The Mennonite - September, 2011
"for the record" - Deaths:
Batterman.- Jacob R., Sr., 90, Bridgewater, Va., died July 24. Spouse: Lydia May Batterman (deceased). Parents: David William and Ida Herr Myers Batterman. Children: Daryl B., Jacob R., Jr., Ronnie L.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 28 at Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va.
Conrad.- James Wesley, 73, High Amana, Iowa, and Wayland, Iowa, died June 29. Spouse: Shirley Gingerich Conrad (deceased). Parents: Daniel and Luetta Kaufman Conrad. Children: Mike, Ron, Amy Yoder; five grandchildren. Funeral: June 2 at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church, Wayland.
Dunn.- Seth, 20, Fresno, Calif., died Aug. 1 from injuries sustained in a skateboarding accident. Parents: Larry and Susan Dunn. Siblings: Eli, Isaac.
Frey.- Gertrude "Trudy," 78, Goshen, Ind., died July 25. Parents: Walter and Edna Ost Frey. No services planned.
Gingerich.- Alice Ruth Kauffman, 100, Hesston, Kan., died Aug. 16. Spouse: Fred F. Gingerich (deceased). Parents: Daniel and Mary "Mollie" Shank Kauffman. Children: Joyce Zuercher, David, Elizabeth Yoder, Daniel, Ruth Penner; 16 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 22 at Whitestone Mennonite Church, Hesston.
Graber.- Amanda Miller, 93, Goshen, Ind., died July 13. Spouse: Allen Graber (deceased). Parents: Noah J.L. and Mattie Miller. Children: Velda Hershberger, Devon, Nelson, Idella Chupp; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Memorial service: July 16 at Clinton Brick Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Hall.- Ruth E. Henrikson, 80, Lombard, Ill., and Lake Thunderbird, Ill., died July 15. Spouse: James Hall. Parents: Paul and Dagmar Henrikson. Children: Jonathan, Timothy, Ruth Hurrell, Judith Slattery, Susanna Steilen, Daniel, Miriam Hall, Jeremiah, Elizabeth McClain; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at Hultgren Funeral Home, Wheaton, Ill.
Hassan.- Hazel Deter Nice, 85, Goshen, Ind., died July 24. Spouse: W. Richard Hassan (deceased). Parents: Abner and Esther Deter Nice. Funeral: July 30 at The Meetinghouse at Greencroft, Goshen.
Horsch.- Albert J., 80, Aberdeen, Idaho, died July 13. Spouse: Shirley Ann Hunsinger Horsch. Parents: Rudolph and Lisel Rullman Horsch. Children: Alberta Zimmerman, Carla Jensen, Gerri Wilson, Debbi Monsen; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at First Mennonite Church, Aberdeen.
Humphrey.- Alice Miller, 89, Elkhart, Ind., died Aug. 11. Spouse: Meriadath Humphrey. Children: Fred, Tim, Becca, Karla, Mark; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 16 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Elkhart.
Kaufman.- Gordon Dester, 86, Cambridge, Mass., died July 22 of multiple myeloma. Spouse: Dorothy May Wedel Kaufman (deceased). Parents: Edmund George and Hazel Stella Dester Kaufman. Children: David, Gretchen Kaufman Court, Anne Kaufman Gurung, Edmund; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 30 at Mennonite Congregation of Boston, Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Divinity School will hold a memorial service at Harvard University's Memorial Church in the fall.
Kaufman.- Lida Marie, 54, Plain City, Ohio, died Aug. 5, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents Abraham J. and Susanna Beachy Kuhns, paternal grandparents Moses H. and Susie Stutzman Kaufman, nephew Bryan Lee Hershberger. Survived by Alvin and Edna Lucille Kuhns Kaufman (parents); Susanna Kaufman, Amy Lilly, J. Mark Kaufman, Heather Wengerd, Drew Benjamin Hershberger, Heidi Marie Hershberger, Erik Payne, Laurel Rae Kaufman, Elias Alvin Kaufman. Memorial service: Aug. 10 at Sharon Mennonite Church, Plain City.
Keim.- Wesley J., 68, Sugarcreek, Ohio, died July 24. Spouse: Lizzie Hershberger Keim. Parents: Jonas J. and Malinda Yoder Keim. Children: Betty Miller, Mike, Diane Keim; three grandchildren. Funeral: July 27 at First Mennonite Church, Sugarcreek.
King.- Arvilla Mae Yoder, 94, Belleville, Pa., died July 17. Spouse: Treenis King (deceased). Parents: Rueben and Mary Zook Yoder. Children: Dennis, Darrel, Delmar; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 20 at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville.
Kroeker.- Dr. Betty, 68, Inman, Kan., died Aug. 7. Spouse: Dr. Dean Kroeker. Parents: Penson Henry and Kathryn Holley. Children: Joshua, Cheyenne, Celea Hoodman, Duane; 11 grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 10 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman.
Nafziger.- Daniel W., 61, Archbold, Ohio, died Aug. 8 of PML. Spouse: Shirley Nofziger Nafziger. Parents: Vern and Evelyn Nofziger Nafziger. Children: Jacob, Amy Springer, Lincoln, Rachel Oswald; eight grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 12 at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold.
Riemenschneider.- Emma Ruby, 94, Pigeon, Mich., died July 23. Spouse: Aaron Riemenschneider (deceased). Parents: Aaron and Catherine Schwartzentruber Ruby. Funeral: July 26 at Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon.
Richard.- Glen Albert, 94, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, died June 20. Spouse: Margaret Mae Wenger Richard. Parents: Peter W. and Emma Graber Richard. Children: Wesley, Duane, Gloria Graber, Lynn; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 23 at Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Mount Pleasant.
Rittenhouse.- Erma Alderfer, 84, Lansdale, Pa., died Aug. 5. Spouse: Royden Ruth Rittenhouse. Parents: Warren and Martha Hendricks Alderfer. Children: Bob, Patti Freed; five grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 13 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pa.
Rodamer.- Earl McVicker, 95, Springs, Pa., died July 20. Spouse: Carrie Ellen Moser Rodamer (deceased). Parents: Alvin and Margaret Keim Rodamer. Children: Carolyn Ann Gum; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 23 at Springs Mennonite Church.
Sand.- Dorothy Wiens, 60, McPherson, Kan., died Aug. 3. Spouse: Kit Sand. Parents: Henry R. and Rubena Marie Enns Wiens. Children: Rodger and Buffi Bashore, Darren and Dusti Ivey; five grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 8 at Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kan.
Yoder.- Edith King, 93, Goshen, Ind., died July 28. Spouse: C. Richard Yoder. Parents: Frank D. and Laura C. King. Children: Thomas, William, Susan Yoder; five grandchildren. Funeral: Aug. 3 at College Mennonite Church, Goshen.
Yoder.- Lela Egli, 87, Springs, Pa., died July 14. Spouse: Edwin E. Yoder. Spouse: Vernon C. Landis (deceased). Parents: Jacob and Ida Kauffman Egli. Children: Arthur Landis, Larry Landis, Don Livingston, Josephine Livingston, Rita Miller, Edna Churchill; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Funeral: July 18 at Springs Mennonite Church.
Transcribed by: John Ingold