Eli M. Yoder 1949-2020

MESOPOTAMIA — Eli M. Yoder, 70, died Sunday, June 28, 2020, at UH-Geauga Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Chardon, to Mahlon J. and Fannie R. Detweiler Yoder.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy; children, Dan Yoder, Noah Yoder, Eli Yoder Jr., Susan Burkholder, Urie Yoder, Homer Yoder, Owen Yoder, Laura Yoder, Joe Yoder, Rudy Yoder, Rhoda Barkman and Marvin Yoder; 39 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers; and four sisters.

Eli was preceded in death by two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at 7921 Girdle Road, Mesopotamia.

Visitation will be anytime until the time of service. Eli’s final resting place will be in Clark Road Cemetery, West Farmington.

Arrangements have been handled by Best Funeral Home, Middlefield.