Lily Yoder

Date: October 2nd, 2020
Service Date: October 8th, 2020 2:00 p.m., Thursday
Service Location: Salem Mennonite Church, Tofield AB

Lily was born on August 2, 1926 on the farm of Lee and Mary Ann Roth, and was the second of three children. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at St. Mary's Hospital on October 2, 2020 at the age of 94 years with her daughter Bea by her side.

Lily married Wayne Yoder on June 24, 1945 and to this union four children were born.

She spent six years on a farm, 18 years in Round Hill where they owned a general store with a coffee shop and post office in the store. In 1970 she moved to Camrose. She worked at Meraw's Variety Store, Camrose Bootery, Camrose Stationary and finished at Hansen's Denture Clinic. She then babysat for a number of years.

At the age of 11 she accepted Christ as her personal Savior. She started her religious journey at Salem Mennonite Church and a few years at Camrose Mennonite Fellowship. She then returned to Salem Mennonite Church. She remained a faithful member until her passing. During those years she was a primary Sunday School teacher, Bible School teacher, song leader and a worship leader. She sang in quartets and choirs. She loved the old hymns of the church.

She is survived by her children Bea (Richard) Foshaug, Joan (Hector) Dumonceaux and Ken (Edie) Yoder; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and Brian Burnstad who she cared for as a newborn for eight months. She was predeceased by her husband Wayne; daughter Sylvia; her parents Lee and Maryann Roth; sister Wilma; brother Lyle and granddaughter Crystal Foshaug.

She now rests in peace in her Father's arms.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Salem Mennonite Church in Tofield.

Memorial donations may be made to the M.C.C.

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