Mary Anna Yoder
Mary Anna Yoder, 86, Etna Green, died 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at her home. She was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Goshen, to Cephas and Amelia "Millie" (Hochstetler) Nisley. On April 4, 1957, she married Emmon Yoder and he died July 23, 2010.
Surviving are five children, Bertha (David) Miller, Etna Green, Philip (Kathy) Yoder, Goshen, Esther Yoder, Etna Green, Freeman (Debbie) Yoder, Middlebury, and Dorothy (Tim) Schwartz, New Paris; daughter-in-law, Doris Yoder, Nappanee; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Esther Nisley, Goshen.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband; son, Menno Yoder; two grandchildren, Christopher Miller and Trevor Yoder; three brothers, Ray, John and Willis; and a sister, Fannie Mae Hochstetler.
Mary Anna was a homemaker and a member of Clay Street Mennonite Church, Bourbon. She was very dedicated to the Lord and a blessing to the brotherhood. She enjoyed working in her flowerbeds and garden. Mary Anna loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, and the funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, all at Maple Lawn Mennonite Church, 29267 C.R. 52, Nappanee. Home ministry will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Lawn Mennonite Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to World Missionary Press or Gospel Echoes Prison Ministry.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, Wakarusa, is handling arrangements and online condolences may be sent at
Published on November 8, 2019


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Melissa Cloud
Nov 09, 2019
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