Noah Z. Burkholder Jr.

May 12, 1928June 18, 2011

Noah Z. Burkholder, Jr., 83, of Myerstown, PA, died Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Myerstown. He was the husband of Annie W. Nolt Burkholder with whom he was married to for 63 years. He was born May 12, 1928 in Ephrata Township, Lancaster County a son the late Noah W. and Elizabeth Z. Zimmerman Burkholder. Noah was employed as a farmer and a member of the Martin’s Mennonite Church of the Weaverland Conference, Womelsdorf, PA. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Lucille married to Glenn High of Robesonia; Elizabeth married to Marvin Weaver of Lititz; Aaron married to Edith Huber Burkholder of Myerstown; Noah married to Martha Sensenig Burkholder of New Holland; Anna married to Lester High of Denver; 26 grandchildren; 56 great grandchildren; brothers, David Burkholder husband of the late Grace Fox Burkholder of Ephrata; Ivan married to Irene M. Zimmerman Burkholder of Akron; Harvey married to Jeanette M. Shober Burkholder of Ephrata; Norman Burkholder of Leola; Elvin Burkholder husband of the late Ruth Ristenbatt Burkholder of Ephrata; sisters, Anna married to Eli M. Horst of Denver; Mary married to Melvin Martin of Richland; Edna married to Noah B. Weaver of Manheim; Lena married to Paul B. Zimmerman of Ephrata; Ella married to Raymond M. Hurst of Ephrata; Etta married to Edwin M. Martin of Holtwood. He was preceded in death by a son, grandson, two great grandsons, brother, Aaron Burkholder, sisters, Alta Zimmerman, Elizabeth Martin and Ada Snyder. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 22nd at 9:30 AM in Fairview Mennonite Church, Elco Drive, Myerstown, PA. Viewing will be on Tuesday from 2 to 4:00 PM and 6 to 8:00 PM at the Fairview Mennonite Reception Center, 141 Jackson Road, Lebanon, PA. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. Please omit flowers. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. of Schaefferstown is handling his arrangements.


  • Viewing Tuesday, June 21, 2011
  • Viewing Tuesday, June 21, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 22, 2011

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