The Mennonite - September 2007
"for the record" - Deaths:
The Mennonite, September 4, 2007,
page 27, Vol. 10, No. 17.
Bergthold.- Arthur F., 96,
Reedly, Calif., died Aug. 11. Spouse: Mary Eymann Bergthold (deceased).
Parents: Henry and Marie Muller Bergthold. Children: Arthur, Roland;
seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 18 at First
Mennonite Church, Reedly.
Burge.- Lynn Ann, 26, Marion,
S.D., died Aug. 11 in a mowing accident. Parents: Terry and Brenda
Johnson Burge. Siblings: Robert, Brian. Funeral: Aug. 16 at Salem-Zion
Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D.
Glick.- Aaron S., 85,
Quarryville, Pa., died Aug. 13. Spouse: Susie Lapp Glick. Parents: John
and Katie Smoker Glick. Children: Samuel L., John V., Kenneth J., Merle
E., J. Elvin, Calvin W.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Aug. 17 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Atglen, Pa.
Gregory.- Nellie L., 79,
Orrville, Ohio, died Aug. 10 of injuries sustained in an automobile
accident. Parents: Robert A. and Edith Kosier Gregory. Funeral: Aug. 15
at Martins Mennonite Church, Orrville.
Holsinger.- Justus G., 96,
Hesston, Kan., died Aug. 8. Spouse: Salome A. Fast Holsinger. Parents:
Henry S. and Elizabeth Cline Holsinger. Children: Dave, Don, Betty
Shenk, Becky Rand; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral:
Aug. 18 at Schowalter Villa Chapel, Hesston.
Markley.- Naomi B. Freed, 88,
Souderton, Pa., died Aug.4. Spouse: Ephraim B. Markley (deceased).
Parents: William and Ida Bergey Freed. Children: Kenneth, Mary Lou
Cleaver, Chris Graybeal, Glenn; 11 grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 8 at Souderton Mennonite Church.
Hostetler.- Ellen M. Taylor,
85, Orrville, Ohio, died Aug. 7. Spouse: Marvin J. Hostetler. Parents:
Joseph and Wilda Miller Taylor. Children: Dale, Owen, Faye Overholt,
Rita Wenger, Marla Nussbaum, Jane Steiner; 17 grandchildren; nine
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 11 at Orrville Mennonite Church.
Miller.- Carley June Erb, 84,
Goshen, Ind., died Aug. 7. Spouse: Galen R. Miller (deceased). Parents:
Jacob and Erma Miller Erb. Children: Scott, Duane, Tillman, Donald,
Maria Graber, Gretchen Vasquez; 12 grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 15 at the Gathering Place of
Evergreen at Greencroft, Goshen.
Miller.- Howard D., 78,
Lowville, N.Y, died Aug. 4. Spouse: Ruth Anna Jantzi Miller. Parents:
Hobert and Blanche Wilkins Nesselrodt. Children: Heidi M. Heinz,
Carmeleta M. Beidler, Howard D., Sven E.; nine grandchildren. Memorial
service: Aug. 6 at Lowville Mennonite Church.
Myers.- Charles W., Sr., 78,
Chambersburg, Pa., died Aug. 13 of a heart attack. Spouse: Mary E.
Bauman Myers. Parents: William Charles and Goldie Robinson Myers.
Children: Carol D. Rosenberry, Darlene F. Rhodes, Charles W., Jr., Don
E.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 18 at
Marion Mennonite Church, Chambersburg,
Wenger.- Edith V., 88,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Aug. 19. Parents: Oscar E. and Bessie P.
Heatwole Wenger. Funeral: Aug. 23 at Lindale Mennonite Church,
Widrick.- Gerald Wilford, 77,
Lowville, N.Y. died Aug. 10. Spouse: Betty Anna Roggie Widrick.
Parents: Leon and Katherine D. Lehman Widrick. Children: Lynn, Neil,
Gail Kogut, Kari Taylor; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Funeral: Aug. 13 at First Mennonite Church of New Bremen, Lowville.
Yoder.- Sylvia Mishler, 94,
Archbold, Ohio, died July 27. Spouse: Leo Yoder. Parents: Moses and
Catherine Yoder Mishler. Children: Joe, Sheryl Miller, Eileen Myers;
six grandchildren; one great-grandson. Funeral: July 29 at Tedrow
Mennonite Church, Wauseon, Ohio.
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Mennonite, September 18, 2007, page 27, Vol. 10, No. 18.
