Bair, Fred L., son of Jacob and Emma (Fahrney) Bair, was born at Orrville, Ohio, July 21, 1899; died at the Osteopathic Hospital, Orrville, Oct. 19, 1961; aged 62 y. 2 m. 28 d. On Oct. 21, 1924, he was married to Dora M. Horst, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (Dorothy-Mrs. Huland Butcher), 2 grandsons, and his mother. He was a member of the Orrville Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Frey Gresser Funeral home, Oct. 23, in charge of J. Lester Graybill; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Begly, John, son of Joshua and Anna (Imhoff) Begly, was born in Chester Twp., Wayne Co., Ohio; died at the home of his daughter in West Salem, Ohio, Oct. 17, 1961; aged 83 y. 4 m. 9 d. On Oct. 19, 1913, he was married to Mary Barbara Lehman, who died Jan. 31, 1960. Surviving are their 5 sons and 2 daughters (Viola-Mrs. Levi Zimmerman, West Salem; Norman, Smithville; Floyd, Seville; Homer, Red Haw; Nettie-Mrs. Paul Renfrew and Olen, of West Salem; and Forest, Ashland), and 24 grandchildren. He was a member of the Chester Mennonite Church, where services were held Oct. 19, in charge of Carl J. Good and Mr. Hart.
Yoder, Julian, daughter of Abraham and Catherine (Spicher) Thomas, was born in Somerset Co., Pa., Sept. 23, 1875; died at Davidsville, Pa., Nov. 2, 1961; aged 86 y. 1 m. 10 d. On Feb. 7, 1897, she was married to Valentine M. Yoder, who died March 18, 1934. Surviving are 4 children (Dorsey, Allensville, Pa.; Mrs. Emma Kauffman (with whom she resided), Davidsville; Howard, Sarasota, Fla.; and Mrs. Lizzie Yoder, Dalton, Ohio), 8 grandchildren, 14, great-grandchildren, and 2 brothers (John and Ephraim, Johnstown). She was a member of the Allensville Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 5, in charge of R. R. Peachey, Harry Y. Shetler, and J. Elrose Hartzler.
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Bowman, Ezra C., son of Moses and Anna Bowman, was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., Oct. 16, 1873; died at his home near East Lynne, Mo., Oct. 27, 1961; aged 88 y. 11 d. He was the youngest of 12 children, his 5 brothers and 6 sisters preceding him in death. On July 11,, 1900, he was married to Laura Cressman, who died July 9, 1922. This union was not blessed with children, but they took into their home a six-week-old baby girl, Alberta June, now Mrs. J. C. Cleugh, who lived with them until she grew to young womanhood. In 1918, he received a call to the ministry to serve in the Ozark field of Missouri. He was ordained at Carver, Mo., on Feb. 17, 1918, where he served for 24 years in the various churches. On Nov. 28, 1929, he was married to Alice Hershberger, who survives. To them was born a son, who died in 1934. Also surviving are Mrs. Cleugh, her 2 daughters, and 4 grandchildren. In Oct. 1942, he retired from active ministry and with his wife moved to Cass Co., Mo. Even after retirement he still had a keen interest in the rural community which he left, and a memorial fund for radio evangelism and rural missions in Missouri has been erected in his memory.
Eshleman, Amanda E., daughter of John and Clara (Railing) Weaver, was born near Greencastle, Pa., Aug. 24, 1897; died of a heart attack in the Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Md., Oct. 24, 1961; aged 74 y. 2 m. On Aug. 1, 1906, she was married to George S. Eshleman, who survives. Also surviving are one brother (Jacob, Greencastle), one sister (Mrs. Moses K. Horst, Maugansville), one son (Merle W., Harrisonburg, Va.), one daughter (Lela-Mrs. Clarence Y. Fretz, Hagerstown), and 6 grandchildren. She was a member of the Mennonite Church, and her active interest in missions was a factor in her two children serving on foreign mission fields. Funeral services were held at the Reiff Church, Oct. 27, in charge of Samuel Martin and Irvin Shank.
