Paul H. Kurtz, 80, farmer, father of seven, member of Bowmansville Mennonite Church

By on July 19, 2017

Paul H. Kurtz, 80, of Reinholds, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his residence.

He was the loving husband of Lena (Martin) Kurtz, with whom he shared more than 58 years of marriage. Born in New Holland, he was a son of the late Christian B. and Ella N. (Hoover) Kurtz.

Paul was a member of Bowmansville Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference, and worked as a farmer.

In addition to his wife, Paul is survived by six children: Lois Hoover, wife of Clair, of Morgantown; Ellen Martin, wife of Galen, of Reinholds; Joyce Leinbach, wife of Allen, of Unity, Wisc.; Lena Mae Kurtz, at home; Pauline Kurtz, at home; and Esther Weaver, wife of Marlin, of Unity, Wisc.; six siblings: Norman Kurtz of Myerstown; Mary Weaver, wife of Clarence, of Myerstown; Verna Zimmerman, wife Clarence, of Wellsboro; Minnie Horning, wife of Michael, of Myerstown; Anna Martin, wife of Enos, of Cynthiana, Ky.; and Naomi Weaver, wife of Harvey, of Bernville; 36 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter: Grace; his brothers: Christian, Melvin, and David; his sisters: Edna Nolt and Ella Martin; one grandson; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service were held July 17 at Bowmansville Mennonite Church, with Bishop Leon S. Zimmerman officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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