Sovilla A. Gingerich, 85, of Arthur, IL. passed away at 12:37 P.M. on Friday, December 31, 2021, at her son’s residence in Arthur. IL
Sovilla was born on April 7, 1936, in Arthur, IL to Andrew L and Lydia (Schrock) Mast.
She married Elva W Gingerich on December 8, 1955.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, 4 sons and 1 daughter: Glen & Eloise of Arthur, Dannie & Laura of Arthur, Mary of Sullivan, Steve & Karen of Sullivan, and Duane & Tammi of Sullivan. 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. 1 sister-in-law Mrs. Fred (Mary) Mast of Myerstown, PA.
She was proceeded in death by her parents, 3 sisters: Sarah Gingerich, Anna Plank, & Rebecca Hochstetler; 5 brothers: Will, Jonas, Levi, Fred, and Joe Mast.
Sovilla was a charter member of Trinity Christian Fellowship. She was an involved farm wife and a homemaker. She enjoyed crocheting and quilting.
Visitation will be held on Monday January 3, 2022, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and on Tuesday January 4, 2022, from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Trinity Christian Fellowship in rural Arthur, IL. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday January 5, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. at the Otto Center in Arthur, IL. Burial will be in the Trinity Christian Fellowship Cemetery in rural Arthur, IL.
Memorials may be made to Choice Books, 10100 Piper Ln, Bristow, VA 20136.
The family expresses appreciation to the kind staff at Eberhardt Village, HSHS ST. Mary’s and Lincoln Land Hospice.