Gable, Elmira, daughter of John and Ann (Brenneman) Martin, was born in Baughman Twp., Ohio, Dec. 19, 1881; died Sept. 20, 1961; aged 79 y. 9 m. 1 d. On Nov. 14, 1909, she was married to John I. Gable, who survives. Also surviving are 3 daughters (Ruth-Mrs. Jesse Graver, Spencer; Edna-Mrs. John Martin, Ashland; and Kathryn-Mrs. Dan Horst, West Salem), one son Paul M., West Salem), one sister and one brother (Mrs. Amanda LeFever, Orrville; and Henry L., Alliance), 12 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. One infant daughter, one brother, one sister, one grandchild, and one great-grandchild preceded her in death. She was a member of the Chester Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Wooster Mennonite Church, Sept. 23, in charge of Carl J. Good and Henry Krommes; interment in Chester Cemetery.
Kauffman, Nettie Mae, daughter of Gideon and Saline
Sharp, was born at Garden City, Mo., Jan. 12, 1889; died
at her home in Glendive Mont., Nov. 1, 1961; aged 72 y. 9 m. 20
d. On Oct. 20, 1907, she was married to Levi A. Kauffman, who
preceded her in death in 1955. Two infant children and one son
also preceded her in death. Surviving are 6 sons and 5 daughters
(Dorothy-Mrs. Neil Yoder, Minot, N. Dak.; Leslie J., Lebanon,
Oreg.; Clayton, Corvallis, Oreg.; Earnest, Beemer, Nebr.; Roy,
Atwater, Calif.; Clifford, Bloomfield, Mont.; Civilla-Mrs. Harold
Steckley, Albany, Oreg.; Morris, Leah Belle-Mrs. James Mullet,
and Lucille-Mrs. Clifford Eichelberger, all of Glendive; and Nellie-Mrs.
Robert Mishler, Mexico), 50 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren,
2 sisters and one brother (Mrs. Sadie Detweiler, Westover, Md.;
Mrs. Chauncey Zook, Mio, Mich.; and Elmer, Fairview, Mich.). Funeral
services were held at the Red Top Church, near Bloomfield, Mont.,
Nov. 5, in charge of Floyd Kauffman and Elmer Borntrager.
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Charles, Elmer H., son of Amos and Edith (Haverstick) Charles, was born near Millersville, Pa., Jan. 5, 1918; died at his home near Washington Boro, Pa., Nov. 8, 1961; aged 43 y. 10 m. 3 d. In the spring of 1957 he noticed weakness in his fingers. This atrophying of the muscles gradually spread throughout his body, leaving him almost helpless, and finally led to his death. On Nov. 20, 1940, he was married to Elizabeth Hershey, who survives. Also surviving are 5 children (A. Edith, Lois R., Levi H., Mary Elizabeth, and Joseph I., all at home), 7 brothers and sisters (Earl, Grace-Mrs. Jacob B. Landis, Florence-Mrs. John G. Brubaker, Harold, Amos, Melvin, and Ethel, all of Lancaster Co., Pa.). He was a member of Habecker's Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 11, in charge of Benjamin Eshbach and Landis Myer.
Freed, Hannah, daughter of Nathanel and Hannah Landis, was born in Franconia Twp., Pa., Sept. 14, 1876; died at Souderton, Pa., Nov. 7, 1961; aged 85 y. 1 m. 24 d. On Sept. 28, 1895, she was married to Abram L. Freed, who died Dec. 16, 1950. Surviving are 5 children (Lizzie-Mrs. Howard A. Detweiler, with whom she was staying when she passed away; Hannah-Mrs. Mahlon A. Detweiler, Elverda-Mrs. Frank Clemens, and Miriam-Mrs. Clarence Musselman, all of Telford; and Erwin L., Lansdale), 24 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters (Mrs. John Mininger and Mrs. Rein Landis, both of Souderton). She was a member of the Souderton Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 11, in charge of Jacob M. Moyer and Russell B. Musselman.
Good, Susie, daughter of Monroe and Lizzie (Horning) Good, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., Jan. 13, 1891; died at her home in Bowmansville, Pa., Nov. 12, 1961, after a long illness; aged 70 y. 8 m. 29 d. She was married to Paul G. Good, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (Irene-Mrs. Frank Hersh), 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters (Mrs. Annie Weber and Lizzie-Mrs. Paul S. Good), and 5 brothers (Harvey, Amos, Elmer, Monroe, and Isaac). She was a member of the Bowmansville Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 16, in charge of Howard Good, Benjamin Weaver, and Moses Gehman.
