Anna Mae Nolt, 84, of Shippensburg, departed this life on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the home of her son, where she had been residing.

She was born on Nov. 29, 1934, in East Earl, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Levi and Katie (Sensenig) Zimmerman. Anna Mae married Phares W. Nolt on Jan. 11, 1955, in Denver, Pennsylvania. He preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2018.

Anna Mae was a homemaker throughout her life and also worked alongside her husband on the family farm.

She was a member of the Shippensburg Old Order Mennonite Church.

She is survived by seven children, Glenn Z. (Rhoda) Nolt of McVeytown, Lamar Z. (Miriam) Nolt of Woodleaf, North Carolina, Elaine Z. (David) Leinbach of Shippensburg, Marlene Z. (Mervin) Burkholder of Newville, Mary Lou (Joseph) Ramer of Shippensburg, Jay P. (Edna Mae) Nolt of Shippensburg, and Marlin R. (Marian) Nolt of Shippensburg; 37 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; four siblings; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband of 63 years, Anna Mae was preceded in death by one granddaughter.

Her funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at the Shippensburg Old Order Mennonite Church on Duncan Road, Shippensburg. The church ministry will be officiating.

Interment will occur in the adjoining church cemetery.

Viewing will be from 2 to 4, and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at the Nolt residence, 1100 Mud Level Road, Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.

Her family kindly requests the omission of flowers.

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