HOWARD — Malinda M. (Mast) Yoder, 94, of 7691 Flack Rd., died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at her home.

She was born Aug. 25, 1923, in Holmes Co. to the late Mose J. and Sarah N. (Miller) Mast. She married Emanuel E. “Mony” Yoder on Nov. 25, 1943, who preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2006. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

She is survived by two sons, Ervin E. (Dora) Yoder of Big Prairie, and Noah E. (Ella) Yoder of Howard; two daughters, Edna Yoder of the home, and Fannie E. (David) Troyer of Hillsboro; a granddaughter, Esther of the home, one of her 22 grandchildren; 114 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Susie M. (Joe) Yoder of Baltic, Sarah M. (Mose) Hershberger of Baltic, Edna M. (Joe) Miller of Millersburg, and Ada M. (John) Raber of Lakeville.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Sarah & Katie Yoder; one great-grandchild, Ervin Yoder; three brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Yoder residence, 7691 Flack Rd. Howard, OH 43028, with Bishop Robert Troyer officiating. Burial will follow in Troyer Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the house at any time. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is assisting the family.


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