Marlin J. Helmuth
                                       September 24, 1951 -- January 20, 2020

Marlin J. Helmuth, 68, of Shipshewana, died at 11:37 am on Monday, January 20 at
his residence. He was born on September 24, 1951 in Nappanee, to Oscar and
Barbara (Yoder) Helmuth. On October 14, 1975 in Middlebury, he married Katie S.
Wingard; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are three sons, Chris  
Becker of Nappanee, Leon (Regina) Helmuth of Goshen, Steve (Lori) Helmuth of
Middlebury; six daughters, Wanda (Marion) Bontrager of Shipshewana, Amy
(Freeman) Miller of Millersburg, Lenora (Dale) Chupp, Eva (Steve) Miller, Anita
(Dennis) Schlabach, Sadie Helmuth all of Shipshewana; 30 grandchildren; two
brothers, Owen Helmuth of Nappanee, Keith (Norma) Helmuth of Middlebury; six
sisters, Mae Helmuth of Cleveland, OH, Freida (Willis) Borkholder of Nappanee,  
Clare Walters of Morenci, MI, Ruth (David) Whetstone of Nappanee, Edna (Mervin)
Yoder of Shipshewana, Inez (Mike) Hochstetler of Middlebury; brother-in-law, Henry
Jr. (Ruby) Yoder of Goshen. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson,
Elijah Helmuth; sister, Emma Yoder. Marlin worked in the factory and had a hobby
welding shop at home from which he retired in March 2019. He was a member of the
Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 21
and all day Wednesday, January 22 at the Cletus Lehman residence, 10920 W. 300
N., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Thursday, January 23 also
at the Cletus Lehman residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Harry Miller
and the home ministers. Burial will be in Naylor Cemetery, Shipshewana.

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