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Mervin Glen Lehman, 76, Goshen, died at 7:01 p.m. Monday, July 31, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born April 15, 1941, in LaGrange County, to Perry J. and Amanda (Miller) Lehman.
On Dec. 14, 1961, in LaGrange County, he married Lizzie Ann Hostetler, who survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Inez Fern (Devon) Hochstetler, Middlebury, and Ruth Etta (James) Raber, Goshen; two sons, Ernest Dean (Mary) Lehman, Goshen, and DeVon Ray (Brenda) Lehman, Topeka; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Irene Wingard, Shipshewana, Ruby Yoder, Topeka, and Wilma (Wilbur) Lambright, Shipshewana.
He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Miranda Lehman; and two brothers-in-law, Olen Wingard and Felty Yoder.
Mervin was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. He was a retired farmer and factory worker and enjoyed doing woodworking during his retirement.
Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, and all day Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the family residence, 11533 C.R. 30, Goshen.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, also at the family residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Floyd Chupp and the home ministers.
Burial will be at Thomas Cemetery, Goshen.
Arrangements are with Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury. To share condolences with the family, visit millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 1, 2017
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