MILLSBORO, DEL.—Donald F. Yoder, of Millsboro, died on
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 in Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore
after surgery. He was born in Mattawana, Pa., son of the late Luther J. and
Ruth M. Yoder.
Mr. Yoder was a graduate of Rothrock High School in
McVeytown, Pa. and Lock Haven State College in Lock Haven, Pa. He was a teacher
at Indian River School District for 35 years. He was a charter member of the
Indian River Executive Board for 25 years and a member of the Delaware State
Education Association Executive Board from 1976 to 1983.
He was on the Millsboro Town Council from 1973 to
1986. He was employed by DART in Rehoboth Beach, Del. as a bus driver, then
supervisor for 16 years from 1998 to the present.
Mr. Yoder is survived by his wife of 48 years the
former Elma Dunmire; and a sister, Hazel Riley, of Westlake, Ohio; two
brothers, James Yoder and Dennis Yoder, of Lewistown, Pa.; and one niece and
He was an amateur astronomer, and a licensed private
pilot. He was a member of the Pine Glen Church of the Brethren in Lewistown,
Funeral Services were held on Thursday, Sept. 5 at the
Grace United Methodist Church on Church Street in Millsboro. Rev. Ed Kuhling
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions
to UMCOR/United Methodist Commission on Relief, c/o Grace United Methodist
Church, P.O. Box 566 Millsboro, Del. 19966.
Electronic condolences to may be sent through www.watsonfh.com.