Edna Ruth Kipfer (nee Yoder) at 97 of Clarence, formerly of Marilla passed away peacefully at Brothers of Mercy on May 1, 2020 after a short period of declining health.
She was born on August 25, 1922, a daughter of David and Emma Yoder. Her Husband Moses Kipfer and step-children Mary Jane Green and Leander Kipfer preceded her in death. Edna Ruth was sister of the late Carrie Burkholder, Doris Knechtel, Kenneth (Lois) Yoder, Maynard Yoder, Waneda Wright and Edith Ulrich. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and a step-granddaughter, Marilyn Lamb. Services will be announced by BERNHARDT FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 130 Main St.; Akron (542-9522).Edna Ruth was a Christian of Strong Faith and was an active member of the Clarence Center-Akron Mennonite Church. In her later years she enjoyed living at Vinecroft Retirement Community with her lovebird “Cuddles” and sewing many quilts. She lived a long, full and independent life and will be missed by all.