Emma Horning, 83, homemaker

By on September 22, 2011

Emma N. Horning, 83, Denver, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 at her home after a lengthy illness.

Born in Earl Township, she was the daughter of the late Menno N. and Mary (Nolt) Zimmerman. She was married 62 years on Dec. 9 to Noah W. Horning.

Emma was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Wenger Mennonite Church of Bowmansville.

Surviving in addition to her husband are six children: Paul Z., husband of Irene (Weaver) Horning, Martha, wife of Joseph Zimmerman, and Aaron, husband of Lizzie (Reiff) Horning, and Ruth, wife of Clarence Hoover. all of Shiloh, Ohio; Noah Jr., husband of Martha (Zimmerman) Horning, of East Earl; and Mary, wife of David Brubaker, of Denver; 35 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mary Reiff, of New Holland; Ruth Martin, of Terre Hill; and Katie Leid, of New Holland; and a sister-in-law: Esther Zimmerman, of Ephrata.

Preceding her in death are five brothers: Edwin, David, Harvey, Elam and Noah Zimmerman; and three sisters: Fannie and Rebecca Zimmerman and Anna Fox.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 20 at the home of David and Mary Brubaker, Denver, with further services at the Bowmansville Old Order Mennonite Church, with the Bishop Elmer H. Leid officiating. Interment took place in the adjoining cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements were made by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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