TILLIE (MAST) HERSCHBERGER, 95 of rural Arcola, IL passed away at 8:30 P.M. on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Dwayne Herschberger’s residence, 405 N CR 400 E, Arcola, IL. Bishop Jacob Stutzman will officiate. Burial will be in the Yoder Cemetery in rural Arthur, IL. Visitation will be held any time after 1:00 P.M. on Friday, December 26, 2014 at Dwayne Herschberger’s residence. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Tillie was born on November 11, 1919 in rural Arthur, IL. She was a daughter of Andy J. and Millie (Yoder) Mast. She married Noah E. Herschberger on January 11, 1940 in Arthur, IL. He passed away on March 26, 2012.
Tillie is survived by eight children, Willis Herschberger and his wife Rachel of Windsor, MO, Sarah Mae Stutzman of Sullivan, IL, Elva Herschberger and his wife Edna Viola of Humboldt, IL, Fannie Beiler and her husband Arthur of Burgettstown, PA, Ervin Herschberger and his wife Irlene of Mt. Vernon, MO, Andy Ray Herschberger and his wife Ada Fern of Windsor, MO, Ruth Ann Stutzman and her husband Willard of Arcola, IL and Perry Herschberger and his wife Delores of McBain, MI; 67 grandchildren, 239 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a sister-in-law, Sarah Mast of Plain City, OH.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 2 sons-in-law, Eldon Beachy and Marvin Stutzman, one daughter-in-law, Ruth Herschberger, 3 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 8 sisters, Fannie, Millie, Lizzie, Lydia, Anna, Magdalena, Catherine and Mary, and 3 brothers, Toby, John and Eli Mast.
Tillie was a homemaker, rug weaver and member of the old order Amish Faith.
Facts Born: November 11, 1919