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Hostetler (AP)
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Posted on March 31, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

March 3, 1937 - March 29, 2013

SHIPSHEWANA — Jay Dee Hostetler, 76, of Shipshewana, died at 2:17 a.m. Friday, March 29, at IU Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born on March 3, 1937, in LaGrange County to the late Truman and Florence (Mast) Hostetler.

On June 1, 1958, he married Karlyn Bobeck.

Survivors include his wife; sons Tom (Leslie) and Tim Hostetler, both of Shipshewana; siblings Margaret (John) Yoder of Middlebury, Donald (Evelyn) Hostetler of Shipshewana and Devon (Ellen) Hostetler of LaGrange; and sister-in-law Mary Hostetler of Mongo.

He was preceded in death by a son, Tony Jay Hostetler; and siblings Marjorie Hooley and Delvon Hostetler.

Jay Dee was a 1955 graduate of Shipshewana Scott High School. He was a former LaGrange County councilman and member.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, at New Life Fellowship Church, 2755 S.R. 5, Topeka. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, also at New Life Fellowship Church, followed by a private family burial in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Life Fellowship Church.