Alice Koontz Alice Evelyn Koontz of Winona Lake, Ind. (wife of Charles Hollis Koontz), went home to be with her Lord and Savior whom she loved and served on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at Grace Village Assisted L[...]
Charles Koontz was a long-time employee of the Brethren Missionary Herald Company, where he served as the bookstore manager in Winona Lake, Ind. A version of his obituary appears below. Charles H. Koontz of Wi[...]
Jennifer Hill died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. She and her husband, Phil, were founding members of Movement Church, a Charis Fellowship church in Hilliard, Ohio (Mark Artrip, lead pastor), when t[...]
Greg Howell, senior pastor at Community Grace Brethren Church in Goldendale, Wash., died on November 21, 2021. Greg served as secretary for the Charis Fellowship Council for more than 30 years and was involved [...]
Bobbie Ridenour, member of Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church in northern Indiana (Kip Cone, lead pastor), died on November 26, 2021. During her career she worked for the Brethren Missionary Herald Company (now [...]
Sherie Howell, wife to Stephen, died on October 25, 2021. Stephen is a former Charis pastor and currently serves as the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships with ZimZam Global. Sherie’s obituary appears bel[...]
Kenneth Koontz served as pastor at Leesburg Grace Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in northern Indiana. His obituary appears below. Pastor Kenneth David Koontz, 84, resident of Warsaw, went to be with [...]
Doug Forsythe served as senior pastor at Grace Family Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in New Holland, Pa., and later a member at Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Westerville, O[...]
A celebration of life will be held today (Wednesday, September 8) for Annette Renee Miller Coenen, who died Thursday, September 2, 2021, following a long battle with cancer. The service will be live streamed at[...]
Terri Firestone, wife of Reid Firestone, who pastored the Grace Brethren Church in Homerville, Ohio, from 2012 until his retirement, has died. Her obituary appears below. Teresa ‘Terri’ Firestone, 6[...]
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