Ivan Nolt, 74, Ephrata farmer

By on May 3, 2012

Ivan H. Nolt, 74, of Ephrata, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012 at his residence.

He was born in West Earl Township to the late Joseph and Mary (Hoover) Nolt and was the husband of Rebecca (Newswanger) Nolt.

A retired farmer, Ivan was a member of the Conestoga Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference, Ephrata Township.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by six sons: Paul M., husband of Linda Nolt, of Shippensburg; Elmer M., husband of Irene Nolt, of Alta Vista, Iowa; Harlan M., husband of Anetta Nolt, of Riceville, Iowa; Lawrence M., husband of Martha Nolt, of Ephrata; Leon M., husband of Esther Nolt, of Riceville, Iowa; and Ivan M., husband of Norma Nolt, of Elma, Iowa; five daughters: Lucy Nolt, at home; Mary M., wife of Leon Weaver, of Stanley, New York; Verna M., wife of Nelson Martin, of Withee, Wisc.; Ella Nolt, at home; and Arlene M., wife of Lester Nolt, of Leola; three brothers: Ervin M., husband of Beverly Nolt, of Leola; Paul M., husband of Anna Nolt, of Martinsburg; and Warren M., husband of Florence Nolt, of Leola; 10 sisters: Frances Martin, of Quarryville; Esther M., wife of Paul Shirk, of Narvon; Minnie M., wife of John J. Snyder, of Ephrata; Anna M., wife of Jonas Zeiset, of Narvon; Mary M., wife of Titus Reiff, of New Holland; Edna M., wife of Aaron Zimmerman, of Denver; Ella M., wife of Melvin Martin, of Ephrata; Ada Mae, wife of Lawrence Martin, of Martinsburg; Martha M., wife of Amos Martin, of Shippensburg; and Arlene M., wife of Aaron Sensenig, of East Earl; 63 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son and daughter.

Funeral services will be held on May 4 at 9 a.m. at the late residence, 290 N. Farmersville Road, Ephrata, with further services at 9:30 a.m. at the Conestoga Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference, West Earl. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements are being made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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