Sunday, August 29, 2010

Holster Maker Dennis Yoder has passed away…

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Sad news; I found that Dennis Yoder’s website (http://www.yodercustomleather.com/) was down and, after some searching, ran across the following obituary HERE.



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February 17, 2010

Dennis A. Yoder, 58, of Hamburg, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

He was the husband of Sallie A. Reppert Yoder. They were married on June 28, 1969, and celebrated 40 years of marriage.

Born in West Reading, he was the son of Maude C. Heckman Yoder, Hamburg, and the late Guy W. Yoder Jr. He was a 1969 graduate of Schuylkill Haven High School.

Dennis owned and operated Dennis A. Yoder Custom Leather, Hamburg, since 1992.

He was a well-known leather craftsman throughout the country. He has acquired and leaves behind many friends.

Dennis was an endowment member of the National Rifle Association; a member of the Hamburg Rifle and Pistol Club, where he served as president for three years; and a member of the Lenhartsville, Port Clinton and Shartlesville fish and game associations. He was also a member of the Ponderosa Hunting Club, Port Clinton.

Surviving, in addition to his wife and mother, are a son, Eric A., husband of Michelle L. Correll Yoder, Port Clinton; a grandson, Toby A. Yoder; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, William A. and Anna A. Reppert Neifert, West Brunswick Township.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday from Leibensperger Funeral Homes Inc., Hamburg, with off-street parking in rear. Burial will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Hamburg. A visitation with the family will be held in the funeral home from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The family suggests memorial contributions may be sent to Hamburg Rifle and Pistol Club, P.O. Box 12, Hamburg, PA 19526.

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