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Emma Yoder

Emma J. Yoder, 75, Millersburg, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at her daughter’s residence in Millersburg.

She was born May 28, 1936 to John and Mary Ann (Burkholder) Mast.

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

She was married December 6, 1956 to Walter Lehman. He preceded her in death on August 25, 1994. She was married June 8, 1997 to Lewis Yoder. He preceded her in death on May 31, 2001.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Ann (Herman) Stutzman, Plymouth, Ind., and Barbara Kae (LaVern) Bontrager, Millersburg; two sons, Ora (Rosemary) Lehman, Millersburg, and Floyd (Lisa) Lehman, Goshen; three stepdaughters, Anna Laura (Bert) Miller, Bremen, Linda (Dave) Troyer, Topeka, Dorothy (Richard) Slabaugh, Nappanee; five stepsons, Mel (Rae Ann) Yoder and Syl (Ella) Yoder, both of Arizona, Orlin (Betty) Yoder, Wilson (Rosetta) Yoder, and Morris (Carolyn) Yoder, all of Nappanee; 23 grandchildren; 40 stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and 56 stepgreat-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Ruth Elaine and Karen Sue, one son, Willis Lehman, two brothers, Leroy and Willis Mast, one granddaughter, one stepgranddaughter, one stepgreat-granddaughter, and a daughter-in-law.

Services were held Thursday, December 22, at the Vernon Fry residence, 11070 CR 36 in Millersburg, with Bishop Perry Wingard Jr. and Home Ministers officiating.

Burial is in Graber Cemetery, Nappanee.

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