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Theo is currently battling a recurrence of stomach and intestinal cancer. Read the posts for a history of his battle with cancer and recent happenings.


Lynn Yoder posted a new journal entry.

Visitation: 2-8pm, Sunday, Apr. 15 at Wellman Mennonite Church in Wellman IAFuneral: 10am, Monday, Apr. 16 at Iowa Mennonite School in rural Kalona IA. Burial to ... Read more

Kathy Martin signed Theo's Guestbook.

Dear Lynn and Brian and Lynn's mother Linda, I am a next-door neighbor and long-time friend of Twila's. I just wanted you to know how sorry I am for your deep loss and ... Read more

Amanda Bates signed Theo's Guestbook.

Yoder Family, I just wanted to write you a quick note letting you know that I am not able to come back home for the visitation or funeral but that does not mean that I ... Read more

Lois Dehogues signed Theo's Guestbook.

I have been incredibly blessed by the way your family and especially Theo, dealt with his cancer and ultimately his death. What an amazing guy he was! I thought it was ... Read more

Ruth Brenneman signed Theo's Guestbook.

Thinking and praying for all of you! I am touched by the strength and grace your family and Theo had along this journey. Comfort and peace to all of you. Read more

BJ Claytor signed Theo's Guestbook.

As a fellow EMU student and a nurse who has seen many people fight this horrible disease, I would like to extend my sincere sympathy for your loss.  God will continue to ... Read more

Lori Miller signed Theo's Guestbook.

Dear Brian, Lynn, Josh, & Rex, So hard to know what to say...our hearts are breaking as we think of each of you adjusting to life without Theo's comical and loving ... Read more

Brittany Blake signed Theo's Guestbook.

Brian, Lynn, Josh, and Rex  I'm sorry for your loss. I didn't know Theo much past middle school, but Lynn I remember in pre-cal you talked about him a lot. I feel for you ... Read more

Kristen Brenneman signed Theo's Guestbook.

Lynn, Brian, Josh, Rex Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you begin your life without Theo's presence. However, he has touched so many people's lives that you will ... Read more

Julia Poulsen signed Theo's Guestbook.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Julie Poulsen, Dennis Fox, Isaac and James Fox-PoulsenFormerly of Washington, Iowa Read more

Beth Swantz signed Theo's Guestbook.

So sad to hear about Theo.   You know - in my mind's eye Theo is still a cute 4th grader!!  And reading your Easter post took me back to that year!  It doesn't seem ... Read more

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