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Irene Hilty


Irene B. Hilty, 50, Shipshewana, died Monday, January 21, 2013 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

    She was born July 28, 1962, in Berne, Ind., to Ernest B. and Barbara (Schwartz) Schwartz. 

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

    She was married June 25, 1987 to Willis R. Hilty. He survives.

    Also surviving are her mother, Barbara Schwartz, Berne; one daughter, Emily Hilty, Shipshewana; one son, Lyle R. Hilty, Shipshewana; one sister, Martha (Sam J.) Hilty; and two brothers, Larry (Irene) Hilty, Monroe, Ind., and Leroy (Barbara) Hilty, Berne, Ind.

    She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest B. Schwartz.

    Services were held Thursday, January 24, at the family residence, 6380W 200N in Shipshewana, with Bishop Vernon Slabach officiating.

    Burial is in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

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