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Wilbur Lehman

Wilbur R. Lehman, 66, Shipshewana, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at his residence.

    He was born October 8, 1947, in Nottawa Township, Mich., to Amos J. and Lizzie Ann (Hochstetler) Lehman.

    He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

    He was married June 4, 1970, in LaGrange, to Lizzie E. Miller. She survives.

    Also surviving are two daughters, Sarah (Kenneth) Miller and Ruby (Dennis) Lambright, both of Shipshewana; six sons, John (Esther Marie) Lehman, Shipshewana, Richard Lehman, Middlebury, Dennis (Margaret) Lehman, Middlebury, Paul Lehman, Middlebury, David Lehman, Sarasota, Fla., and Ervin (Carolyn) Lehman, Shipshewana; 17 grandchildren; three sisters, Ruby Miller, Kalona, Iowa, Verna (Al) Kuhns, Shipshewana, and Freda (Sam H.) Bontrager, Colon, Mich.; and three brothers, Ervin (Jane) Lehman, Tennessee, Mahlon (Annie Marie) Lehman, Goshen, Ind., and Alvin (Inez) Lehman, Shipshewana.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Jay Dee Lehman, a stillborn brother, and a brother-in-law, Manas Miller.

    Visitation is after 1 p.m. Monday, May 5, and all day Tuesday, May 6, at the family residence, 8860W 450N in Shipshewana.

    Funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the family residence, 8860W 450N in Shipshewana, with Bishop Erwin C. Miller and home ministers officiating.

    Burial will be in Lehman Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral home.com.

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