October 28, 1927 -- June 25, 2019
Irene Wingard, 91, of Shipshewana, died at 12:52 am, on Tuesday, June 25
at her residence. She was born on October 28, 1927, in Topeka, to Perry
and Amanda (Miller) Lehman. On December 11, 1947 in Topeka, she
married Olen J. Wingard; he died February 24, 1999. Surviving are three
daughters, Ruby (Amos Jr.) Schlabach, Etta Fern (Melvin H.) Yoder both of
Shipshewana, Marlene (Wayne) Fry of Topeka; three sons, Wilbur (Liz)
Wingard of Topeka, Glen Wingard, Lavern (Vicki) Wingard both of
Middlebury; 21 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby
Yoder of Topeka, Wilma (Wilbur) Lambright of Shipshewana; sister-in-law,
Lizzie Ann Lehman of Goshen. She was preceded in death by her
husband; parents; three great-grandchildren; brother, Mervin Lehman.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 26 and all day
Thursday, June 27 at the family residence, 1820 N. 625 W., Shipshewana.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Friday, June 28 also at the family
residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Vernon Slabach and the
home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is handling the arrangements.
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