Lloyd E. Bontrager
Lloyd E. Bontrager, 76, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Woodland Manor.
He was born Oct. 4, 1943, in Howe.
On June 5, 1965, he married Gloria Jean Shriner at Olive Mennonite Church. She died July 17, 2005.
Survivors include a sister, Janice (Nate) Hochstetler, Ontario, Canada; five brothers, Marvin (Beth) Bontrager, Goshen, Calvin (Shirley) Bontrager, Dowagiac, Michigan, Dale (Kay) Bontrager, Goshen, Rich (Suzy) Bontrager, New Paris, and Jim (Pam) Bontrager, Goshen; and stepbrothers and stepsisters, Laura Ellen Miller, Duane (Lois) Miller, Elsie (Atlee) Hostetler, Marion (Teresa) Miller, Grace (Henry) Schrock and Jr. (Carol) Miller. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Amos M. Bontrager; mother, Mary (Slabach) Miller; and stepfather, Elmer D. Miller and his wife, Gloria.
A lifetime area resident, Lloyd worked in sales for 35 years at Troyer Foods and Tri-State Air and Dutch Mills.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Goshen, and attended the Fisherman Sunday school class. He was an avid Harley Davidson rider and a member of the Elkhart Vette Set.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home and one hour prior to the 10 a.m. Monday funeral service at The Life Center, 1212 W. Plymouth Ave. Pastor Ben Whirledge will officiate.
Burial will follow in Violett Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Boys and Girls Club of Goshen.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 24, 2020


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Jan 25, 2020
Rip uncle Lloyd your dancing a ur beautiful wife n smiling down driving that Harley will always miss ya
Steve & Deb Mueller
Jan 25, 2020
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