Melvin E. Shrock
                              May 29, 1941 ~ February 25, 2018

Melvin E. Shrock, 76, of Markesan, WI, passed away Sunday, February
25, at church of an apparent heart attack. He was born May 29, 1941 in
Geauga County, OH to Elmer and Edna (Miller) Shrock. He was a
member of the Old Order Amish Church, where he was ordained
minister in 1969. He is survived by his wife, Mary Esther (Miller) Shrock,
whom he married January 10, 1985. He was first married to Edna Ellen
(Miller) Shrock, who preceded him in death January 8, 1983. To this
union were born five sons and eight daughters; Carolyn Mae (Levi)
Schrock, Wolcottville; Marvin (Leanna) Shrock, LaGrange; Mervin
(Joanna) Shrock, LaGrange; Mary Etta (Daniel) Bontrager, Markeson,
WI; Susie Irene (John) Kuhns, LaGrange; Marion (Ruby) Shrock,
LaGrange; Katie Fern (Mervin) Miller, LaGrange; Ida Anna (Dewayne)
Miller, Topeka; Elmer Shrock, LaGrange; LuElla (Sherman) Miller,
LaGrange; Ernest (Esther) Shrock, LaGrange; Ruby Amelia (Lonnie)
Yoder, Shipshewana; Edna Ellen (Wyman) Miller, Middlebury; 82
grandchildren and 119 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one
brother, Marvin (Ruby) Shrock, Middlebury; four sisters, Sara (Daniel)
Lehman, Topeka; Katie Wickey, Decatur; Fannie (Leroy) Miller, Goshen;
Mary (Ezra) Miller, Holten, MI; two half-sisters, Erma (Marvin) Miller,
Middlebury and Esther (Daniel) Yoder, Hillsboro, WI; one half
sister-in-law, Ruby Yoder, Hillsboro, WI; four step-brothers, Alvin (Katie)
Yoder, LaGrange; Toby (Martha) Yoder, Goshen; Christy ( Anna) Yoder,
Vevay, IN; Milo (Lorene) Yoder, St. Ignatius, MT; five step-sisters, Orpha
(Ora) Miller, Libby, MT; Susie (Ora) Miller, Dalton, WI; Rosa (Ezra)
Bontrager, Bonduel, WI; Verna (Owen) Hershberger, Mora, MN; Wilma
(Elmer) Beechy, Shipshewana; three step sisters-in-law, Ida (Daniel)
Bontrager, LaGrange; Anna Marie (Clarence) Miller, Ligonier; Mary
(Virgil) Yoder, Decatur.  He was preceded in death by his first wife;
parents; step-father Tobe L. Yoder; one grandchildren; one
great-grandchild; half-brother, Clarence Yoder; three step-brothers,
Ervin, Elmer and Perry Yoder; two step-sisters, Beulah Yoder and Anna
Mae Yoder; two brothers-in-law, Virgil Yoder and Martin Wickey; one
sister-in-law, Clara Yoder. Visitation will be all day Wednesday, February
28 at the Mervin Shrock residence, 3095 W. 300 South, LaGrange.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Thursday, March 1 also at the
residence. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, LaGrange.
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