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Marvin A. Bontrager

April 1, 1951 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

Marvin A. Bontrager, 71, of Wolcottville, died as a result of a farming accident at 10:55 am on Friday, May 20, at his residence. He was born on April 1, 1951 in LaGrange County to Amos W. and Wilma (Miller) Bontrager. On May 20, 1971, in Shipshewana, he married Elizabeth H. Lambright, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are seven daughters, Sueanna (Floyd) Bontrager of LaGrange, Erma (Daniel) Lambright of Wolcottville, Nettie (Norman) Mast of Wolcottville, Wilma (Dean) Graber of Shipshewana, Fannie (Calvin) Mast of LaGrange, Ruby (Daniel) Yoder of LaGrange, Ruth (David) Yoder of LaGrange; seven sons, Floyd (Ruth) Bontrager of Markesan, WI, Wilbur (Edna) Bontrager of Markesan, WI, Mervin (Carolyn) Bontrager of LaGrange, Samuel (LeEtta) Bontrager of Cambria, WI, Daniel (Velda) Bontrager of LaGrange, Vernon (Leona) Bontrager of Wolcottville, Mahlon (Kaylene) Bontrager of Wolcottville; 80 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mary Etta (Harley) Schlabach of Arthur, IL, Martha Sue (Norman) Hochstetler of Charlotte, MI, Orpha (Levi) Eash of Wawaka, Wilma Mae (Paul) Lambright of Ligonier; four brothers, Orla (Sadie) Bontrager of Rome City, William (Barbara) Bontrager of Topeka, Wilbur (Norma) Bontrager of Dalton, WI, Vernon (Sara) Bontrager of Markesan, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents. Marvin was a farmer and member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 21, and all Sunday, May 22, at the Norman Mast residence, 1055 W. 700 S. Wolcottville. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Monday, May 23, at the same residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Joas Lambright and the home ministers. Burial will be in Clearspring Cemetery, Topeka.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Norman Mast Residence
1055 W. 700 S.
Wolcottville, IN 46795

Visitation
Sunday
May 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Norman Mast Residence
1055 W. 700 S.
Wolcottville, IN 46795

Funeral Service
Monday
May 23, 2022

9:30 AM
Norman Mast Residence
1055 W. 700 S.
Wolcottville, IN 46795

Interment following funeral service
Monday
May 23, 2022

Clearspring Cemetery
7550 South 300 West
Topeka, IN 46571

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