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Orla W. Yoder

July 23, 1952 ~ July 12, 2022 (age 69)

Obituary

Orla W. Yoder, 69, of Topeka, (district:30), died unexpectedly at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 12, at his residence. He was born on July 23, 1952, in LaGrange, to William J. and Lovina (Helmuth) Yoder. On May 11, 1972, in Topeka, he married Carolyn Yoder, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are five daughters, Ruth (Nelson) Troyer of Goshen, Leah (Richard) Miller of Ligonier, Miriam (Andrew) Schwartz of Topeka, Ruby (Daniel) Miller of Millersburg, Rose (Arlin) Lambright of LaGrange; three sons, Richard (Pauline) Yoder, Leonard (Elizabeth) Yoder, Nathan (Linda) Yoder all of Topeka; 44 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Ida Mae (Ervin Jay) Mast of Bloomfield, IA, Ruby (Marion) Schrock, Luella (Perry) Bontrager both of LaGrange, Kathryn (Kenneth) Hochstetler of Topeka; five brothers, Wilbur (Amanda) Yoder of LaGrange, Richard (Betty) Yoder, Harley (Mary Alice) Yoder both of Topeka, Henry (Carolyn) Yoder of Shipshewana, Floyd (Dorothy) Yoder of LaGrange; sister-in-law, Pollyanna Yoder of LaGrange; brother-in-law, John Gingerich of LaGrange; mother-in-law, Ruby Yoder of Topeka. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Melvin Yoder; sister, Susie Gingerich; father-in-law, Felty Yoder. Orla was a farmer and an owner/operator of Carolyn's Kitchen. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 13 and all day Thursday, July 14 at the family residence, 5965 S. 675 W., Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Friday, July 15 at the William Jr. Miller residence, 5795 S. 675 W. Topeka. Services will be conducted by Bishop David H. Miller and the home ministers. Burial will be in Hawpatch Cemetery, Topeka.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 13, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Orla Yoder Residence
5965 S. 675 W.
Topeka, IN 46571

Visitation
Thursday
July 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Orla Yoder Residence
5965 S. 675 W.
Topeka, IN 46571

Funeral Service
Friday
July 15, 2022

9:30 AM
William Jr. Miller Residence
5795 S. 675 W.
Topeka, IN 46571

Interment following funeral service
Friday
July 15, 2022

Hawpatch Cemetery
6500 S 700 W
Topeka, IN 46571

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