May 15, 1955 -- November 19, 2019

Ananias "Ray" Yoder, 64, of Middlebury, died unexpectedly at 1:26 am on
Tuesday, November 19 at his residence. He was born on May 15, 1955, in
Orrville, OH, to Rudy C. and Mattie (Yoder) Yoder. On January 31, 1975 in
Middlebury, he married Mary Yoder; she survives. Survivors in addition to his
wife are son, Steve (Lori) Yoder of Middlebury; three grandchildren, Reylyn,
Kirsten, and Kianna Yoder; three brothers, Sam (Emma) Yoder, John Yoder
both of Goshen, Enos (Carol) Yoder of Middlebury; two sisters-in-law, Ada
Yoder of Apple Creek, OH, Mary Yoder of Colon, MI. He was preceded in  
death by his parents; two brothers, Ben Yoder, Rudy Jr. Yoder; sister-in-law,
Delilah Yoder. Ray worked in construction and as a drywall finisher for over
30 years. He also worked at Fiber By-Products and as an environmental
health technician at Elkhart General Hospital. In retirement he was an Amish
taxi driver. He attended Maple City Chapel. Ray loved his grandchildren and
was known for always having a smile on his face. Visitation will be from    
3:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday, November 21 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
1003 South Main Street, Middlebury. There will also be visitation from 9:30 -
10:15 am prior to the 10:30 am funeral service on Friday, November 22 at
Fairhaven Mennonite Church, 13513 SR 4, Goshen. Services will be
conducted by Pastors Gary Miller and Dan B. Miller. Burial will be in Thomas
Cemetery, Goshen. Online condolences may be offered at

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Sorry to hear of Ray's sudden passing. Praying for you.
From: Susie Helmuth
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My sympathies and prayers are with your family. I knew Ray when I was a
CNA at Elkhart General ED. He was such a great asset to our department and
was great at his job.
From: Jesse Kooistra and family
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So sorry for the loss of your husband. I have a lot of good memories of my
cousin. I know he'll be missed. May the Lord give you strength and peace.
From: Bill Hershberger
Ananias "Ray" Yoder