Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
June 14, 2013 11:20 am EDT


GAMBIER — A funeral service for Levi J. Yoder, 83, of Gambier, will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Melita Fellowship Church, 9956 Camp Ohio Road, Utica. Pastor Alan Byler will officiate. Burial will follow at Melita Cemetery.

Levi died June 12, 2013, at St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, Ohio, from complications of diabetes.

He was born Jan. 9, 1930, in Centerville, Mich., to the late Joseph J. and Susan (Hochstetler) Yoder. He was a member of Melita Fellowship Church, Utica, and retired from Yoder’s Cider Barn.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Wilma D. Yoder, whom he married March 4, 1954; children, Susan and William Bullock of Mount Vernon, Sheldon and Rhoda Yoder of Gambier, Sharon Yoder of Gambier, Sarah and Tim Miller of Sarasota, Fla., Steve and Vera Yoder of Gambier; a brother, Sylvanus Yoder of Lagrange, Ind.; 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and eight sisters.

Friends may call Saturday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Melita Fellowship Church.

Visit to extend condolences to the family.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.


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