Emerson E. Blosser, 84, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 21, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born July 11, 1932, in Columbiana, Ohio, to Samuel and Sadie (Spiker) Blosser.
On Aug. 10, 1968, he married Stella E. Yoder in Goshen. She died May 7, 2010.
Survivors include a son, Marc (Angie) Blosser, Goshen; daughter, Tricia E. Blosser, Goshen; two grandsons, Ryan and Brenden Blosser; and two brothers, Arthur Blosser, Columbiana, and Marcellus "Perc" (Becky Tyson) Blosser, Goshen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four sisters, Adelia Musselman, Berdella Miller, Christine Huffman and Hermine Blosser; and a brother, Herman Blosser.
Five years ago Mr. Blosser moved to Waterford Crossing and was very happy with his new home. He developed special friendships with many of the staff and residents.
A school teacher in Westview Schools, Mr. Blosser graduated from Goshen College and earned a master's degree from St. Francis in Fort Wayne.
He was a very active member of Pleasant View Mennonite Church. He enjoyed playing church league softball and games that involved thinking and strategy.
Friends may call Saturday, March 25, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, and one hour prior to the 3 p.m. funeral service Sunday, March 26, at Pleasant View Mennonite Church, Goshen. Pastors Ron Diener and Tyler Hartford and Deacon Norman Maust will officiate.
Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the church.
To share online condolences, visit www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 22, 2017