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Mary Yoder

August 21, 1934 — June 4, 2015

Mary Yoder

MARY R. OTTO YODER, 80, of Hew Holland, SC, formerly of Arcola, IL, passed away at 4:48 P.M. on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the Pleasant View Church in rural Arcola, IL. Pastor Howard Kuhns officiated. Burial was in the Pleasant View Church Cemetery in rural Arcola, IL. A visitation was held from 5:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on June 5, 2015 at the New Holland Mennonite Church in SC. The Cole Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements in SC. Visitation was held from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 7, 2015, and Monday, June 8, 2015 at the Pleasant View Church in rural Arcola, IL. The Edwards Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements in Arcola, IL.

Mary was born on August 21, 1934 in Arcola, IL. She was a daughter to Rudy D. and Elizabeth (Miller) Otto. She married Joseph L. Yoder September on 17, 1957.

She is survived by her husband Joseph, three sons, John (Twila) Yoder of New Holland, SC, Jerry (Jen) Yoder of Goshen, IN, and Elva L.V. (Sharon) Yoder of Goshen, IN; five daughters, Laura (Glen) Hostetler of Arthur, IL, Lucille (Eli) Schrock of Arthur, IL, Rosella (Dave) Miller of Homesville, OH, Edith (Curt) Clayton of Arthur, IL, and Martie (James) Helmuth of Monticello, IL; three brothers, John R. (Irene) Otto, Melvin (Annie) Otto, and Ervin (Millie) Otto all of Arthur, IL; seven sisters, Anna Berchy of Arthur, IL, Cora Otto of Arthur, IL, Dorothy Hostetler of Arcola, IL, Irene Miller of Arthur, IL, Martha Mast of Lebanon MO, Esther Mast of Arthur, IL, and Sarah Ann Helmuth of Sullivan, IL, thirty-two grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by on son, Paul Yoder, one brother, Abraham Otto, and her parents Rudy and Elizabeth.

Mary was a native of Arcola, IL, and had made New Holland, SC her home for the past twelve years. She was a very loving, giving, and talented Lady. Mary was a member of Pleasant View Mennonite Church in Arcola, IL and attended New Life Mennonite Church in Springfield, SC. Her life was surrounded around her family, friends and church.

Facts Born: August 21, 1934
Death: June 4, 2015
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