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Cora M. Gingerich Yoder
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1916
Kalona
Washington County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 2012
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Kale Funeral Home
301 Main Street
Osceola, Iowa 50213

Cora M. (Gingerich) Yoder, the daughter of Mahlon and Maggie (Miller) Gingerich, was born December 22, 1916 in Kalona, Iowa. She passed away at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, January 19, 2012. She was 95 years and 28 days. In her youth, she was baptized upon her confession of faith.


Cora was united in marriage to Moses E. Yoder on March 11, 1937 in Kalona, making their union together 74 years. They were blessed with eight children: Enos, Jacob, Pauline, Maynard, Jerry, Moses Jr., Norman, and Jonas.


Cora is preceded in death by her husband, Moses; her parents; three brothers, Linus, Jacob and Maynard Gingerich; five sisters, Katie Mast, Lizzie Gingerich, Ollie Hochstleder, Eldora Mast and Iva Gingerich; one son, Jerry (who died in infancy); two great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.


Surviving her are her children: Enos (Esther Helmuth) of Leon, Iowa, Jacob (Esther Gingerich) of Kalona, Iowa, Pauline (Perry Bontrager) of Kalona, Iowa, Maynard of Leon, Iowa, Moses Jr. (Ruth Hurst) of LaMonte, Missouri, Norman of Thompsonville, Illinois, Jonas (Linda Gingerich) of Leon, Iowa; 25 grandchildren; 64 great grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving Cora are two sisters, Ida (Miller) Mullet, Pauline Schrock; and one sister-in-law, Dorothea Gingerich.


Cora's love for the Lord and caring spirit radiated out to her children, grandchildren, and all who knew her. She will be missed by all. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Moses E Yoder (1916 - 2011)
 
 Children:
  Jerry Yoder (____ - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Mennonite Cemetery
Leon
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Karen Brewer
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84157967
 


- Karen Brewer
 Added: Jan. 29, 2012
 
 
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