Martha Irene (Witmer) Bacher
Sept. 18, 1928-Sept. 18, 2016
Martha Irene (Witmer) Bacher entered this life on September 18, 1928 and her eternal rest on September 18, 2016. She was born to Isaiah and Lulu (Shuam) Witmer and lived her childhood with her parents and 6 siblings near Columbiana, OH. Martha married John Bacher of Wolford, ND on November 26, 1953. They were married for over 62 years and raised their family of 8 children on their Wolford farm. For many years, they would winter in Westminster, SC, where she was residing at the time of her passing on her 88th birthday.
Surviving are her husband John and their 8 children, 32 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Her children include Loyal (Edith) of Westminster, SC; Sharon (Jon) Miller of Penrose, CO; Ruth (John) Mast of Mountain View, AR; Vernon (Maria) of Westminster, SC; Darrell (Julie) of Columbus, NC; Joe (Cathy) of Gainesville, VA; Gary (Rita) of Wolford, ND; and Arlene (Rick) Skinner of Bloomfield, IN.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers, Vernon and John, and 2 sisters, Anna Mary and Arlene. She is survived by 2 brothers, Warren and David, both of OH.
As a wife and homemaker, Martha lived a full life of selflessly serving her family and many others with her generosity and hospitality. She lived a life that reflected her deep relationship with her Savior, Jesus, and was looking forward to the moment of seeing Him face to face.
Funeral services were held at the Foothills Mennonite Fellowship in Westminster, South Carolina on Tuesday, September 20th.
Funeral Service will be held at Lakeview Mennonite Church at Wolford on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. with burial in the Old Order Amish Mennonite Cemetery at Mylo.
Visitation will be at the church from 1 until the time of the service.
Niewoehner Funeral Home – Rugby
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