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Elizabeth Hershberger


Elizabeth Hershberger, 87, LaGrange, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

    She was born June 11, 1925, in Nappanee, Ind., to Clemences and Barbara (Mast) Yoder.

    She was a homemaker all her life and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

    She was married to Eli M. Hershberger. He preceded her in death on October 1, 1996.

    Surviving are one son, Noah J. Hershberger, Monticello, Wisc.; four daughters and one son-in-law, Barbara Ann and Perry Bontrager, LaGrange, Marilyn Hershberger, LaGrange, Rebecca Sue Miller, Albany, Wisc., and Amanda Hershberger,  LaGrange; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Steven Yoder, Homesworth, Ohio; one sister, Bertha Lengacher, LaGrange; and two sisters-in-law, Doris Yoder and Phyllis Yoder,  both of Pettisville, Ohio.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Emma Holland, three brothers, and two grandchildren. 

    Local services were held Thursday, May 16, at the Perry Bontrager residence, 475N 100W in LaGrange. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday May 17, at the William and Rebecca Miller residence, N5293 Highway 104, Albany, Wisc.

    Burial will be in New Glarus Amish Cemetery, New Glarus, Wisc.

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of local arrangements.