Mildred M. Beiler, 66, H & S Food bookkeeper, frugal, enjoyed singing with her family

By on December 20, 2017

Mildred M. Beiler, 66, formerly of East Pine Street, Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at Mount Hope Dunkard Brethren Home.

She was born in Reading to the late Landis and Marie Steffy.

She was a member of Washington Avenue Bible Church. Mildred was a bookkeeper for various businesses in the Ephrata area, most recently for Uncle Henry’s Pretzels and H & S Food Distributors. She valued frugality and enjoyed good food. She was an avid reader and learner. Mildred enjoyed singing with her brothers and their spouses and listening to gospel music. She enjoyed going to her grandchildren’s sporting events and musicals over the years.

Mildred is survived by two daughters: Sheri, wife of Jay McCumber of Lebanon; Michelle Beiler of Ephrata; three grandchildren: Trey, Christy and Ben; five brothers: Clyde, husband of Patricia Hibshman; Galen, husband of Beverly Hibshman; Vernon, husband of Jane Hibshman; Ivan, husband of Virginia Hibshman; Luke, husband of Sandra Hibshman; and a sister-in-law: Joan Hibshman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Titus Hibshman; and a sister: Martha Overly.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, Dec. 21, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Washington Avenue Bible Church, 149 Washington Ave., Ephrata, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jay Quirk officiating. Interment will be private in the Middle Creek Brethren Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Mildred’s memory may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2408A Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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