WOLFORD Bessie Hochstetler, 86, rural Wolford, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in her home.
She was born Oct. 12, 1926, to Jerry and Catherine Yoder, in Pierce County. She married Vernon Hochstetler on Dec. 24, 1948.
Survivors: sons, Verlin, Amarillo, Texas, Glenn, Mark and Linden, all of Sarasota, Fla., Roland, Valley City, Elwood, Fargo; daughters, Lila Kanagy, Barbara Slaubaugh, Marlys Slaubaugh, Glenda Graber, all of Wolford, Jolene Shue, Sarasota, Rhonda Smucker, Goshen, Ind.; 27 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; sisters, Bernice Erb, Wisner, Neb., Loretta Yoder, Rugby, Bonnie Stoll, Montgomery, Ind., Vera Yoder, Grand Forks; and brother, Dewey, Kirbyville, Mo.
Graveside committal service: Saturday, 10 a.m., Lakeview Mennonite Cemetery, rural Wolford, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.. in Lakeview Mennonite Church.
Visitation: Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., prayer service and sharing of memories at 7 p.m., all in Anderson Funeral Home, Rugby. There will be no reviewal in the church.