Elmer Stoltzfus

Obituary of Elmer S. Stoltzfus

Elmer S. Stoltzfus

 

Dundee: Elmer S. Stoltzfus, age 90, of Dundee, NY died Tuesday October 1, 2019 in the comfort of his home; after a 5 month battle with cancer.

Calling hours will be from 3-5 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. Friday (Oct. 4) at the Crystal Valley Mennonite Church, 2420 Route 230, Dundee, where his funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday (Oct. 5) with Mel Lapp, Josh Beiler, and Lester Glick officiating. Burial will follow in the Crystal Valley Mennonite Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Crystal Valley Church Building Fund, 2420 Route 230, Dundee, N.Y. 14837.

Elmer was born September 21, 1929, in Honey Brook, PA, the son of the late Stephen B. and Sarah L. {Smoker} Stoltzfus. On Nov. 13, 1951 in Morgantown, PA. he married the former Rebecca F. Zook.

He was a retired farmer, and a well loved US Postal Carrier. Interests and hobbies included: gardening, bee keeping, and chair caning. He had an avid interest in all aspects of birding. A member of Crystal Valley Mennonite Church; he had a love for singing of hymns and reading his Bible. His love for Jesus Christ was first place in his life.

He was faithfully committed to Rebecca, the love of his life, and to his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by sons, Elam S. (Esther) Stoltzfus of Blountstown, FL, Aaron Z. (Bernice) Stoltzfus of Goshen, IN, and daughters, Barbara (John) Glick of Narvon, PA, Anna Stoltzfus of Dundee, NY, Martha (Lester) Smoker of Grand Ridge, FL, Sarah (James) Youngman of Dundee, NY, Ruth (Samuel) Stoltzfus of Penn Yan, NY, Rebecca (Marlin) Bontrager of Kalona IA, Dorcas (Joe) Miller of Myerstown, Pa; a sister-in-law, Sarah Stoltzfus of Kirkwood, PA.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was dearly loved by 47 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by brothers: Levi Stoltzfus and Emanuel Stoltzfus and three sisters: Barbara Stoltzfus, Amanda Stoltzfus, and Sadie Stoltzfus. He was also predeceased by 3 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee, NY. Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

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Friday
4
October

Visitation

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, October 4, 2019
Crystal Valley Mennonite Church
2420 Route 230
Dundee, New York, United States
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Friday
4
October

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, October 4, 2019
Crystal Valley Mennonite Church
2420 Route 230
Dundee, New York, United States
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Saturday
5
October

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Crystal Valley Mennonite Church
2420 Route 230
Dundee, New York, United States
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Final Resting Place

Crystal Valley Mennonite Church Cemetery
2420 Route 230
Dundee, New York, United States
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