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Joseph Hartzler Hostetler

Birthplace: Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: April 23, 1966 (86)
Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Place of Burial: Greenwood, Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph B Hostetler and Lydia Z Hostetler
Husband of Nancy "Nannie" D Hostetler
Father of Jacob Noah Hostetler; Sylvia Anna King; Lizzie M Detweiler; Aaron Herman Hostetler; John Andrew Hostetler and 2 others
Brother of Mary N Byler; Leah E Byler; Mattie A Hostetler; Jacob A Hostetler; Infant Hostetler and 1 other

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About Joseph Hartzler Hostetler

Joseph H. Hostetler obituary:

 Funeral services were held for Joseph H. Hostetler, well known to many residents of the Belleville, Pa., area on Tuesday afternoon, April 26 at the Greenwood Mennonite Church, Greenwood, Delaware.  Mr. Hostetler was born near Belleville, Pa. on April 11, 1880, and he died on April 23, 1966.  He reached the age of 86 years and 12 days.
 Mr. Hostetler was the son of Joseph B. Hostetler and Lydia Hartzler.  He was married to Nancy D. Hostetler on December 5, 1905.  The couple lived a mile south of Belleville at the "Coldwater Station" until they moved to Kalona, Iowa, in 1930.  Mr. Hostetler was baptized in the Amish Church in his younger years.  In Iowa he was a member of the East Union Mennonine church, and after retirement to Sarasota, Florida (and to Pennsylvania) he and his wife were members of the Allensville Mennonite Church in Mifflin County, Pa.
 For the past few years Mr. and Mrs. Hostetler lived near their youngest child, Barbara, and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Slabaugh, at Laurel, Delaware, where he passed away due to complications of aging.  He had enjoyed good health during most of his life.  He had been engaged in farming in both Pennsylvania and Iowa, and was a faithful supporter of his church.
 Surviving are his widow, Nancy and six of the seven children.  (Ths oldest child, Aaron, died at Iowa City, Iowa, on April 24 1963).  All were present for the services.  They were: Lizzie (Mrs. Samuel Detweiler) of Allensville, Pa.; Jacob of Sarasota, Florida; Sylvia (Mrs. Daniel N. King) Belleville, Pa.; John of Willow Grove, Pa.; Mary Adams of Newton, Kansas; and Barbara (Mrs. Fred Slabaugh) of Laurel, Delaware.
 Many out of state visitors attended the services at the Greenwood, Delaware, Mennonite Church.  Attending from Iowa w4ere: Mrs. Aaron Hostetler. Many relatives and friends attended from the Big Valley in Mifflin County, Pa.  Bishop Alvin E. Mast was in charge of the services and a message was delivered by Robert R. Ross of Denbigh, Virginia.  Burial was made in the Greenwood Mennonite Cemetery.

The Belleville Times, Belleville, PA, May 5 1966

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Joseph Hartzler Hostetler's Timeline

April 11, 1880
Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
November 9, 1906
Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
October 13, 1908
Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
April 27, 1913
October 14, 1914
October 29, 1918
Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States
October 27, 1919
August 5, 1921
Bellville, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States
April 23, 1966
Age 86
Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, United States