In Memoriam: 8 November 2019

Global Ministry Center

The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who recently went home to be with the Lord. Notices were received from 2 November through 7 November 2019.

Dale Brugger, 78, of Gilbert, Arizona, passed away 12 October 2019. He was a retired chaplain and minister, serving in Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn.

Jose Camacho Sr., of Vernon, Connecticut, passed away 6 November 2019. He was a retired minister who served in Connecticut and Puerto Rico. He is survived by his wife, Anayda. 

Josephus Foster, 81, of Columbus Ohio, passed away 30 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Clara.

Donald Green, 84, of Auburn, Maine, passed away 4 November 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Nebraska, Maryland, and Maine. He is survived by his wife, Ethel.

Faye Kiriluk, 87, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away 4 November 2019. She was the widow of retired minister Nick Kiriluk, who served in South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Texas. Nick passed away in 2016.

Ruth Payne, 95, of Moutain Home, Arkansas, passed away 1 November 2019. She was the widow of retired minister Arthur Payne, who served in Texas. Arthur passed away in 1999.

Betty Ritchie, 86, of Hermitage, Tennessee, passed away 31 October 2019. She was the widow of retired minister, Norman Ritchie, who served in Kentucky and Tennessee. Norman passed away in 2018.

Howard Robbins, 74, of Clintonville, West Virginia, passed away 3 November 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Gloria.

Ronald Roth, 79, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away 3 November 2019. He was a retired minister and evangelist, serving in Missouri and Indiana. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna, who passed away in April. 

Jerry Short, 82, of Catlin, Illinois, passed away 31 October 2019. He was a retired minister serving in Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Sharon.

Karon Shuman, 75, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away 24 October 2019. She was the wife of minister Weldon Shuman, who serves at Nampa Bethel Church of the Nazarene.

David Tadlock, 76, of League City, Texas, passed away 30 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Texas. He is survived by his wife, Betty. 

Roxie Wessels, 96, of Olathe, Kansas, passed away 5 November 2019. She was the widow of retired minister Dean Wessels, who served in Missouri, Texas, and Kansas. Dean passed away in 2014.

Ronald Wirth, 88, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, passed away 29 October 2019. He was a retired minister, serving in Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, and Connecticut. He is survived by his wife, Audrey. 

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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