Katie Beachy



Katie Beachy, 83, of Penrod Rd, Sugarcreek died Friday, December 20, 2013 at Walnut Hills Nursing Home following a period of declining health.  She was born March 3, 1930 in Dalton to the late Dan B. and Mary E. (Swartzentruber) Yoder. 
 
She was a homemaker and a member of Maranatha Fellowship Church in Sugarcreek.  She was married on December 8, 1949 to Melvin E. Beachy and he preceded her on October 3, 2010. 
 
She is survived by her children Miriam (Wayne) Hershberger of Sugarcreek, Willis (Marie) Beachy of Beach City, Frances (Dave) Byers of Aroda, Virginia, Paul (Stacy) Beachy and Nathanael (Shelly) Beachy both of Sugarcreek, 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, her brothers and sister Mary (Eli) Weaver of Millersburg, Jack Yoder of San Diego, California and Daniel (Clara) Yoder Jr. of Wooster, sister-in-law Edna (Bill) Byler of Sugarcreek and brother-in-law Andy J. Troyer of Fredericksburg. 
 
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her son Roy Beachy, daughter Erma Beachy, great grandson Cody Alan Nissley, infant sister Edna, 3 sisters Fannie, Ida and Ada and 2 brothers Eli and Benjamin. 
 
Services will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Maranatha Fellowship Church 941 SR 93 NW Sugarcreek with Bishop Paul L. Miller officiating.  Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.  Friends may call Sunday 1-4 and 6-8 PM at the church.  Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.


 
Smith-Varns Funeral Home of Sugarcreek
330-852-2141
www.smithfuneral.com





 

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