Donald D. Nofziger

Donald D. Nofziger, 84, of Goshen, Ind., died June 25, 2022. He was born Nov. 28, 1937, to Dennis and Ella (King) Nofziger in Archbold, Ohio.


On July 16, 1960, he married Vietta K. Cender in Fisher, Ill.

He was a Mennonite pastor for nearly 30 years in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kansas, then a truck driver for 10 years traveling across the eastern half of the United States. He was a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Counselors.

Survivors include his wife, Vietta; four children, Kathy (Michael) Nofziger Yeakey of Goshen, Sylvia (Bill) McBride of Milford, Donna Risser of Goshen and Bruce (Patty) Nofziger of Goshen; two sisters, Nola (Melvin) Harnish of Waynesboro, Pa., and Marlene (Edward) Baer of Archbold, Ohio; three brothers, Peter (Shirley) Nofziger of Archbold, Ohio, Milton (Donna) Nofziger of Bryan, Ohio, and Edward (Carol) Nofziger of Archbold, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Louise Zimmerly and Mary Lou Hershberger; and a son-in-law, Troy Risser.

A memorial service was held at Eighth Street Mennonite Church in Goshen. Memorial gifts may be directed to Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary.

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