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Obituary: Mrs. Robert J. Gohdes

Sister Cynthia A. (Geiman) Gohdes died in Minneapolis, Minn., February 19, 2014 at the age of 74. She was born August 1, 1939 at Bridgeport, Conn., a daughter of Hershel and Mary (Thorpe) Geiman.
Sister Gohdes graduated from Moravian College in 1961. She was united in marriage to Brother Robert J. Gohdes on August 26, 1961 at Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pa.


She served alongside her husband in ministry settings in Michigan (Daggett), Wisconsin (DeForest and Ebenezer), and Minnesota (Chaska).
Daughters, Karen and Amy; sons, Eric and David; and six grandchildren survive Sister Gohdes.
A memorial service was held March 1, 2014 at North United Methodist Church, North Minneapolis, Minn. A memorial service was held May 10, 2014 at Ebenezer Moravian Church, Watertown, Wis. with the Rev. David Sobek and the Rev. Jane Gehler officiating. Burial was in the Ebenezer Moravian Church Cemetery.
Memorials were welcomed for the Outreach Fund at North United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, Minn.

 

From the May 2014 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

05/23/2018

Tuesday, May 22 — Psalm 68:7–18
Numbers 11; Mark 13:1–13

When I was brought low, the Lord saved me. Psalm 116:6

Paul wrote: I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. 2 Corinthians 12:9

God, you are our strength, our shield and our fortress. Uphold us when we are weak, and protect us. Remind us that we rely on you, not on ourselves, for you are the source of our power and our salvation. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

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