Helmut Neufeld Jr., 87, worked as a machine operator, attended Forest Hills Mennonite

By on March 29, 2017

Helmut Neufeld Jr., 87, of Lititz, formerly of Akron, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Landis Homes.

He was born in Germany to the late Helmut Sr. and Trude (Franzen) Neufeld, and was the husband of Lila (Fast) Neufeld.

He was a member of Forest Hills Mennonite Church. Helmut was a machine operator.

In addition to his wife, Helmut is survived by a brother: Hans Peter Neufeld of Akron.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Else Shirk and Gertrude Habegger.

A memorial service will take place on Friday, March 31, at 1 p.m., at the West Bethany Chapel, Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz, with Chaplain Donna Shank officiating. Interment will be private the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Helmut’s memory may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA, 17501; or Forest Hills Mennonite Church, 100 Quarry Road, Leola, PA 17540.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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