Katie Weirich, 95, of LaGrange, formerly of Sarasota, FL, died at 7:35 am on
Saturday, December 23, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital. She was born on
January 7, 1922 in Shipshewana to Daniel and Elizabeth (Kauffman) Weirich.
Surviving are a sister, Anna Chupp of Shipshewana; a brother, Ora (Kathrine)
Weirich of Goshen; 17 nieces and 15 nephews, many great nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Harley
E., Harry, Joe and Eli Weirich; two sisters, Ida Miller and Nona Yoder; two
nieces and one nephew. Katie worked doing house cleaning most of her life.
She had lived in Sarasota, FL for over 40 years and was a member of the Pine
Craft Amish Church. She enjoyed traveling and had visited 47 of the states in
the US. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday,
December 26, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street
Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December
27, also at the funeral home. Services will be conducted by her nephew,
Pastor Joe Weirich. Burial will be in Naylor Cemetery, Shipshewana. Online
condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
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I am so sorry to hear of Katie's passing. Seeing Katie and her family at the Ox
Bow Park family reunion was wonderful. I am the daughter of John L. (Wilma)
Nisley, who is the son of Valentine and Christina (Schrock) Nisley, cousin to
From: Kay Nisley-Swett