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Melvin R. Petersheim



     Melvin R. Petersheim, 82, of 803 Vintage Rd., Christiana, passed away on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 of natural causes. A son of the late Enos and Sadie Riehl Petersheim, he was the husband of the late Sarah Esh Petersheim (2017) and the late Rebecca E. Lapp Petersheim (2015).  A member of the Old Order Amish Church, he operated a house wares store from 1966 to 1986. 

     Surviving are: children, Enos husband of Annie King Petersheim, Paradise, Amos husband of Priscilla Stoltzfus Petersheim, Gordonville, Reuben husband of Fanny Miller Petersheim, Quarryville, Sylvia wife of Christ R. Ebersol, Ronks, Sadie wife of Samuel Fisher, Fountain City, IN, Lydia wife of Elmer Stoltzfus, Paradise, Omer husband of Sarah Stoltzfus Petersheim, Dillwyn, VA; daughter-in-law, Sylvia Petersheim, Dillwyn, VA; 50 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; brothers, Christian married to Fannie Petersheim, Paradise, Daniel married to Barbara Petersheim, Christiana, Elam married to the late Annie Petersheim, Gordonville, Omar married to Sylvia Petersheim, AL, Stephen married to Sarah Petersheim, Ephrata, John married to Lydia Petersheim, Newburg; sister-in-law, Sadie Petersheim, Gordonville.  A son, Melvin Petersheim Jr. and a brother, Enos Petersheim preceded him in death.

     Funeral services:  12 Noon EST, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at the Jacob Beiler residence, 814 Vintage Rd., Christiana. Interment: Bart Cemetery, Georgetown.  Viewing: at the late home from the time of this notice till the service.  



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