Lydia Mae Eash, 75, of Shipshewana, died at 9:50 pm on Wednesday, July 28, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born on December 19, 1945 in Newton County, IN to Ammon and Barbara (Hochstetler) Yoder. On October 15, 1970 in Goshen she married Orla O. Eash, he survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are two sons, Galen (Ida Sue) Eash of Middlebury, Marlin (Doris) Eash of Shipshewana; two daughters, Doretta (Larry) Miller of Goshen, Carolyn (Elmer Jr.) Yoder of Millersburg; daughter-in-law, Treva (Myron) Miller of Goshen; 37 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Elizabeth Stauffer of Sterling, IL, Katie Schlabach of Burr Oak, MI, Mary Esther (Marvin) Borkholder of Colon, MI, Amanda (Edward Ray) Schwartz of Burr Oak, MI; two brothers, William Ray (Gladys) Yoder of Shipshewana, Richard Lee (Mary Esther) Yoder of Goshen. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kevin Eash; a grandson; a great-grandson; two brothers-in-law, Harley Stauffer and Harvey Schlabach. Lydia Mae was a homemaker and member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Friday, July 30, and all day Saturday, July 31, at the family's residence, 3480 N. 675 W., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Sunday, August 1, also at the family's residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Marvin Bontrager and the home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.
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