Riverside- John Henry Beachy was born Dec. 5, 1935, to Jonas and Leah (Mast) Beachy in Hicksville, OH. John was baptized upon his confession of faith in his youth. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and remained faithful until his death. John passed away on Friday, December 30, 2022, at the age of 87 years, 25 days. On November 24, 1955, he was united in marriage to to Elsie Malinda Glick and lived in matrimony for 42 years. Elsie passed away September 29, 1997. John then married Emma Beachy November 25, 1999, and lived in matrimony for 23 years.
He leaves to mourn his wife Emma; two children, Daniel (Susie) Beachy of Guthrie, KY and Marvin (Emma) Beachy of Wellman; 19 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, also surviving is a sister, Fannie of Burlington Junction, MO; two brothers, Lester (Lorraine) Beachy of Des Moines and Howard Beachy of Oregon; two sisters-in-law Marge Beachy of Indiana and Laurine Beachy of Iowa.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Elsie, 2 brothers Ezra Paul and Walter Beachy, 2 sisters Esther and Lizzie, a grandson’s wife Linda and a great grandson John Aaron.
A funeral service will be 9:30 am Monday, January 2, 2023, at John H Beachy Residence, Visitation will start 2:00 pm Saturday, December 31 and all day Sunday, January 1, 2023, all at the John H Beachy Residence. Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona is caring for John and his family.