The Mennonite - December, 2010
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, December 2010,
pages 52-55, Vol. 13, No. 12.
Ahijevych.- Mykola, 99,
Sugarcreek, Ohio, died Sept. 29 following an extended illness. Spouse:
Maria Marunchenko Ahijevych (deceased). Children: Svetlana Miller,
Mykola Jr., Anatol; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Oct. 4 at First Mennonite Church, Sugarcreek.
Bennett.- Mary Elizabeth Tressler,
81, Salisbury, Pa., died Oct. 19. Parents: John B. and Annie Eichorn
Tressler. Children: Barry, Kim Bennett, Cynthia Bennett; six
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 24 at Springs
Mennonite Church, Springs, Pa.
Bontrager.- Levi "Lee" J., 87,
Shipshewana, Ind., died Oct. 6. Spouse: Anna Mae Yoder Bontrager
(deceased). Parents: John I. and Barbara Miller Bontrager. Children:
Gerald, Donald, Mike; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Oct. 11 at First Mennonite Church, Middlebury, Ind.
Brunk.- Truman H., 79,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Oct. 8. Spouse: Elizabeth "Betty" Shenk Brunk.
Parents: Truman and Ruth Smith Brunk. Children: Kathleen Brunk Isaacs,
Donald Wayne Brunk; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Oct. 10 at Lindale Mennonite Church, Linville, Va.
Buckwalter.- Elizabeth Griffith,
86, New Holland, Pa., died Sept. 26 of esophageal obstruction. Spouse:
Nathan P. Buckwalter (deceased). Parents: Abraham and Mamie Mull
Griffith. Children: Betty Jane Beard, Joanne Wenger, Nathan, Richard;
seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 1 at Maple
Grove Mennonite Church, Atglen, Pa.
Deputy.- Lelia Esther Eberly,
70, Singers Glen, Va., died Aug. 11. Spouse: Ronald Deputy, Sr.
Parents: Marion and Reba Rhodes Eberly. Children: Ronald, Jr., Reba
Deputy Heizer, Anthony, Raleigh; eight grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 15
at Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va.
Dintaman.- Walter, 81, Elkhart,
Ind., died Nov. 10. Spouse: Clara Wideman Dintaman. Parents: William
and Susan Seidner Dintaman. Children: Linda Martin, Lisa Skinner; four
grandchildren. Memorial service: Nov. 15 at North Goshen Mennonite
Church, Goshen, Ind.
Eash.- Donald E., 82, Wellman,
Iowa, died Oct. 6. Spouse: Fern Swartzendruber Eash. Parents: Wallace
and Laura Doolin Eash. Children: Michael, Merridy Leichty, Martin; five
grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 9 at West Union Mennonite Church, Parnell,
Eklich.- Robert J., 36, North
Canton, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Oct. 5. Spouse:
Maria Sommers Eklich. Parents: Frank Sr., and Mary Eklich. Child: Kyle
Benjamin. Funeral: Oct. 8 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville,
Gering.- Earl, 89, Freeman,
S.D., died Oct. 19 of heart failure. Spouse: Marian Graber Gering.
Parents: Joe D. and Caroline Preheim Gering. Children: Garnet Perman,
Brad; five grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 24 at Salem-Zion Mennonite
Glanzer.- Paul Jacob, 90,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Oct. 21 of a stroke. Spouse: Eva Sonifrank
Glanzer. Spouse: Lola Derstine Bower Glanzer (deceased). Spouse: Isabel
Gingrich Glanzer (deceased). Parents: Joseph Paul and Theresa
Kleinasser Glanzer. Children: David, James, Dennis, Jerry;
step-children: Millard Sonifrank, Merlan Sonifrank, Eldon Sonifrank,
Nelson Sonifrank, Evelyn Sonifrank Strawderman; eight grandchildren;
eight step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: Oct. 24 at
Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, Va.
