Ruth Ann (Yoder) Hostetler

Ruth Ann (Yoder) Hostetler

Ruth Ann (Yoder) Hostetler, 75, of Front Mountain Road, Belleville, died at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at her home.

Born Jan. 8, 1941, in Belleville, she was a daughter of the late Jesse K. and L. Elsie (Sharp) Yoder, who are both deceased.

Her husband, Alvin M. Hostetler, whom she married Jan. 13, 1962, preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2013.

She is survived by her children, Barbara Byler, of New Tripoli, Clarence Hostetler, of Belleville, Walter Hostetler and wife, Kathy, of Belleville, and Joyce Hostetler and husband, Curtis Peachey, of Mount Joy; five grandchildren, Mikaela Byler, Bradford Byler, Lance Hostetler, Sarah Peachey and Lexi Peachey; one great-grand- son, Joshua Solliday; and brother, Trennis Yoder and wife, Janet (Prout), of Midland, Mich.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Neal Byler; and an infant brother, Walter Thomas Yoder.

Ruth Ann was primarily a homemaker. She formerly served as a custodian at Belleville Mennonite School and for a few area churches. She was also employed in the housekeeping department at Valley View Haven for a period of time.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, quilting and helping other people.

Ruth Ann was a member of Locust Grove Mennonite Church, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and had also volunteered her time for fundraisers at Belleville Mennonite School. Ruth Ann also served on the board of directors for the Mennonite Historical Society.

Her memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, with Pastors Max Zook and Ivan Yoder officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family at Locust Grove Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Gator Wilderness Camp, 44930 Farabee Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.