Sammie R. Yoder
October 25, 1949 -- June 14, 2020
Sammie R. Yoder, 70, of Goshen, died at 3:25 pm on Sunday, June 14 at Goshen
Health Hospital. He was born on October 25, 1949 in Kidron, OH, to Rudy C. and
Martha "Mattie" (Yoder) Yoder. On April 1, 1971 in Tennessee, he married Delila
Yoder; she died March 22, 1994. On June 10, 1995 in Goshen, he married Emma
Hostetler; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are two daughters,
Mattie (Henry) Stoltzfus of Robesonia, PA, Melinda (John) Burkholder of
LaGrange; six sons, Andrew (Ruth) Yoder of LaGrange, Chris (Rachel) Yoder of
Manassas, VA, Rudy (Christine) Yoder of Goshen, Enos (Rose) Yoder of Sturgis,
MI, Moses (Doris) Yoder of Millersburg, Sammie Jr. (Jennifer) Yoder of Elkhart;
four step-daughters, Leah (Sam) Yoder of Columbia, KY, Dena Hostetler of
Middlebury, Lena Hostetler of Goshen, Emma (Brandon) Hobbs of Indianapolis;
two step-sons, Enos (Liz) Hostetler of Goshen, Michael Hostetler of Goshen; 28
grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, two step
great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Yoder, Enos (Carolyn) Yoder both of
Goshen; three sisters-in-law, Ada Yoder of Apple Creek, OH, Mary Yoder of
Middlebury, Mary Yoder of Colon, MI. He was preceded in death by his first wife;
parents; daughter, Susan Yoder; three brothers, Ben Yoder, Ray Yoder, Rudy Jr.
Yoder. Sammie was a member of Fairhaven Mennonite Church. He was a wood
worker and for the last 30 years was a taxi driver for the Amish. He enjoyed
fishing and camping with his family. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and
6:00 - 8:00 pm on Wednesday, June 17 at Fairhaven Mennonite Church, 13513
State Road 4 Goshen. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 18
also at Fairhaven Mennonite Church. Services will be conducted by Pastors
Wilbur Yoder and Phaylon Schrock. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorials may be given to Grace Haven Ministries.
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Ada Mae Yoder
Susie & Walter Helmuth
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From: Ada Mae Yoder
So sorry for your lost, Praying for peace and comfort.Hugs!!! Love all of you
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From: Marcia Meehan
Sammie, Jennifer and family. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all.
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From: Laughlin Family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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From: James and Esther Lepley
Sorry to hear of Sam's passing. Your in our prayers.
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From: Bill & Pauline Miller
We are praying for your family. So sorry about his sudden death. Many fond