The Mennonite - April 2014

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, April 2014, pages 48-49, Vol. 17, No.4.


Baer.- Joseph F., 88, Goshen, Ind., died Feb. 16. Spouse: Catherine Neuhauser Baer (deceased). Parents: Isaac and Laura Fuss Baer. Children: Joseph, David, Twila R. Baer; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 22 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Bergey.- Grace S., 92, Hatfield, Pa., died Jan. 20. Parents: Horace L. and Esther Souder Bergey. Funeral: Jan. 25 at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton, Pa.

Boyer.- Claude F., 84, Bluffton, Ohio, died Dec. 17. Spouse: Mary Maust Boyer. Parents: Marcus and Reda Meck Boyer. Children: Mark, Elaine Margo; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 1 at First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.

Braun.- Helen, 85, Altona, Manitoba, died March 6. Parents: Bernhard and Agatha Neufeld Braun. Funeral: March 11 at Bergthaler Mennonite Church, Altona.

Brubacher.- Donald J., 87, Hesston, Kan., died Feb. 2. Spouse: Margaret M. Wedel Brubacher. Parents: August and Clara Hirschler Brubacher. Children: Bindy Roth, Don, Dale; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 6 at Hesston Mennonite Cburch.

Dailey.- James L., 86, Bluffton, Ohio, died Feb. 20. Spouse: Joan Burkholder Dailey. Parents: Dwight and Ollie Clouser Dailey. Children: John, Dan, Beth Diamond; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 24 at Chiles and Sons Laman Funeral Home, Bluffton.

Eash.- R. Duane, 75, Archbold, Ohio, died Feb. 17, of cancer. Spouse: Mary Alice Sauder Eash. Parents: Robert and Edna Blough Eash. Children: Keith, Beverly Lott, Denise Alexander, Lonnie, Jason; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 24 at Tedrow Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.

Fisher.- Margaret Martin, 61, Goshen, Ind., died Feb. 23, of malignant mesothelioma. Spouse: James Fisher. Parents: Philip and Leah Rudy Martin. Children: Melissa Renee Fisher Fast, Matthew James Fisher; two grandchildren. Funeral: March 1 at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Goering.- Lowell Jay, 75, Hesston, Kan., died Feb. 3. Spouse: Judy A. Schmidt Goering. Parents: Paul P. and Lydia Kaufman Goering. Children: Greg, Sheryl Goering; five grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 8 at Hesston Mennonite Church.

Kaufman.- Melvin R., 88, Goshen, Ind., died Jan. 27. Spouse: Lois Marie Whitehead Kaufman. Parents: Calvin and Margaret Shetler Kaufman. Children: Charles, Gail Brumbaugh, Donald; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 1 at North Goshen Mennonite Church, Goshen.

King.- Glen E., 61, Dalton, Ohio, died Feb. 1, following a short period of declining health. Spouse: Judy Culp King. Parents: Eldon and Dorothy Miller King. Children: Brandon King, Danae King, Jordan King; one grandchild. Funeral: Feb. 5 at Orrville Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio.

Kingsley.- Velma Katherine Emmert, 97, Bluffton, Ohio, died Dec. 20, 2013. Spouse: Leonard Kinsgsley (deceased). Parents: John and Grace Plank Emmert. Children: Phillip, Keith, Karl, Sue Ellen Kingsley Kinzel. Mitchell, Jane Steinmetz, Matthew, Frederick; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Memorial service: March 8 at First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.

Leatherman.- Margaret Grace Yothers, 90, Souderton, Pa., died Feb. 23. Spouse: Howard Leatherman (deceased). Parents: Isaac Erwin Yothers and Nora E. Yothers. Children: Bruce, Daniel, Richard, John, Dean, Duane, Margaret Troyer, Mary Derstine, Joanne Ruth, Geraldine Schmidt; 24 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 28 at Deep Run Mennonite Church East, Perkasie, Pa.

