Joe A. Kauffman
Joe A. Kauffman, 86, of Goshen, died at 10:15
am on Sunday, April 6, at IU Health Goshen
Hospital. He was born on August 30, 1927 in
Arthur, IL, to Alfred J. and Clara (Miller)
Kauffman. On October 5, 1956 in Middlebury
he married Lydia Mae Bontrager, she
survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are
three sons, Gary (Jill) Kauffman of North
Augusta, SC, Richard (Betsy) Kauffman and
Dennis (Marsha) Kauffman both of Goshen;
nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren;
brother, David Kauffman of Saint Ignatius, MT.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a
sister, Katie Plank, six brothers, Menno,
George, Steve, Jacob, Harvey and Ben
Kauffman. He was a member of Clinton Brick
Mennonite Church and had worked for
Starcraft and Smoker Craft. He had served in
the CPS service in 1946 and the 1W service in
1951. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
and 6:00 - 8:00 pm Tuesday, April 8, at Miller-
Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main
Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at
10:30 am on Wednesday April 9, at Clinton
Brick Mennonite Church, Goshen. Services
will be conducted by Pastor David Hathaway.
Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorials may be given to Goshen Home
Care & Hospice.
August 30, 1927 -- April 6, 2014