Wilma O. Bontrager
                                      October 2, 1950 -- September 9, 2020

Wilma O. Bontrager, 69, of Shipshewana, died at 5:30 am on Wednesday,
September 9 at her residence, after a one year battle with cancer. She was
born on October 2, 1950 in Howe, to Ora E. and Anna N. (Troyer) Hochstetler.
On August 21, 1969 in LaGrange County, she married Glen D. Bontrager; he
survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are four daughters, Laverda
Ann (LeRoy) Miller of Millersburg, Lou Ann (Menno) Lambright, Iva Jean
(Vernon) Troyer, Julie Elizabeth (Jeremy) Frey all of Shipshewana; three
sons, Dewayne (Amy) Bontrager of Middlebury, Leon (Marilyn) Bontrager of
Millersburg, Gary (Martha) Bontrager of Sturgis, MI; 29 grandchildren, seven
great-grandchildren; four sisters, Susan (Ora) Bontrager of Topeka, Leona
(Lavern) Raber, Mary (Ervin) Miller, Leanna (Glenford) Hofstetter all of
Shipshewana; two brothers, John (Edna Mae) Hochstetler, Amos (Anna Fern)
Hochstetler both of Howe; 38 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in
death by her parents and brother, Alvin Troyer. Wilma was a homemaker and
a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 4:00 pm on
Thursday, September 10 and all day Friday, September 11 at the Menno
Lambright residence, 475 Berkshire Dr., Shipshewana. Funeral services will
be at 9:30 am on Saturday, September 12 at the Floyd Knepp residence, 1400
N. SR 5, Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by Bishop Floyd Lehman
and the home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery,
Shipshewana.  



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