Polly <I>Stahly</I> Yoder

Polly Stahly Yoder

Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Death 8 Jun 1925 (aged 87)
Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Burial Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
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Lantz - Polly Lantz, daughter of Henry and Magdalena Stahley, was born in Wayne Co, Ohio, Feb 1, 1838; died at her home near Nappanee, Ind, June 8, 1925; aged 87 y, 4 m, 7 d.

In April, 1857, she was married to Tobias Yoder, with whom she lived until 1892, when this union was severed by the death of her husband.

In November, 1897, she was united in marriage to Christian Lantz of Howard Co, Ind, and this union was again severed by the death of her husband on Nov 4, 1919. During her second marriage she lived with her husband in Howard Co, but after his death she returned to her home near Nappanee, Ind,, where she remained until her death.

Sister Lantz had no children of her own, but she was foster mother of six, all of whom she took to raise. They were May Ellen Reed, Mrs Ed Pinninger, Henry Ringenberg, Mrs Levi Schrock, Ezra Bleile, and Mrs S G Moyer.

She also leaves two brothers (Simon Stahley and Daniel Stahley).

She united with the Mennonite Church when a young woman and remained faithful until death.

Funeral was held June 10 at the North Mennonite Church in Nappanee, conducted by Ezra Mullet and Silas Yoder. Burial at the Union Cemetery near Nappanee.

Gospel Herald
Vol XVIII, No 13
25 June 1925

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