Andrew Mark Yoder, a longtime resident of Fairland, Okla. passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Kansas City, Mo. at the age of sixty-three. Mark was born on May 14, 1955 in Middlefield, Ohio to Andy and Irene (Byler) Yoder. On May 31, 1981 He married the love of his life Florence Hofer. In 1998 their family was called to move to Fairland, Okla. and Mark was ordained into the church leadership of the fledging church. He never lost his interest and love for tinkering with automotives and restoring old things. He worked as an Owner Operator Truck Driver. Mr. Yoder was preceded in passing by his parents Andy and Irene Yoder and his sister in law Helen Yoder.
Surviving family members include his wife of thirty-seven years Florence Yoder of the home, his children, Pearl Overholt and her husband Bryan of Washington, Nolan Yoder and his wife Joy of Fairland, Dennis Yoder and his wife Jen of Oregon and Judy Yoder of Fairland, his brothers and sisters, Mervin Yoder and his wife Ruth of Ohio, Paul Yoder of Ohio, Leona Good and her husband Rick of Colo., Ruth Witmer and her husband Ervin of Wisconsin, Steve Yoder and his wife Michelle of Nebraska and Sharon Nisly and her husband Gene of Kan., along with his grandchildren Janet Overholt, Bruce Overholt, Brandon Overholt, Kayla Yoder, Bryant Yoder, Kristi Yoder, Jared Yoder, Judson Yoder, Brett Yoder and Kyra Yoder.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Grand Lake Mennonite Church in Fairland from 2 to 4 p.m. and then from 6 to 8 p.m.
Services will be Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Grand Lake Mennonite Church in Fairland at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Grand Lake Mennonite Church Cemetery under the care of Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairland.
Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mr. Yoder’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.