Christian Weaver Sauder, 84, partner in Clay Trucking, trustee at Martindale Mennonite, golfer

By on December 27, 2017

Christian Weaver Sauder, 84, of Lititz, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 at Landis Homes.

Born in Narvon, he was a son of the late Christian W. and Rebecca (Weaver) Sauder. He was married 62 years on Feb. 12 to Anna Mary (Sensenig) Sauder

Christian was an owner/operator hauling bricks for many years and later was a partner in Clay Trucking for many years.

He was a member of Martindale Mennonite Church where he served as a trustee. He enjoyed golfing and bus trips.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two children: Cindy, married to Sid Good of Ephrata; and Galen, married to Twila (Hess) Sauder of Lancaster; a daughter-in-law: Jeanette (Burkholder) Sauder of Reinholds; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and eight siblings: Edna Gingrich; Anna, married to David Nolt; Laura, married to Melvin Weaver; Dorothy, married to Irvin Martin; Earl, married to Arlene Sauder; Arlene, married to Edward Weaver; Minerva Lehman; and Verna Pruchniewski.

Preceding him in death is a son: Calvin Sauder; and two sisters: Esther Sensenig and Rebecca Seibel.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec.28 at 10 a.m. at Martindale Mennonite Church, 171 Hurst Road, Ephrata. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. There will be a viewing one hour prior to the service.

If desired, donations may be made to Landis Homes Caring Fund, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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