Henry E. Hershberger, 83, of LaGrange, died unexpectedly at 6:30 am on Saturday, July 10 at his residence. He was born on January 25, 1938, in Middlebury, to Eli B. and Katie (Bontrager) Herschberger. On January 26, 1960, in Plain City, OH, he married Susie Arlene Miller; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are six sons, Virgil Dean (Jackie) Hershberger of Shipshewana, Keith Lavern (Ruth) Hershberger of LaGrange, Lyndon Lee (Lenora) Hershberger of Russellville, OH, Myron Eugene Hershberger, Lorne Edward (Sharon) Hershberger both of LaGrange, Nathan Lyle (Elizabeth) Hershberger of Shipshewana; daughter, Edith Joan (Galen) Miller of Sioux Lookout, ON, Canada; 30 grandchildren, eight bonus grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 22 bonus great-grandchildren; brother, Daniel (Orpha) Herschberger of Wakarusa; sister, Esther Bontrager of Middlebury; brother-in-law, Elmer (Sara Viola) Gingerich of Mountain View, AR. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Duane Dale Hershberger; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Hershberger; grandson, Scott Dale Hershberger; two sisters, Fannie Miller, Lavina Gingerich. Henry was previously a member and Bishop at Hebron Christian Fellowship for 50+ years. He was currently a member of Pilgrim Fellowship Church. He was the previous owner of the family business Alpha Building Center in Shipshewana. Visitation will be from 3:00 - 4:30 pm and 5:30 - 7:00 pm on both Sunday, July 11 and Monday, July 12 at Fairhaven Mennonite Church, 13513 State Road 4, Goshen. Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, July 13 also at Fairhaven Mennonite Church. Services will be conducted by Bishop Jon Yoder. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery, Goshen.
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