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Fannie M. (Bontrager) Hochstetler

December 24, 1926 ~ July 29, 2022 (age 95)

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Fannie M. Hochstetler, 95, of Goshen, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 6:55 pm, on Friday, July 29, while surrounded by family at Greencroft Health Care in Goshen. She was born on December 24, 1926, in Sturgis, MI, to Jacob E. and Susan (Miller) Bontrager. On March 25, 1948 in Sturgis, MI she married Emil M. Hochstetler, he died August 27, 1999. Surviving are her son, Gordon R. (Darlene) Hochstetler of Kendallville; daughter, Carolyn (Dale) Neumeyer of Reedsville, WI; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a sister, Katie Bontrager of Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two daughters, Elaine Strauser and Cheryl Hochstetler; an infant son, Darrell Lee Hochstetler; two brothers, Eli Bontrager and Albert Bontrager; and sister, Lydia Bontrager. Fannie was a homemaker, seamstress for 30 years, and made dolls. She sold Avon for many years and worked at Artisan Interior in Middlebury. She loved music and was part of many local choir groups. She was a member of First Mennonite Church, Middlebury. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursday, August 4, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street in Middlebury. There will also be one hour of visitation prior to the 10:00 am funeral service on Friday, August 5, at First Mennonite Church in Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastor Phil Yoder. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery in Middlebury. Memorials may be given to Cancer Resources for Elkhart County

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 4, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home
1003 South Main Street
Middlebury, IN 46540

Visitation
Thursday
August 4, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home
1003 South Main Street
Middlebury, IN 46540

Visitation
Friday
August 5, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
First Mennonite Church
203 E. Lawrence Street
Middlebury, IN 46540

Funeral Service
Friday
August 5, 2022

10:00 AM
First Mennonite Church
203 E. Lawrence Street
Middlebury, IN 46540

Interment following funeral service
Friday
August 5, 2022

Grace Lawn Cemetery
700 E. Warren St.
Middlebury, IN 46540

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