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Esther Eash

Esther J. Eash, 74, formerly of Shipshewana, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

    She was born February 19, 1940, in LaGrange, to Jacob A. and Anna (Schmucker) Eash.

    She had miscellaneous restaurant jobs and cleaned houses. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. 

    Surviving are two sisters, Katie Mae Schmucker and Ida Byers, both of Goshen; her cousin and caregiver, Amelia (Levi) Fry, Shipshewana; and 18 nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Polly Miller and Emma Nisley.

    Funeral services were held Thursday, March 27, at the Gerald Troyer residence, 0820N 700W in LaGrange, with Bishop Gerald Troyer and home ministers officiating.

    Burial is in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral home.com.

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