October 6, 1922 -- March 19, 2015
Mary Elizabeth Kauffman, 92, of Goshen, formerly of Middlebury, died at 6:30
pm on Thursday, March 19, at Greencroft Health Care Center, Goshen. She
was born on October 6, 1922 in Cassville, WV, to Noah and Elizabeth
(Schwartz) Zehr. On June 2, 1946 in Middlebury she married Alvin Kauffman, he
survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are her children, Verda (Dale)
Beachey of Fort Myers, FL, Rich (Bonnie) Kauffman of White Pigeon, MI; Kathy
(Paul) Culp and Mary Ann (John) Lechlitner both of Middlebury, Joy (Scott)
Graber of Goshen, Joyce (Vernon) Themm of Middlebury, Jan Plummer of
Goshen, Penny (Jeff) Bradford of Middlebury; 14 grandchildren, 16 great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two
granddaughters, Heather Beachey-Hayes and Janelle Craven. She was a
member of First Mennonite Church in Middlebury, a homemaker and provided
daycare for children. She enjoyed playing cards and was a great hostess. Her
door was open to everyone. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 6:00 pm on Sunday
March 22, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on Monday March 23, at First Mennonite
Church, Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastors Kent Miller and
Derrick Ramer. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury. Memorials
may be given to Middlebury Boys & Girls Club or the Middlebury Food Pantry.
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Praying the Lord will comfort you with His peace and surround you in His love.
Much sympathy to you and your family. 2 Cor 1:3 Blessed be God the Father of
mercies and the God of all comfort.
From: Denny and Jean Riegsecker
Mary Elizabeth Kauffman