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Levi M. Yoder, 97, Topeka, died at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.
He was born April 6, 1920, in LaGrange County, to Menno J.S. and Emma E. (Christner) Yoder.
On Dec. 12, 1940, in LaGrange County, he married Anna L. Schrock. She died Oct. 9, 1984.
On Nov. 25, 1986, in Chouteau, Oklahoma, he married Edna Faye Yoder, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Ervin L. Yoder, LaGrange, and Alton L. (Iva) Yoder, Goshen; five daughters, Mary Alice (Danny) Raber, Ligonier, Viola Pauline (Elmer) Graber, Bloomfield, Iowa, Lydia Mae (Alvin) Miller, Goshen, Sue Ellen (Mervin) Hershberger, Topeka, Ruth Ann (Jay) Wingard, Shipshewana; 47 grandchildren; 213 great-grandchildren; 68 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; four brothers; three stepbrothers; two sisters; a stepsister; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Levi was a retired farmer and had worked at a sawmill for many years. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, and all day Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Lynn A. Miller residence, 6765 W. 300 South, Topeka.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at the same residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Ervin Miller and the home ministers.
Burial will be at Hawpatch Cemetery, Topeka.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 16, 2018
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