In Memoriam: 19 February 2021
The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 15-19 February 2021.
Marvin Bressler, 82, of Eugene, Oregon, passed away 11 February 2021. He was a retired minister who served in California, Oregon, and Washington. He is survived by his wife, Bjorg Bressler.
William Franklin, 93, of Bend, Oregon, passed away 7 February 2021. He was a retired minister who served in California, Washington, and Oregon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Franklin, who passed away in September of 2020.
Hazel Hawthorn, 88, of Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, passed away 15 February 2021. She was the wife of Doyle Hawthorn, a retired minister and chaplain who served in Arkansas.
Ralph R. Hodges Jr., 90, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away 6 February 2021. He was a volunteer missionary, businessman, and one of the founders of Fairfield Church of the Nazarene in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Hodges.
Vic Shorb, 84 of Sun City, Arizona, passed away 11 January 2021. He was a volunteer
missionary, leading or hosting over 70 Work & Witness teams across the globe. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Shorb.
Ronald Shehan, 71, of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, passed away 15 February 2021. He was a retired minister who served in Pennsylvania.
Marilyn Wilson, 97, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away 11 February 2021. She was the widow of Royal David, a retired minister who served in Michigan. Royal passed away in 1995. She was preceded in death by her second husband, Glenn Irwin, who passed away in 2004. She was also preceded in death by her third husband, Stanley Wilson, a retired minister who served in Michigan. Stanley passed away in 2017.
Note: Please join us in prayer for the families who have lost loved ones. Click on names for full stories, funeral information, local online obituaries, and/or guest books (if available). To submit an entry of a minister or church leader, send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
--Compiled by Nazarene News