Barbara J. Yoder – April 16, 2017

Barbara J. Yoder 72 of 4745 SR 557 Millersburg died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at her home following a one-year illness.

She was born November 3, 1944 in Holmes County to the late John B. and Ada (Yoder) Kurtz. She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

She is survived by her husband John B. Yoder whom she married October 7, 1965; to this union were born 3 sons and 2 daughters Ben (Effie) Yoder and Wayne (Barbara Ann) Yoder both of Millersburg, Mervin (Esther) Yoder of the home, and Mary (John) Mullet and Esther (Emanuel) Yoder both of Sugarcreek, 24 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 2 sisters Verna (Eli) Raber of Baltic, Mary Raber of Millersburg, Andrew Kurtz of Indiana, Ben (Lizzie) Kurtz of Navarre and Betty (Jonas) Yoder of Millersburg.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother-in-law and a sister-in-law. 

Services will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM at the Yoder Residence with Minister Ben M. Miller officiating.  Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery in Clark Twp., Holmes County.  Friends may call anytime at the Yoder Residence. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.