Marcia Fern Beachy Kauffman, 68 of Middlefield, passed away from this life to eternal glory nearly at midnight on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Briar Hill Health Care Residence in Middlefield. She was born on November 18, 1949 in Buffalo, NY, daughter of Calvin and Aurelia (Kipfer) Beachy. She married Stanlee Kauffman September 24, 1982. They were members of Mountain View Mennonite Church in Lyndhurst, Virginia, where Pastor Stan was recent Minister of Adult Education before moving to Ohio.
Marcia taught school for 30 years in Honduras, northern Alberta, Florida, and Virginia. Her last position was Head of the Elementary Department of Ridgeview Christian School, Stuarts Draft, VA and a teacher of third grade. She will be missed by her family and friends.
Marcia is survived by her beloved husband Stanlee Kauffman of 35 years; her daughter Glorious Dawn (Jeremy) Miller of Chardon; two step children, K. Scott (Jeanie) Kauffman of Sarasota, FL and Yvonne (Brian) Boettger of Penn Laird, Va; her grandson Boaz Miller; seven step grandchildren, Benjamin Kauffman, Sarah Hueber, Rachel Kauffman, Elizabeth Kauffman, Carissa Boettger, Kiara Boettger, Bryson Boettger; and one step great-grandchild, Max Kauffman. She is also survived by her loving father Calvin Beachy of Sarasota, Fl, her sister Virginia Liechty of Archbold, OH, and two brothers, Tom Beachy of Caseville, MI, and James Beachy of Fulks Run, VA. She is preceded in death by her mother Aurelia Kipfer Beachy.
A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at Mountain View Mennonite Church, 55 Love Road, Lyndhurst, Virginia 22952, on February 25, 2018, Sunday at 5:00 PM. A Greeting of Family will start at 3:30 PM at the Church.
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Ridgeview Christian School, PO Box 477 Stuarts Draft, VA. 24477
Ridgeview Christian School
PO Box 477, Stuart’s Draft VA 24477