Nora Beachy

Nora M. Beachy, 90, died March 18, 2013 at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. She was born June 19, 1922 on the family farm West of Yoder to Daniel N. and Elizabeth J. (Fry) Miller. She was a member of Journey Mennonite Church and had taught Sunday School at Pershing Street Mennonite Church. She was a homemaker. On August 2, 1944, she married Vernon Mahlon Beachy in Yoder. They were part of the Salt City Squares and State Fair Promenaders and they volunteered together at the Et Cetera Shop for many years. Survivors include: husband, Vernon Beachy, South Hutchinson; three sons, Bill Beachy, Topeka, Dan Beachy and wife Tina, Harrisonburg, VA, and Joe Beachy, South Hutchinson; daughter, Susan Beachy, Yoder; two sisters, Alice Beachy, Sarastoa, FL and Cora Miller, Clarence Center, NY; 6 grandchildren. Nora was preceded in death by daughter, Becky Beachy Felton; three brothers, Alvin, Joe and Ray Miller; three sisters, Katie Schrock, Mary Headings, and Mamie Miller; and two infant siblings, Barbara and Roy Miller. Graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Yoder Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at Journey@SouthHutchinson, 808 S. Poplar, with Pastor Eric Miller officiating. Visitation will be 9-9 Thursday and 9-4 Friday at Elliott Mortuary. Visitation with the family present will be from 6-8 Friday at Journey@Yoder, one mile North of Yoder. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Journey Mennonite Church, Mennonite Central Committee, or Mennonite Friendship Communities in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Please visit to leave condolences for Nora's family. Nora Beachy

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Elliott Mortuary - Hutchinson
1219 N. Main  Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 663-3327

Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Mar. 21, 2013