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Fannie Yoder, 82, Dover

Published: November 8, 2012 5:00 AM

Fannie Yoder, 82, of Dover, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Park Village Nursing Home in Dover.

She was born May 6, 1930, in Millersburg, to the late Dan N. and Mary (Troyer) Troyer, and married Henry J. Yoder on Feb. 17, 1951. He preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 2007.

Fannie Yoder, 82, Dover

She had worked at Cosmo in Wilmot, had done house cleaning in the Dover area and was a member of Longenecker Mennonite Church.

She enjoyed painting, drawing and was known for her many crafting talents. She also enjoyed quilting and had made a quilt for each member of her family.

Surviving are daughters, Sandy (David Lee) Miller of Berlin, Sharon (Sherm) Diehl of Dover and Mary (Brent) Kretzinger of Stone Creek; grandchildren, Tonya (Troy) Herrod, Matt (Jen) Miller, Tammy (Dave) Caravati, Bobby (Amanda) Diehl and Kody Kretzinger; great-grandchildren, Tyler Herrod, Preston Diehl and Anniston Grace Miller; and brothers, LeRoy (Mary) Troyer and Alvin (Katie) Troyer both of Plain City and Larry (Wilma) Troyer of Apple Creek.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded by a son, Ray Yoder; her parents; sisters, Sarah, Barbara, Edna and Alma; and brothers, Eli and Noah.

Services were Saturday, Nov. 3 at Longenecker Mennonite Church, with pastors Ernie Hershberger and Dean Miller officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.

Memorials may be made to Longenecker Mennonite Church Building Fund, 8451 County Road 168, Dundee 44624.

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