In Memoriam: 13 October 2017

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received 9-13 October 2017.

Twylah (Phipps) Ellwanger, 93, of Chicago, Illinois, passed away 4 August. She was the widow of retired minister, evangelist, and educator C. William Ellwanger, who served in Virginia, Missouri, Kentucky, and Illinois. C. William Ellwanger passed away in 2013. 

Kenneth Fulmer, 92, of Sacramento, California, passed away 30 September. He was a retired minister and educator, serving in Oklahoma, New Jersey, and Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Fulmer, and his wife, Mary Ann Fulmer, in 2012. 

Margaret Lowe, 90, of Liberal, Kansas, passed away 9 October. She was the widow of retired minister Jack Lowe, who served in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Jack Lowe passed away in 2005. 

Gladys Minich, 92, of Erie, Pennsylvania, passed away 9 October. She was the widow of retired minister Mayne Minich Jr., who served in Pennsylvania and Virgina. Mayne Minich Jr. passed away in 2013. 

Ester Monteiro, 56, of Brockton, Massachusetts, passed away 10 October. She was the wife of minister Benedito Monteiro, who pastors the Nova Alianca Church of the Nazarene in Brockton. He previously served in Africa. 

Elmer Nelson, 93, of San Diego, California, passed away 30 September. He was a treasurer for the Minnesota District and his church, Minneapolis First Church of the Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Barbara. (More)

L. G. Williams, 85, of Cameron, Oklahoma, passed away 10 October. He was a minister, previously serving in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Williams, in 2013.

For previous editions of In Memoriam, see the "Passings" section by clicking here.

Note: Please join us in prayer for the families who have lost loved ones. Click on names for full stories, funeral information, local online obituaries, and/or guest books (if available). To submit an entry of a minister or church leader, send to news@nazarene.org.

--Compiled by NCN News

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