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@Artline copy 08:Ella Mae Chupp, 90 06/25/2013 obit (Photo Supplied) (AP)
ella m. chupp

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

April 24, 1923 - June 23, 2013

GOSHEN — Ella Mae Chupp, 90, formerly of Millersburg, passed away late Sunday night, June 23, 2013, at Greencroft Goshen Health Care.

She was born April 24, 1923, in Colon, Mich., to William and Lydia (Yoder) Hochstetler.

She married Levi M. Chupp on Nov. 24, 1945, in Denison, Iowa. He died June 9, 1999.

She is survived by four children, Sara Jean Zook of Goshen, Susie (Lynn) Kauffman of Middlebury, Sheryle (Robert) Barden of Elkhart and William Dean (Jane) Chupp of Bristol; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and twin brother Albert (Lizzie) Hochstetler of Sturgis, Mich.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Ervin, Amos, Alvin, Eli and Sylvanus Hochstetler, and three sisters, Mary Bontrager, Lizzie Lehman and Sarah Yoder.

She was an area resident since 1953. Mrs. Chupp, a homemaker, was known for her skills as a seamstress. She was a member of Clinton Brick Mennonite Church.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home and again from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at Clinton Brick Mennonite Church. Burial will follow the visitation. A 10:30 a.m. Friday memorial service will be at Clinton Brick Mennonite Church. Pastor David Hathaway will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clinton Brick Mennonite Church.