The Mennonite - February 2019

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, February 2019, pages 36-37, Vol. 22, No. 2.


Blount.- Deborah Jean Hecathorn, 68, Auburn, Ind., died Nov. 13, 2018. Spouse: Kenneth Blount. Parents: Earl and Reva Utz Hecathorn. Children: Andrew Blount, Philip Blount, John Blount; three grandsons. Celebration of life: Nov. 26 at North Leo Mennonite Church, Leo, Ind.

Book.- Zelma Zigler, 96, Sterling, Ill., died Dec. 19, 2018. Spouse: Orrin D. Book (deceased). Parents: John and Catherine Wulf Zigler. Children: Patricia McNinch, Judy Bailey; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 28 at McDonald Funeral Home, Sterling.

Brunk.- Joseph "Joe" Daniel, 83, Harrisonburg, Va., died Dec. 21, 2018. Spouse: Mary Louise Ours Brunk. Parents: Henry and Nora Kraus Brunk. Children: Craig L. Brunk, Cheri B. Shenk; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 29 at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church.

Deter.- Dorrine Jane Bos, 88, Morrison, Ill., died Jan. 1. Spouse: Clayton Deter. Parents: Alvin and Jannette M. Zuidema Bos. Children: Rod Deter, Russ Deter, Rick Deter, Randy Deter; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 5 at Science Ridge Mennonite Church, Sterling, Ill.

Detweiler.- Esther Hunsberger, 83, Dublin, Pa., died Sept. 16, 2018. Spouse: Marvin Detweiler. Parents: Walter N. and Clara Barndt Hunsberger. Children: Wesley Detweiler, David E. Detweiler, Corey J. Detweiler; two grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 29 at Deep Run East Mennonite Church, Perkasie, Pa.

Eby.- Mildred Barkey, 100, Mishawaka, Ind., died Dec. 15, 2018. Spouse: Charles E. Eby (deceased). Parents: Elmer and Dola Mast Barkey. Children: Donald Eby, Fred Eby, Margaret Yoder, Merlin Eby; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 20 at Olive Mennonite Church, Elkhart, Ind.

Frank.- Neal R., 72, Perkasie, Pa., died June 29, 2018. Spouse: Janet Remetta Frank (deceased). Parents: Max and Viola Ollert Frank. Funeral: Aug. 3 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Frey.- Clara I. Stuckey, 92, Wauseon, Ohio, died Oct. 30, 2018. Spouse: Warren Frey (deceased). Parents: Aaron and Sarah Eicher Stuckey. Children: Jerry Frey, Shirley Rychener, Kathy Poindexter, MaraBelle Schmucker, Allen Frey; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 5 at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon.

Gattis.- Homer, 71, Hesston, Kan., died Dec. 13, 2018. Spouse: Jan Tapp Gattis. Parents: Thomas & Mary Hollingsworth Gattis. Children: Stephanie Smucker, Stacie Dundon, Brad Gattis; 5 grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 20 at Hesston Mennonite Church.

Gerber.- Joan, 87, Hesston, Kan., died Dec. 15, 2018. Spouse: Emory G. Gerber (deceased). Parents: Oren and Frances Ely. Children: Jerry and Lynn Gerber, Lucy Bontrager (deceased), Jana Heger; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 18 at Schowalter Villa, Hesston.

Gingerich.- Clydene, 77, Hesston, Kan., died Dec. 15, 2018. Spouse: Kermit D. Gingerich. Parents: Clyde H. and Erma Mae Loucks Jantz. Children: Kim Brenneman, Craig Gingerich; four grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 19 at Hesston Mennonite Church

Glick.- John L., 82, Smoketown, Pa., died Dec. 8, 2018, of a stroke. Spouse: Mary K. Byers Glick. Parents: Jacob A. Glick, Sr. and Katie Smoker Glick. Children: Cindy A. Blankenship, J. Scott Glick, Kirk E. Glick. Funeral: Dec. 13 at Forest Hills Mennonite Church, Leola, Pa.

Goshow.- Janet L. Swartley, 74, Perkasie, Pa., died Aug. 1, 2018. Spouse: John M. Goshow. Parents: Williams and Valeria Landes Swartley. Children: Jeffrey M. Goshow, Jennifer G. Lacher, Jessica A. Shenk; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 5 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Grieser.- Dorothy L. Burkholder, 90, Archbold, Ohio, died Dec. 10, 2018. Spouse: Dale Grieser (deceased). Parents: Adam and Beulah Hooley Burkholder. Children: Kathleen Cipka, Cynthia Williams, Barbara Grieser, Sara Malone, D. Jonathan Grieser; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: March Z019 at Fairlawn Chapel, Archbold.

Hazlett.- Beverly A. McElhaney, 82, Naples, Fla., died June 27, 2018. Spouse: Joseph M. Hazlett (deceased). Children: Joseph Mark Hazlett II, James Michael Hazlett, John McFarland Hazlett, Mai Ann Hazlett, Jennifer Hazlett Kryzanowski; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Frostburg, Pa.

Hazlett.- Joseph M., 87, Naples, Fla., died Aug. 21, 2018. Spouse: Beverly A. McElhaney Hazlett (deceased). Parents: Mark "Mick" and Helen Hazlett. Children: Joseph Mark Hazlett II, James Michael Hazlett, John McFarland Hazlett, Mai Ann Hazlett, Jennifer Hazlett Kryzanowski; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Frostburg, Pa.

