February 10, 2008 -- February 14, 2016
Grace Elaine Hershberger, 8, of Syracuse, died on Sunday, February 14,
at Riley's Children Hospital, Indianapolis after a very brief illness. She
was born on February 10, 2008, in Elkhart County, to Vernon R. and
Clara Mae (Yoder) Hershberger. Surviving along with her parents are
five brothers, William Ray, Wayne Lyn, Devon Dale, Jason Dean and
Vernon James Hershberger; eight sisters, Waneta Kay, Marlene Jo,
Karen Sue, Darla Mae, Lisa Diane, Dora Jean, Geneva Joy and Sharon
Rose Hershberger all at home; grandparents, Ray and Lizzie (Miller)
Hershberger of Elkhart County, Amanda (Bontrager) Yoder of LaGrange
County. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, William J.
Yoder. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday February 18,
and February 19, at Fairhaven Mennonite Church, 13513 State Road 4
Goshen. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Saturday February 20,
also at the church. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery, Goshen.
She was a sweet, gentle princess, A deep thinker, yet joyful. She was a
songwriter, artist, and a servant at heart. She loved Jesus, He was her
friend. She shared His love and talked about Him. Grace was grace,
abundant, precious. We treasure the memories of her and can't wait to
be with her again.
~ ~ ~ ~ Online Condolences ~ ~ ~ ~
Richard and I are so very sorry for the loss of your sweet daughter! I
can't imagine how hard this will be. Just know you will be in our
prayers and thoughts.
Sincerely: Richard and Margret Schrock
I want to send my sympathy your way. Wanted to come to viewing but
Dean didn't make it home in time so we didn't make it so sorry for your
From: Dean an Ida Fern Miller