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Glenn Yoder


Glenn Yoder, 66, Goshen, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at his residence. 

    He was born November 4, 1945, in Hutchinson, Kan., to Menno and Elizabeth (Nisly) Yoder.

    He was self-employed with his family business, Epco Sales.  He was a member of the Rosewood Fellowship Church, ordained as a deacon in 1987 and then as a Bishop, serving until his health no longer permitted in the spring of 2012.

    He was married August 22, 1970, in Elkhart County, to Amy Bontrager. She survives.

    Also surviving are two daughters, Amy Elizabeth (Nathan) Hershberger, Shipshewana, and Heidi (Timothy) Miller, Goshen; three sons, Timothy (Serena) Yoder, Middlebury, Jamin (Raquel) Yoder, Shipshewana, and Luke (Christina) Yoder, Middlebury; 15 grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Ellen (Eldon) Bontrager, Arlington, Kan., and Clara Mae (Melvin) Nisly, Hutchinson, Kan.; and three brothers, Henry (Edna Mae) Yoder, Goshen, Emery (Faye) Yoder, Harrisonburg, Virg., and Edwin (Clara) Yoder, Harrisonburg, Virg.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Katie Viola Yoder.

    Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, September 20, and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, September 21, at Rosewood Fellowship Church in Shipshewana.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 22, at Fairhaven Mennonite Church in Goshen with Bishop LaVern Miller and home ministers officiating.

    Burial will be in Rosewood Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Memorials may be directed to agency of donor’s choice.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

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