tom, Shirley Stucky, Patsy Jean Montoya; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 13 at First Mennonite Church of Christian, Moundridge.

Stucky.- Leota Grace, 99, Moundridge, Kan., died March 20. Parents: Edward J. and~ Lena Gering Stucky. Funeral: March 23 at First Mennonite Church of Christian, Moundridge.

Wiebe.- Stella Enns, 94, North Newton, Kan., died March 9. Spouse: Walter Enns (deceased). Parents: Abram Peter and Maria Sukau Enns. Children: Sharon Stucky, Paul, Miriam Crehan, six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June at First Mennonite Church, Aberdeen, Idaho.

Yoder.- Reuben A., 71, Arthur, Ill., died March 5. Spouse: Janice Belton Canull Yoder. Parents: Abe D. and Amanda Helmuth Yoder. Children: Melanie, Kevin, Michelle Nelson, Robin Caull-Fonner, Jana DeLong; two grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 9 at Arthur Mennonite Church.

Yousey.- Irene Widrick, 84, Lowville, N.Y., died Feb. 13. Spouse: Benjamin Yousey. Parents: Jacov and Lena Martin Widrick. Children: Lena Mae Martin, Yvonne Dunn, Marcia Moshier, Jane Nafziger, Beverly Chartrand; 11 grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 17 at Croghan Mennonite Church, Croghan, N.Y.

Transcribed by:  John Ingold

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