April 18, 2008

Death Announcement - Earl Hostetter

April 18, 2008

We have learned this morning of the death of J. Earl Hostetter, age 90.

Earl twice served as interim district executive minister, in 1986 and again in 1994. He served as pastor of the New Paris congregation from 1973 until his retirement in 1984. His earlier pastorates included Eel River (S/C IN), Oakland (S OH), and Everett (M PA). He also served as interim pastor in several Northern Indiana congregations.

Please keep his wife Pearl and their family in your prayers.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 26, at 11:00 am at the New Paris Church of the Brethren.