Anna Mary N. Burkholder. 82, Leola, was a member of, Groffdale Mennonite Church

By on January 9, 2019

Anna Mary N. Burkholder, 82, of Leola, passed away at her home on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.

Born in Upper Leacock Township, she was the daughter of the late Samuel R. and Anna Mary S. (Nolt) Burkholder.

She was a member of Groffdale Mennonite Church (Groffdale Conference).

Anna Mary is survived by three brothers: Paul N. (late Frances R.) Burkholder of Leola; Elmer N. (Mary H.) Burkholder of Leola; Leroy N. (Annetta M.) Burkholder of East Earl; three sisters: Esther N. and Elsie N. Burkholder, with whom she resided; Sarah N. (the late John Z.) Brubacher of Leola; a brother-in-law: J. Jacob Zimmerman of Leola; a sister-in-law: Emma Z. Burkholder of Ionia, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Ivan N. and Willis N. Burkholder; two sisters: Martha N. Burkholder and Katie N. Zimmerman; and a stillborn brother.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the the late residence, 183 Forest Hill Road, Leola. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 8:45 a.m. from the late residence, with further services at 9:30 a.m. from the Groffdale Mennonite Church, Leola, with Bishop Ammon Weaver officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery. Kindly omit flowers

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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