Good.- Lawrence E., 85,
Souderton, Pa., died Oct. 26. Spouse: Grace S. Bower Good. Parents:
Allen and Hannah Gross Good. Children: Larry, Phil; five grandchildren.
Funeral: Nov. 1 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pa.
Good.- Lloyd, 91, Eureka, Ill.,
and Rantoul, Ill., died Oct. 2. Spouse: Verda E. Hershberger Good.
Parents: LeRoy and Leah Eichelberger Good. Children: Nicholas, Pete,
Jeffery, Katrina Cline Good; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson.
Funeral: Oct. 6 at East Bend Mennonite Church, Fisher, Ill.
Hostetter.- Mary L. Hollinger,
86, Lititz, Pa., died Aug. 30. Spouse: Harvey M. Hostetter. Parents:
Mahlon and Katie Leaman Hollinger. Children: Helen Hershey, Carolyn
Martin, Kathy Mast; nine grand-children; 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Sept. 4 at Habecker Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa.
King.- Betty Ruth Detweiler,
82, Harrisonburg, Va., died Sept. 17. Spouse: Aaron Martin King.
Parents: Elmer and Lillian Detweiler. Children: Michael, Jewel, Robert,
Steven Wiebe-King, Marty, Noel, Heidi King, Starla Manne, Angela; eight
grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 25 at Lindale Mennonite Church,
King.- Martha E. Lugbill, 91,
Archbold, Ohio, died Nov. 11. Spouse: Maurice King. Parents: Eli and
Jennie Burkholder Lugbill. Children: Linda King, Bonnie Beck, Karen
Koellein, Bill; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov.
15 at Fairlawn Chapel, Archbold.
King.- Martin M., 75,
Lancaster, Pa., died Oct. 4. Spouse: Mable Sensenig King. Parents:
William J. and Lizzie Martin King. Children: Larry L., Kenneth, Janet
Martin, Janet L. High, Carol J. Ecenrode; 13 grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 8 at Ephrata Mennonite Church,
Krabill.- Verdella S. Widmer,
87, Goshen, Ind., died Oct. 15. Spouse: Maurice E. Krabill (deceased).
Parents: Edward and Edna Boshart Widmer. Children: Don, Joyce Stutzman,
Phyllis Krabill, David; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Funeral: Oct. 18 at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, Goshen.
Lange.- Melvin F., 85,
Archbold, Ohio, died Oct. 25. Spouse: Ruth Marilyn Drewes Lange.
Parents: Alvin and Marie Lange. Children: Philip, Stephen, Daniel, Tim,
Pamela Meyers; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: Oct. 28
at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold.
Lehman.- Verl O., 92, Goshen, Ind., died Sept. 9.
Spouse: Vesta Metzler Lehman (deceased). Parents: Clarence and Bertha
Christophel Lehman. Children: Jean Moyer, Ruth Ann Yoder, Carol Lehman,
Larry, David; 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Sept.
12 at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship, Goshen.
Leichty.- Ruth Eleanor Earnest,
75, Iowa City, Iowa, died Oct. 1. Spouse: Lowell Leichty. Children:
Greg, Phil, Kathy Sands, Ruth Giesking, Mark; 13 grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 10 at First Mennonite Church, Iowa
Miller.- Margaret M., 84,
Shipshewana, Ind., died Nov. 13. Parents: Homer J. and Lizzie Troyer
Miller. Funeral: Nov. 16 at Shore Mennonite Church, Shipshewana.
Moyer.- Raymond M., 82,
Souderton, Pa., died Oct. 13 of pneumonia. Spouse: Ruth Hendricks
Moyer. Parents: Elmer and Sadie Moyer. Children: Glenn, Earl; five
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 16 at Franconia
Mennonite Church, Telford, Pa.
Ramer.- Gloria Lucille Shank,
82, Goshen, Ind., died Oct. 21. Spouse: Roy Ramer. Parents: Lowell and
Mildred Love Shank. Children: Mark, Tena Baker, Tammy Funderburk; seven
grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 24 at Yellow Creek
Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.
