LeRoy O. Yoder, 43, of Millersburg, died at 7:18 am on Sunday, October 14, at St.
Joseph Medical Center, Ft. Wayne, from injuries sustained of an accident two
weeks prior. He was born on December 4, 1974 in LaGrange County to Orval
and Linda (Hershberger) Yoder.  On April 18, 1996 in Middlebury he married
Ruby Bontrager, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are five
daughters, Janice (special friend Irvin Yoder) Yoder, Joyce (special friend Jacob
Helmuth) Yoder, Jessica Yoder, Jewel Yoder, Janean Yoder; three sons, Rudy
Yoder, Eric Yoder and Justin Yoder all living at home; two granddaughters, Katie
Elaine and Olivia Ann; mother and stepfather, Linda and David Bontrager of
Middlebury; four brothers, Nelson (special friend Rachel Collins) Yoder of
Shipshewana, Paul (Britney) Yoder of Rutherfordton, NC, Joseph Yoder of
Bristol, Alvin Yoder of Rutherfordton, NC; four sisters, Etta (Andy) Bontrager of
Goshen, Marlene (John) Mishler of Shipshewana, Ruby (Marlin) Miller of  
Goshen, Waneta (Joseph) Bontrager of Middlebury; five stepbrothers, Marlin
(Loretta) Bontrager of Middlebury, Harley (Carolyn) Bontrager of Middlebury,
Rudy (Wilma) Bontrager of Millersburg, David (LuEtta) Bontrager, Jr. of
Middlebury, Daniel Bontrager of Three Rivers, MI; seven stepsisters, Wanda
(Robert) Schmucker of Goshen, Mary (Larry) Schlabach of Middlebury, Vera
(Howard) Helmuth of Millersburg, Marilyn (Gerald) Nisley of Goshen, Ida Sue
(Galen) Eash, Dorothy (Ralph) Bontrager, Lorene (John) Bontrager all of
Middlebury. He was preceded in death by his father, Orval Yoder; mother-in-law,
Anna Bontrager; brother, Matthew Yoder; grandparents, Alvin and Mary Ann
Yoder and Ben and Lizzie Hershberger. LeRoy was currently working for Forest
River RV, Millersburg in plant 10 L; he also worked part-time for Helmuth Quality
Power Systems. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation  
will be after 2:00 pm on Monday, October 15, and all day Tuesday, October 16, at
the John Nissley residents, 67741 County Road 37 Millersburg. Funeral services
will be at 9:30 am on Wednesday, October 17, at the same residence. Services
will be conducted by Bishop Rudy Bontrager and the home ministers. Burial will
be in Timber View Cemetery, Millersburg. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.



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We were so saddened to learn of Leroy's passing. We knew him as a young boy,
when he helped his father, Orval, on our place growing alfalfa and corn. We
remember him fondly. Please accept our sincere sympathy. You and your family
are in our prayers.
From: Dick and Denise Osborn
LeRoy O. Yoder
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