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Fannie Hochstetler

December 1, 1934 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary

Fannie Hochstetler, 87, of Ligonier, died at 4:00 am on December 23 at her residence. She was born on December 1, 1934 in Bremen to Joni and Sovilla (Miller) Gingerich.  On December 16, 1954, in Nappanee she married Perry D.  Hochstetler, he survives.  Survivors in addition to her husband are three sons, Lamar (Esther) Hochstetler of Middlebury, Lyle (Ruth) Hochstetler of Ligonier,  Ernest (Joanna) Hochstetler of Shipshewana; daughter, Rosemary (Joe) Bontrager of Ligonier; 24 grandchildren, two step grandsons, 95 great grandchildren, one step great granddaughter; three sisters, Esther Weaver of Sarasota, FL, Irene (Freeman) Kuhns of Milford, Mary (Lloyd) Yoder of Drakesville, IA; three brothers, Clarence (Mary Ellen) Gingerich of Nappanee, Ervin (Rosie) Gingerich of Bloomfield, IA, Larry (Karen) Gingerich of Milford; four sister-in-laws, Jean Gingerich of Mishawaka, Areena Gingerich of Syracuse, Barbara Gingerich of Nappanee, Martha Ann Miller of Bogard, MO; brother-in-law, Willis Miller of Milroy.  She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Alan, LeRoy and a stillborn; six brothers, David, Melvin, Alvin, Delbert, Joni Jr., Garry; sister, Edna Miller; brother-in-law, John Weaver. Fannie was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Friday, December 24, and all day Saturday, December 25, at the Joe Bontrager residence 10926 N. 400 W. Ligonier. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Sunday, December 26, at the Larry Bontrager residence 10957 N. 400 W. Ligonier. Services will be conducted by Bishop Harvey Fry and the home ministers. Burial will be in Clearspring Cemetery, Topeka.  Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury is handling the arrangements.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 24, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Joe Bontrager Residence
10926 N. 400 W.
Ligonier, IN 46767

Visitation
Saturday
December 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Joe Bontrager Residence
10926 N. 400 W.
Ligonier, IN 46767

Funeral Service
Sunday
December 26, 2021

9:30 AM
Larry Bontrager Residence
10957 N. 400 W.
Ligonier, IN 46767

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