Menno N. Yoder
                                     December 12, 1925 -- December 19, 2019

Menno N. Yoder, 94, of LaGrange, died at 3:00 am on Thursday, December 19, at his
residence. He was born on December 12, 1925 in LaGrange County to Noah J. and
Mattie (Yoder) Yoder. On November 18, 1948 in Millersburg he married Alice I.
Beechy, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are three daughters, Nora
(Merle) Mullet of Goshen, Marie (Glen) Kuhns of Middlebury, Dorothy (Ben) Yoder of
Middlebury; five sons, Wilbur (Cindy) Yoder of LaGrange, DeWayne (Wilma) Yoder of
LaGrange, Elva (Leola) Yoder of Millersburg, Dan (Vera) Yoder of Goshen, Mervin
(Anna) Yoder of Goshen; son-in-law, Chris (Alice) Bontrager of Shipshewana; 42
grandchildren, 91 great grandchildren, a great great grandchild; four sisters, Sue
Lambright of Goshen, Katie Yoder of LaGrange, Dorothy Borkholder of Nappanee,
Edna (Alvie) Miller of Shipshewana; sister-in-law, Dorothy Yoder of Goshen; two
brothers, Dan (Vi) Yoder of Fort Wayne, Amzie (Mae) Yoder of Nappanee. He was
preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Mary Bontrager; a grandson, Earl
Wayne Yoder; three great grandchildren, Brandon, Curtis and Ryan Yoder; three
brothers, Ervin, LeRoy and Alton Yoder; sister, Emma Yoder; three brothers-in-law,
Levi Lambright, Ike Borkholder and Monroe Yoder, sister-in-law, Louise Yoder.
Menno was a farmer and carpenter; he was the owner/operator of his own cabinet
shop. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church where he was ordained as a
Minister in 1954 and then as the Bishop in 1979.  He was currently serving as Senior
Bishop. Visitation will be after 4:00 pm on Thursday, December 19, and all day
Friday, December 20, at the family's residence, 7630 W. 050 N. LaGrange. Funeral
services will be at 9:30 am on Saturday, December 21, also at the family’s residence.
Services will be conducted by the home ministers of district 41-2, including Minister
Gary Lambright and Minister Calvin Miller. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery,
Shipshewana.





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