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Sam B. Brandenberger

September 6, 1936 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Sam B. Brandenberger, 85, of Middlebury, died at 5:04 pm on Saturday, April 2 at his residence. He was born on September 6, 1936, in Union City, PA, to Elmer and Elizabeth (Schwartz) Brandenberger. On November 14, 1957, in LaGrange, he married Sara Etta Lambright, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are daughter, Clara (Levi) Yoder of Middlebury; four sons, Samuel Jr. (Nora) Brandenberger, Marion Brandenberger both of Shipshewana, James (Sharon) Brandenberger of Middlebury, Elmer (Rhoda) Brandenberger of LaGrange; daughter-in-law, Naomi Brandenberger of Topeka; 28 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; seven sisters, Effie May Wickey, Margaret Wickey both of Monroe, Leah (Dan) Schwartz of Albany, WI, Salome Miller of LaGrange, Kathryn (Lester) Miller of New Haven, Becky (Emanuel) Wickey of Monroe, Wilma (Melvin) Lengacher of Maysville, KY; three brothers, Jacob (Catherine) Brandenberger of Greentop, MO, Elmer (Sarah) Brandenberger of Flemingsburg, KY, Willie (Mary) Brandenberger of Grabill; sister-in-law, Rebecca Brandenberger of Grabill. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Homer Brandenberger; daughter-in-law, Alpha Brandenberger; grandson, Jason Brandenberger, great-grandson, Matthew James Mast; two brothers, Martin and Amos Brandenberger. Sam was a carpenter and a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Monday, April 4 and all day Tuesday, April 5 at the Leon Wingard residence, 11692 CR 18, Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Wednesday, April 6 also at the Leon Wingard residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Melvin R. Miller and the home ministers. Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 4, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leon Wingard Residence
11692 County Road 18
Middlebury, IN 46540

Visitation
Tuesday
April 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Leon Wingard Residence
11692 County Road 18
Middlebury, IN 46540

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

9:30 AM
Leon Wingard Residence
11692 County Road 18
Middlebury, IN 46540

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