Perry L. Bontrager

                                          June 30, 1928 -- February 17, 2019

Perry L. Bontrager, 90, of Shipshewana, died at 5:50 am on Sunday, February
17, at his residence. He was born on June 30, 1928 in at his current residence
to Levi L. and Rebecca (Schrock) Bontrager. On April 25, 1957 in Nappanee
he married Katie F. Chupp, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are
three sons, Perry (Rosetta) Bontrager, Jr., Lavern (Linda) Bontrager, Marvin
(Ruth) Bontrager all of Shipshewana; two daughters, Alta (Larry) Borkholder
of Goshen, Martha (Robert) Bontrager of Millersburg; 26 grandchildren, 59
great grandchildren; brother, Samuel Bontrager of Lake Wales, FL. He was
preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Sue Ann Bontrager; three
brothers, Andrew Bontrager, Mahlon Bontrager, Amos Bontrager; two
sisters, Fannie Miller and Amanda Bontrager. Perry had been a farmer for
most of his life and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church, which he
was ordained a Minister in 1969 and then a Bishop in 1971.Visitation will be
after 1:00 pm on Monday, February 18, all day Tuesday, February 19, at the
family's residence,  10340 W. 250 N. Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at
9:30 am on Wednesday, February 20, at the same residence. Services will be
conducted by Bishop Ernie Troyer and the home ministers. Burial will be in
Naylor Cemetery, Shipshewana.

                     
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