Jerry Yoder Jr.

Jerry Yoder Jr., 74, of LaGrange, died peacefully at 5:50 am on Thursday,
June 27 at his residence. He was born on April 4, 1945 in LaGrange
County, to Jerry J. and Mary (Mast) Yoder. On November 28, 1967 in
LaGrange County, he married Edna Bontrager, she survives. Survivors in
addition to his wife are four sons, Floyd (LorEtta) Yoder of Shipshewana,
Mahlon (Naomi) Yoder of LaGrange, Lester (Wilma) Yoder, David (Loretta)
Yoder both of Topeka; two daughters, Leona (Marlin) Wagler of LaGrange,
Sue (John) Miller of Middlebury; 37 grandchildren; three brothers, Dave
(Jan) Yoder of Middlebury, Lloyd (Katie) Yoder of Millersburg, Wilbur
(Wilma) Yoder of Shipshewana; brother-in-law, Elmer (Katie) Miller of
LaGrange; three sisters-in-law, Amanda Yoder of LaGrange, Katie Yoder,
Mary Kathryn Lambright both of Shipshewana. He was preceded in death
by his parents; son, Vernon Yoder and a stillborn son; four brothers,
William, Harley, John, and Mel Yoder; sister, Ida Miller. He worked in area
factories and local wood shops and was a carpenter. He was a member of
the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Friday,
June 28 and all day Saturday, June 29 at the family residence, 2460 N. 450
W., LaGrange. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Sunday, June 30 also
at the family residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Mahlon
Lambright and the home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery,
Shipshewana.


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