Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

October 3, 2013

Lois Ann Hartman

Dec. 29, 1934-Sept. 28, 2013

GOSHEN — Lois Ann Hartman, 78, died Saturday at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

She was born Dec. 29, 1934 in Plain City, Ohio, to Roman and Anna (Slabaugh) Miller.

She married Wilmer Hartman July 15, 1956. They were married 57 years.

She is survived by her husband; four daughters, Marcia Weaver and Evie (Dan) Nafziger, both of Goshen, Rachel (Todd) Miller, Garfield Heights, Ohio, and Lori (Steve) Hartman-Keiser, Wauwatosa, Wis.; her sister, Carol (David) Garber, Scottdale, Pa.; and 12 grandchildren.

Lois was a teacher at Central Christian High School, Kidron, Ohio, and a co-pastor with Wilmer at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, Ohio and at Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church, Garden City, Mo., before retiring to Goshen. She also led tours of Switzerland and the Holy Land with Wilmer. Lois was a pioneer for women’s leadership in church. She loved her children and grandchildren, singing, laughing, cooking and crossword puzzles.

Visitation will be Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Meetinghouse at Greencroft in Goshen.

There will be a memorial service Sunday at 3 p.m. at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Christian Schools or MDC Goldenrod.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

 

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