May 3, 1931 -- June 2, 2020

Sarah Jane Yoder, 89, of LaGrange, died at 9:10 pm, on Tuesday, June 2 at
her residence. She was born on May 3, 1931, in Ligonier to Joseph and
Barbara (Hochstetler) Lambright. On November 4, 1948 she married Joseph
J. Yoder; he died December 23, 1995. Surviving are six daughters, Emma
(Reuben) Brandenberger of LaGrange, Barbara Kay (Henry) Bontrager of
LaGrange, Katie Marie (Paul) Brandenberger of Grabill, Fannie Mae (LaVern)
Schlabach of Goshen, Susie Ellen (Mervin) Schmucker of Shipshewana,
LuElla (Marlin) Bontrager of Topeka; three sons, Joseph, Jr. (Sue Ellen)
Yoder of Wolcottville, William (Margaret Ann) Yoder of Woodburn, Freeman
(Betty) Yoder of Ligonier; 54 grandchildren, 167 great-grandchildren, five
great-great grandchildren; sister, Katie (Bob) Biggs of FL; brother, Ernest
(Clara) Lambright of GA; sister-in-law, Sue (Levi) Lambright of Goshen. She
was preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Mary Margaret
Brandenberger; three grandchildren, Marilyn Yoder, Mary Jane Yoder, Clara
Yoder; two great-grandchildren, Hannah Yoder, Aaron Joseph Schrock;
great-great grandson, Landon Yoder; four sisters, Celesta Mast, Alma
Stanbaugh, Susie Yoder and Lydia Mae Miller; brother Levi Lambright.
Sarah was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Viewing will be from 2:30 to 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 10 at Miller
Cemetery, LaGrange. Following the viewing the family requests that the
public leave the cemetery to allow the family to hold a private graveside
service. Services will be conducted by Bishop Glen Jr. Troyer and the home

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