Originally created 07/10/98

Mr. Earl Hartzler



HINTON, Va. -- Mr. Earl J. Hartzler, 87, died Wednesday, July 8, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pike Mennonite Church with Gerald Eshleman, Aden Troyer, Ellis Beery and Robert Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Hartzler, a native of Altoona, Pa., was a minister in Augusta for 21 years and for 24 years in West Virginia. He was a member of Pike Mennonite Church.

Survivors include his wife, Eunice Keener Hartzler; a son, Leroy Edward Hartzler, Dublin, Ga.; three daughters, Lois Jane Risser, Hinton, Eva Marie Eberly, Broadway, and Ruth Ann Somers, Hartsville, Ohio; two brothers, Lloyd Hartzler, Dayton, Ohio, and Paul Hartzler, Burlington, W.Va.; and 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at McMullen Funeral Home, Harrisonburg.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Pike Mennonite Church.