Lena G. Sauder, 96, homemaker, mother of five, member of Churchtown Mennonite Church

By on April 10, 2019

Lena G. Sauder, 96, formerly of East Earl, died Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Fairmount Homes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Noah Sauder, in 1999. Born in Earl Township, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Good) Eberly.

She was a homemaker and a member of Churchtown Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference.

Surviving are four children: Mervin, married to Marlene Sauder, Mohnton; Noah Jr. married to Susan Sauder, Lebanon County; Doris, married to Lawrence Martin, Narvon; Dorothy, married to Paul Newswanger, McAlisterville; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five siblings: Alice Horst, Anna Mary Oberholtzer, Joseph Eberly, Titus Eberly, and James Eberly.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Minerva, wife of Leroy Sauder; a brother: Daniel; and a sister: Susanna.

The family wishes to express thanks to the staff at Fairmount Homes for the competent and compassionate care given to Lena for the last 2½ years.

Her funeral was held April 8 at Churchtown Mennonite Church, Narvon, with Bishop Leon S. Zimmerman, Leon B. Zimmerman, John Martin, Earl Martin, and Marlin Lauver officiating. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

The Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

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