July 4, 1919 - March 25, 2013
MIDDLEBURY — Jonathan C. Hochstetler, 93, died at 12:20 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, at his residence.
He was born July 4, 1919, in LaGrange to Christian D. and Katherine (Bontrager) Hochstetler. On Feb. 9, 1941, he married Edna Mae Yoder.
She survives along with children Sarah (Mervin) Graber, Gerald (Nettie) Hochstetler and Norman (Martha) Hochstetler, all of Charlotte, Mich., Rachel (Joe) Coblentz of Ovid, Mich., Naomi (LeRoy) Mullet of Topeka and David (Sarah) Hochstetler of Middlebury; 51 grandchildren; 184 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and sister-in-law Emma Hochstetler of Topeka.
He was preceded in death by nine brothers; six sisters; great-granddaughter Cheryl Fry; and four infant great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, and all day Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at his residence, 59023 C.R. 43, Middlebury. The funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Kenny Jones’ residence, 59445 C.R. 43, Middlebury. Burial will be in Bontrager Cemetery, Middlebury.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is assisting with arrangements.