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Amanda Yoder Obituary

Gospel Herald Obituaries - April, 1952
Yoder, Amanda, daughter of Samuel and Magdalene (Slabaugh) Kuhns, was born near Lagrange, Ind., December 12, 1868; died Feb. 7, 1952; aged 83 y. 1 m,. 25 d.  She came with her parents to McPherson, Kansas, where in 1886 she was married to John D. Yoder.  Soon after the opening of the Cherokee strip in Oklahoma, they moved to Jet, Oklahoma, where they proved up a claim.  They were pioneers in the Mennonite Church at that place.  They lived at Jet until 1928 when they moved to Yoder, Kansas.  After the death of her husband, she moved to live with her daughter, Mrs. Alf B. Miller, in South Hutchinson, Kansas.  She accepted Christ as her Saviour and united with the Mennonite Church in her youth, and remained a faithful member throughout life.  She was a member of the Hutchinson Mennonite Mission Church when she passed away.  She is survived by one daughter (Lovina - Mrs. Alf B. Miller), 3 sons (Alvin, Buena Park, Calif.; Emmon, Jet, Okla; Daniel, Harper, Kansas), 4 sisters (Sarah Garber and Susan Hostetler, Harper, Kansas; Salome Nutter, Wichita, Kansas; Emma Taton, Argonia, Kansas), one brother (John Kuhns, Cedar Bluff, Kansas), 20 grandchildren, and many other relatives.
Funeral services were held at the Hutchinson Mennonite Mission Church on Feb. 10 with Sanford E. King and Harry A. Diener in charge.  Burial was made in the Yoder Mennonite Cemetery, near Yoder, Kansas.

Submitted by
Thomas Austin Morgan
on September 14, 2003.

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