Robert E. Yoder – February 25, 2018

Robert E. Yoder 64 of 4039 SR 93 NW Sugarcreek died Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic following a lengthy illness.

He was born June 21, 1953 in Dover to the late Eli L. and Malinda (Beachy) Yoder. He was employed at Schrock’s of Walnut Creek and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. He was a loving, patient, and kind-hearted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, the former Freda Troyer whom he married on May 29, 1975; his stepmother Clara Yoder of Sugarcreek; his children Linda (Willis) Hershberger of Dundee, Marlin (Marlene) Yoder of the home, Michael (Karen) Yoder and Mark Lynn (Kari Ann) Yoder both of Sugarcreek and Lena (Alan) Yoder of Millersburg, 24 grandchildren, his brothers Ferman E. (Esther) Yoder and Ferman R. (Shirley) Yoder both of Sugarcreek and his sisters Martha (Eli) Weaver and Marilyn (Dennis) Raber both of Sugarcreek. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM at his residence with Bishop Michael A. Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Coblentz Cemetery in Sugarcreek Township, Tuscarawas County. Friends may call anytime at the Yoder Residence. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.

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