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SHIPSHEWANA Lorene Beachy, 68, Shipshewana, died at 2:10 p.m. Monday at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born May 1, 1949, in Goshen, to Henry A. and Mary (Miller) Yoder.
On May 20, 1969, in Goshen, she married Levi Lee Beachy, who survives. Also surviving are four sons, Leonard (Treva) Beachy, Topeka, Leon (Velma) Beachy, Millersburg, Lonnie (Mary) Beachy and Levi, Jr. (Charlene) Beachy, both of Shipshewana; three daughters, LeEtta (Owen) Wingard, Topeka, Lou Ann (Devon) Troyer, Wawaka, LaVerda (James) Lambright, Rome City; 49 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; three sisters, Ruby (Calvin) Wingard, Goshen, Mary Esther (Orva) Miller, LaGrange, Elnora (Ray) Schlabach, Topeka; nine brothers, David (Mary Ellen) Yoder, Goshen, Glen (Elizabeth) Yoder, Topeka, Calvin (Wilma) Yoder and Amos (Carolyn) Yoder, both of Shipshewana, Henry, Jr. (Ruby) Yoder and Mervin (Loretta) Yoder, both of Goshen, Melvin (Etta Fern) Yoder, Shipshewana, Marvin (Etta Fern) Yoder, Goshen, Orla (Erma) Yoder, Millersburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents, twin grandchildren and sister-in-law, Emma Yoder.
Lorene was a homemaker and member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday and all day Wednesday at family's residence, 2665 S. 1000 West, Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the same residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Sam Beechy and the home ministers.
Burial will be at Bontrager Cemetery, Shipshewana.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 26, 2017
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