Mann.- Helen C. Ebersole, 104, Goshen, Ind., died Feb. 25. Spouse: Clifford E. Mann (deceased). Parents: Edwin and Mary Bennett Ebersole. Children: Lois Eberly, Margaret Steiner, John Mann, Robert James Mann, Larry Hesed; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb: 28 at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Miller.- Kenneth L., 85, Goshen, Ind., died Feb. 2, of cancer. Spouse: Sally Gall Miller. Parents: Jacob B. and Mattie Yoder Miller. Children: Bruce, Ed; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 7 at Silverwood Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Moyer.- Stella H. Freed, 97, Souderton, Pa., died Feb. 21. Spouse: Walter B. Moyer (deceased). Parents: Oswin H. and Mary Ann Hackman Freed. Children: Mildred Trauger, Earl F.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral: Feb. 27 at Souderton Mennonite Homes.

Moyer.- Verna A., 86, Souderton, Pa., died March 6. Parents: David D. and Mary Lizzie Allebach Moyer. Funeral: March 13 at Franconia Mennonite Church, Telford, Pa.

Smith.- Melinda Jost, 91, Hatfield, Pa., died Jan. 19. Spouse: Wilmer E. Smith (deceased). Spouse: Elmo R. Hooley (deceased). Parents: John R. and Helene Baerg Jost. Children: Ruth Hooley Suter; Rosemary Hooley Lambright, Renee Hooley Munshi; four grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 16 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Snapp.- Elizabeth Faire Stucky, 88, Denver, Colo., died Feb. 5, of Arteriosclerosis Cardiovascular Disease. Spouse: Donald McKenzie Snapp (deceased). Parents: Bernard Joseph and Emma Graber Stucky. Children: Laura Snapp, Jeffry. Funeral: Feb. 16 at Washington Park United Church of Christ, Denver.

Sowell.- Luessie Barbara Mitchell, 80, Winston-Salem, N.C., died Feb. 18. Spouse: Leamon Riley Sowell, Sr. (deceased). Parents: Elliott Dupree Mitchell and Zenobia. Odum Mitchell. Children: Leamon Sowell Jr., Zenobia Sowell-Bianchi, Deborah Sowell-Cromartie, Rebekah Sowell-Ratliff, Stefany Sowell-McDuffie; four grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 22 at Russell Funeral Home, Winston-Salem.

Steria.- Perry Christian, 71, Lowville, N.Y., died Feb. 19, following a collision. Spouse: Beth M. Boshart Steria. Parents: Ralph and Alta Yousey Steria. Funeral: Feb. 24 at Lowville Mennonite Church.

Suter.- James Russell, 97, Bluffton, Ohio, died Jan. 24. Spouse: Treva Dillman Suter. Spouse: Mabel Lora Suter (deceased). Spouse: Elvira B. Niswander Suter (deceased). Parents: Gilbert H. and Martha Schumacher Suter. Children: Fred, John, Barbara Suter; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial service: April 12 at First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.

Swartzendruber.- Harold Leon, 90, Goshen, Ind., died Feb. 11. Spouse: Lucille Mae Graber Swartzendruber. Parents: Edwin E. and Rose Ella Driver Swartzendruber. Children: Janet Reid, Jim, Steve; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 15 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Thomas.- A. Martha Eash, 94, Hollsopple, Pa., died Dec. 11, 2013. Spouse: Paul S. Thomas (deceased). Parents: Menno and Lizzie Thomas Eash. Children: Marvin E., Stanwin P., Dale 0.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 14 at Thomas Mennonite Church, Hollsopple.

Yordy.- Lois Elaine Bertsche, 89, Meadows, Ill., died Feb. 13, of cerebrovascular accident. Spouse: Clair Yordy (deceased). Parents: Nyle and Iva McCormick Bertsche. Children: Gary, Jeff; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 18 at Calvert-Johnson-Froelich Memorial Home, Flanagan, Ill.

Transcribed by: John Ingold

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