Amos S. Eicher

Amos S. Eicher, 81, of Shipshewana, died at 12:45 pm on Tuesday,
November 12, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Ceneter, Ft. Wayne, after
an apparent brain aneurysm that he suffered on November 1, 2013.  He was
born on December 14, 1931 in Berne, to John E. and Catherine (Schwartz)
Eicher.  On June 27, 1954 in Bowling Green, MO he married Edna Miller, she
survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are six daughters - Elizabeth
"Betty" Yoder of Sebree, KY, Rosetta (Orva) Lehman of Topeka, Martha
(Don) Young of Bristol, Wilma Melms of Oconto, WI, Marilyn (Harlan) Yoder
of Centreville, MI, Rebecca (Kermit) Hochstetler of Sheboygan, WI; two sons
- John (Laura) Eicher of Wakarusa, Perry Eicher of Shipshewana; 34
grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren; five sisters - Anna (Edwin)
Espenshade of Quincy, MI, Mary Eicher, Rosina (Daniel) Miller both of
Greentop, MO, Barbara Graber of Quincy, MI, Esther (Menno) Steury of
Spencerville.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Martin
and Raymond Eicher; four brothers and three sisters. He was a member of
the Old Order Amish Church, a dairy farmer, had worked at Culver Duck,
Middlebury for over 20 years and at Miller Milling, Shipshewana. After
retiring in October of 2012 he continued to clean local Shipshewana area
business properties. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Thursday November
14 and all day Friday, November 15, at the Andrew Yoder, Jr. residence,
7230 West 250 North Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on
Saturday November 16 at the Nelson Miller residence, 2145 North 735 West
Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by Bishop Casper Hochstetler,
Bishop Chris Bontrager and the home ministers. Burial will be in Naylor
Cemetery, Shipshewana.

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                            Current Online Condolences

I am so sorry for your families loss Miss Liz. Let us know if you need
anything at all.
From: Gibson Family
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Thoughts and Prayers.  I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet Amos.  
What a kind man, he was.
From: Joe and Lu Haywood
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May God be with you during this sad time. He will ever keep you in His care.
From: Andrew and Rachel Yoder
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Our prayers are with you & your family ... May our Lord wrap his loving arms
around all of you and give you comfort during this time ... God's love be with
From: Dick & Charlene Young

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May you find peace in your father, husband, grandfather’s passing by
knowing he is with his Heavenly Father now.
From:  Joe & Rosetta Miller
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We are sorry for your loss! May the Lord bring comfort to your family.
From:  The Joe Bryan family.
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We are sorry for your earthly loss of Amos. Celebrating with you that had
him in your life and that you will see him again one day in heaven. Hugs and
prayers to you all.
From:  Pamela & Jim Weirich, Kenny & Katie Banister.