April 24, 1917 -- February 7, 2018

Clara Hochstetler, 100, of Goshen, passed away peacefully at her home at 7:25 pm, on
Wednesday, February 7. She was born on April 24, 1917, in Morocco, to Menno and
Amanda (Hochstetler) Anderson. On November 7, 1946 in Morocco, she married Ben R.
Hochstetler; he died October 28, 1992. Surviving are two daughters, Martha (David)
Cross of Goshen, Rosemary (Delbert) Bontrager of Ligonier; four sons, Melvin (Carol)
Hochstetler of Elkhart, Harvey (Carolyn) Hochstetler of Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada,
Alvin (Ruth) Hochstetler of Fredericksburg, OH, Henry (Caroline) Hochstetler of
Ponder, TX; 18 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, four great-
great grandchildren;
two sisters, Rosa Lohr of Kentland, Tillie Shank of Goshen. She was preceded in death
by her husband, parents, son, Ivan Hochstetler, one grandson, five sisters, Emma
Yoder, Sarah Harshberger, Fannie Kauffman, Millie Miller, Katie Anderson, three
brothers, Henry, Rudy and Andy Anderson. Clara was a prayer warrior, praying daily
especially for each of her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Woodlawn
Mennonite Church, enjoyed traveling, making quilts, gardening, reading her Bible and
spending time with her family. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 5:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm,
Saturday February 10, at Woodlawn Mennonite Church, 62861 CR 41 Goshen. Funeral
services will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday February 11, also at Woodlawn Mennonite
Church.  Services will be conducted by the Woodlawn Ministry Team. Burial will be in
Woodlawn Cemetery, Goshen. Memorials may be given to World Missionary Press.  
                                  
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Clara Hochstetler
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