Marlin R. Stoltzfus

January 28, 1941 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 78)


Marlin R. Stoltzfus, 78, died June 10, 2019 in his Exeter Township residence.
He was the husband of Ruth Elizabeth (Hershey) Stoltzfus, to whom he was married August 22, 1970.
Born, January 28, 1941, in Pottstown, he was a son of the late Roy Yoder and Minnie (Glick) Stoltzfus.
Marlin was a 1959 graduate of Exeter High School.
A lifelong dairy farmer, he was self-employed at Elmford Farms until his retirement in 2016.
Marlin attended Boyertown Mennonite Church.
He was a member of Buck Run Hunting Camp in Port Allegheny for many years.
Survivors: wife, Ruth E. Stoltzfus of Exeter Township; sons, Erick C., husband of Amber J. (Benner) Stoltzfus of Denver, Lancaster County and Dean M., husband of Gwen B. (Bierman) Stoltzfus of Exeter Township; grandchildren: Nevada, Tayden, Tucker, Lydia, Colton, Hadassah, Luke, Arden Connor and Keiryn; and his siblings: Sara E. Mullett of Bemidji, MN; M. Kathleen Eggink of St. Paul, MN; Howard L. Stoltzfus of Exeter Township; and Carol E.Stoltzfus of St. Paul, MN.
Marlin was preceded in death by his brother, Dwight E. Stoltzfus.
Services will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Boyertown Mennonite Church, 275 Mill Street, Boyertown, PA 19512.  A viewing will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the church.  Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Boyertown Mennonite Church, at the above address.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Oley is in charge of arrangements.  For online condolences, visit

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June 15, 2019

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Boyertown Mennonite Church (Boyertown)

Funeral Service
June 15, 2019

11:00 AM
Boyertown Mennonite Church (Boyertown)

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