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Maxine Isabel Witmer

age 88, of Orrville, died Monday, August 6, 2018, at her

residence in Orrville, following a period of declining health. Maxine was born on May 5, 1930, in Orrville, to Harry and Mary (Lehman) Landis and graduated from Orrville High School in 1948 as co-valedictorian. She married Daniel Adam Witmer on June 10, 1951, in Dalton. Daniel survives. She worked at the

JM Smucker Company until starting a family and was an active member of the Chestnut Ridge Mennonite Church. She enjoyed being involved fulltime with an extensive family her entire life and delivering Meals on Wheels with her husband for the past twenty years.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are ten children: Janice (Ron) Geiser of Dalton, Daryl Witmer of Green, Donna (Paul) Souder of Harrisonburg, VA, Robert (Waunita) Witmer of Orrville, Ron (Michelle) Witmer of Smithville, James (Ronni) Witmer of Troy, Carol (Paul) Swartz of Botkins, Kathy (Conrad) Detweiler of Dalton, Jerry (Tiffany) Witmer of Dalton, and Brian (Sarah) Witmer of Port Republic, VA; 32 grandchildren; and brother, Ross (Vesta) Landis of Orrville. She was preceded in death by both parents; two childhood siblings, Brooks and Eileen; and son-in-law, LaVon Kratzer.

Memorial services will be held at Kidron Mennonite Church, 3987 Kidron Road, Dalton, on Sunday, August, 12th., at 3:00 p.m., with Pastor Marvin Zuercher officiating. A private burial will take place at Martins Mennonite Cemetery in Orrville prior to the service. Friends may call on Saturday at Kidron Mennonite Church, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home's web site at: www.aublefuneralhome.com Memorials may be made to Central Christian Schools, 3970 Kidron Road, Kidron, OH 44636 or Mennonite Central Committee, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA, 17501-0500.

Auble Funeral Home, 330-682-2966
Published in The Repository on Aug. 10, 2018
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