Raymond J. Hershberger
age 89, of Kensington, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday Nov. 15, 2012 with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 26, 1922 in Hartville, Ohio to the late Jacob E. and Sarah (Yoder) Hershberger. He retired from the Hartville Elevator and was a member of the Hebron Mennonite Church.
He is survived by his second wife, Fannie M. (Miller) Hershberger; son and daughter-in-law, Leroy and Alta Hershberger of Kensington, Ohio; five grandchildren, Virgil, Clarence, David (Melisa), Raymond (Phyllis) Hershberger, and Leora (Andrew) Slabaugh; 15 great- grandchildren. Preceded in death by his first wife, Susan Hershberger; daughter, Leora Jean Hershberger; seven siblings, Malinda, Elmer, Emma, Martin, Joe, Ada, Maryann, and three infant siblings.
Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Cornerstone Mennonite Church. Funeral services are Monday 1 p.m. in the church with Pastor Stan Neuenschwander officiating. Final resting place is Walnut Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Alliance Visiting Nurses and Hospice.
Published in The Repository on Nov. 17, 2012