Mary Nolt, 89, homemaker

By on November 16, 2011

Mary H. Nolt, 89, of Stevens, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 at her residence.

She was born in Farmersville to the late David and Lydia (Hoover) Horst and was the wife of Allen S. Nolt. The couple celebrated 67 years of marriage this past Jan. 16.

A homemaker, she was a member of the Springville Mennonite Church, Ephrata (Weaverland Conference).

In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by five sons: Mervin H., husband of Ruby (Kandel) Nolt, of Apple Creek, Ohio; Glenn H., husband of Ruth Ann (Swartzentruber) Nolt, of Dalton, Ohio; Leon H., husband of Anna Mary (Oberholtzer) Nolt, of Stevens; A. Ray, husband of Nancy (Ressler) Nolt, of Ephrata; and Luke H., husband of Janice S. Nolt, of Ephrata; two daughters: Erma H., wife of Noah K. Weaver, of Jonestown; and Mary Ellen, wife of Abram Z. Zimmerman, of Ephrata; a brother: Eli H., husband of Anna (Wise) Horst, of Leola; 25 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Irene Nolt; sisters: Susanna Weaver, Lizzie Wenger, Annie Horst, Sadie Zimmerman and Lydia Wise; two grandchildren; and two great- grandsons.

Funeral services were held on Nov. 14 from the Midway Mennonite Reception Center, LItitz, with further services from the Springville Mennonite Church, with Bishop Lester B. Martin and ministry Raymond Hoover, Wilmer Martin and Walter Zimmerman officiating. Interment took place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

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

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