Edward Z. Yoder

Edward Z. Yoder

West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio, USA
Death 31 Aug 1957 (aged 76)
Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio, USA
Burial Ninety-one, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
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Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 51 - December 17, 1957-page 1102, 1103

Yoder, Edward Z., Sr., son of Nancy and Ezra B. Yoder, was born at West Liberty, Ohio, July 6, 1881; died at Millersburg, Ohio, Aug. 31, 1957; aged 76 y. 1m. 25

He was the first to break the family circle. He was baptized in the summer of 1909 and united with the Spring Valley Mennonite Church near Kenmare, N. Dak. After moving to Oregon, he was united in marriage to Alice Pearl Troyer on Dec. 12, 1909. He and his companion enjoyed life together for forty-eight years, sharing their joys and sorrows. The last three years were spent in the home of
their daughter, Mrs. Warren M. Miller.

He was ordained to the ministry on Aug. 27, 1911, in the Zion Mennonite Church near Hubbard, Oreg., where he served
nearly forty years. His constant concern was to save the lost, and to serve the Lord by helping those who were sick, in need and counseling boys during World War I and II.

He and his companion were blessed with 3 sons (Paul E., Salem, Oreg.; Edward Z. Jr., Canby, Oreg.; and Sanford K., Hubbard, Oreg.), and 4 daughters (Charity-Mrs. Ronald Wolfer, Silverton, Oreg.; Lois-Mrs. Charles
Kreider, Wadsworth, Ohio; Marjorie-Mrs. Richard Larson, Newport, Oreg.; and Kathryn-Mrs. Warren Miller, Millersburg, Ohio). He also leaves 2 sisters (Ola
Mae Kanagy and Anna Yoder) and one brother (Dan C.) all of West Liberty, Ohio, 29 grandchildren. Special services for relatives were held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Miller Millersburg, Ohio, on Sept. 2 in charge of Sanford C. Yoder and D. D. Miller. On Sept. 6 funeral services were held at the Zion Church near Hubbard, Oreg., in charge of Clarence Kropf and Edward Kenagy. Burial in
the Zion Memorial Park.

Submitted by Royce E Hostetler (#47447951)

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