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Drusilla Gerber Yoder

  • Birth 8 Apr 1909 Minnesota, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 2000 Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Cannelburg, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 33384987


NAPPANEE - Drusilla Yoder, 90, Nappanee, died at 10:45 a.m. Friday at Elkhart General Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at North Main Street Mennonite Church, Nappanee, with Bishop Clarence Bontrager, Henry Raber and Harley Yoder officiating. Burial will be in Berea Church Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee; and one hour prior to Monday's service at the church.
Born April 8, 1909, in Minnesota, she was the daughter of John and Barbara (Yoder) Gerber.

A housewife, she was a member of Berea Christian Fellowship.

Her husband, Eli D. Yoder, whom she married Nov. 10, 1929, died June 2, 1978. A son, Lester Yoder; three brothers, Valentine, Floyd and Moses Gerber; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild are also deceased.

Survivors include six sons, Lyle Yoder of Indianapolis, Glenn Yoder and Raymond Yoder, both of Loogootee, Eli Yoder Jr. of Middlebury, Howard Yoder of Elkhart and Frederick Yoder of Winefield, Pa.; five daughters, Tressie Slabaugh and Esther Bush, both of Sarasota, Fla., Mae Yoder of Nappanee, Inez Yoder of Pens Creek, Pa., and Martha Graber of Washington; three sisters, Sara Slaubaugh of Milford, Mattie Miller of Goshen and Katheryn Herrli of Osceola; 58 grandchildren; 108 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Water For Life.

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  • Created by: genealogyfever
  • Added: 30 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33384987
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Drusilla Gerber Yoder (8 Apr 1909–25 Feb 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33384987, citing Berea Mennonite Church Cemetery, Cannelburg, Daviess County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by genealogyfever (contributor 46554566) .