Ivan M. Kaufman – December 16, 2016

Ivan M. Kaufman 70 of Sugarcreek and formerly of PA died Friday, December 16, 2016 at Majora Lane in Millersburg following a period of declining health. 

He was born April 11, 1946 in Holmes County to the late Moses A. and Mary (Miller) Kaufman. He was a special person, a friend to many and had a passion for music.  He attended the Lutheran Church while living in PA and was an associate member of the Berean Community Church in Wilmot. 

He is survived by his brothers and sisters; Sue (Wallace) Detweiler of Walnut Creek, Merlin (Bonnie) Kaufman of Millersburg, Marilyn (Ray) Troyer of Berlin, Paul (Jackie) Kaufman of Dundee and Ruth (John) Chupp of Sugarcreek, his sister-in-law Sarah Kaufman of Walnut Creek and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Robert Kaufman.

Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Walnut Creek Mennonite Church with Pastor David Clemens officiating.  In keeping with Ivan’s wishes, Private family burial will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2016 (Today) in Union Hill Cemetery in Sugarcreek. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 1:00 -2:00 PM at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church prior to services and then following the services the family will greet friends. 

Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.