Lydia G. Musser Stauffer, 93, born in Ephrata, member of Bethel Mennonite Church

By on June 25, 2014

Lydia G. Musser Stauffer, 93, of Myerstown, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in her home.

She was the wife of the late Isaac W. Stauffer. She was born in Ephrata, on Dec. 3, 1920, a daughter of the late Jacob G. and Anna Mary Gehman Musser. She was a member of the Bethel Mennonite Church of the Weaverland Conference.

Lydia is survived by children: Melvin M. Stauffer and wife Mabel of Bethel, Edith M. Martin married to Leroy Martin of Bethel, Verna M. Weiler married to Ralph Weiler of Ephrata, Eva Jane M. Weiler married to Glenn Weiler of Wolcott, N.Y., Mabel M. Weiler married to Eugene Weiler of Myerstown; daughters-in-law: Susan Stauffer wife of the late Mervin M. Stauffer of Bethel, Joyce Stauffer wife of the late Isaac M. Stauffer of Ephrata; 22 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Titus G. Musser and wife Mildred of New Holland, Phares G. Musser of Ephrata, Chester G. Musser of Dade City, Fla.; sisters: Verna G. Marin of Bethel, Amanda G. Wanner of Ephrata.

She was preceded in death by sons: Mervin M. Stauffer, Isaac M. Stauffer and James M. Stauffer; sister: Mildred G. Rudy; brothers: John G. Musser and Luke G. Musser.

Services were held June 23 at Mt. Zion Mennonite Church, Myerstown. Interment took place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling her arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at

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