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Ida Stutzman


Ida C. Stutzman, 91, Middlebury, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at her residence. 

    She was born November 1, 1920, in Haven, Kan., to Christian M. and Lydia C. (Miller) Miller.

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

    She was married December 25, 1941, in Middlebury, to Harry J. Stutzman. He preceded her in death on August 9, 1992.

    Surviving are six sons, Kenneth J. (Erma) Stutzman, Joe (Ruth A.) Stutzman, and Howard (Lena) Stutzman, all of Middlebury, Harry Jr. (Velda) Stutzman, Shipshewana, David (Ida) Stutzman and Jerry (Lori) Stutzman, both of Middlebury; three daughters, Mary Bontrager, Barb (LaVern J.) Miller, and Esther Bender, all of Middlebury; a son-in-law, Melvin (Mary Ann) Miller; 43 grandchildren; and 98 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by one daughter, Martha Miller, two sons-in-law, Eli Bontrager and David Bender; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Manas Miller, Chris Miller, and Bill Miller, and six sisters, Barb Troyer, Lizzie Beachy, Mary Yoder, Sue Yoder, Julie A. Miller and Polly Christner.

    Services were held Tuesday, May 29, at the LaVern Miller Residence, 0075S 1150W in Middlebury, with Bishop Daniel J. Yoder and home ministers officiating.

    Burial is in Miller-Glick-Stutzman Cemetery, Middlebury.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

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