The Daily Item
MIDDLEBURG — Gerald Mark Stoltzfus, 31, of 1894 Middle Road, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 6:39 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in McClure as a result of injuries suffered in an accident.
He was born July 6, 1982, in Lewistown, a son of Omar A. and Carolyn (Schmucker) Stoltzfus, of Beavertown. On Oct. 20, 2007, in Mifflinburg, he married the former Krista E. Burkholder, who survives.
He was employed by Mid-State Poured Walls, Beavertown.
Gerald was a member of Beaver Springs Missions Church, where he was an usher, assisted with maintenance of the church and will be missed by his church family for his hearty handshake, ready smile and his joy for life.
Surviving, in addition to his wife and parents, are one son, Collin T. Stoltzfus; one daughter, Brooklyn G. Stoltzfus; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Jason and Allison Stoltzfus, of Penns Creek, LaVerne and Anne Stoltzfus, of Troxelville, and Preston Stoltzfus, of Beavertown; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Glenda and Merv King, of McAlisterville, and Jenny Stoltzfus, of Beavertown; and maternal grandparents, Vernon and Katie Schmucker, of Honduras.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Dan and Emma Stoltzfus.
Family and friends are welcome from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Beavertown God’s Missionary Church, 1653 Creek Road, Middleburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 2 with Pastor Dan Shetler officiating.
Burial will be in Beavertown God’s Missionary Church Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.