Headings.- Dorothy Jean Yoder, 78, Harrisonburg, Va., died Dec. 27, 2018. Spouse: Richard Lee Headings (deceased). Parents: George Elrose Yoder and Ruth Kauffman Yoder. Children: Lauri Headings Whyte, Kevin Headings; five grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 4 at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church.

Lais.- Kenneth Franklin, 68, Canby, Ore., died Aug. 30, 2018. Parents: Daniel Franklin "Frank," and Wanona Anna Conrad Lais. Children: Daniel Lais, Ericka Strausburg, Anna Lais; one granddaughter. Funeral: Sept. 10 at Zion Mennonite Church, Hubbard, Ore.

Landis.- Beverly Ann Bishop, 67, Middlebury Center, Pa., died July 29, 2018. Spouse: Larry H. Landis. Parents: Francis and Virginia Beer Bishop. Children: Bradley Landis, Amy Stefanowicz; three grandchildren. No funeral was planned.

Leatherman.- Irene Rice, 91, Sellersville, Pa., died Sept. 14, 2018. Spouse: Clarence Leatherman (deceased). Parents: Noah and Annie Swartz Rice. Children: Carolyn Leatherman, Bernice Doelp, Clyde Leatherma, Elaine Hooley, Rachel Schertz, Evelyn Zumfelde; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 23 at Deep Run Mennonite Church East, Perkasie, Pa.

Mark.- Scott Joseph, 52, Elkhart, Ind., died Nov. 9, 2018. Former spouse: Summer Mark. Parents: George and Arlene Mark. Children: Anne, John, Brian. A private service and burial will be held.

Martin.- Allen S., M.D., 88, Shipshewana, Ind., died Dec. 9, 2018. Spouse: Ruth E. Nussbaum Martin (deceased). Parents: Joseph E. and Mary Shaum Martin. Children: Anita Martin Vernon, David Martin, Rebecca Martin Picht, Rachel Stutzman, Jerry Martin, Linda Martin Burkholder; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 22 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.

Miller.- LaVerne B., 93, Hesston, Kan., died Dec. 11, 2018. Spouse: Paul Joseph Miller (deceased). Parents: Merle and Josephine Swavey. Children: Robert Paul, William Edward, Jon Francis Miller and Mary Bellmore; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 17 at Schowalter Villa, Hesston.

Moyer.- Verda Fay Good, 93, Perkasie, Pa., died Dec. 3, 2018. Spouse: T. Carroll Moyer. Parents: Leroy and Leah Eichelberger Good. Child: Lon Moyer; one grandchild. Funeral: Dec. 9 at The Community of Rockhill, Sellersville, Pa.

Pancorbo.- Humberto Perez, 85, Goshen, Ind., died Dec. 9, 2018. Spouse: Elizabeth Solano. Parents: Herman and Eudocia Perez. Children: Marianela Perez, Margaret Ramirez, Giovanni Perez, Diana Perez, Ivannia Graber; eight grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 15 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Reimer.- Gerhard Johan, 90, Goshen, Ind., died Jan. 2. Spouse: Rosemary Wyse Reimer. Spouse: Margaret "Marge" Lapp Reimer (deceased). Parents: David P. and Justina Brandt Reimer. Children: Paul Reimer, Julia Reimer Lund, Christine Reimer Collins; five grandchildren. Funeral: Jan. 5 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Rolon.- Samuel, 83, Hatfield, Pa., died Oct. 19, 2018. Spouse: Dorcas Emma Yoder Rolon. Parents: Eugenio and Juana Rolon. Children: Juanita Emma Santiago, Nancy Rolon Wingfield, Pedro Samuel Rolon, Rosalie Rolon-Dow; 11 grandchildren. Funeral: Oct. 23 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Rush.- Raymond F., 75, Perkasie, Pa., died July 28, 2018. Spouse: Shirley M. Rosenberger Rush (deceased). Parents: Elwyn Y. and Bertha Moyer Rush. Children: Dale Rush, Brenda Rush, Charlene Burke; four grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 2 at Dock Woods Community Chapel, Lansdale, Pa.

Rush.- Shirley M. Rosenberger, 72, Perkasie, Pa., died Aug. 9, 2018. Spouse: Raymond F. Rush (deceased). Parents: Stanley Rosenberger and Alice Moyer Rosenberger Bolton. Children: Dale Rush, Brenda Rush, Charlene Burke; four grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 12 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church. Blooming Glen, Pa.

Short.- Marjorie Ella Nofziger, 94, Archbold, Ohio, died Dec. 5, 2018. Spouse: Calvin D. Short (deceased). Parents: William B. and Clara Beck Nofziger. Children: Lonnie Short, Pat Nafziger, Terry Short, Peg Rufenacht; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: Dec. 10 at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Ohio.

Stuckey.- Carol A. Wyse, 76, West Unity, Ohio, died Nov. 25, 2018. Spouse: Paul Stuckey. Parents: Dan and Marjory Werder Wyse. Children: Pam Schroeder, Paula Sprow, Patsy Miller; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: Nov. 27 at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Ohio.

Wilkins.- Donna Elizabeth Peirce, 54, Sellersville, Pa., died Oct. 14, 2018. Spouse: H. Jeffrey Wilkins. Parents: Joshua and Kay Riniker Peirce. Children: Samuel Wilkins, Eva Wilkins, Eliza Wilkins, Isaac Wilkins. Funeral: Nov. 10 at Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, Pa.

Transcribed by: John Ingold

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