Visitation: Saturday, December 26, 2020 from 2-6 PM
Funeral Service: Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Pastor John Yoder officiating, and interment to follow at Pilgrim Fellowship Cemetery.
Location: All services will take place at the Community Youth Center: 59321 Nottawa Road Centreville, MI 49032
Elmer J. Detweiler
May 10, 1950 – December 23, 2020 (Age 70)
Elmer J. Detweiler (age 70) of Centreville, MI went to be with Jesus on Wednesday 23, 2020. Elmer was born on May 10, 1950 to John and Fanny (Mast) Detweiler. He was married to Clara Miller on September 18, 1970.
In 1968 he moved to Paraguay with his parents, where he met Clara. This is where his passion for horses and cattle began. In 1991, he moved his own family to Michigan where he had a dairy farm and helped many in the community take care of their animals.
Elmer is survived by his wife Clara and six children: Erleen (Pennsylvania), Leroy (Michigan), Arthur (Lisa), and their children, Aliyah, Justin, Jediah, Clark, and Darci (Pennsylvania), Janice (Joshua) Snader, and their children, Adilene and Elliot (Ohio), Andrew (Stephanie) and their children, Ezekiel and Iris (South Carolina), and Eric (Michigan), his parents and thirteen siblings.
Elmer was preceded in death by his two sons, Vernon and Ervin.
“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” -1 Thessalonians 5:18
The viewing and funeral will be held at the Community Youth Center. Burial will follow at Pilgrim Fellowship Cemetery.