Ervin S. Schlabach

                                  March 3, 1926 -- August 29, 2020

Ervin S. Schlabach, 94, of Shipshewana, died at 8:35 pm on Saturday, August
29, at his residence. He was born on March 3, 1926 in LaGrange to Samuel
and Edna (Yoder) Schlabach. On December 5, 1946 in LaGrange County he
married Fannie Troyer; she died January 26, 2011. Surviving are four sons,
Orla (Mary) Schlabach, Joas (Katie) Schlabach both of Shipshewana, Elmer
(Maribeth) Schlabach of Topeka, Ervin, Jr. (Betty) Schlabach of Millersburg;
six daughters, LeAnna (Daniel) Herschberger, Barbara (Noah) Beechy both of
LaGrange, Susie (Vernon) Miller, Mary (LaVern) Beechy both of Shipshewana,
Katie (Dan) Miller, Ruthie (DeVon) Miller both of Middlebury; daughter-in-law,
Ruby (Ora) Miller of Millersburg; 60 grandchildren, 182 great grandchildren,
21 great great grandchildren; four sisters, Elizabeth (Elmer, Jr.) Bender, Edna
(John) Mast, Mattie (Ira) Mullet, Katie (Felty) Fry all of Topeka. He was
preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Samuel Schlabach; one
grandson; two great grandchildren; four sisters; seven brothers-in-law. Ervin
was a retired farmer and member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation
will be after 2:00 pm on Monday, August 31, and all day Tuesday, September
1, at the Freeman Yoder residence, 4950 W. 200 N., Shipshewana. Funeral
services will be at 9:30 am on Wednesday, September 2, at the same
residence.  Services will be conducted by Bishop Harry Wayne Miller and the
home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.

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