December 4, 1933 -- July 4, 2018

Gladys Ellen Troyer Haarer, 84, of Middlebury, died at 3:08 pm on Wednesday, July 4, at
her residence following a short battle with cancer. She was born on December 4, 1933
in Madison County, OH, to Valentine and Barbara (Yoder) Schrock. On December 16,
1951 in Elkhart County she married William Troyer, he died May 20, 1997. They were
owner/operators of Indian Prairie Materials, Inc. On June 28, 2015 in Shipshewana she
married Paul Haarer, he survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are two
daughters, Marjana (Richard) Tribble of Sturgis, MI, Marcy (Mike) Gabriel of Bradenton,
FL; two sons, Morris (Shirley) Troyer of Middlebury, Mark (Grace) Troyer of Anderson;
14 grandchildren, Rick, Ryan, Robert and Rustin  Tribble, Evan, Brian and Aaron
Troyer and Rachel Mitchell, Stephen, Amanda, Kevin and Daniel Troyer, Thomas and
Madelyn Gabriel; 16 great grandchildren; one sister, Betty (Perry) Marner of LaGrange;
three brothers, Floyd (Darla) Schrock of LaPorte, Ernie (Jan) Schrock of Fort Wayne,
Glenn Schrock of Finley, OH; sister-in-law, Rodean Schrock of Goshen; step daughter,
Rebecca Haarer of Shipshewana; stepson, Charles (Barbara) Haarer of Middlebury;
two step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
her first husband; daughter, Maxine Elaine Troyer on Nov, 7, 1982; parents; three
sisters, Viola Schrock, Gertrude Gingerich, and Alberta Miller; three brothers, Reuben,
Lawrence, and Vernon Schrock. She was the business manager at Indian Prairie and a
homemaker. She was a member of Marion Mennonite Church in Shipshewana and
Bahia Vista Mennonite Church in Sarasota, Florida. She loved gardening, sewing,
quilting, and cooking. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great
grandchildren. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Saturday,
July 7 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street, Middlebury. Family and
friends will gather at 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 8 for a Graveside Service at Shore
Cemetery, Shipshewana. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 3:00 pm at Marion
Christian Fellowship, Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by Pastors Ron and
Char Roth. Memorials may be given to the Maxine Elaine Troyer Scholarship Fund at
Eastern Mennonite University.


                                  
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GLADYS WAS ONE OF THE MOST LOVED AND CARED ABOUT PERSON IN
THE WHOLE WORLD. SHE WAS ALWAYS SO KIND CARING, AND LOVING
TO EVERYONE!!!!! SHE DESERVES TO BE ABLE TO SIT ON THE RIGHT
HAND OF GOD. GOD BLESS HER SOUL.

LOVING THOUGHTS FROM JUDY EDDINS, AND PAM HENDRICKSON
Gladys E. Troyer Haarer
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