The Mennonite - June, 1998

"for the record" - Deaths:

theMennonite, June 2, 1998, page 12, Vol. 1, No. 15.

Bender.- Ruth E., 96, Goshen, Ind., died May 3. Burial: May 5 at Goshen, by Nancy Kauffmann and Firman Gingerich.

Buller.- Hilda L. Ediger, 83, Buhler, Kan., died April 22. Survivors: husband, William "Bill"; children Jody Miller, Sue Lemke; two grandchildren. Burial: April 25 at Buhler, Kan., by Bob Dalke.

Detweiler.- Donald M., 58, Telford, Pa., died April 27 of heart failure from heart surgery. Survivors: wife, Cora; children Dawn Delp, Denise Alderfer; seven grandchildren; parents, Norman and Sallie Detweiler. Burial: May 1 at Telford by Michael Derstine.

Friesen.- Dave, 81, Hesston, Kan., died May 7 of Parkinson's disease. Survivors: wife, Rubena; children Jim, Janet Regier; four grandchildren. Burial: May 11 at Inman, Kan., by Dean Linsenmeyer.

Johnson.- Daniel Lee, 63, Scottdale, Pa., died May 10. Survivors: wife, Sandra; son Daniel Lee Jr. Memorial service: May 31 at Scottdale by Doug and Wanda Roth Amstutz.

Leis.- Gertrude Miller Kipfer, 91, Sarasota, Fla., died March 27. Survivors: children Marge Christner, Laverne Miller, Earl Miller; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Burial: March 30 at Sarasota by Barry Loop.

Moyer.- Frances Apple, 87, Lansdale, Pa., died May 5. Survivors: husband, Edward; son, Jay; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Burial: May 8 at Perkasie, Pa., by Truman Brunk, Benjamin Stutzman and David Derstine.

Oyer.- John S., 73, Goshen, Ind., died May 4. Survivors: wife, Carol; children Rebecca Meyers, Kathryn, Sarah Cerceo, Timothy; three grandchildren. Burial: May 7 at Goshen by Firman Gingerich.

Wiand.- C. Edward, 79, Mifflinburg, Pa., died May 3. Survivors: wife, Anna; children Robert, Glenn, Dean, Joel, Norma Wilson, Jeanne Ebersole; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Burial: May 6 at Middleburg, Pa., by Sam Yoder, David Weaver and Norman Kolb.

Wildman.- Joyce Anetta, 58, Quakertown, Pa., died April 27 of multiple injuries from an auto accident. Survivors: children Joanna, Barry Vaugh, David Beckford; five grandchildren. Burial: May 1 at Doylestown, Pa., by Duane Bishop.

Woolner.- Royden Jacob, 82, Waterloo, Ont., died May 5. Survivors: son Paul; two grandchildren. Burial: May 8 at Kitchener, Ont., by Rudy Baergen.

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theMennonite, June 9, 1998 page 13, Vol. 1, No. 16.

Davidhizar.- Raymond O., 80, Wakarusa, Ind., died April 23. Survivors: children Martha Timmons, Wayne; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Burial: April 27 at Elkhart, Ind., by William Hooley.

Martin.- Celinda Steckle, 90, Elmira, Ont., died May 10. Survivors: children Ronald, Lorne, Eldon, Angus, Albert; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Burial: May 13 at Hawkesville, Ont., by Don Penner.

Nafziger.- Orval, 88, Archbold, Ohio, died May 2. Survivors: wife, Ada; children Barbara Aeschliman, Charlene Short, Sara; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Burial: May 5 at Pettisville, Ohio, by Ron Guengerich and Dee Swartz.

Schweitzer.- Mabel (Reinhardt) Good Martin, 96, Kouts, Ind., died May 20. Survivors: children Leila Hostetler, Madelyn Eichelberger, Roland Good; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Burial: May 23 at Kouts by John Murray and Bill Beck.

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theMennonite, June 16, 1998, page 13, Vol. 1, No. 17.

Nofziger.- Bryan William, 28, Archbold, Ohio, died May 13. Survivors: parents, Peter and Shirley Nofziger. Burial: May 16 at Pettisville, Ohio, by Wayne Pipkin.

Rebel.- Elta Miller, 87, Wellman, Iowa, died May 9. Survivors: husband, Maynard; children Wilma Rhodes, Carroll; four grandchildren; one great- grandchild. Burial: May 12 at Kalona, Iowa, by Scott Swartzendruber and Mick Murray.

