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Wilma Lambright


Wilma Lambright, 84, Wolcottville, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 at her residence.

    She was born December 6, 1928, in LaGrange County, to Samuel J. and Fanny I.  (Schrock) Bontrager.

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

    She was married November 30, 1948, in LaGrange County, to Daniel J. Lambright. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2008.

    Surviving are two sons, Alvin Lee (Marcia) Lambright, Topeka, and Joas D. (Marsha) Lambright, Wolcottville; eight daughters, Mary Anna (Marvin) Schwartz, Millersburg, Fanny Marie (William) Yoder, Dalton, Wisc., Irene (Ezra) Bontrager, Wolcottville, Ada Mae (Leroy) Miller, Dalton, Wisc., Frieda (Christy) Mast, Topeka, Ruby Ellen (Devon) Miller, Topeka, Nettie Sue (DeWayne) Miller, Topeka, and Naomi (Mervin) Lehman, Shipshewana; 66 grandchildren; 158 great-grandchildren; one brother, Daniel S. (Ida) Bontrager, LaGrange; seven sisters, Mary (Danny) Bieler, Sarasota, Fla., Ida Mae Lehman, Topeka, Edna (Levi) Mast, Millersburg, Fanny Irene Gingerich, Topeka, Erma (Vernon) Mille, Topeka, Elma (Norman) Miller, Middlebury, and Ruby S. Miller, Topeka; and two brothers-in-law, Ezra E. Miller, LaGrange, and William (Lizzie Ellen) Yoder, Topeka.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Perry Jay Lambright, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother, Elmer S. Bontrager, three sisters, Anna  Miller, Nettie Yoder, and Viola Bontrager, two brothers-in-law, Perry Jay Lehman and Eli E. Miller, and a sister-in-law, Lizzie Ann Bontrager.

    Funeral services were held Sunday, May 26, at the Mervin Bontrager residence, 0821W 1200N-57 in Wolcottville, with Bishop Ezra Bontrager and home ministers officiating.

    Burial is in Clearspring Cemetery, Topeka.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

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