GOSHEN — Reuel S. Lehman, 92, died Thursday afternoon at the Maples at Waterford Crossing.
He was born July 19, 1921 in Kenmare, N.D., to Joseph and Stella (Sharp) Lehman.
On Aug. 9, 1946 he married Agnes M. Hershberger in Detroit, Mich. She died Feb. 20, 2010.
Surviving are two daughters, Jeanne (John) Rothchild, Miami, Fla., and Judy (Michael) VanderMaas, Goshen; a son, Bruce (Tonda) Lehman, Goshen; four grandchildren, Blake (Lindsay) Lehman, Patrick Linn, Haley Linn and Rhonda Williams; two step-grandchildren, Troy VanderMaas and Stephanie Hershberger; three great-grandsons; four sisters, Mary Handrich, Grand Marais, Mich., Genevieve Buckwalter, Goshen, Ethel (Daniel) Slabaugh, Sturgis, Mich., Josephine Swartzendruber, Rocky Ford, Co.; and a brother, David Lehman, Goshen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a daughter, Barbara Lehman, a granddaughter, McKenna Lehman, and a twin sister, Ruth Buller.
Reuel was a graduate of Fairview High School, Fairview, Mich. He worked as a representative for Mennonite Property Aid Association for 20 years. He also was employed at Goshen College, working on plumbing and heating maintenance. He was a member of College Mennonite Church, where he volunteered in various capacities, along with serving as a Red Coat with Goshen General Hospital.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Koinonia Room at College Mennonite Church, where a 9 a.m. Tuesday prayer service will be held prior to burial in Violett Cemetery.
Following the burial at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, a memorial service will be held also in the Koinonia Room at College Mennonite Church. Pastor Pamela Yoder will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be directed to College Mennonite Church or Evening Exchange Club of Goshen.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.