Deaths of local interest

By on January 29, 2014

Lydia M. (Shirk) Brubacher, 97, of Narvon, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse K. Brubacher, in 1996. Local survivors include her son, Jesse, married to Anna Brubacher, of Denver.

Violet Gehman, 82, of Narvon, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Harvest View at Zerbe Sisters. Born in Bowmansville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Lizzie (Good) Gehman. Her brother, Raymond, married to Elaine Gehman, lives in Denver.

Ella Mae Keagy, of Elizabethtown, and formerly of Manheim, passed away peacefully after celebrating 92 wonderful years Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late Harrison Reed and Minnie F. Schweager Gibble. Her daughter, Joan L. Keagy, wife of James Robinson, lives in Ephrata.

Betty J. Kreider, 79, of Lancaster, went home with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. She was a member of Mellinger Mennonite Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the sewing circle. Her son, Barry, husband of Erika Kreider, lives in Akron.

William Z. Martin, Jr., 99, formerly of New Holland, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Richland Christian Home. His wife, Frances B. (Zimmerman) Martin, preceded him in death in 2008. Local survivors include daughter: Minerva, married to Norman M. Martin, Stevens; a sister: Elva Stauffer, Ephrata and a brother: Leon, married to Clara Martin, Ephrata.

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