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Obituary for Anna W. Horst (Wise)

Anna W. Horst, 92, of Leola, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. She was the wife of Eli H. Horst, with whom she shared seventy-one years of marriage until his death on July 1, 2021.

Born in Brecknock Twp., she was the daughter of the late Aaron G. and Hannah (Good) Wise.

She was a homemaker and a member of Pequea Mennonite Church.

She is survived by seven children: Lorraine wife of Lloyd High of Myerstown, Leonard husband of Marian (Zimmerman) of Ephrata, Anna Ruth of Leola, Pauline wife of the late John Martin of New Holland, Melvin husband of Marie (Weaver) of Lititz, Joanne wife of Titus Gehman of Newburg and Doris wife of Lamar Martin of Leola, thirty one grandchildren, eighty great grandchildren, one great great grandson, and a brother Alvin married to Anna Mae Wise, Ephrata.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, three great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, four brothers, Raymond, Jacob, Aaron, and Luke Wise and six sisters, Verna Hoover, Susan Martin, Hannah Martin, Ruth Zimmerman, Erma Hoover, and Laura Horst.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2022 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Martindale Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata PA 17522. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 14, 2022 at 2 PM with Bishop Curvin Zimmerman officiating in Pequea Mennonite Church, 4121 Redwell Road, Gordonville PA 17529. The Groff-High Funeral Home in New Holland, PA is entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be made at