Goshen News, Goshen, IN

August 21, 2013

Maynard L. Good

March 6, 1928-Aug. 19, 2013


— ELKHART — Maynard L. Good, 85, died Monday at Elkhart General Hospital.

He was born March 6, 1928 in Elkhart, to Jacob H. and Ada (Christophel) Good.

He married Anna Ruth Nafziger Aug. 17, 1952. She survives along with children, Stephen (Rachel) Good of Mozambique, Marilee (Ron) Diener, Deborah Good and Thomas (Annetta Borntrager) Good, all of Goshen, and John (Lori) Good of Georgia; brothers, Willard (Rose) Good of Kansas and Truman (Beverly) Good of Tennessee; sisters, Doris (Kenneth) Shoemaker of Illinois and Melba Miller of Colorado; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Good.

Maynard was an actively-involved life member of Prairie Street Mennonite Church where he served as chorister for many years. He was instrumental in the formation of Church Community Services and served as the first president. He volunteered for Mennonite Central Committee in Puerto Rico during his early 20s. He was owner of Spring Valley Ranch and the Blueberry Park. He was an entrepreneur with other interests and businesses in the area.

Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Prairie Street Mennonite Church, Elkhart, where a memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Mennonite Central Committee or Church Community Services.

Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home, Elkhart, has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com.