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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

09/21/2018

Friday, September 21 — Psalm 108:6–13
1 Samuel 13; John 1:43–51

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to till it and keep it. Genesis 2:15

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5

Creator of the universe, what a privilege you have gifted to us! You have entrusted us to care for the beautiful world that you have created. May we be worthy of that trust. May we tend your garden well. Teach us to be wise stewards and to care gently for the earth and all her creatures. Amen.

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