Fannie W. Lyndaker

November 23, 2012

Fannie W. Lyndaker, 91, of Route 812, died Thursday evening, Nov. 22, at her home while under the care of her family and Lewis County Hospice.

Born Sept. 9, 1921, in the town of Harrisburg, a daughter of Joel and Rachel Gingerich Widrick, she attended Town of Harrisburg schools. 

She married Ednor Lyndaker at the Lowville Conservative Mennonite Church on Oct. 15, 1941. Mr. Lyndaker died Aug. 20, 2006. 

Mrs. Lyndaker was a homemaker. 

She was a member of the Crystal Light Mennonite Church.

Fannie enjoyed gardening, visiting with relatives and friends and embroidery.

Surviving are two sons and their wives, Milford and Carolyn, Wardensville, W.V.,  andArthur and Emma, Plain City, Ohio; three daughters, Shirley, Joanne and Barbara, all of New Bremen; a brother and his wife, John and Rita, Syracuse; two sisters, Sally Cooper, Copenhagen, and Barbara Brown, Lowville; a brother-in-law, Ralph Zehr, Belfort; seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Twin daughters, Beverly Ann and Rita Mae, three brothers, Milford, Lloyd and Arthur, and a sister, Arlene Zehr, all died before her.

A funeral will be held 10 a.m. Monday Nov. 26, at Croghan Mennonite Church with the Ministry of the Crystal Light Mennonite Church officiating. Burial will follow in Crystal Light Mennonite Church Cemetery. Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Crystal Light Mennonite Church, Route 812, New Bremen. 

Arrangements are in the care of the Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan.

In place of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Friends of Lewis County Hospice PO Box 266 Lowville, NY 13367.

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Information provided by Adirondack Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.