Edith enjoyed crocheting and made hundreds of pot holders, dish cloths and rugs; put together scores of puzzles and became an avid reader in her later years. Her dad had taught her to shoot as a young girl, and she was very accurate with a firearm.One fall she credited herself with shooting all six deer in the hunting party. A loving farm wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, Edith enjoyed the challenges of farming and raising 12 children and was a gracious and generous hostess to many.They were active member of the Wolford Lutheran Church, a member of the Wolford Ladies Aide.Marian was an avid gardener, and put away large amounts of produce for the winter meals.
Travel and dancing were a big part of Marian and Everett’s lives along with family and friends.Those privileged to share in her life were her children, Edward (Marilyn Maust), Wolford; Lois (Gary) Jenson, Milnor; Maynard (Joyce Byler), Cassopolis, MI; Lola (Warren) Slagell, Thomas, OK; Lily (Raymond) Gingerich, Mylo; Lila (Robert) Fisher, Faith, SD; Leona (Nile) Yoder, Belcourt; Floyd (Barb Hochstetler), Wolford; and Bert (Sarah Yoder), Greenwood, DE; daughters-in-law, Vicki (Owens) Slaubaugh, New Paris, IN and Lynette (Grieser) Slaubaugh, Harrisonburg, VA; 41 grandchildren; 108 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Greig, Corvallis, OR; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Silas) Shrock, Shipshewana, IN; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. on Friday with a time of sharing memories and scripture beginning at all in the Lakeview Church.She was preceded in death by her husband; sons, Donald, Richard and Howard; sisters, Eleanore Moore, Hester Deplazes and Virginia Ten Eyck; daughter-in-law, Karen (Troyer) Slaubaugh; five grand, great, and great-great grandchildren; and her parents. Saturday, November 12th at the Lakeview Mennonite Church in rural Wolford with burial in the church cemetery. Music by: Neil & Kaylene Beachy - Craig & Brenda Wenger Casket Bearers: Grandchildren, Todd Slaubaugh, Glen Slaubaugh, Robert Slaubaugh, Joy Walker, Brian Jenson, Wendell Slagell, Jennifer Baldwin, Rachel Fallon, Christy Achterhof, Ashley Jacobson & Joseph Slaubaugh. Arrangements with the Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby.She always sent me a beautiful card and letter on my birthday.She never judged me when I screwed up and simply chalked it up to being "young and dumb"!