Noah Horning, 83, farmer

By on January 18, 2012

Noah W. Horning, 83, of Denver, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 at his home after a lengthy illness.

Born in Caernarvon Township, he was the son of the late Samuel S. and Frances S. (Weaver) Horning. His wife, Emma N. (Zimmerman) Horning, died Sept. 16, 2011.

Noah was a farmer and a member of the Old Order Wenger Mennonite Church of Bowmansville.

Surviving are six children: Paul Z., husband of Irene (Weaver) Horning, Martha, wife of Joseph Zimmerman, and Aaron, husband of Lizzie (Reiff) Horning, all of Shiloh, Ohio; Noah Jr., to Martha (Zimmerman) Horning, of East Earl; Mary, wife of David Brubaker, of Denver; and Ruth, wife of Clarence Hoover, of Shiloh, Ohio; 35 grandchildren; 37 great- grandchildren; a brother: Titus W. Horning, of East Earl; and two sisters: Sarah, wife of Rufus Oberholtzer, of New Holland; and Martha, wife of Edwin Shirk, of Ephrata.

Preceding him in death are two brothers: Mahlon and Samuel; and a sister: Ruth.

Funeral services will be held on Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. at the home of David and Mary Brubaker, Denver, with further services at 1:30 p.m. at the Bowmansville Mennonite Church with the Bishops Elmer H. Leid and Steven Z. Leid officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements are being made by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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