Daniel J. “Dan” Yoder
March 15, 1942 – August 15, 2015
Daniel J. “Dan” Yoder, 73, passed away August 15, 2015 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Dan was born March 15, 1942 in Meyersdale, PA to John D. and Lydia (Tice) Yoder. He was raised primarily in Grantsville, MD on a family Mennonite dairy farm. He graduated from West Holmes High School in Wooster, OH where he played baseball. After high school, he moved to College Park, MD and became an insurance agent. He was married to Mary Longsworth. He moved to Owings, MD in 1982 and worked at Nationwide Insurance, and joined the Glasscock & Meenan Agency in 1992. He married Kathryn Funderburk in 1993, and they have lived in Huntingtown since 2000.
Dan was an active member of the University of Maryland Terrapin Club when living in College Park, he was also a member of Huntingtown U.M. church, where he was active in youth ministries, and the Calvert County Lions Club. He was voted Calvert County’s “Most Beautiful Person” several years ago. In his leisure time, Dan was an avid hunter and enjoyed taxidermy, the outdoors, and time in the mountains. He also loved spending time with family and friends.
Dan is survived by his loving wife Kathy Yoder; sons William H. “Bill” Longsworth and his wife Barbara of Dunkirk, Theodore K. “Ted” Longsworth and his wife Debbie of Dunkirk and Jay S. Longsworth and his wife Shelley of Rowlett, TX, as well as five grandchildren. Dan is also survived by siblings: Olen J. Yoder and Dorothy Yoder of Grantsville, MD, Lois Y. Stutzman of Ashland, OH, Marvin J. Yoder of Springs, PA and Monroe J. Yoder of Bronx, NY. Dan was preceded in death brothers Roy, Raymond, Cloyd and Junior Yoder and sisters Iva Lantz and Verda Mast.
Thursday, August 20, 2015