October 30, 1926 -- December 17, 2020
Lydia Ann Miller, 94, of LaGrange, formerly of Middlebury, died at 3:24 pm, on
Thursday, December 17 at Life Care Center, LaGrange. She was born on
October 30, 1926, in Reno County, KS, to Ervin J. and Barbara (Eash) Yoder.
On March 28, 1948 in Middlebury, she married Fred S. Miller; he died
November 14, 1963. Surviving are her children: son, Eugene (Elnora) Miller of
Goshen, daughter, Elsie (Glen) Gingerich of White Pigeon, MI, son, David
(Gloria) Miller of Goshen, son Ervin D. Miller of LaGrange, son, Sam (Cathy)
Miller of Goshen; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, five great-great
grandchildren; three sisters, Edna Bechtel, Barbara Miller, Bertha Bontrager
Rhodes all of Goshen; sister-in-law, Gail Yoder of Goshen; brother, Wilbur
(Evelyn) Yoder of Goshen. She was preceded in death by her husband;
parents; grandson, Shad Miller; sister, Sylvia Miller, brother, Perry Yoder.
Lydia Ann was a charter member of Pleasant Grove Conservative Mennonite
Church, a homemaker and operated The Country Fabric Store for 27 years.
She volunteered as a librarian at Clinton Christian School for seven years
and led tours at Menno-Hof in Shipshewana. Lydia Ann served on the board
for Mennonite Disabilities/Goldenrod and enjoyed attending sewing’s at the
church. The family will hold private services on Saturday and Sunday.
Services will be conducted by Pastors Randall Riegsecker and Cleo
Orendorf. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Goshen. Memorials may be given
to World Missionary Press. Online condolences may be offered at
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From: Wil & Kathy Beachy
Sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort during this time,
knowing she is with Jesus.
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From: Catherine Yoder
Sending virtual hugs to the family. Lydiann was such a fixture in my
growing up years. Always happy and encouraging and a great example of a
faithful, godly woman. May you cherish the memories until you meet again.
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From: Verna Jantz
What a lovely, sweet, Godly Aunt. She was a Proverbs 31 woman!
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From: Cal and Shirl Bontrager
To the family.....your mom was one of the many women I admired for her
faith, determination, friendliness and so much more. She was a jewel.
Partings are bittersweet, but the reunion will be
Lydia Ann Miller