Anna A. Bontrager

Anna A. Bontrager, 91, of Shipshewana, died at 3:10 pm, on Thursday, May
23 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital, where she was admitted following a
stroke. She was born on June 16, 1927, in Shipshewana, to Levi J. and
Amanda (Christner) Wingard. On October 27, 1949 in LaGrange County she
married Ervin M. Bontrager; he died February 28, 2018. They were married
for 68 years. Survivors include, Amanda (Joe) Skaggs of LaGrange, Wilma
(Atlee) Chupp, Betty (Lyle) Helmuth, Doris (Jacob) Miller all of
Shipshewana; 10 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, six great-great
grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and lots of friends. She was a
homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. She was
preceded in death by her husband; parents; great-grandson, Matthew Jon
Chupp; four sisters, Alta Yoder, Elizabeth Miller, Wilma Borntager, Edna
Wingard (stillborn); brother, Freeman Wingard.  Visitation will be after 2:00
pm on Friday, May 24 and all day Saturday, May 25 at the Lyle Helmuth
residence, 10045 W. 250 N., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30
am on Sunday, May 26 also at the Lyle Helmuth residence. Services will be
conducted by Bishop Glen Miller and the home ministers. Burial will be in
Naylor Cemetery, Shipshewana.


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