Esther Marie Eby
Surrounded by loving family members, Esther Marie Eby passed into the presence of our Lord, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at Hubbard Hill Estates Retirement Home, 28070 C.R. 24, Elkhart, IN 46517.
Esther was born on Jan. 4, 1921, in Nappanee, to Cletus Miller and Clara Arvilla (Fervida) Miller.
On Oct. 16, 1943, she married Elmer "Leonard" Eby.
Surviving is a daughter, Jan (Richard) Shively, Elkhart; son, David (Denise) Eby, Wakarusa; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Esther was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; her parents; a daughter, Judy (Leonard) Diamond; two sisters, Lucy (Howard) Reed and Minnie (Arthur) Hall; a brother, Noah Miller; and a great-granddaughter.
Esther and Leonard were farmers and breeders of purebred Yorkshire and Poland China swine. They were married for 53 years. On Jan. 4, family and friends gathered to celebrate Esther's 99th birthday.
Friends may call on Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Hubbard Hill Estates Retirement Home Chapel, 28070 C.R. 24, Elkhart. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. with the service beginning at 3 p.m. Her son-in-law, the Rev. Dr. Richard Shively, will conduct the service with burial in Olive (West) Cemetery, 61081 C.R. 3, Elkhart.
Memorial contributions may be directed toward Hubbard Hill Estates Retirement Home, 28070 C.R. 24, Elkhart, IN 46517.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, Wakarusa, is handling arrangements and online condolences can be submitted at www.rrefh.com.
Published on February 6, 2020

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