Eli S. Burkholder, 68, died November 5, 2019 at his home in Verona, MO. after a year and a half battle with Pancreatic Cancer
            He was born to Samuel and Mary Burkholder on September 4, 1951 in Portland, IN. He married Edna M. Burkholder on April 11, 1972.
            Survivors include his wife, Edna of 47 yrs. 6 mo. and 25 days; four sons and three daughters, Chester (Martha) Burkholder of Galena, MO., Mary Ann (Marvin) Nisley of Seymour, IA., Moses (Polly) Burkholder of Verona, MO., Susanna (Enos) Yoder of Verona, MO., Samuel (Tina) Burkholder of Verona, MO., Clara (John) Yoder of Verona, MO. and JR. (Esther) Burkholder of Verona, MO.; 56 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 5 brothers and 7 sisters.
            He was preceded in death by his Father, Mother, 1 brother-in-law and 1 sister-in-law.

            Funeral services will be held Friday, November 8 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Eli Burkholder residence.  Burial will follow in the Verona Amish Cemetery.

            Arrangements are under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

Peterson Funeral Chapel