The Mennonite - January 2017

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, January 2017, page 35, Vol. 20, No. 1.


Britsch, Meredith I. Beck, 99, Archbold, Ohio, died Aug. 8, 2016. Spouse: Dale E. Beck.* Parents: Lewis and Bertha Wyse Britsch. Children: Gerald** (deceased), Ronald (deceased), Marlene, Wendell and Conrad Beck; 13 grandchildren; 48 great-grandhildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 12, 2016, at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold.
Note: *Dale is deceased and **Gerald is spelled Garold

Diener, David Edward, 98, Souderton, Pa., died Oct. 16, 2016. Spouse: Esther Swartzentruber Diener. Parents: Harry and Amanda Diener. Children: Margaret (deceased), Larry, David, Diane Omondi; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 24, 2016, at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Pettisville, Ohio.

Gale, David B., 83, Tiskilwa, Ill., died Nov. 11, 2016. Spouse: Margaret Wenger Gale. Children: Laurel Turner, Eric, Steve, Andrew and Timothy Gale; 14 grandchildren. Memorial service Nov. 26, 2016, at Plow Creek Mennonite Church, Tiskilwa.

Goering, Gene Arlie, 81, Hudson, Mich., died Nov. 25, 2016. Spouse: Janet June Reinbolt Goering (deceased). Parents: Christian and Marie Kaufman Goering. Children: Michelle Gnagey, Gene Goering, Jana Wheeler, Kristi Hiltbrunner; 17 grandhildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 3, 2016, at Lockport Mennonite church, Stryker, Ohio.

Greaser, Frances Mae Bontrager, 95, Goshen, Ind., died Oct. 26, 2016. Spouse: Lawrence Henry Greaser (deceased). arents: John and Fanny Yoder Bontrager. Stepchildren: David (deceased), Galen, Dan and Joseph Greaser and Rachel Good; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 21, 2016, at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Hertzler, James R., 82, Goshen, Ind., died Nov. 18, 2016. Spouse: Diane Schrock Hertzler. Parents: Milford and Ada Hostetter Hertzler. Children: Philip, Randal, Jennifer and Melanie Hertzler; four grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 26, 2016, at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Histand, Clyde Paul, 86, Doylestown, Pa., died Nov. 19, 2016. Spouse: Elizabeth Shank Histand. Parents: Paul and Mary Horst Histand. Children: Janice Savage, Patricia Bishop, Cynthia Lamb, Wendell Histand; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 26, 2016, at Deep Run Mennonite Church East, Perkasie, Pa.

Krabill. Betty J. Roth, 81, Iowa City, Iowa, died Nov. 21, 2016*. Spouse: Joseph L. Krabill. Parents: Melvin and Hilda Hershberger Roth. Children: Brenda Colbert, Tim and Tony Krabill; nine grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 25 at First Mennonite Church, Iowa City.
*Correction: Betty J. Krabill died Aug. 21, 2016, not Nov. 21. - The Mennonite, February 2017

Martin, Marian Stover Landis, 85, Harrisonburg, Va., died Nov. 15, 2016. Spouse John Richard Martin. Parents: Ephraim Moyer and Mamie Baum Stover Landis. Children: Don Richard, Lee Allen and Ann Louise Martin. Seven grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 20, 2016, at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va.

Mast, Robert Wesley, 64, Keezletown, Va., died Nov. 6, 2016. Spouse: Merle Erb Mast. Parents: William and Lovina Nafziger Mast. Children: Zachary Alan and Chelsea Anne Mast; one grandchild. Funeral: Nov. 19, 2016, at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va.

Miller, Paul Richard, 88, Las Vegas, Nev., died Sept. 22, 2016. Spouse: Edna Mildred Guth Miller. Parents: John G. and Niva Christner Miller. Children: Cheryl Ramer, Terry Miller, Julie Cressman, Patti Wilson and Karen Wiegand; 10 grandchildren; 1O great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 19 at Souderton, Pa.

Yothers, Ruth, 108, Bedminster, Pa., died Nov. 16, 2016. Parents: Isaac Erwin and Nora Elizabeth Yothers. Funeral: Nov. 21, 2016, at Souderton (Pa.) Mennonite Home.

Transcribed by: John Ingold


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