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Ernest Yoder

July 13, 1962 — September 18, 2014

Ernest Yoder

ERNEST RAY YODER, 52 of Cooks Mills, IL went to be with the Lord at 11:15 A.M. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his family.

Visitation will be on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Otto Center on the (South Side) located ½ mile south of Arthur, IL and on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. and from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Otto Center. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Otto Center. Wilbur Gingerich will officiate. Burial will be in the Trinity Christian Fellowship Cemetery in rural Sullivan, IL. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Ernest was born on July 13, 1962 in in Arthur, IL. He is a son of Ralph Leroy and Mattie A. (Helmuth) Yoder. He married Clara Mae Schrock October 28, 1982 in Arcola, IL.

He leaves to mourn his wife Clara Mae Yoder of Cooks Mills; two sons Lynn Marcus Yoder and his wife Gina (Farmwald) of Arthur, IL and David Allen Yoder of Humboldt, IL; four daughters, Wilma Fern Miller and her husband, Verrrel, of Arthur, IL, Karen Sue Kauffman and her husband Norman, of Arcola, IL, Carolyn Herschberger and her husband Clint of Tuscola, IL and Marnita Kay Yoder at home; nine grandchildren; his parents, Ralph and Mattie Yoder of Arthur, IL; in-laws, Reuben and Fern Schrock of Arcola, IL; one sister, Carol Ann Schrock and her husband Elva of Arcola, IL and six brothers, Paul Yoder and his wife Naomi of Sullivan, IL, Dennis Yoder and his wife Lorene of Arcola, IL, Eldon Yoder and his wife Dena of Arcola, IL, Jerry Yoder and his wife Marnita of Arthur, IL, Wilmer Yoder of Mattoon, IL and Mervin Yoder and his wife Lorene of Arcola, IL.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Rosanna Yoder, one brother Marcus Yoder and his grandparents.

Ernest was a member of the Trinity Christian Fellowship in rural Sullivan, IL
He worked at Riverside Door in Chesterville, IL

Facts Born: July 13, 1962
Death: September 18, 2014

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