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Amos Yoder

Amos C. Yoder, 64, Shipshewana, died Monday, September 9, 2013 at the scene of an accident on SR 5 near Topeka.

    He was born January 22, 1949, in Sturgis, Mich., to Andrew A. and Clara (Miller) Yoder.

    He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in U.S. Army for several years, and a member of Maple Grove Church in Topeka.  

    Surviving are two sons, Aaron Yoder, Wolcottville, and Sean Yoder, Greencastle, Ind.; two grandsons, Nathan and Amos Andrew Yoder; one granddaughter, Ashtin Yates; seven sisters, Mattie (David) Fry, Topeka, Clara (Joe) Slabach, Middlebury, Lizzie (Marvin) Kauffman, Millersburg, Katie (Alfred) Kauffman, Middlebury, Mary (Steve) Loy, Shipshewana, Ida (Crist) Miller, Shipshewana, and Rose (Don) Wideman, Ottertail, Minn.; five brothers, Perry (Rose) Yoder, Middlebury, and John (Joyce) Yoder, LaGrange, Ora (Frankie) Yoder, Goshen, Mahlon Yoder, Shipshewana, and Andrew (Rose) Yoder Jr., Shipshewana.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Edna Taylor, Wilma Kurtz, and Ella Yoder.

    Funeral services were held Thursday, September 12, at Maple Grove Church in Topeka with Pastor Barry St. Clair officiating.

    Burial is in Maple Grove Cemetery, Topeka.

    Memorials may be directed to the funeral home to assist the family with expenses.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral home.com.

    Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury was in charge of arrangements.