Mildred B. Weaver, 96, Ephrata native, Berg. Lutheran parishioner, enjoyed bowling

By on July 8, 2015

Mildred B. Weaver, 96, formerly of Churchtown, died June 28, 2015 at Garden Spot Village, New Holland, where she had resided since 2005.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob F. Weaver, in 1979 and her daughter, Nancy B. Ault, in June 2014.

Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Alta (High) Burkhart.

Mildred was an 80-year member of Bergstrasse Lutheran Church and had taught the adult Sunday School class.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Honey Brook, and later in Lititz, and enjoyed league bowling at the former Blue Ball Lanes.

Surviving are her son-in-law: Barry Ault, of Churchtown; and her grandsons: Jesse R., married to Amanda (Greene) Ault; and Jacob R., married to Amy (Chandler) Ault; and great-grandchildren: Sophia, David, Ryan, and Anderson. Also surviving is her sister: Virginia Ziegler, of Columbus, Ohio.

She was also preceded in death by her sisters: Mary Ditzler, Elma Blew, Ruth Rhoades, Berniece Shissler, and LaReta Hacker; and her brothers: John, Melvin, and Isaac Burkhart.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at the United Methodist Cemetery of Churchtown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bergstrasse Lutheran Church, 9 Hahnstown Road, Ephrata, PA 17522.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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