July 27, 1935 -- October 13, 2020

Chris A. Yoder, 85, of Shipshewana, died at 1:45 am on Tuesday, October 13  
at his residence. He was born on July 27, 1935 in LaGrange County, to Amos
J. and Katie (Hochstetler) Yoder. On November 15, 1955 in Shipshewana, he
married Katie J. Beachy; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are
six sons, Glen (Vera) Yoder of Shipshewana, Gerald (Darla) Yoder of  Goshen,
LaVern (Kathy) Yoder of Middlebury, Marlin (Mary) Yoder, Levi (Cheryle)
Yoder, Christy, Jr. (Ruth) Yoder all of Shipshewana; four daughters,
Rosemary (Allen) Bontrager of Middlebury, Waneta (Wilbur) Nisley of  
Goshen, Erma (Maynard) Yoder of Topeka, Vera (Larry) Yoder of
Shipshewana; son-in-law, Ervin (Joanna) Miller of Ligonier; 71 grandchildren,
126 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Melvin (Elsie) Yoder of Bonduel, WI,
Monroe (Susie) Yoder, Harry (Sue) Yoder both of Shipshewana; six sisters,
Anna (Edwin) Ropp of Kalona, IA, Amanda (Noah) Lehman of Middlebury,
Polly (Vernon) Beechy of Shipshewana, Mary (Merlin) Lehman of Middlebury,
Martha (Simon) Schmucker of Goshen, Elsie (Herman) Mullet of Sarasota, FL;
brother-in-law, Eldon Nisley of Kalona, IA; sister-in-law, Mary Lou Yoder of
Goshen.  He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Velda Miller;
granddaughter, Melissa Miller; two brothers, William and John Yoder; two
sisters, Edna Schmucker and Katie Nisley. Chris worked in the factory and
was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm
on Wednesday, October 14 and all day Thursday, October 15 at the family
residence, 1940 S. 1000 W., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am
on Friday, October 16 also at the family residence. Services will be  
conducted by Bishop Mark Miller and the home ministers. Burial will be in
Bontrager Cemetery, Shipshewana.


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Chris A. Yoder
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