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menno j. lambright

Posted on Oct. 28, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

June 5, 1926 - Oct. 27, 2013

TOPEKA — Menno J. Lambright, 87, of Topeka, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at home.

He was born June 5, 1926, in his current home to the late John V. and Ada Mae (Lehman) Lambright. On Oct. 28, 1947, in Topeka, he married Fanny Mae Schrock.

Survivors include his wife; children Elsie Schrock and Richard (Mary) Lambright, both of Shipshewana, Mary Alice (Manas) Lehman and Cletus (Lorine) Lambright, both of Topeka, and Vernon (Kathryn) Lambright of Wolcottville; son-in-law Larry Yoder of Millersburg; 36 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and brother Mahlon Lambright of Sonora, Ky..

He was predeceased by a daughter, Ruby Yoder; four infant grandchildren; three brothers; and four sisters.

He was a farmer, carpenter and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and all day Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the family home, 6330 W. 100 S., Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, also at the family home. Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery, Shipshewana.

Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is handling arrangements.