Kenneth E. Nolt, 62, Valley View Auto Center owner, enjoyed working on, selling cars

By on April 27, 2016

Kenneth E. Nolt, 62, of Lititz, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

He was born in Lancaster to the late Allen and Esther (Myers) Nolt, and was the husband of Lorraine Z. (Musser) Nolt, his wife of 40 years.

He was a member of the Word of Life Mennonite Fellowship Church, Lititz; founded and was the owner of Valley View Auto Center, Ephrata; enjoyed doing body work on cars and selling cars since the early 1970s, and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Kenneth will be greatly missed and had a servant’s heart.

In addition to his wife, Kenneth is survived by a son: Eric M., husband of Esther (Weiler) Nolt of Stevens; daughter: Cheryl F., wife of Dale Groff, of Lewis Run; 10 grandchildren: Caleb Groff, Joshua Groff, Bryan Nolt, Kimberly Nolt, Mariah Groff, Ryant Nolt, Brent Nolt, Nicole Groff, Austin Groff and Branson Nolt; father- and mother-in-law: Rufus and Irene Musser of Ephrata; five siblings: Elvin, husband of Verna Mae (Burkhart) Nolt, of Manheim; Eva Jane, wife of Harold Hoover, of Lititz; Ruth Ann, wife of Kenneth Kreider, of New Providence; Allen Ray, husband of Eva (Martin) Nolt, of Ephrata; Glenn, husband of Revenda (Martin) Nolt, of Lititz; brother-in-law: Raymond Horst of Denver.

He was preceded in death by his sister: Arlene Horst.

Services were held April 25 at Faith Mennonite Fellowship Church, Stevens, with Bishop Earl R. Martin and Ministers Stan Musser, Levi Brubaker, and Jay Bomgardner officiating. Interment took place in the Faith Fellowship Mennonite Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Kenneth’s memory may be made to Christian Aid Ministries, 2412 Division Highway, Ephrata, PA 17522.

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

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