Daniel Martin Wanner, 77, Ephrata, self-employed painter, farmer, Stauffer Mennonite member

By on August 6, 2014

Daniel Martin Wanner, 77, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Ephrata.

He was born in Brecknock Township, son of the late Daniel and Jennie B. (Martin) Wanner and was the husband of Sadie S. (Martin) Wanner.

Daniel was a member of the Stauffer Mennonite Church, Earl Township. He had been a self employed farmer and painter.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children: Leonard, husband of June (Martin) Wanner of Ephrata, Jerome, husband of Norlene (Zimmerman) Wanner of New Holland, Loveda, wife of Earl Weaver of Ephrata, Treva, wife of Vernon Martin of Shobonier, Ill., Rosetta, wife of Arnold Martin of St. Peter, Ill., Jerelyn, wife of Gary Martin of Ephrata; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Martin, husband of Sally (Martin) Wanner of Port Trevorton, John, husband of Rose (Stauffer) Wanner of Port Trevorton; five sisters: Mary Wanner of Lancaster, Ella Rissler of Ephrata, Ada Martin of Ephrata, Barbara Wanner of Canada, Anna Martin of Mt. Pleasant Mills; and three sisters-in-law: Martha Wanner of Tenn., Ruth Wanner of Port Trevorton and Anny Mary Wanner of Port Trevorton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons; four brothers: Harry, William, Aaron and Samuel Wanner; and three brothers-in-law: Daniel Rissler, Ivan Martin and Levi Martin.

Services were held Aug. 2 at Stauffer Mennonite Church, Earl Township. Interment took place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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