Janzen.- Jeffrey, 42, Boise,
Idaho, died Aug. 19. Parents: Robert and Judy Regier Janzen. Funeral:
Aug. 24 at Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater, Kan.
Kennel.- Vernon, 89, Atglen,
Pa., died Aug. 16 of ventricular fibrillation. Spouse: Mildred Umble
Kennel. Parents: Joseph and Annie Mast Kennel. Children: Larry, Deryl,
Don, Arlin; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 20
at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Atglen.
Koerner.- Loray D., 88,
Flanagan, Ill., died Aug. 14 of pneumonia. Spouse: Nettie F, Eigsti
Koerner. Parents: Henry and Sadie Shantz Koerner. Children: Bonnie
Stucky, Rebecca Koerner, David; four grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 17 at Prairieview Mennonite Church,
Landis.- Bernice Bergey, 81,
Souderton, Pa., died Aug. 21. Spouse: Clayton H. Landis. Parents:
Howard and Sadie Derstine Bergey. Children: Daniel, Kevin, Andrew; 10
grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 27 at Franconia
(Pa.) Mennonite Church.
Lehman.- G. Irvin, 92,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Aug. 27. Spouse: Edith Vanderploeg Lehman
(deceased). Spouse: Verna Yeager Lehman (deceased). Parents: George E.
and Leah Martin Lehman. Children: George N., Peter D., Timothy J.,
Eunice Kerbs; four grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 1 at Park View
Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.
Lemke.- Hildegard Scheffler,
73, Burnaby, British Columbia, died Aug. 13. Spouse: Helmut Lemke.
Parents: Hugo and Susan Scheffler, Children: Michael, Krista, Hanno;
four grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 25 at Peace Mennonite Church,
Richmond, British Columbia.
Mast.- John "Johnny," 76,
Wooster, Ohio, died June 15. Spouse: Joretta Yarger Miller Mast.
Spouse: Carolyn Schrock Mast (deceased). Parents: Leo and Marie Beyeler
Mast. Children: Don, Diane Schmucker, Chris, Paul, Michelle Breneman;
15 grandchildren; fve great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 19 at East
Union Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio.
Nafziger.- Elfrieda Nettie Toews,
69, Manhattan, Kan., died Sept. 2 of a stroke. Spouse: E. Wayne
Nafziger. Parents: John A. and Nettie Wilms Toews. Children: Brian
Wayne, Kevin Jon. Memorial service: Sept. 6 at All Faiths Chapel,
Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Regier.- Daniel George, 84,
Hesston, Kan., died Aug. 22. Spouse: Goldie Jane Neufeld Regier.
Parents: George Baergen and Maria Janzen Regier. Children: Sheryl
Wineinger, Sandra Unruh; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Funeral: Aug. 25 at First Mennonite Church, Newton, Kan.
Schaefer.- Donald E., 87,
Lowville, N.Y., died Aug. 26. Spouse: Ilona M. Zehr Schaefer. Parents:
William S. and Katherine Lehman Schaefer. Children: William, Elaine
Matuszczak, Amy Deavers, Gary, Carla O'Brien, Ronald, Gail Lyndaker; 14
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 29 at First
Mennonite Church of New Bremen, Lowville.
Schrock.- Mose Jr., 81, Topeka,
Ind., died Aug. 24. Spouse: Mary Etta Mishler Schrock (deceased).
Parents: Mose and Amanda Miller Schrock. Children: Lorene Schrock,
LeMar, Leon, LaVon; two grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 28 at Emma
Mennonite Church, Topeka.
Shenk.- Margaret Mae, 88,
Harrisonburg, Va., died Aug. 11. Parents: Levi J. and Amanda Shenk.
Funeral: Aug. 17 at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.
Waterman.- Danny Vivian Davis,
92, Paradis, La., died Aug. 8 of a stroke following a fall. Spouse:
Orville Mennaugh Waterman (deceased). Parents: Leonard Clifton and
Suzanna Buxton Davis. Children: Orville Hallington Waterman, Benny
Basco Waterman, Michael Franklin Waterman, Patricia Ann Gaubert
Callaway; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four
great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 10 at Des Allemands Mennonite
Church, Des Allemands, La.
Wedel.- Rose Stucky, 103,
Buhler, Kan., died Sept. 3. Spouse: Philip A. Wedel (deceased).
Parents: John and Freni Stucky. Children: Ruth Schmidt, Dean Regehr,
Laland; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 6 at
Buhler Sunshine Home.
Transcribed by: John Ingold
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