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katherine c. yoder

Posted on Jan. 7, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Aug. 7, 1933 - Jan. 3, 2013

MILFORD — Katherine C. Yoder, 79, of Milford, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, N.C.

She was born Aug. 7, 1933, to the late Jonas Russell and Mary A. (Droke) Kistler in Syracuse.

On March 14, 1951, she married Omer E. Yoder in Crewe, Va.

Her husband, Omer Yoder of Milford; children Kathy Johnson of Goshen, Marijane (Elbert) Campbell and Omer “Gene” (Lisa) Yoder of New Paris; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings Martha Melcher, Nelson (Jean) Kistler of Milford and George (Linda) Kistler of Auburn, survive.

Her son Robert Yoder; grandson Roger Yoder; and brothers Claude and Stanley Kistler preceded her.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 8056 E. 500 N., North Webster, and for half an hour prior to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, services at Open Bible Baptist Church, Warsaw.

Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

Memorial bequests may go to Open Bible Baptist Church, 21 EMS B61 Lane, Warsaw, IN 46580. Envelopes will be at the funeral home and church.