Kaufman, Annie C., daughter of James and Katie (Woods) Spory, was born in Somerset Co., Pa., July 26, 1891; died at the Somerset Hospital, Nov. 8, 1961; aged 70 y. 3 m. 13 d. On Aug. 4, 1912, she was married to Allen W. Kaufman, who died March 25, 1935. Surviving are 2 daughters and 2 sons (Edith C.-Mrs. William F. Geyer, Johnstown; Leon W., Hollsopple; Richard J., Boswell; and Minnie K.-Mrs. Ray Gindlesperger, Thomas Mills, Pa.), 12 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 2 brothers and 3 sisters (Charles W., Hollsopple; James W., Davidsville; Mrs. Lizzie Miller, Johnstown; Mrs. Emma Berkey, Boswell; and Mrs. Sadie Blough, Jerome). She was a member of the Thomas Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 11, in charge of Aldus J. Wingard.
Kelly, David, was born April 11, 1880; died at the Century (Fla.) Hospital, Nov. 6, 1961; aged 81 y. 6 m. 26 d. He was a member of the Byrnville Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Byrnville Methodist Church, Nov. 7, in charge of Mahlon R. Glick.
Landis, Jacob B., son of H. Reist and Maria H. Landis, of Wyomissing, Pa., died at the West Reading Hospital, Nov. 19, 1961, in his 77th year. Surviving are one son (Robert, Gladwyn), one daughter (Ruth-Mrs. Ralph Beny, Wyomissing), 6 grandchildren, and 4 sisters (Mrs. Katie Erb and Emma-Mrs. Phares Newcomer, Lititz; Ellen-Mrs. A. N. Brenneman, Elida, Ohio; and Elizabeth-Mrs. J. M. Bomberger, Elm). Funeral services were held Nov. 22 at the St. James Reformed Church, West Reading, Pa., where he had been a pastor for many years; interment in Erb's Mennonite Cemetery.
Miller, Sarah Ann, daughter of Ulrich and Barbara Steiner,
was born in Wayne Co., Ohio, May 26, 1864; died at Eureka, Ill.,
Nov. 3, 1961; aged 97 y. 5 m. 8 d. She was married to Emil Miller
in 1892; he died in 1932. To this union several children were
born, of which only the 2 youngest survive (Barbara, Lapeer, Mich.;
and Amos, Peoria, Ill.); also surviving are 2 grandchildren, 8
great-grandchildren, and one brother (Moses S. She was a member
of the Fairview (Mich.) Mennonite Church, where funeral services
were held Nov. 7, in charge of Harvey Handrich.
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Brubaker, Mary H., daughter of Amos B. and Catharine (Huber) Kreider, was born near Lancaster, Pa., Oct. 13, 1886; died at her home, Quarryville, Pa., Sept. 14, 1961; after a 5-month illness; aged 74 y. 11 m. 1 d. On Oct. 14, 1909, she was married to John S. Brubaker, who survives. Also surviving are 4 children (Edna Grace, at home; J. David, Willow Street, Pa.; Marlin R., Quarryville; and Verna R.-Mrs. Harold Hess, New Providence, Pa.), 14 grandchildren, 2 sisters and one brother (Mrs. Katie Newcomer, Lancaster; Mrs. Annie Good, Manheim; and Daniel H., East Petersburg). One daughter, 2 sisters, and 4 brothers preceded her in death. She was a member of the Landis Valley Church, where funeral services were held, in charge of Clyde Hostetter, Ira D. Landis, and Mahlon Zimmerman.
Good, Emery Levi, son of Jacob and Emma (Garber) Good, was born at Hopedale, Ill., May 18, 1892; died as the result of a car tractor accident at Hopedale, Nov. 15, 1961; aged 69 y. 5 m. 28 d. On April 11, 1917, he was married to Leah Nafziger, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter (Elva-Mrs. Howard Wittrig), 6 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 4 sisters (Mrs. Ella Mast, Kokomo, Ind.; Mrs. Lizzie Miller, Lagrange, Ind.; Mrs. Anna Swartz, Twining, Mich.; and Mrs. Bertha Swartz, Loogootee, Ind.), and 3 brothers (Raymond and Jacob, both of Elkhart, Ind.; and Irven, Goshen). Three brothers preceded him in death. He was a member of the Hopedale Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 18, in charge of Ivan Kauffmann and Ben Springer.
