Elva M. Troyer
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82 of Sugarcreek went home to be with the Lord, on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Walnut Hills Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 14, 1930 in Holmes County to the late Levi and Tena (Troyer) Yoder. She was a member of Maranatha Fellowship Church in Sugarcreek. She loved the Lord and was faithful to the end. Elva was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a friend to many. She was a dedicated homemaker all her life. On Nov. 15, 1951 she was married to Mose A. Troyer, who survives. They were happily married for 61 years.
She is survived by three sons and two daughters, Glenn (Esther) Troyer, James (Ruth) Troyer, Tena (Marion) Mullet, all of Sugarcreek, Dora (Henry) Beachy of Dundee and Dean (Susan) Troyer of Millersburg; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Katie Yoder of Millersburg. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by three brothers, Eli Yoder, Andy Yoder and Roman Yoder; and four sisters, Freda Miller, Susan Shetler, Betty Miller and Sara Miller.
Services will be Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Maranatha Fellowship Church, 941 SR 93, Sugarcreek with Pastor Paul Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Maranatha Fellowship Church. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register.
Published in The Times Reporter on Mar. 16, 2013