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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

07/17/2018

Tuesday, July 17 — Psalm 86:1–10
Deuteronomy 27:14–28:24; Luke 9:37–50

The Lord said, “You will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” Exodus 19:6 (NIV)

Jesus said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” John 20:21

Gracious God, you have called us to be your people—sending us out into the world to do your work—to live as priests and priestesses for you. May it be so! Amen.

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