Dorothy P. Mishler
July 30, 1927 -- September 8, 2016
Dorothy P. Mishler, 89, of LaGrange, formerly of Shipshewana died at 1:15
am, on Thursday, September 8, at Millers Merry Manor, LaGrange. She had
been in declining health for the past year. She was born on July 30, 1927, in
Hopedale, IL, to Albert and Kate (Miller) Birky. On June 8, 1957 in Conneaut
Lake, PA she married Maurice Mishler; he died July 29, 2015. Surviving is a
daughter, Beth (Jeff) Yoder of Goshen; son, Robert (Kenda) Mishler of
Shipshewana; five Grandchildren, Grant Yoder, Garrett Yoder, Whitney
Yoder, Kara (Corey) Short and Kyle Mishler; two sisters, Marjorie Hooley
and Joyce (David) McCreary both of Goshen; two brothers, Ivan (Doris)
Birky of Shipshewana, Vernon (Carol) Birky of Goshen. She was preceded
in death by her husband, parents and an infant brother, Lester Birky.
Dorothy was a homemaker and a bookkeeper for Yoder's Department Store
and the Shipshewana Auction. She was a member of Shore Mennonite
Church where she was active in women’s sewing and had taught both
children’s and adult Sunday school. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 5:00 pm
on Saturday September 10, at Shore Mennonite Church, 7235 W 100 N
Shipshewana. Family and friends may gather for a 1:30 pm graveside
service on Sunday September 11, at Shore Cemetery followed by 2:00 pm
memorial service at the church. Services will be conducted by Pastor Carl
Horner. Memorials may be given to Shore Mennonite Church.
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Our thoughts and prayers for the family as they grieve Dorothy's loss. It
was a pleasure to visit her when we traveled to Indiana.
From: Ben and Carolyn Raber
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Thoughts and prayers are with you Beth and Bob and family, we used to
have some good times at your house and Dorothy was always so kind.
Remember the good times you had with your mom.
From: Kris bontrager
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So sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. We did not hear about it until today,
the 12th so we're not able to attend the wake or funeral. May God give you
his peace and strength in your time of grief!
From: Carmen and Judy Good