Clara Elizabeth Yoder of 26349 Brunot Corners, Cochranton, went to be with her Savior at her home on Monday, September 16, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on October 30, 1935, to the late Jacob A. and Lizzie Ellen Miller of Burton, OH.
On April 1, 1958 she married Ervin T. Yoder; he survives.
She was a member of the Old Order Amish church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children Wilma Yoder of the home, Nelson (Mary) Yoder of Cochranton, Laura (John) Weaver of Moore, MT, Ervin (Lydia) Yoder of Ossineke, MI, Timothy (Anna) Yoder of Evart, MI, Esther (Jacob) Weaver of Cochranton, Joanna (Jacob) Hershberger of Ossineke, MI, Clara Beth Yoder of the home, Toby (Esther) Yoder, Mark (Rebecca) Yoder both of Cochranton, 41 grandchildren, one brother Nelson, three sisters Esther Miller, Katie (Eli) Yoder, and Nora (Robert) Miller all of Burton, OH.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jacob.
Clara loved the Lord and enjoyed reading the Bible, singing, and fellowshipping with her brothers and sisters in Christ. She was known for her hospitality and good home cooking. For a number of years she sold baked goods at the Meadville Market House where she made many friends. She and her husband had operated a dairy farm in Cochranton.
Viewing and funeral services will be held at the Nelson Yoder residence, 8115 Frenchtown Rd., Cochranton. Viewing will be Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17th and 18th, from 1:30-5:00 and from 6:30-8:30 The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9:00 AM with Bishop Joseph Gingerich officiating.
Burial will take place in Frenchtown Amish Cemetery, Guys Mills.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville.
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