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Counselor , Investment specialist , Minister

Sanford Charles Oyer, American insurance/investment specialist, Christian counselor, minister. Ordained to ministry Mennonite Church, 1954. Member Smithville Mennonite Church; Member American Association Christian Counselors, National Association Securities Dealers (registered representative), Lions (president Wooster 1990-1991).

Background

Oyer, Sanford Charles was born on August 2, 1925 in Fisher, Illinois, United States. Son of Elmer J. and Dora A. (Springer) Oyer.

Education

Associate of Arts, Hesston (Kansas) College, 1949;Bachelor, Goshen College, 1954;Bachelor of Religious Education, Goshen College, 1954;postgraduate, Ashland (Ohio) Seminary, 1977-1978.

Career

Minister, Protection (Kansas) Mennonite Church, 1954-1966;minister, Wooster (Ohio) Mennonite Church, 1966-1976;insurance/investments specialist, Wooster, since 1968;investment/rentals manager, Burbank Estates, Wooster, since 1971;family counselor, Wooster, since 1978. Interim minister Church of God, Canton, Ohio, 1979-1980, 1st Church of Brethren, Ashland, Ohio, 1985. Associate pastor Paradise Church of Brethren, Smithville, Ohio, 1985-1992.

Director, counselor Concern Counseling Center, Wooster, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Mennonite Church, 1954.

Membership

Member Smithville Mennonite Church. Member American Association Christian Counselors, National Association Securities Dealers (registered representative), Lions (president Wooster 1990-1991).

Connections

Married Virginia Lee Baker, June 26, 1949. Children: Sharon Lee Oyer Yoder, Jerry Alan, Marlin Grant, Debra Kay Oyer Gerber.

father:
Elmer J. Oyer

mother:
Dora A. (Springer) Oyer

spouse:
Virginia Lee Baker

child:
Sharon Lee Oyer Yoder Oyer

child:
Jerry Alan Oyer

child:
Marlin Grant Oyer

child:
Debra Kay Oyer Gerber Oyer