Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

November 18, 2013

Donald Glenn King

May 21, 1936-Nov. 17, 2013

GOSHEN — GOSHEN — Donald Glenn King, 77, died Sunday evening at his home after a two-month illness.

He was born May 21, 1936, in Santa Monica, Calif., to Elbert and Goldie (Grove) King.

He grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Fremont High School.  He took classes at both Los Angeles City College and Fuller Theological Seminary.

At an early age, he received Christ and became an active member of the Calvary Mennonite Church, Los Angeles.  He did two years of alternate military service in Indianapolis at Methodist Hospital.  He returned to Los Angeles and worked 11 years at Union Bank.

He married Barbara Ann Saltzman, Aug. 19, 1961 in Upland, Calif.   The family lived in Downey, Calif. for more than 30 years.

Donald was called to the ministry and ordained March 26, 1972. He served the Faith Mennonite Church in Downey for many years.  He also served as director of Shalom Ministries, Los Angeles.

In 1994, he and Barbara moved to Goshen.  He was an avid gardener and enjoyed reading and spending time with his children and granddaughters.

He is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Marie (Don) Thomas, Middlebury; a son, Daryl Glenn King, Goshen; two granddaughters, Rose Marie and Amy Joy; a brother, Leo (Pauline) King, Salem Ore.; and a sister, Hazel Kremer, Hesston, Kan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; an infant twin brother, Ronald; and a sister, Helen Stork.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church.

A 10 a.m. funeral service will be conducted at the church  Friday with the Rev. Terry Diener and lifelong friend, the Rev. Tim Lichti, officiating.

Burial will follow at Clinton Union Cemetery, Goshen.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clinton Frame Mennonite Church.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • OBT GN0730 Barker obit ph oto James 'Jim' L. Barker GOSHEN — James “Jim” L. Barker, 79, passed away Saturday at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1934 in Elkhart, to Lester L. and Mildred (Frost) Barker. On Feb. 15, 1958 in Elkhart, he married Mary Denise Bidelman. She survives along with three daughters,

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0730 Bontrager, Maurice obit photo Maurice J. Bontrager GOSHEN — Maurice J. Bontrager 87, died Saturday afternoon at Greencroft Goshen Health Care after an extended illness. He was born Nov. 12, 1926 in Shipshewana, to Amos T. and K. Grace (Miller) Bontrager. On June 16, 1951, he married Frances B. Ethell

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kazimir Slepchenko GOSHEN — Kazimir Slepchenko, 88, died at his home Sunday morning. In 1954, he married Yekaterina Ermak, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Inna Lykyanenko, Belarus, and Lybou (Yuriy) Dzhus, Inman, S.C.; and a son, Grigoriyu (Inna) Slepch

    July 28, 2014

  • John L. Weaver GOSHEN — John L. Weaver, 83, died Sunday morning at his residence. He married Phyllis Maxine Yoder, at Emma Mennonite Church Oct. 31, 1954. She survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Sherry Lynn (Steven) Yoder, South Bend; and a son, Steven Jay (Ca

    July 28, 2014

  • Mary (Riggs) Simons MAYSVILLE, Ky. — Mary (Riggs) Simons, 60, died Thursday after a lengthy illness. She married Jack Simons and moved from Goshen, Ind., to Maysville in 2001. She is survived by her husband and three sons, Scott Simons, Vanceburg, Michael Shelton and Ja

    July 28, 2014

  • OBT 0728 Anderson Mildred 'Millie' J. Anderson WARSAW — Mildred “Millie” J. Anderson, 84, formerly of Goshen, died at her home Saturday afternoon. She had been in failing health for several months. She was born Nov. 25, 1929 in North Judson to Joseph and Anna (Hulka) Svatos. On Feb. 15, 1948 she

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Joseph S. Gilkey BRISTOL — Joseph S. Gilkey, 88, died July 14 at his home in Fort Myers, Florida. He married Louise Fallow on Dec. 12, 1948, who preceded him in death in 1994. He then married Betty Roberts on Dec. 3, 1994. Roberts survives, along with two sons, Micha

    July 26, 2014

  • Shirley Walgamuth LEESBURG — Shirley Walgamuth, 72, died Wednesday at her home.She was married to Glen Martinson, who died in 1979.In 1989, she married Arden Walgamuth, who died in 2009.She is survived by her daughter, Tracy (Craig) Williams, Fort Wayne; two stepdaugh

    July 25, 2014

  • OBT GN0726 Mullet obit photo Elizabeth Mullet GOSHEN — Elizabeth Mullet, 94, died of natural causes at 4 a.m. Friday at her daughter’s residence. She was born April 20, 1920, in Nappanee, to John E. and Mattie (Stutzman) Helmuth. On Oct. 19, 1939, she married Felty J. Mullet in Kosciusko County.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Allan L. Hanna LIGONIER — Allan L. Hanna, 75, died Thursday in Goshen. He married Joyce Stump in Boston, Mass., Sept. 2, 1960. She survives in Ligonier. Also surviving are his daughter, Debbie Hanna, Elkhart; and a son, Mark Hanna, Ligonier. A funeral service will

    July 25, 2014