- Oscar predictions: In my humble opinion
- Warwick bands will host winter concert this weekend
- Ring in the new year with pork ‘n’ kraut!
- Holiday memories at WHS
- Acapella voices will ring in the holiday season
- Lititz legend: Mourning the loss of Ron Reedy
- Beyond ‘Hearthside Hymns’ — The Marlene Hershey story
- Warwick stages ‘Animal Farm’ this weekend
- 5K fun run/walk will benefit Warwick grad
- Oysters on the square: Ted’s tiny diner was a big deal at Broad and Main
Emma E. Rutt
92, Springville Mennonite member, homemaker
Emma E. Rutt, 92, of Lititz, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in Earl Township to the late Abraham and Lizzie (Wenger) Martin and was the wife of Paul N. Rutt with whom she shared 70 years of marriage this past August. Emma was the last of her immediate family.
She was a member of Springville Mennonite Church (Weaverland Conference). She was a homemaker.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four daughters: Mary Jane, wife of David Seibel of Stevens; Mildred, wife of David E. Zimmerman of Lebanon; Mabel, wife of Raymond Martin of Lititz with whom she resided; Dolores, wife of Kenneth Hurst of Ephrata; 29 grandchildren; 147 great-grandchildren; a son-in-law: Lloyd Sensenig, husband of Ada Zimmerman of Annville, also husband of the late Minerva Rutt Sensening.
In addition to her parents and a daughter, Minerva, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Brenda, wife of John Oberholtzer; a grandson: Rodger, son of Raymond and Mabel Martin; three great-great grandchildren; three brothers: Lester, David and Louis Martin and a sister: Mary Edna Groff.
A viewing will be held Nov. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center with further services at 9:30 a.m. at Springville Mennonite Church, 580 Springville Rd., Ephrata, with Bishops Melvin Martin and Lester B. Martin and ministers Walter Zimmerman, Walter Martin and Wilmer Martin officiating. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.
Kindly omit flowers.
Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.
John Longenecker and the Road-O-Plane
When it came to being a salesman, from an early...
- Posted February 24, 2017
- Showcase of Homes, February 23, 2017
What’s On Tap
Showcasing Local Micro Breweries Events, Craft Beers, Specials, and Weekly...
Brighten Your Day with Breakfast at Gus’s Keystone Restaurant
Wouldn’t you love to wake up to a healthy breakfast...
Rely on Hoffman Computer Associates for your Computer Needs
Do you have a new computer that you are not...
40 Years Ago in the Record Express: March 3, 1977
CBS’s Kuralt Visits Lititz — For 10 years, he has...
Rock Lititz Hotel: Designed to soften the presence of neighboring studio
The “big black box” in the middle of the Rock...
Beth’s Story: Commentary on an epidemic that hits close to home
“Beth’s Story” is the first in a five-part monthly...
- February 18, 2016
Ronald Lee Sandhaus, 69, popular Lititz police officer, HAM radio enthusiast
Ronald Lee Sandhaus, 69, 533 Spring Avenue, Lititz, passed...
- July 23, 2014