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Myrtle Molly Myers, 99, died Sunday, Sept. 17, at Greencroft Goshen Health Care, following a period of declining health.
She was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Manson, Iowa, to Dan H. and Lena (Egli) Miller. In 1936 she, with her family, moved to Crawford County, Pennsylvania, where she lived until 2000 when she moved to Goshen.
She married Willis D. Myers in 1941.
She was a charter member of Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania. Shortly before moving to Indiana, she attended High Street Community Church, Conneaut Lake. She was a faithful wife, devoted mother and grandmother and an avid quilter. She was a willing worker in the church fellowships she belonged to, having taught Sunday school and Bible school and participating in women's ministries.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn (Ben) Raber, Quarryville, Pennsylvania, and Dorie (Cliff) Hochstedler, Goshen; four sons, Dr. James Myers, Charlotte, Michigan, Russell (Lenora) Myers, Cochranton, Pennsylvania, W. Robert (Cyndi) Myers, Milton, Florida, and Dr. Lyle (Christine) Myers, Savannah, Georgia; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Oswald, Kettering, Ohio.
Along with her parents and husband of 57 years, she was preceded in death by nine siblings, Maude (George) Shetler, Joseph D. (Esther) Miller, Kate (Albert) Birky, Jess (Ada) Miller, Goldie (Harold) Oyer, Orval (Marjorie) Miller, Silda (Harvey) Birkey, Sanford (Theresa, first, Frances, second) Miller and Pearl (Delmar) Oswald.
Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 22, one hour prior to the 4 p.m. funeral service at the Meetinghouse at Greencroft, Goshen.
Private burial will take place at Sunnyside Mennonite Cemetery, Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Mennonite Disaster Service.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 18, 2017
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