July 28, 1922 -- June 21, 2013

Ida Riegsecker, 90, of Goshen, formerly of Middlebury, died at 10:00 am on Friday, June
21, at IU Health Goshen Hospital. She had been in declining health for the past year. She
was born on July 28, 1922 in Elkhart County, to Sam and Sarah (Yoder) Troyer. On
December 9, 1943 at Griner Mennonite Church, she married Vernon Riegsecker, he
survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are two daughters, Jan (Joe) Yoder of
Middlebury, Vert (Dennis) Miller of Goshen; five sons, Gene (Judy) Riegsecker, Glen
(Jeanne) Riegsecker and Gary (Carolyn) Riegsecker all of Goshen, Dale (Shirley)
Riegsecker of Middlebury, Jim (Marilyn) Riegsecker of Millersburg; 17 grandchildren, 34
great grandchildren; a sister, Edith Hershberger of Goshen; four brothers, Ora (Mary)
Troyer, Elroy (Alberta) Troyer, Floyd (Joyce) Troyer and Sam Troyer all of Goshen.  She
was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, Shelly Watts; a great grandson,
Anthony Riegsecker; a sister, Ada Steury and two brothers, Alvin and Howard Troyer.
Ida was a homemaker, a member of Mount Joy Mennonite Church, where she was active
with the sewing circle, she was active with Adriel School and Wycliffe Associates,
volunteered at Menno-Hof , MCC relief sale and M.D.S. She was a very hospitable lady
and loved cooking, sewing, quilting, flower gardening and spending time with her
children, grandchildren and family. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Saturday
June 22, and 1:00 -6:00 pm Sunday, June 23, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South
Main Street Middlebury. There will also be one hour of viewing prior to the 10:00 am
funeral service on Monday June 24, at Griner Mennonite Church, Middlebury. Services
will be conducted by Pastors Ben Shirk and Joe Yoder. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery,
Goshen. Memorials may be given to Wycliffe Associates, Adriel School or G.N.S/USA of
Middlebury.  



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                                    Current Online Condolences

To Joe and Jan, My thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time.  May the warm
memories of your mom help you through the difficult times.
From:  Dorothy & Roger Mertz
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I am deeply sorry of the loss of this loving caring lady.  In the short time that I was able to
be with her I grew fond of her. She was very loving and caring and she most dearly
loved her family and the children. I know that she will be greatly missed but know that
she is with her creature in His arms and in His love.  Thank you so much to have allowed
me to get to know her. She has blessed me.  My prayers are with all of you Pray that God
will encircle you all with His love during this difficult time for you all. Hold on to these
blessed memories that she gave you all.
From:  Ena  Miller

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We sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayer’s Will be with you all.
From:  Orlo and Dorothy Fisher
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