Katie  Nissley


Katie Nissley, 85, Wolcottville, died at 4:44 a.m. Monday, March 4, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 25, 1933, in Loogootee, (Daviess County), to Amos and Emma (Graber) Yoder.
On Nov. 30, 1967, in LaGrange County, she married Leroy A. Nissley, who survives. They lived in matrimony for 51 years.
In addition to her husband, surviving are three daughters, Rebekah Nissley, Topeka, Rachel (LaVern) Miller, Middlebury, and Ruth (Floyd) Mast, Howe; three sons, William (Mary Ann) Nissley, Wolcottville, John (Mary Kathryn) Nissley, Millersburg, and Leroy (Loranna) Nissley, Jr., Middlebury; 26 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Simon (Elsie) Yoder, Goshen, and John (Lydia Mae) Yoder, Florida; sister-in-law, Sarah Yoder, LaGrange; and brother-in-law, Harvey Lambright, Topeka.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Ethan Mast; two sisters, Lena Shell and Fannie Lambright; seven brothers, Noah, David, Jacob, Cletus, Joseph, William and Amos, Jr. Yoder.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, and all day Wednesday, March 6, at the William Nissley residence, 5015 E. 450 South, Wolcottville. Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, also at the William Nissley residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Wayne Slabach and the home ministers.
Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, LaGrange.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on March 4, 2019
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