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Lawrence William Yoder

February 10, 2019


Life Sketch for Lawrence William Yoder


Lawrence W. Yoder, 90, died on February 10, 2019 at Newton Medical Center.


Lawrence Yoder was born on December 1, 1928 in Newton, Kansas to Eli and Ida (Plank) Yoder


Lawrence was a retired insurance agent.  He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports.  He enjoyed traveling and had visited all fifty states and several countries.  He was an outdoors man, enjoying fishing, hunting and boating.


He is survived by his children: Duane and Jill Yoder, Doug and Denise Yoder, Sam and Sylvia Yoder, Brent and Karen Lehman; sister: Mary Stucky; and fifteen grandchildren and twenty one great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife: Elda Yoder; father and mother: Eli and Ida Yoder; brothers: John Arnold Yoder and Dr. Vernon Eli Yoder.  


A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Bethel College Mennonite Church.


A memorial is suggested to Newton High School Athletics, 900 West  12th, Newton, Kansas 67114.




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