Stanley Dwain Burkholder

Stanley Dwain Burkholder, 92 of Washington, died Friday, October 29, 2021 at the United Presbyterian Home in Washington.


Funeral services are set for 11:00AM, Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Bethel Church with Pastor Curt Kuhns officiating. The service will be livestreamed on the Beatty-Peterseim Facebook page. Burial will follow in the Bethel cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the church. The Beatty Peterseim Funeral, Cremation Care and Monument Service is assisting with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to the Bethel Church or Crooked Creek Christian Camp.


Stanley was born June 7, 1929 on a farm north of Wellman, IA the son of Christian and Emma Ellen (Yoder) Burkholder. He was united in marriage to Elsie Irene Reschly, September 12, 1948 in Wellman, IA.


He was a farm hand and carpenter for over 30 years, working for Wayland Carpenter Shop and Graber Home Improvement. He also drove a bus for WACO Schools. He was a faithful member of the Bethel Church, 911 board for 16 years, Gideons and Lions Club for 33 years.


Survivors include children, Dwain (Kathleen) Burkholder of Ocala, FL, Steven Burkholder of Cedar Rapids, IA, Jean (William) Molander of Weeki Wachee, FL, Warren Burkholder of Marion, IA, Suzanne (Sam) Smith of Columbus Junction, IA, Marlene (Scott) Carver of Trenton, IA; brothers, Donald Burkholder, Lathrop, MO, Roger (Sherri) Burkholder, Palm Coast, FL, sisters, Opal Reschly, Crawfordsville, Mary Jane (Omer) Troyer, North Port FL; 19 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.


He was preceded in death by his parents, step mother, Elta, wife Elsie Nov. 5, 2015, brothers John, Daniel, Ernest, Oliver and an infant brother.