Freeman M. Lehman    
  
                                 January 8, 1938 -- December 25, 2013

Freeman M. Lehman, 75, of Shipshewana, died at 11:19 pm on Wednesday,
December 25, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, after suffering a
heart attack earlier in the day at his home. He was born on January 8, 1938 in
Lagrange, to Mahlon J. and Annie (Mast) Lehman. On February 6, 1958 he married
Susie Bontrager, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are two
daughters, Katie Fern (Mervin) Miller of Ligonier, Mary Esther (Ernest) Beechy of
Shipshewana; six sons, Daniel (Edna) Lehman of Topeka, Floyd (LeEtta) Lehman
of Shipshewana, Wilbur (Jennifer) Lehman of Sarasota, FL, Freeman (Mary Sue)
Lehman Jr. of Shipshewana, Joas (Mary Sue) Lehman of Topeka, Norman F.
Lehman of Topeka; 47 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren; three sisters, Mary
(Daniel) Yoder of Middlebury, Arlene (Perry) Miller of Lagrange, Ida Mae (Lloyd)
Miller of Goshen; three brothers, Orva (Mary) Lehman of Middlebury, Ernest
(Ellen) Lehman of Middlebury, LeRoy (Joanne) Lehman of Millersburg. He was
preceded in death by his parents, a son, Ernest F. Lehman, two great
grandchildren. He was a farmer, carpenter, and a member of the Old Order Amish
Church. Visitation will be after 5:00 pm on Thursday December 26, and all day
Friday, December 27, at the family residence, 2870 S. 1000 W. Shipshewana.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Saturday December 28, at the Levi Lee
Beachy residence, 2685 S. 1000 W. Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by
Bishop Wilbur Yoder and the home ministers. Burial will be in Bontrager
Cemetery, Shipshewana.



                                      
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Sorry Susie, to hear of your loss. I pray God comforts you at this time. Wish I
could have been at the viewings and funeral.
From:  Amos L. Eash, Sun City Center, Florida
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