The Mennonite - September 2014

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, September 2014, pages 48-49, Vol. 17. No. 9.


Amstutz.- Julia Ruth "Judy" Ebersole, 80, La Junta, Colo., died April 5. Spouse:
Mahlon Amstutz. Parents: Clarence and Ruth Ebersole. Children: Lynn, Lori, Rod, Rita. Funeral: April 15 at First Mennonite Church, Denver, Colo.

Bock.- Mary Emma Blough, 81, Harrisonburg, Va., died June 22. Spouse: Warren Bock. Parents: Harry and Freda Berkey Blough. Children: Susan Earley, Alan. Funeral: July 12 at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.

Christner.- Jeanette May Krabill, 90, Iowa City, Iowa, died July 15. Spouse: Truman Christner (deceased). Parents: Lester and Lena Rich Krabill. Children: Anthony, Brenda Christner, Eric, Cheryl Christner White, Douglas; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 10 at First Mennonite Church, Iowa City.

Dietzel.- Arnold Jonathan, 99, Hesston, Kan., died July 4. Spouse: Wilmetta D. Weaver Dietzel. Parents: Samuel and Elma Dietzel. Children: Ronald, Margaret Dietzel Hilegass, Carol Cranston; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 8 at Hesston Mennonite Church.

Flanagan.- Daniel Joseph, 55, Mishawaka, Ind., died June 28. Spouse: Shabaun Eversole Flanagan. Parents: John and Joseclyn Johnson Flanagan. Children: Cameron Ryan, Connor James. Funeral: Aug. 9 at Kern Road Mennonite Church, South Bend, Ind.

Gwin.- Harry S. "Hap," 87, Martinsburg, Pa., died Aug. 3. Spouse: Dorothy Graybill Gwin. Parents: Harry R. and Tressa Snyder Gwin. Children: Barbara Schumacher, Wesley, Shelley, Harry; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 7 at Martinsburg Mennonite Church.

Landis.- Clyde Derstine, 84, Franconia, Pa., died July 14. Spouse: Anna Godshall Landis. Parents: Linford A. and Susie N. Derstine Landis. Children: Joelene Landis, Nancy Gaugler, Bradley; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 20 at Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville, Pa.

Metzler.- Emerson James, 5 days old, Lancaster, Pa., died July 18. Parents: J. Karl and Kelly L. Stoltzfus Metzler. Twin brother: Will Ethan Metzler. Graveside service: July 22 at Hershey Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Pa.

Miller.- Herma V. Hostetler Blosser, 92, Orrville, Ohio, died April 8. Spouse: Jay Miller. Spouse: Paul Blosser (deceased). Parents: Asa and Ida Miller Hostetler. Children: Lyle Blosser, Myrna Blosser, Nyla Barrett; step-children: Marlene Campbell, Dallas Miller, Fred Miller, Jim Miller, Gary Miller, Anita Bixler, Eric Miller; three grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 12 at Smithville Mennonite Church, Smithville, Ohio.

Nussbaum.- Irvin A., 89, Goshen, Ind., died July 10. Spouse: Nelda Zehr Glick Nussbaum. Spouse: Arlene Steiner Nussbaum (deceased). Parents: Amos A. and Lydia Falb Nussbaum. Children: Ray, Larry, Dean, Karen Miller, Marlin, Ted, LaJane Moore; step-children: Phil Glick, Kim Glick, Kevin Glick, Mike Glick; 21 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 16 at Waterford Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Olson.- Selma Esther Glanzer, 86, Freeman, S.D., died Aug. 2. Spouse: Donald W. Olson. Parents: David D. and Susie Glanzer. Funeral: Aug. 6 at Hutterthal Mennonite Church, Freeman.

Ruth.- Ruth Bower, 84, Souderton, Pa., died Aug. 7. Spouse: Walton C. Ruth (deceased). Parents: Harvey and Lillie Halteman Bower. Children: Marlin, Elaine Grote, Ronald; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 11 at Souderton Mennonite Homes.

Stoltzfus.- John. Jr., 73, Goshen, Ind., died July 17, of Fahr's disease. Spouse: Colleen Stoltzfus. Parents: John Stoltzfus, Sr., and Laura Beckler Stoltzfus. Children: Tonya Stoltzfus-Miller, Chad; six grandchildren. Funeral: July 22 at East Union Mennonite Church, Kalona, Iowa.

Yoder.- Helen Janette Slaubaugh, 93, Wellman, Iowa, died July 14. Spouse: Paul E. M. Yoder {deceased}. Parents: William and Naomi Hooley Slaubaugh. Children: Kathleen Erteld, Christine Falcon, Phil, Orie; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at Wellman Mennonite Church.

Transcribed by: John Ingold

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