Randolph.- Brenda Kay Drake,
61, Elkhart, Ind., died Oct. 8 following a 15-year-long illness.
Spouse: Donnie Randolph. Parents: Wilbur and Pauline Taulbee Drake.
Children: Sandra Lehman, Howard Randolph, James Huser, Ron Huser, Bill
Huser; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: Oct. 12 at
Marion Mennonite Church, Shipshewana, Ind.
Schrag.- Mark, 56, Marion,
S.D., died Oct. 17 of pancreatic cancer. Former spouse: Audrey Tieszen.
Parents: Orlando and Verda Preheim Schrag. Children: Eian, Nathan.
Funeral: Oct. 23 at Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D.
Schrock.- Ervin R., 95,
Wellman, Iowa, died Aug. 16. Parents: Daniel and Anna Roth Schrock.
Funeral: Aug. 18 at Yoder-Powell Funeral Home, Kalona, Iowa.
Swartzendruber.- Alta Fern Miller,
91, Kalona, Iowa, died Sept. 14 of congestive heart failure. Spouse:
Morris E. Swartzendruber (deceased). Parents: Benedict "Ben" and Cora
Maude Miller Miller. Children: Gareth, Marlene Yoder, Virginia
Christophel, Lorraine Munk, Lyndon; 16 grandchildren; 18
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 17 at Sunnyside Conservative
Mennonite Church, Kalona.
Swartzentruber.- Clayton Laban,
82, Lansdale, Pa., died Aug. 12. Spouse: Margaret Louise_Risser
Swartzentruber. Parents: Laban and Nanna Swartzentruber. Children: Don,
Jon, Evon Swartzentruber Bergey, Lon, Ron; 13 grandchildren. Funeral:
Aug. 16 at Dock Woods Community Chapel, Lansdale, Pa.
Thomas.- Dorsey E., 74,
Conemaugh Twp., Pa., died Oct. 9. Spouse: Joyce M. Kauffman Thomas.
Parents: Freeman J. and Fanny Kaufman Thomas. Step-mother: Cora M.
Hostetler Thomas. Children: Darlene Chestney, Orville, Beverly Logue,
Imogene Thomas, Sherman, Arnold, Marilyn Thomas, Karmela Trout, Evelynn
Thomas, Loransa Thomas; 20 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 17
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 13 at Thomas Mennonite Church,
Trissel.- Chlora Fern, 95,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Oct. 10. Parents: John H. and Lillie Hess
Trissel. Funeral: Oct. 12 at Strite Auditorium at Virginia Mennonite
Retirement Community, Harrisonburg.
Welborn.- Jack, 80, Fisher,
Ill., died. Sept. 16. Spouse: Virginia Eichelberger Welborn. Parents:
J.H. and Della Moore Welborn. Children: Steve, Mark; four
grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 19 at East Bend Mennonite Church, Fisher.
Yoder.- Ada J. Miller, 81,
Nappanee, Ind., died Oct. 21. Spouse: Eldon Yoder. Parents: John E. and
Mary Alice Yoder Miller. Children: Lois Kandel, Peg Leatherman, Jean
Yoder; four grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 24 at North Main Street
Mennonite Church, Nappanee.
Yoder.- Carl V., 82, Archbold,
Ohio, died Oct. 18 of cancer. Spouse: Martha Diller Yoder. Parents:
Elmer and Lizzie Yoder. Children: Keith, Stanley, Ted; three
grandchildren; four step-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 23 at Zion
Mennonite Church, Archbold.
Yoder.- Ivy Jane, 17 months,
Kalona, Iowa, died Oct. 5. Parents: Trent and Tammy A. Nordman Yoder.
Brothers: Sam, Henry. Funeral: Oct. 11 at East Union Mennonite Church,
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