Lydia Mae Lehman, 92, of LaGrange, died at 8:10 pm on Friday, August 20 at her residence. She was born on April 24, 1929, in LaGrange County, to Manass C. and Mary J. (Christner) Hochstetler. On February 2, 1950, in LaGrange County, she married Ervin M. Lehman, he survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are six sons, Manas (Wilma) Lehman of Millersburg, Freeman (Freeda) Lehman of Shipshewana, Orva (Rosetta) Lehman of Topeka, Glen (Kathryn) Lehman of Shipshewana, Ervin Jr. (LeAnna) Lehman of Topeka, Ernest (LuElla) Lehman of Ligonier; six daughters, Edna Ellen (Joseph Jr.) Hostetler, Ida Mae Beechy both of LaGrange, Rosanna (David) Miller of Shipshewana, Irene (David) Bontrager, Mary (Verlin) Bontrager both of LaGrange, Wilma (Samuel Jr.) Schmucker of Mio, MI; 76 grandchildren, 226 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, 11 step grandchildren, 55 step great-grandchildren, seven step great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edna Miller of Topeka, Rosa (Lloyd) Yoder of Middlebury. She was preceded in death by her parents; one grandchild, two great-grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ada Graber, Katie Beechy; two sons-in-law, Freeman Mishler, Glen Beechy; daughter-in-law, Nola Lehman; grandson-in-law, Dennis Mast. Lydia Mae was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 21 and all day Sunday, August 22 at the Marion Beechy residence, 0825 W. 450 S., LaGrange. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Monday, August 23 also at the Marion Beechy residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop David I. Bontrager and the home ministers. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, LaGrange.
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