Witmer, Edith M., daughter of Jacob S. and Mary Witmer was born in Lancaster C., Pa., Oct. 28, 1902. She died at the Mennonite Home, Lancaster, Pa., June 19, 1982 at the age of 79. She taught Home Economics at Goshen College and wrote "Teach me Thy way, O Mighty One" while she was there.
Dianne Shapiro (from obituary published in "Gospel Herald, Vol. 75, no. 30, July 27, 1982, p. 518; "Mennonite Women: a guide to God's faithfulness, 1683-1983 by Elaine Sommers Rioh (Scottsdale,PA, Herald Press, 1983 and "Reflections on the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Litiz Menninite Church" a speech given by Shirley Hershey Showalter, April 20, 2007, accessed 4/8/2016 at https://www.myhaikuclass.com/santhonys/historyofshowalters/cms_page/view/1152 Go to person page >