February 19, 1922 -- August 25, 2019
Daniel H. Beachy, 97, of Goshen, died at 9:48 pm on Sunday, August
25, at his residence. He was born on February 19, 1922 in LaGrange
County, to Henry and Emma (Bontrager) Beechy. On November 11,
1943 in Elkhart County he married Viola Miller; she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are daughter, Wilda (Ron) Mast of
Millersburg; four sons, Elmer (Rosetta) Beachy of Goshen, Richard
(Ruby) Beachy of Champaign, IL, Lavern (Joan) Beachy of
Middlebury, Wilmer (Deb) Beachy of Wolcottville; 12 grandchildren,
23 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Susie Schlabach of Goshen,
Katie (Amos) Miller of Middlebury, Amanda Christner of Topeka, Ida
Christner of Mongo; brother, Levi Beechy of Humansville, MO. He
was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joni Beachy; sister,
Amanda Schrock. Daniel was a charter member of Woodlawn
Mennonite Church. He worked construction and volunteered at
Menno Hof and Mennonite Disaster Service. He managed 5 1/2 years
at MCC Great Lakes and 14 years at the Depot. He was the treasurer
and a long time board member at Clinton Christian School and
served on the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale for many years. At 90
years old Daniel authored his autobiography, Home Alone at thirteen.
Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 27 and 2:00
- 4:00 and 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 28 at Woodlawn
Mennonite Church, 62861 CR 41, Goshen. There will also be one hour
of viewing prior to the 10:00 am funeral service on Thursday, August
29 also at the church. Services will be conducted by the Woodlawn
Ministry Team. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorials may be given to Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS).
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So sorry for your loss Deb and Wilmer. Dan lived a great life and his
legacy will live on in his wonderful children and grandchildren.
From: De and Mike Sellers