Daniel Ray Bontrager


Daniel Ray Bontrager, age 54, of Bourbon, died unexpectedly of natural causes on his way home from Nappanee, at 12:50 p.m. Saturday, March 23.
He was born April 29, 1964, in Sturgis, Michigan, to Samuel W. and Bessie D. (Yoder) Bontrager.
Mr. Bontrager moved to Indiana 16 years ago from Hicksville, Ohio.
On May 4, 1994, he married Mary Kathryn Kuhns in Topeka.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and had worked at Ayr Cabinets in Nappanee.
Survivng are his wife, Mary Kathryn; children, Nathan (Mary Kay) Bontrager, Marion (special friend, Regina Kuhns) Bontrager, both of Nappanee, Ruth (special friend, DeWayne Miller), Jonathan, Joseph, Jeremiah, Luke, Steven, Dorothy, Marilyn, Merle Bontrager, all at home; one grandson, Jeffery Bontrager; parents, Samuel and Bessie Bontrager, Nappanee; brothers, his twin, Samuel (Martha) Bontrager, Kaleva, Michigan, Duane (Ruth) Bontrager, Edwin (Martha) Bontrager, both of Milford, William (Sharon) Bontrager, Nappanee; and sister, Mary Fern Bontrager, Nappanee.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother and sister, Joanna Bontrager.
Family and friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday, March 24, and all day Monday, March 25, at the family home, 10654 N. 1100 West, Bourbon.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 26, at the Matthew Schmucker residence, 5311 E. County Line Road, Bremen.
Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate and burial will be in Cedar Road Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Published on March 24, 2019
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Treva (Schwartz) Salyer
Mar 24, 2019
Mary Kathryn, so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family!
God bless,