The Mennonite - April 2018

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, April 2018, pages 36-37, Vol. 21, No. 4.


Bachman.- Arline M. Young, 88, Hesston, Kan., died Feb. 17. Spouse: Weldon "Bud Bachman. Parents: Harry and Anna Young. Children: Larry Bachman, Randy Bachman, Jerry Dean Bachman, Vicki Lynette Bachman; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 22 at Hesston Mennonite Church.

Culp.- John Henry, 93, Hesston, Kan., died Jan. 27. Spouse: Mary Ellen Miller Culp. Parents: Emanuel "E.I." and Cora Smucker Culp. Children: David Culp, Susan Gering, Anita Culp, Paul Culp; two grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 10 at Hesston Mennonite Church.

Ebersole.- Ernest C., 93, Lancaster, Pa., died Feb. 3. Spouse: Grace Breneman Ebersole. Parents: Christian C.S. and Susan Shenk Ebersole. Children: Gerald Ebersole, Carl Ebersole, Rollin Ebersole, Robert Ebersole; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 10 at Landisville Mennonite Church, Landisville, Pa.

Freed.- Irene K. Moyer, 93, Souderton, Pa., died Jan. 7. Spouse: Stanley R. Freed (deceased). Parents: Raymond A. and Lizzie W. Kratz Moyer. Children: Geraldine Cassel, Elaine Myers, Ruth Delp, Rhoda Mock, Stanley Freed, Stephen Freed, Philip Freed; 19 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 12 at Souderton Mennonite Homes.

Friesen.- Berry, 69, Lancaster, Pa., died Jan. 17, of renal cell carcinoma. Spouse: Sharon Friesen. Children: Amber Friesen, Emily Burkholder Friesen; six granddaughters. Memorial service: Jan. 22 at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church, Lancaster.

Glick.- Dwight A., 85, Reedsville, Pa., died Jan. 30. Spouse: Helen L. Hostetler Peachey Glick. Spouse: Emma Yoder Glick (deceased). Parents: Nelson D. and Annie B. Byler Glick. Children: Phyllis Yoder, JoAnn Byler, Kenneth Glick, Marlene Peachey, Beverly Jean Glick; stepchildren: Douglas Peachey, Jacquelyn Stauffer; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Memorial service: Feb. 2 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, Pa.

Gunden.- Kent Paul, 61, Elkhart, Ind., died Feb. 8. A 1975 graduate of Concord High School, Kent received an athletic letter for his work as team manager of the football team. He was a member at Belmont Mennonite Church, Elkhart, and worked as a Goshen News newspaper carrier for 23 years. Kent enjoyed many hobbies including: music, fishing, sports, spending time with family, art, reading and anything associated with Notre Dame University. Kent participated in several national Special Olympics winning several gold medals in swimming and diving. If you met Kent, you would never forget him. Parents: William and Evelyn Rocke Gunden. Funeral: Feb. 16 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.

Holden.- Jack Pritchard, 89, Harrisonburg, Va., died Jan. 7. Spouse: Clara B. Holden. Parents: Leland and Florence Smith Holden. Children: Todd Holden, Polly Nunn, Jeff Holden; two grandchildren. Memorial service: Jan. 16 at Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.

Kaufman.- LaVella V. Mehlhaff, 83, Freeman, S.D., died Jan. 7. Spouse: Johnny Kaufman (deceased). Parents: Herbert and Annie Engel Mehlhaff. Funeral: Jan. 10 at Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman.

Mininger.- Arlene Stover, 86, Souderton, Pa., died Feb. 7. Spouse: Charles N. Mininger (deceased). Parents: Edwin and Eva Clemmer Stover. Child: Jay Mininger; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 11 at Souderton Mennonite Homes.

Rush.- Elizabeth "Liz" Tyson*, 97, Richlandtown, Pa., and Dublin, Pa., died Jan. 26. Spouse: Paul L. Rush (deceased). Parents: Abram W. & Sarah Tyson Detweiler. Children: Judith Mill, P. Marvin Rush, Laverne Rush, Arnold Rush; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 4 at Deep Run East Mennonite Church, Perkasie, Pa. *Maiden name was Detwiler

Schmidt.- Raymond LeRoy, 89, North Newton, Kan., died Feb. 8. Spouse: Elfrieda Ruth Lohrentz Schmidt. Parents: Isaac J. and Martha Richert Schmidt. Children: Rosalie Zamzow, Rosanne Janssen, Ronda Schmidt, Royce Schmidt; five grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 17 at Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater, Kan.

Schmidt.- Vionetta Pearl Voth, 81, Loveland, Colo., died Feb. 7. Spouse: Robert Schmidt. Parents: Moses and Buena Dirks Voth. Children: Kenton Jay Schmidt, Robert Lee Schmidt, Dana Kay Drown, Heather Ryan Rosenau; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: March 3 at First Mennonite Church, Denver, Colo.

Schrock.- Mildred Maxine Kuhns, 92, Albany, Ore., died Dec. 3, 2017. Parents Glenn and Tillie Birky Kuhns. Spouse: Eldon Schrock. Children: Jon, Diane, Valerie; one granddaughter. Funeral: Dec. 16 at the Mennonite Village Chapel, Albany.

Warren.- Lauren M. Weldy, 26, New Paris, Ind., died Feb. 8, of Mesothelioma. Spouse: Jordan Warren. Parents: Michael and Cindie Eckhart Weldy. Child: Kendell Warren. Funeral: Feb. 15 at Union Center Church of the Brethren, Nappanee, Ind.

Willems.- Dora Elizabeth Schrock, 88, Albany, Ore., died Jan. 26. Parents: Elmer and Bertha Heyerly Schrock. Spouse: John Willems. Children: Mardell Hochstetler, Kevin Willems; three grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 10 at Albany Mennonite Church.

Yoder.- Warren J., 94, Belleville, Pa., died Feb. 2. Spouse: Ruth Crownover Yoder (deceased). Parents: Samuel M. and Ruth Byler Yoder. Children: Brenda Coogin, Cheryl Burns, Cedric Yoder, Rodney Yoder; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 5 at Valley View Haven Chapel, Belleville.

Transcribed by: John Ingold


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