Hamilton, Mary, daughter of Jacob and Leah (Bergey) Berkey, was born in Tennessee, Feb. 24, 1876; died at the McMinnville (Oreg.) Hospital, Sept. 23, 1961; aged 85 y. 6 m. 30 d. On Oct. 31, 1895, she was married to John Hamilton, who died in 1953. Also preceding her in death was one daughter. Surviving are 5 sons and one daughter (Charles, Titus, Ivan, and Leah Evers, all of Sheridan, Oreg.; Tilman, Hammett, Idaho; and Ray, Redmond, Oreg.), 22 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, one sister (Susan Pletcher, Perryton, Texas), 2 brothers (John, Hubbard, Oreg.; and Noah, Aurora, Oreg.), one half brother (Albert Kilmer), and 3 half sisters (Cora Smith, Saloma Schoenheinz, and Anna Stauffer, all of Hubbard). She was a member of the Sheridan Church, where funeral services were held in charge of Ray Mishler and Daniel Shenk.
Hartzler, Isaiah, eighth and last surviving son of Samuel and Sarah Y. (Beiler) Hertzler, was born at Morgantown, Pa., March 24, 1874; died of a heart attack in his trailer home located on the home farm, near West Liberty, Ohio, Oct. 25, 1961; aged 87 y. 7 m. 1 d. On Dec. 8, 1904, he was married to Amanda M. Fett, who died in 1956. To this union were born 7 children, 2 of whom survive. Four sons and one daughter died in infancy. Surviving are 2 daughters (Beulah-Mrs. Abram Kauffman, Plain City, Ohio; and Kathryn-Mrs. Raymond Troyer, West Liberty) and 9 grandchildren. He was a member of the South Union Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 28, in charge of M. L. Troyer, assisted by Loren King.
Herr, Abram B., son of Abram S. and Elizabeth (Burkholder) Herr, was born near Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 7, 1868; died at the Epler Nursing Home, Mountville, Pa., Nov. 18,1961; aged 92 y. 11 m. 11 d. On March 12, 1903, he was married to Mary N. Snavely, who died May 1, 1928. Surviving are 2 daughters (Miriam E.-Mrs. Walter M. Landis, with whom he resided, and Anna M.-Mrs. J. Walter Kreider, both of near Lancaster), 8 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. One great-grandchild preceded him in death. He was the last of nine children. He was a member of the Stumptown Church, but the last eleven years had attended the Mellinger Church. Funeral services were held at the Herr Funeral Home, Nov. 22, in charge of Harry Lefever and Lloyd Eby.
Hunsberger, Fannie, daughter of Peter J. and Kathryn (Friedt) Steiner, was born in Wayne Co., Ohio, Feb. 24, 1881; died at the Holmes rest Home, Wadsworth, Ohio, Nov. 22, 1961; aged 80 y. 7 m. 29 d. She was married to Isaac Hunsberger, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Harvey, Wheaton, Ill.; and Loyde, Cleveland), 4 grandchildren, and one sister (Orpha Smucker, Wooster). She was a member of the Bethel Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 24, in charge of Aden J. Yoder.
