CONEWANGO VALLEY, N.Y. - Ella J. Yoder, 62, of Keith Road, Conewango Valley, N.Y., passed away Monday (May 13, 2013) at home.
She was born Jan. 24, 1951, in New Wilmington, Pa., the daughter of the late Jonathan C. and Lizzie M. Hostetler Byler.
Ella was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order of Amish.
She is survived by her husband, Eli J. Yoder, whom she married on Feb. 8, 1973, in New Wilmington; eight children, Andy E. Yoder of Stockton, Jacob S. Yoder of Frewsburg, Ervin E. Yoder of Westfield, Enos E. Yoder of Conewango Valley, Katie E. Raber of Mayville, Lizzie E. Byler of Dewittville, N.Y., Ada E. Borkholder of Belfast, N.Y., and Mary E. Borkholder of Belfast, N.Y.; 50 grandchildren; 11 brothers and sisters, Melinda F. Byler, Katie J. Byler, Jonathan C. Byler, Jr., Clara L. Swartzentruber, Anna J. Shetler, Mahlon J. Byler, Lizzie Ann Hostetler, Chris J. Byler, Erwin J. Byler, Mose J. Byler and Mary N. Byler.
She was preceded by siblings Lena J. Byler and Dan J. Byler
Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 16 in the family home. Old Order Amish Bishop Dan D. Miller officiated. Burial was in the South Amish Cemetery, Pope Road, Randolph. The family was received in the home all day Wednesday.
Arrangements were entrusted to the VanRensselaer and Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph. To leave a condolence, log onto www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com.