December 18, 1932 ~ December 23, 2017

Anna Mary Yoder, 85, of Goshen, passed away at 11:24 pm on Saturday,
December 23, at her residence as the result of a stroke that she had suffered
a week ago. She was surrounded by her family after celebrating Christmas all
together earlier that day. She was born on December 18, 1932 in Intercourse,
PA, to Chris and Anna Mary (Fisher) Smoker.  On September 3, 1960 in
Intercourse, PA she married Kenneth E. Yoder, he survives. Survivors in
addition to her husband are a daughter, Anita Price of Selma; three sons,
Steven (Sheila) Yoder of Cedarburg, WI, Carlton (Cindy) Yoder of Middlebury,
Stan Yoder of Ligonier; five grandchildren, a great granddaughter; two
sisters, Beulah Martin of New Holland, PA and Alma (Clair) Groff of
Lancaster,  PA. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters,
Marian Esbenshade and Lillian Yoder; two brothers, Aquila Smoker and Alvin
Smoker. Anna Mary was a member of Bonneyville Mennonite Church for over
50 years, a homemaker and retired from Coachman Industries where she had
been a payroll clerk. She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed photography,
working with ceramics, cake decorating and watching the many Bluebirds
and Hummingbirds outside her living room window. She had a love for
lighthouses, especially the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. She was known for
her strong faith in her Lord Jesus and her selflessness, always placing family
and friends needs before her own. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00
- 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 28, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003
South Main Street Middlebury. There will also be visitation from 9:00 - 9:45  
am on Friday at the funeral home followed by a funeral procession leaving at
9:45 am to go to a 10:00 am graveside service at Grace Lawn Cemetery,
Middlebury. A memorial service will then follow at 11:00 am at Bonneyville
Mennonite Church, Bristol. Services will be conducted by Pastors Philip and
Julie Bender and Marcella Hershberger. Memorials may be given to Hope
Rescue Mission.

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We are so sad to hear of Anna Mary's death. We appreciated her friendly,
caring spirit. Such a sweet woman. What fun to see you in the Anchorage
airport three years ago. Praying for peace and comfort for your family as you
adjust to life without her.
From: Firman and Susan Gingerich
                                   
Anna Mary Yoder
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