Kauffman, John G., son of Jonathan D. and Sarah Kauffman, was born April 23, 1879; died at Belleville, Pa., Nov. 20, 1961; aged 82 y. 6 m. 27 d. In 1901, he was married to Mary Stoltzfus, who died Jan. 19, 1910. Surviving from this marriage are 5 children (Joe, Mrs. Bertha Glick, and Fred, all of Belleville; Alpha, Haven, Kans.; and Alvin, Oakland, Md.). On Aug. 24, 1910, he was married to Mattie Mullet, who survives. Surviving from the second marriage are 4 children (Mrs. Sarah Black, Lewistown, Pa.; Blaine, Hanover Pa.; Mrs. Tillie Grove, Lewistown; and Rudy, Akron, Ohio). One daughter of the second marriage preceded him in death. He was a carpenter, and in 1908 he helped to build the Mennonite Publishing House at Scottdale. He was a member of the Maple Grove Church, Belleville, where funeral services were held Nov. 24, in charge of Waldo E. Miller; interment in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Kiser, Iva Francis, daughter of Menno and Salome Zook, was born near Garden City, Mo., April 14, 1891; died at her home near Cheraw, Colo., Nov. 23, 1961; aged 70 y. 7 m. 9 d. On Dec. 31, 1914, she was married to John Kiser, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter and one son (Velma-Mrs. John Evers and Lloyd, both of the Cheraw community), and 7 grandchildren. She was a member of the East Holbrook Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 25, in charge of E. E. Showalter and Clifford King.
Klopfenstein, John William, son of Dean and Blanche (Howitt) Klopfenstein, was born at Corry, Pa., April 20, 1945; died from sugar diabetes at Findley Lake, N.Y., July 22, 1961; aged 16 y. 3 m. 2 d. Surviving are his parents, one brother and one sister (Robert and Carolyn), and his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Aden Klopfenstein, and William Howitt). He was a member of the Beaverdam Church, where funeral services were held July 25, in charge of Richard Hostetler and Alfred Brenner.
Lehman, Andrew Leslie, son of Andrew and Anna (Zehr) Lehman, was born at Croghan, N.Y. Dec. 23, 1898; died by drowning, Nov. 11, 1961, at Stillwater, N. Y., when the boat he was in capsized while crossing the Stillwater reservoir; aged 62 y. 10 m. 19 d. On Feb. 11, 1922, he was married to Mollie Widrick, who died Aug. 28, 1947. To this union were born 2 children (Richard and Elvera). On Jan. 1, 1948, he was married to Louise Snyder, who survives. To this union were born 3 children (Arthur, Leslie, and Everett). Arthur died in infancy. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 7 brothers, and one sister. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church, New Bremen, N.Y., where funeral services were held Nov. 15, in charge of Donald Jantzi.
Lyndaker, Catherine, daughter of Joseph and Catherine Widrick, was born at New Bremen, N.Y., Nov. 29, 1903; died following an automobile accident, in the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, N.Y., Sept. 28, 1961; aged 57 y. 10 m. 30 d. On May 21, 1924, she was married to Paul Lyndaker, who survives. Also surviving are 11 children (Lena-Mrs. Gerald Yancey and Dorothy-Mrs. Elmer Zehr, both of Lowville, N.Y.; Alta-Mrs. Judson Noftsier and Kenneth, both of Castorland, N.Y.; Howard, Beaver Falls, N.Y.; Norman, Woodville, N.Y.; Gladys--Mrs. Gerald Schweitzer, Upland, Calif.; Christian, Garden City, Long Island; Catherine, Helen, and Paul, at home), 4 sisters (Mary-Mrs. Abner Zehr and Laura-Mrs. Benjamin Zehr, both of Woodville, N.Y.; Lena-Mrs. Alvin Lyndaker and Mabel-Mrs. Clarence Mayer, both of Lowville, N.Y.), 4 brothers (Joseph, John, and Irving, all of Lowville; and Nelson, Croghan, N.Y.), and 22 grandchildren. One infant son and one sister preceded her in death. She was a member of the Croghan Conservative Mennonite Church, where services were held Sept. 30, in charge of Richard Zehr, Elias Zehr, and Lloyd Boshart.
Miller, Elsie M., daughter of Emanuel and Elizabeth (Martin) Young, was born at Florin, Pa., May 30, 1884; died at her home near Elizabethtown, Pa., Nov. 13, 1961, after an illness of 10 years; aged 77 y. 5 m. 13 d. On Nov. 2, 1905, she was married to Samuel R. Miller, who survives. Also surviving are 3 children (Kathryn, at home; C. Roy, Manheim; and Lester S., Rheems), 2 grandchildren, and one sister (Mrs. Harvey Frank, York, Pa.). She was a member of the Risser Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 17, in charge of J. Harold Forwood and Clarence E. Lutz.
