The Mennonite - October 2017

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, October 2017. pages 36-37, Vol. 20, No. 10.


Driver.- Gladys A., 95, Harrisonburg, Va., died June 25. Parents: Rhodes Homer Driver and Anna May Weaver Driver. Graveside service: June 28 at Weavers Mennonite Church cemetery.

Flickinger.- Sidonnia Ann Nickel, 94, Glendale, Ariz., died Aug. 16, of a stroke. Spouse: Calvin Howard Flickinger. Parents: Abraham Theodore Nickel and Marie Heppner Nickel. Children: Ron Flickinger, Dan Flickinger John Flickinger, Susan Flickinger Bartel, Lois Flickinger; one grandchild. Funeral: Aug. 26 at Glencroft Senior Living, Glendale.

Frey.- Richard E., 83, Wauseon, Ohio, died July 11. Spouse: Ellen Jane Prowant Frey. Parents: Simon and Verna Beck Frey. Children: Richard Frey, Jr., Fred Frey, Mary Jane Frey, Jack Frey. Funeral: July 15 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon.

Frey.- Samuel Warren, 60, Pettisville, Ohio, died Aug. 14, of pancreatic cancer. Spouse: Deborah Kesler Frey. Parents: Warren and Clara Stuckey Frey. Children: Nathan Frey, Nicholas Frey, Jason Frey; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 19 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.

Good.- Athalyn Hope Howard Driver, 91, Harrisonburg, Va., died June 2. Spouse: Robert Good (deceased). Spouse: Harold Driver (deceased). Parents: Roscoe and Effie Dwyer Howard. Children: Robert Harold Driver, Bruce Driver, Nancy Kisamore; step-children: Karen Kuhns, William "Bill" Good; four grandchildren; one step—granddaughter; four great-grandchildren. Memorial service: June 5 at Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.

Heatwole.- C. Franklyn, 89, La Junta, Colo., died Aug. 5, of kidney failure. Spouse: Esther Marie Bixler Heatwole. Parents: E. Herman and Nora F. Good Heatwole. Children: Steven J. Heatwole, Douglas R. Heatwole, Roger L. Heatwole, James F. Heatwole; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 10 at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, La Junta.

Hershberger.- Owen David, 98, Davidsville, Pa., died May 3. Spouse: Beulah East Hershberger. Parents: Edwin and Lizzie Hershberger. Children: Joan Sala, Joyce Horner, Dennis Hershberger; 13 grandchildren; 12 great—grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 6 at Thomas Mennonite Church, Holsopple, Pa.

Hershey.- Elizabeth "Betty" M. Moyer, 88, Souderton, Pa., died May 12. Spouse: Harold B. Hershey (deceased). Parents: Norman M. and Ida Detweiler Moyer. Children: Dawn Stanislaw, Kim Richter, Steven Hershey, Douglas E. Hersey; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: May 21 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Hershey.- Mary Elaine Moore, 88, Harrisonburg, Va., died June 1. Spouse: Paul Burkhart Hershey (deceased). Parents: H. Franklin and M. Alverda Stoudt Moore. Children: Debra Bontrager, Sandra Kauffman, Beth Reigner; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 10 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Hunsberger.- Mary Ellen Bast, 88, Lansdale, Pa., died April 10. Spouse: Richard R. Hunsberger. Parents: George Bast III and Mary Streicher Bast. Children: Steven and Charlotte Hunsberger; three grandchildren. Funeral: May 1 at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton, Pa.

Litton.- Ross, 85, Whitewater, Kan., died Aug. 24. Spouse: Emma Mae Stuart Litton. Parents: Ray Wilson Litton and Lois Ross Litton. Children: Ron Litton, Cheryl Klassen, Diana Morgan; Aug. 31 at Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater.

Litwiller.- Floyd R., 89, Hopedale, Ill., died Aug. 18. Spouse: Lona Deter Litwiller. Parents: Christian C. and Emma Zehr Litwiller. Children: Richard Litwiller, Kenneth Litwiller, Brian Litwiller, Christina Litwiller; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 22 at Hopedale Mennonite Church.

Miller.- Dr. Kenneth Devon, 89, Goshen, Ind., died Aug. 29. Spouse: Bertha P. Neufeld Miller (deceased). Parents: Irwin and Mildred Yoder Miller. Children: Berry Miller. Phil Miller, Becky Nussbaum, Bonnie Gingrich, Gordon Miller; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Ken was a graduate of Goshen College and Indiana University School of Medicine. He was a family practice doctor and served the Woodburn, Ind., community for 40 years. He was an active member of Maplewood Mennonite Church in Fort Wayne for many years. After he retired, Ken and Bertha moved to Goshen where he became an active member of Silverwood Mennonite Church. Ken enjoyed sports, especially running, golf, and basketball. He passed down his love of Indiana basketball to his children and grandchildren. He was often dressed in IU gear. Funeral: Sept. 2 at North Goshen Mennonite Church.

Myers.- John Y., 76, Blooming Glen, Pa., died June 25. Spouse: Darlene Moyer Myers. Parents: Walter H. and Edna B. Young Myers. Children: Michael Myers, Jolene Hammer, Donna Lee Myers; four grandchildren. Funeral: June 28 at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton, Pa.

Nunemaker.- Doris Jean Wenger, 88, Goshen, Ind., died Aug. 18. Spouse: John Nunemaker. Parents: Charles and Goldie Weldy Wenger. Children: Connie Haarer, Dale Nunemaker, Robert Nunemaker, Brian Nunemaker, Sandra Garber; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 21 at Holdeman Mennonite Church, Wakarusa, Ind.

Short.- Bernice Pauline, 99, Stryker, Ohio, died June 21. Parents: Menno and Delia Graber Short. Funeral: June 23 at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker.

Waidelich.- Virgil J., 84, Archbold, Ohio, died Aug. 7. Spouse: Marilouise Miller Waidelich (deceased). Parents: Arthur and Vera Nofzinger Waidelich. Children: John Waidelich, Mike Waidelich, Jane Bruner, Matt Waidelich; 18 grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 11 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.

Wenger.- Evelyn Blanche Hartman, 87, Harrisonburg, Va., died July 5. Spouse: Sheldon “Shelly” L. Wenger. Children: Marcia Summers, Ronald Wenger, Val Mongold, H.L. Wenger; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 10 at Strite Auditorium at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, Harrisonburg.

Wyse.- Charles J., 92, Archbold, Ohio, died Aug. 24. Spouse: Patty Short Wyse. Parents: Charley and Cora Rupp Wyse. Children: Samuel Wyse, David Wyse, Audrey Fricke, Chris Wyse; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral: Sept. 2 at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Ohio.

Zehr.- W. Jay, 88, Goshen, Ind., died July 7. Spouse: Carolyn Sommer Zehr (deceased). Parents: Harold and Alma Unzicker Zehr. Children: Eric Zehr, Brian Zehr, Jeff Zehr; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 14 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Transcribed by: John Ingold

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