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Edith Hartzler

October 8, 1915 — July 9, 2014

EUREKA- Edith Mae Hartzler, 98, of Eureka, died at 5:10 PM on Wednesday July 09, 2014 at Maple Lawn Care Center in Eureka.

She was born on October 8, 1915 in Roanoke, a daughter of Peter R. and Anna Schertz. She married John D. Hartzler in Metamora on December 3, 1939. He preceded her in death in 1991.

Surviving are her children; Janice (Warren) Lambright, Spring Hill, TN, Jon ( Sue) Hartzler, Midlothian, VA, James Hartzler, River Forest, IL, Jay ( Sheri) Hartzler, Harrisonburg, VA; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and nieces Karen Cripe, Raleigh, NC, and Barbara Moser, Gettysburg, PA.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Laverne Brunk, and a daughter-in-law, Joan Hartzler.

Edith graduated from Metamora High School and attended Goshen College in Goshen, IN. She then graduated from Methodist College of Nursing. She was a registered nurse for most of her life and was past director of nursing for Maple Lawn Homes for over 14 years. She was a member of Roanoke Mennonite Church, the Woodford County Home Extension, and also participated in the Retired Senior Living Program.

Private graveside services will be at Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery in Roanoke. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Roanoke Mennonite Church.

Memorials may be given to Maple Lawn Homes, or Roanoke Mennonite Church.
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