Miller, Melvin Franklin, son of Amos and Amanda (Bender) Miller, was born in Johnson Co., Iowa, Oct. 22, 1897; died as the result of a head injury caused by a fall while working at their farm home near Wellman, Iowa, Nov. 21, 1961; aged 64 y. 30 d. On Dec. 5, 1920, he was married to Mary Yoder, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter and 2 sons (Helen, at home; Cecil, Iowa City; and Orval, Phoenix, Ariz.), 5 grandchildren, one sister (Viola-Mrs. Warren Miller, Millersburg, Ind.), and one brother (Merton, Iowa City). He was a member of the West Union Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 24, in charge of Herman E. Ropp and Paul T. Guengerich.
Miller, William H., son of Jess and Katherine (Stutzman) Miller, was born in Miami Co., Ind., July 30, 1891; died near Kokomo, Ind. Oct. 3, 1961; aged 70 y. 2 m. 3 d. On Nov. 6, 1915, he was married to Ella Rose, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Raymond, Kokomo), one granddaughter, one great-granddaughter, 2 brothers (Chauncy and Roy, both of Fairview, Mich.), and 2 sisters (Nettie, Detweiler and Fanny Miller, both of Fairview). Three brothers and one sister are deceased. He was a member of the Howard-Miami Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 6, in charge of Emanuel J. Hochstedler and Anson G. Horner.
Morris, Alice, daughter of Henrietta and the late Luther E. Raynes, was born at Grottoes, Va., Feb. 22, 1913; died of a stroke at the Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Nov. 15, 1961; aged 48 y. 8 m. 24 d. She was married to James Homer Morris, who survives. Also surviving are 4 children (Frederick L., Mrs. John Spitzer, Mrs. Bobby Sipe, and Loretta), 4 brothers (Floyd J., Clarence C., Pentrie D., and John N), and 4 sisters (Mrs. Myrtle Rankin, Mrs. Mary Roach, Mrs. Martha Morris, and Mrs. Mamie Dean). She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Church, Grottoes, Va. Funeral services were held at the Port Republic Methodist Church, Nov. 17, in charge of Hubert T. Pellman and Mahlon Blosser.
Roth, Henry N., son of the late Martin E. and Rosina (Neuschwander) Roth, was born near Albany, Oreg., Feb. 19, 1902; died at the Albany (Oreg.) General Hospital, of a heart attack, Nov. 6, 1961; aged 59 y. 8 m. 18 d. On Jan. 19, 1930, he was married to Marie Kelly, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Bruce, Seattle, Wash.; and Gerald, Newark, Calif.), his mother, 2 brothers (Paul, Carlock, Ill.; and Philip, Albany), 7 sisters (Hildreth Zehr, Agnes Richards, and Mae Burck, Albany; Margaret Hostetler and Edna Kenny, Canby, Oreg; Josephine Borth, Firebaugh, Calif.; and Mary Saletta, Modesto, Calif.), and one granddaughter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, where services were held Nov. 9, in charge of Robert Ellison and Earl Roth.
Shertzer, Aaron N., son of Benjamin and Susan (Newcomer) Shertzer, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., Aug. 28, 1891; died of a stroke at the Lancaster (Pa.) General Hospital, Oct. 2, 1961, five days after he was stricken; aged 70 y. 1 m. 4 d. On Nov. 11, 1919, he was married to Mabel Nissley Charles, who survives. Also surviving are 5 children (C. Charles and Norman C., Millersville; Anna C., Elizabeth C. and John C., at home), 6 grandchildren, one brother (Benjamin, Millersville), and 4 sisters (Annie-Mrs. John R. Getz, Lititz; Mary, Amanda, and Ada, Millersville). He was a member of the Millersville Church, where funeral services were held Oct. 5.
Yoder, Elizabeth, daughter of Levi and Rebecca (Knepp) Kanagy, was born in Logan Co., Ohio, Sept. 18, 1880; died at Urbana, Ohio, after a long illness, Nov. 8, 1961; aged 81 y. 1 m. 21 d. On Dec. 1, 1903, she was married to Alfred L. Yoder, who died July 7, 1948. She was a member of the Oak Grove Church, where funeral services were held Nov. 10, in charge of Nelson Kanagy.
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