Donald L. Newcomer
                                   November 4, 1939 -- February 4, 2021

Donald Lee Newcomer, 81, of Shipshewana, passed away peacefully at 1:03
pm on Thursday, February 4, at his residence, after a brief battle with ALS. He
was born on November 4, 1939 in Goshen to Franklin A. and Maxine (Myers)
Newcomer. On October 1, 1960 in Nappanee he married Nila Nunemaker, she
survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are two daughters, Cynthia
(Bradley) Hostetler and Christi (Shannon) Schrock all of Shipshewana; three
grandchildren, Kara Rosentreter, Briana Schrock, Seth Schrock;
great-granddaughter, Olivia Rosentreter; sister, Myrna (Richard) Gerber of
Shipshewana; two brothers, Keith (Judy) Newcomer of Howe and Gene
(Gwendolyn) Newcomer of Shipshewana. He was preceded in death by his
parents. Don had worked at Fan Coach for 25 years and then was a farmer
for the next 25 years. Earlier in his life he enjoyed horses and later he  
enjoyed antique tractors and golfing. He was a member of Shore Church
where he was very active including serving as the steward of the church
property. He also volunteered and served as a board member for Battle Creek
Mission. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 7, at
Shore Church, 7235 W 100 N Shipshewana. The family will hold a private
funeral service and burial. Services will be conducted by Pastor Nic Raber.
Burial  will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials may be given to
Gideons International or Rainbow Years Learning Ministry.

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From: Frank and Sharee Hartman
Our sympathy to Nila and family for your loss. May Donald's memory be a
blessing to you.
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From: Frank and Sharee Hartman
Our sympathy to Nila and family for your loss. May Donald's memory be a
blessing to you.
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From: Marilou (Jones) Mast
So sorry for your loss. my husband, Dale played golf with Donalds group
the summer of 2018 before he had a stroke. fond memories for him
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From: Jim and Lynette Hart
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will greatly missed!
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From: Larry & Donna Elliott
We send our love and prayers from all of our family including Deanna and
Julie and their families. May God give you strength and courage.
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From: Terry & Jody Holainger
You and your sisters familys are in my thoughts and prayers. Your father
was a very special man and will be missed by all. I'm sorry that we will not
be back from Florida for the services, but know that I am thinking of you.
Give your mom a hug from me and let her know that I'm thinking of her.
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From: Rob and Noel Frost
Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.
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From: Marolyn Yoder
So sorry for your loss of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather,
brother, and friend. He will be greatly missed. He's healed now and now no
more pain. My sympathy and love to all of you.
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From: John and Sherrie Larimer
Don was a great Christian man who loved his family. We our sorry for the
loss of his presence. Our love and prayers to Nila and the family.
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From: Michael Grieser
I just read The Goshen News and noticed the death of your
father/grandfather. I'm sorry for this loss you are experiencing. May God's
love flood you all as you journey through grief. I have such fond memories
of you, Bri and Seth in PE (quite a few years back). :)
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From: Jim and Jane Snider
We empathize with you - the aching, the loving, the missing, the faith. You
are surrounded by many, including us, who support you in spirit!
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From: Diana Myers
I was sorry to hear of Donald s passing. You are in my thoughts and
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From: Bill and Darlene (Culp) Byland
Nila, Cynthia, and Christi sending our sympathies to your family.
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From: Wayne H. Weaver
You have our sympathy and prayers. May God give you comfort and Peace
at this special time in your lives.
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Merv and Margaret Hostetler