Elam R. Petersheim, 79, of 201A Belmont Rd., Gordonville, PA passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at home. Born in Leacock Twp., he was the son of the late Enos S. and Sadie Riehl Petersheim. He was the husband of the late Annie King Petersheim. Elam was a retired farmer and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Surviving are: thirteen children, Sarah married to Jonas King, Gordonville, Daniel Petersheim, at home, Sadie married to David Beiler, Jonas married to Verna Ebersol Petersheim, Linda married to Josh Zook, all of Paradise, Abner married to Mina Rupert Petersheim, Reinholds, Annie married to Jonas Smucker, Gap, Sylvia married to Eli Stoltzfus, Christiana, Elam married to Lena Dienner Petersheim, Gordonville, Paul married to Liz Lapp Petersheim, Ronks, Henry married to Linda Stoltzfus Petersheim, New Holland, Mary married to J. Isaac Fisher, Honey Brook, Verna married to Benuel King, Ephrata; 63 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Christ married to Fannie Petersheim, Daniel married to Barbara Petersheim, John married to Lydia Petersheim, Omer married to Sylvia Petersheim, Stephen married to Sarah Petersheim.
He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Enos and Melvin Petersheim; a grandson, Omer King.
Funeral services for those who have word will take place on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM from the late home. Viewing from the time of this notice till the service at the late home. Interment: Gordonville Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.