David W. Schmucker
                             September 4, 1933 -- August 20, 2019

David W. Schmucker, 85, of Shipshewana, died at 9:00 am on Tuesday,
August 20, at his residence. He was born on September 4, 1933 in Nappanee
to William D. and Fannie D. (Miller) Schmucker. On February 24, 1955 in
LaGrange County he married Mary N. Bontrager; she survives. Survivors in
addition to his wife are four sons, Perry Jay (Ella) Schmucker of
Shipshewana, Lester Ray (Esther) Schmucker of Sturgis, MI, Vernon Dean
(Sylvia) Schmucker of Leesburg, David Wayne (Doris) Schmucker of
Middlebury; five daughters, Katie Irene (Floyd) Miller, Esther Kay (Daniel)
Eash both of Shipshewana, Edna Ellen (Ben) Miller of Howe, Lena Fern
(David) Bontrager of Colon, MI, Mary Anna Schmucker of Shipshewana;
daughter-in-law, Theresa Schmucker of MI;  55 grandchildren, 97
great-grandchildren, one great-great grandson; brother, Edward Schmucker
of Kingston, WI; six sisters, Mary (Joe) Bontrager of Kenton, OH, Fannie Mae
(Eli) Hochstetler of LaGrange, Ida (Reuben) Schwartz of Seymour, MO, Lizzie
(Amos) Eicher of Berne, Annie (Peter) Eicher of Seymour, MO, Susie (John)
Schwartz of Milroy, IN; brother-in-law, Jacob Miller of Medford, WI;
sister-in-law, Amanda Schmucker of Topeka. He was preceded in death by
his parents; son, William Lee Schmucker; two grandchildren, two
great-grandchildren; four brothers, Emmon, Perry, Daniel, and William
Schmucker; three sisters, Katie Miller, Emma Bontrager, Alma Miller. He
worked in the RV industry and was a farmer. He was a member of the Old
Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August
21 and all day Thursday, August 22 at the David Beechy residence, 1365 N.
500 W., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Friday, August
23 also at the residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Harry Wayne
Miller and the home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery,

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