The Mennonite - April 2019

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, April 2019, pages 36-37, Vol. 22, No. 4.


Becker.- Willard, 98, Sheboygan, Wis., died Feb. 14. Spouse: Bertha K. Pollman Becker (deceased). Parents: Daniel A. and Anna Tieszen Becker. Child: Dean Becker; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: Feb. 23 at Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D.

Brunk.- Ruth Derstine Detweiler, 91, Harrisonburg, Va., died Jan. 30. Spouse: Nelson Brunk. Parents: Alvin and Edna Detweiler. Children: Carol Harnish, Judy Blosser, Brad Brunk; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 16 at Strite Auditorium at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, Harrisonburg.

Crossgrove.- Kathryn Marie Roth, 97, Archbold, Ohio, died Jan. 31. Spouse: Chauncey Willard Crossgrove (deceased). Parents: Frank and Ada Schmucker Roth. Children: Steve, Nancy, Ruth Ann Yoder, Alan, Lois Stoltzfus; 10 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 7 at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Ohio.

Kennel.- LeRoy E., 88, Goshen, Ind., died Feb. 14. Spouse: Pauline Graybill Kennel. Parents: Peter and Anna Reeb Kennel. Children: Jon Kauffmann-Kennel, Rita Lopienski, Janice Kennel Roop, Jay Kennel; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: March 16 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Ortman.- Arlan Wayne, 84, Marion, S.D., died Jan. 26. Spouse: Ellen Marie Graber Ortman. Parents: William J. and Anna Goering Ortman. Children: Stan Ortman, Shella Franz, Marnette Hofer, William Ortman; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 10 at Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D.

Regehr.- Gus, 91, Hutchinson, Kan., died Feb. 11. Spouse: Ruth Louise Wiebe Regehr. Parents: George T. and Helena Fehdrau Regehr. Children: Judy Regehr. Don Regehr, Leon Regehr; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: Feb. 15 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kan.

Schrag.- Janelle Renae Schmidt, 50, Kansas City, Mo., died Dec. 7, 2018. Spouse: David M. Schrag. Parents: Arlo and Teresa Schmidt. Children: Hannah Schrag, Larissa Schrag. Funeral: Dec. 11 at Rainbow Mennonite Church, Kansas City, Kan.

Zimmerman.- Mabel Maurine Troyer, 97, Harper, Kan., died Feb. 19. Spouse: Vernon Zimmerman (deceased). Parents: Samuel J. and Iva Miller Troyer. Children: Loretta Hawkins, Ila Zimmerman, Orval Zimmerman, Maxine Magri, Joe Zimmerman, Verl Zimmerman, Veva Mumaw; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Feb. 23 at Pleasant Valley Mennonite Church, Harper.

Transcribed by: John Ingold

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