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Luella N. Yoder, 75, Middlebury, died at 8:43 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at her residence.
She was born June 30, 1941, in LaGrange County, to Noah and Lena (Eash) Bontrager.
On Oct. 7, 1965, in LaGrange County, she married Lloyd Yoder, who survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Leon (Susan) Yoder and Lavon (Kathryn) Yoder, both of Middlebury, L. Dean (SuEtta) Yoder, Topeka, and Lyle (Vonda) Yoder, Wakarusa; daughter, LaVerda Jean (Mervin) Stoltzfus, Middlebury; 18 grandchildren; a sister, Mary (David) Schmucker, Shipshewana; three brothers, Samuel (Esther) Bontrager, Middlebury, Daniel (Susie) Bontrager, Topeka, and John (Esther) Bontrager, Canton, Ohio; and a sister-in-law, Mary Bontrager of Millersburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Perry Bontrager.
Luella was a homemaker and member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, and all day Wednesday, May 3, at the family residence, 60096 C.R. 41, Middlebury, where funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 4. Services will be conducted by Bishop Alvin Hershberger and the home ministers.
Burial will be at Miller Cemetery, Goshen.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on May 1, 2017
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