Yoder.- Omer, 79, Goshen, Ind., died May 12 of cancer. Survivors: children Beverly DuCharme, Ronald, Steven, Darrel; 12 grandchildren. Burial: May 15 at Goshen by Myron Schrag and Karen Ediger.

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theMennonite, June 23, 1998, page 18, Vol. 1, No. 18.

Bachman.- Leland Alvin, 90, Denver, died May 23. Survivors: 1 son, David; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Beachy.- Benjamin J., 101, Bad Axe, Mich., died May 13. Survivors: children Margaret Pamer, Vernon, Eldon, Roy, Doris Albrecht, Ruth Delp, Judy Martin, Sharyl Kurtz; 31 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Burial: May 16 at Pigeon, Mich., by Thomas Beachy.

Birky.- Anneliese Dyck, 66, Harrisonville, Mo., died May 1 from complications of a stroke. Survivor: husband, Howard. Memorial service May 6 at Harrisonville by William Lusk.

Blosser.- Russell, 95, Wakarusa, Ind., died May 20. Survivors: children Harriet Bontrager, Virgil, Raymond; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Burial: May 25 at Elkhart, Ind., by David Heusinkveld.

Hoover.- Lena Weaver, 75, Lititz, Pa., died May 9 of a stroke. Survivors: husband, Lester; children Ruth Seitz, Esther Bucher, Sharon, Jay; six grandchildren. Burial: May 13 at Leola, Pa., by Tom Horst, George Hurst and Nelson Martin.

Hostetler.- Neil, 34, Bellefontaine, Ohio, died May 27 in a farm accident. Survivors: wife, Sandra; children Cortney, Jerrod; parents, Kenneth and Jeanette Hostetler. Burial: June 1 at West Liberty, Ohio, by Alvin Yoder.

Hruska.- Helen Fathauer, 87, Bedford Heights, Ohio, died May 9. Burial: May 12 at Bedford, Ohio, by David Orr.

Janssen.- Fallace L., 71, Roanoke, Ill, died May 22. Survivors: wife, Leona; children Gail, Barbara Hilton, Susan Surratt, Tammy Waterworth; nine grandchildren. Burial: May 26 at Metamora, Ill., by Michael Danner and Jack Stalter.

Krady.- Elva Miller, 78, Lititz, Pa., died May 20 of a heart attack. Burial: May 26 at Elizabethtown, Pa., by Don Good and Frank Peachey.

Louis.- Manette, 51, Manheim, Pa., died May 22. Survivors: children Maria Zimmerman, Ruth Francois; one grandchild. Cremated.

Maust.- Marie P. Swartzendruber, 75, Pigeon, Mich., died May 16 of Alzheimer's disease and a stroke. Survivors: husband Elmer Maust; children Wendell, Margie, Marvin, Faye Hurrer; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Burial: May 18 at Pigeon, Mich., by Thomas Beachy and Luke Yoder.

Ramer.- Ethel Rachel Martin, 85, Duchess, Alta., died May 21. Survivors: children Virginia Brubaker, Robert, Charles, Joanne Siemens, Doreen Ropp, William, Beth Friesen; 19 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Burial: May 28 at Duchess by Paul Voegtlin.

Reimer.- Willard John, 68, Whitewater, Kan, died May 22 of cancer. Survivors: wife, Gladys; children Rosemary Goertzen, Karen, Kristina Balzer; three grandchildren. Burial: May 26 at Whitewater by Jim Voth.

Shutt.- Freeda McCarthy, 74, Port Allegany, Pa., died May 4 of heart problems. Survivor: son, Frank. Burial: May 6 at Whitesville, N.Y., by Gene Vangorder.

Stoltzfus.- Edna Pearl Eigsti, 98, Manson, Iowa, died May 21. Survivors: children John, Joseph, Carolyn; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Burial: May 28 at Manson by Curt Kuhns.

Yoder.- Enos, 78, Middlebury, Ind., died May 7. Survivors: children Marcia Kindy, Michael; seven grandchildren. Burial: May 11 at Middlebury by Linford Martin and Jeff Kauffman.

Yoder.- Esther Hooley, 77, Topeka, Ind, died May 26 of injuries in a car accident. Survivors: Linda Freed, Craig, Donna Stutzman, Mable Classen; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Burial: May 30 at Shipshewana, Ind. by John Murray.

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