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Betty Yoder
March 24, 1938 ~ February 13, 2017
Betty Yoder, 78, of Elkhart, formerly of Middlebury, died at 3:45 pm on
Monday, February 13, at her residence. She had been in declining health
since March of 2016. Her family is thankful for her alertness up until her
passing; they even enjoyed playing cards with her the day before her
passing. She was born on March 24, 1938 in LaGrange, to Jonas and Amanda
(Stutzman) Miller. On April 24, 1959 in Middlebury she married Delbert D.
Yoder; he survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are daughter, Karen
(Phil) Divine of South Bend; two sons, Carl (Jenny) Yoder of Goshen, James
(Anna) Yoder of Elkhart; eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren;
sister, Mary (Noah) Frye of Middlebury. She was preceded in death by her
parents, sister, Katie Rheinheimer, four brothers, Leroy, Dennis, Joe and
infant Jonas Miller, Jr. Betty was a homemaker and a member of First
Mennonite Church where she often helped with meals and was active in the
sewing circle. She had worked at the flea market and volunteered at The
Depot for over five years, missing only the last few weeks. Visitation will be
from 2:00- 4:00 and 6:00- 8:00 pm Thursday, February 16, at Miller-Stewart
Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. There will be one hour of
visitation prior to the 10:00 am funeral service on Friday, February 17, at First
Mennonite Church, Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastor Kent
Miller. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury. Memorials may be
given to the Middlebury Food Pantry or The Depot.  


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Dear Yoder family, At this most difficult time please accept my condolence
and deep regrets for your loss and I'd like to share where I found help at such
a time when this enemy death took my entire family. I found this help in what I
read in Jehovah Gods word the Bible at John 5:28,29 for there it tells us we'll
see our love ones again in the resurrection when Jesus brings them back
here on earth and Isaiah 25:8 tells us this enemy death will be swallowed up
forever. I'm now able to cope with my loss and get through each day with
these scriptures and others because now I know I'll see my family again and I
wanted to share this with you at this difficult time when hope and comfort is
needed in hopes that this will help you also in some way for this is my
purpose in sharing this with you at this time. Please feel free to let me know if
it has at gloriamosley@hotmail.com and please know that I do share your
grief and hope to hear from you.
Sincerely, Gloria Mosley
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My sympathy to my dear cousin Delbert and rest of the Yoder family. Dennis
and I are Florida right now so will not be able to attend any services
From: Alice and Dennis Risser