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Eli B. Kilmer

Eli B. Kilmer

Tuesday, January 2nd, 1945 Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

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Obituary for Eli B. Kilmer

Eli B. Kilmer, 75, of Denver passed away at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, following a short hospital stay.
He was born in Bowmansville on January 2, 1945, to Martin Z. and Mary B. Kilmer. On May 1, 1965, he married Irene M. Newswanger and was married to her for 52 years until her death in 2017. On January 2, 2020, he married Miriam B. Kulp who survives of the home.
Eli was a lifelong truckdriver and in his retirement enjoyed camping, fishing and time with his family.
In addition to his current wife Miriam, Eli is survived by eight children: Louella (Thomas) Reagan, Doe Run, MO; Norma (Randy) Gilliland, Lohman, MO; Michael (Karen) Kilmer, Warrenton, VA; Robert (Kara) Kilmer, California, MO; Sharon (Ryan) Newswanger, Ephrata, PA; Dawn (Steve) Martin, Ephrata, PA; Sheril (Rodney) Zeiset, Ephrata, PA; and Diane Kilmer, Dallas, TX. He was blessed with 25 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He also gained 5 stepsons: Gene (Nanette) Kulp; Randy (Dawn) Kulp; Carl (Cindy) Kulp; Steve (Nancy) Kulp; and Mike (Cathy) Kulp all of Lancaster County, PA.
Eli is all survived by two brothers and three sisters: Nancy (David) Ramer, IN; Fannie (Eddie) Martin, IN; Amanda Burkholder, IN; Harvey (Judy) Kilmer, MO; Rufus (Martha) Kilmer, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers and four sisters.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020, at 4:00 pm at the New Life Fellowship church in Ephrata. There will be no public viewing. There will be a private graveside service for the family at Bowmansville Mennonite Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eckenroth Home for Funerals, PO Box 31, Terre Hill, PA 17581 to assist with funeral expenses.

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  • Service

    Friday, June 19th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    New Life Fellowship
    420 E. Fulton St.
    Ephrata, PA, PA
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    Friday, June 19th, 2020
    4:00pm
    Officiant
    Kevin Horning
  • Interment

    Bowmansville Mennonite Cemetery
    129 Pleasant Valley Road
    EAST EARL, PA
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Rebekah, Brittany, Pappy and Maryann kilmer sent flowers to the family of Eli B. Kilmer.
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Maryann Good

Miriam & Family, we are so sadden to hear of Eli's passing, he will be sadly missed ,especially by the coffee buddies. Our deepest sympathy, to you, and his family. With Love & Friendship- Maryann & Skip Good
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Barry Bomgardner

Sorry to hear about Eli, Worked with him for many years. Barry Bomgardner
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Rebekah, Brittany, Pappy

Love you Diane!!! Praying for you and your family!! Love you!!! Hugs.
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Maryann kilmer

Sorry for your loss
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