Tobias B. Yoder
                                 November 30, 1920 ~ March 16, 2018

Tobias B. Yoder, 97, of Topeka, died at 6:55 pm on Friday, March 16, at
Goshen Hospital.  He was born on November 30, 1920 in Thomas, OK, to
Benedict T. and Mary Ann (Bontrager) Yoder. Surviving are two daughters,
Patsy Yoder of Topeka, Linda Yoder of Sarasota, FL; granddaughter, Rachel
Yoder of Goshen; great-grandson, Darin Yoder; great-granddaughter, Laura
Yoder. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Minnie Alice
(Beachy) Yoder; second wife, Katie E. (Swartzentruber) Yoder; daughter,
Karen Kay Yoder; son-in-law, Samuel Jay Yoder; two great-grandsons, Ross
DeWayne and LaVern Jay Yoder; five sisters, Fannie Mast, Malinda Wingard,
Edna Yoder, Clara Wingard, Bertha Yoder. Tobias was a retired farmer and a
member of Sharon Bethel Mennonite Church. Visitation will be from 2:00 -
8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 20, and 1:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, March 21, at Fairhaven Mennonite Church, 13513 State Road 4
Goshen. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 22, also at
the church. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery, Goshen. Online condolences
may be offered at

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When good friends walk beside us
on the trails that we must keep,
our burden seems less heavy
and the hills are not so steep.
The weary miles pass swiftly
taken in a joyous stride;
and all the world seems brighter
when friends walk by our side.
Pasty, Linda-thoughts and prayers with you.
From: Viola Miller
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I have great memories of this wonderful man and the fun times with his
family. Rejoicing in his home going while sympathizing with Patsy and Linda
in the loss of their father.
From: Eloise Gingerich