Kenneth Michael Yoder

2001 - 2024


Kenneth Michael Yoder was born Aug. 19, 2001, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, the son of Mervin and Ada (Mast) Yoder.  Kenneth Lived life to the fullest! He was a very compassionate, sensitive person who felt life deeply. He was employed at Performance Health and Fitness and Jada Pay. Kenneth loved his family, hanging out with his friends and his Doberman puppy, Gigi. He enjoyed bodybuilding, music and his street bike was his therapy. Kenneth died Friday, March 22, 2024, at the University Hospital in Iowa City, at the age of 22 years old. 

Kenneth is survived by his parents; six siblings: Amy (Ben) Shores, Tina (Don) Stutzman, Luke, Cynthia, Dakota and Chad Yoder all of Washington, Iowa; grandparents: Herman and Mary Yoder of Veray, Indiana;  and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and many good friends. 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Enos and Elizabeth Mast and aunt: Lavina Yoder. 

A funeral service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in Wayland, Iowa. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. then from 6-8 p.m. at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church in Wayland, Tuesday, March 26, 2024. A general memorial fund has been established. The service will be live streamed on Powell Funeral Home Facebook page. Messages may be left at