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Fannie J. (Bontrager) Yoder, born May 18, 1931, age 86 years and 9 months of Centreville, Michigan, passed away Feb. 24, at the home residence.
Fannie was born in Sikeston, Missouri, daughter of the late John M. and Elizabeth (Mullet) Bontrager.
Fannie lived in the Centreville community, most of her life and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
She is survived by two sons, Neal (Emma) Yoder of Centreville, Joseph (Carolyn) Yoder of Topeka, Indiana; four daughters, Violet (Timothy) Hochstedler of Colon, Delilah (Amos) Hochstetler Jr. of Centreville, Irma (Owen) Hochstetler of Colon, Susanna (Richard) Hochstetler of Centreville; son-in-law Amos (Polly) Miller of Centreville; 28 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; brother Henry (Beverly) Bontrager of Sturgis; and two sisters-in-law, Lydia and Marie Bontrager both of Colon.
She was preceded in death by husband, Willis D. Yoder; daughter, Elizabeth Miller; son, Daniel Yoder; parents; 10 brothers, Benedict, Manasses, Levi, William, Alvin, John, Ezra, Enos, Neal and Martin; and sister, Miriam (Vern) Yoder.
Visitations will be Sunday after 2 p.m. and all day Monday. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 9:30 a.m., all at the Amos Hochstetler Jr. residence, 27152 Wasepi Road, Centreville, MI 49032, with home ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Order Amish Cemetery, Centreville.
The family was assisted by the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon.
Published on February 25, 2018
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