Ida Beechy
                                    April 16, 1933 ~ May 30, 2015

Ida Beechy, 82, of Shipshewana, died at 2:45 pm on Saturday, May 30, at
her residence. She was born on April 16, 1933 in LaGrange County to
Daniel J. and Fannie N. (Troyer) Lehman. On December 4, 1952 in LaGrange
County she married Alvin Jay Beechy, he died January 22, 2015. Surviving
are a daughter, Edna (Henry) Yoder of LaGrange; five sons, Olen (Ida
Carolyn) Beechy of Topeka, Mervin (Nola) Beechy, LaVern (Mary) Beechy,
Orva (Dorothy) Beechy, David (Wilma) Beechy all of Shipshewana; 27
grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Susie (Monroe) Yoder
of Shipshewana, Mary (Levi) Miller of LaGrange, Katie (Harley) Bontrager of
Millersburg; five brothers, Ernest (Linda) Lehman of Goshen, Noah
(Amanda) Lehman of Middlebury, John (Katie) Lehman of LaGrange,
Dannie (Ada) Lehman of Shipshewana, Floyd (Martha) Lehman of
LaGrange; two sister-in-laws, Ida Mae Lehman of LaGrange and Elizabeth
Lehman of Goshen. She was preceded in death by her husband; a sister,
Elnora Lehman; three brothers, Elva, Ervin and Mervin Lehman. She was a
homemaker and member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be
after 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 31 and all day Monday, June 1 at the family’s
residence. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Tuesday, June 2 also at
the family’s residence.  Services will be conducted by Bishop Menno
Petersheim and the home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery,

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