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Doris Arlene Yoder
                                        April 18, 1928 -- May 12, 2015

Doris Arlene Yoder, 87, of Goshen, formerly of Shipshewana, died at 9:53 am,
on Tuesday, May 12, at Maples at Waterford Crossing, after suffering from
Alzheimer’s for the last number of years. She was born on April 18, 1928, in
Harrisonburg, VA, to Byard Earl and Ethel Fannie (Heatwole) Lahman. On
August 23, 1952 in LaPlata, Puerto Rico she married Orris W. Yoder; he died
April 26, 2000. Surviving is a daughter, Regina K. (Delbert) Yoder of Goshen;
two sons, J. Byard (Judy) Yoder of Manheim, PA, Paul J. (Anita) Yoder of
Goshen; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ethel
(Milton) Heatwole of Harrisonburg, VA; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Lahman of
Harrisonburg, VA. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a
daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Yoder in 1966, a brother, Harold Lahman and a
sister, Mildred Martin. She was a member of Shore Mennonite Church where
she was active with the women’s sewing.  She graduated from Rockingham
Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1949 and had been an RN for Dr.
Allen S. Martin in Shipshewana and at Miller's Merry Manor in LaGrange. She
enjoyed cake decorating, quilting and volunteered at Menno-Hof. Visitation
will be from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm Friday May 15, at Shore Mennonite
Church, 7235 W 100 N Shipshewana. Family and friends may gather at 9:30
am on Saturday, May 16 at Shore Cemetery for a graveside service prior to
the 11:00 am memorial service at Shore Mennonite Church. Services will be
conducted by Pastor Carl Horner. Memorials may be given to Menno-Hof,
Harbor Light Hospice, or the Mennonite Mission Network.  


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Paul, Anita, and family,
It is always sad when a parent dies but also a relief for the parent and those
witnessing the suffering. May God be with you in the next difficult days.
From: Faye
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Just a note to let you know we are thinking and praying for you.  I know this
is bittersweet - sorrow for her passing, but joy that she is now released from
her earthly body and is with Jesus in eternity.  I have fond memories of her -
not just the Lahman gatherings at Grandma's and Milton's but I remember
also in 1970 we stopped by on our camping trip west and Aunt Doris took us
blueberry picking - my first experience.  We also stayed with them in 1994
when we took Greg to check out Goshen College - and I believe that was
when she gave us a tour of Menno-Hof.  I know you will miss her, but be
comforted by knowing she's with Jesus and wouldn't want to come back if
she COULD. Blessings.
From: Jim and Charlene Duncan