Leland E. Bontrager
                                  December 2, 1973 -- October 11, 2018

Leland E. Bontrager, 44, of Shipshewana, died at 6:30 pm on Thursday,
October 11 at his residence following a brief battle with cancer. He was born
on December 2, 1973 in LaGrange, to Ervin S. and Ida Mae (Miller) Bontrager.
On June 2, 1994 in LaGrange, he married Doris Weaver, she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are three daughters, Darla Mae, Velda Kay
(special friend DeWayne Miller), Erma Elaine; three sons, Devon Lee, Leon
Ray, Gary Lynn all at home; five sisters, Leanna (Marvin) Shrock of  
LaGrange, Ruby Mae (Marion) Nisley of Goshen, Mary Sue (Gerald) Bontrager
of Ligonier, Miriam (Lonnie) Yoder of LaGrange, Lorene (Orvan) Bontrager of
Ligonier; six brothers, Lavern (Miriam) Bontrager of Shipshewana, Samuel
(Leanna) Bontrager of Topeka, Orla (Christina) Bontrager of Shipshewana,
Floyd (Sue Anna) Bontrager of LaGrange, Leroy (Esther) Bontrager of
Shipshewana, Ervin (Wilma) Bontrager Jr. of Topeka; step grandmother,
Miriam Bontrager of Wolcottville. He was a farmer and wood shop owner and
a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on
Friday, October 12 and all day Saturday, October 13 at the family residence,
8645 W. 100 South, Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on
Sunday, October 14 also at the family residence. Services will be conducted
by Bishop Lyle Yoder and the home ministers. Burial will be in Yoder
Cemetery, Shipshewana.

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