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Amos S. Eicher

Posted on Nov. 14, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Dec. 14, 1931 - Nov. 12, 2013

SHIPSHEWANA– Amos S. Eicher, 81, died at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Berne to the late John E. and Catherine (Schwartz) Eicher.

On June 27, 1954, in Bowling Green, Mo., he married Edna Miller.

Survivors include his wife; children Elizabeth “Betty” Yoder, Rosetta (Orva) Lehman, Martha (Don) Young of Bristol, Wilma Melms, Marilyn (Harlan) Yoder, Rebecca (Kermit) Hochstetler, John (Laura) Eicher of Wakarusa and Perry Eicher of Shipshewana; 34 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and sisters Anna (Edwin) Espenshade, Mary Eicher, Rosina (Daniel) Miller, Barbara Graber and Esther (Menno).

He was preceded in death by two sons, Martin and Raymond Eicher, four brothers and three sisters.

Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, and all day Friday, Nov.15, at Andrew Yoder Jr.’s home, 7230 W. 250 N., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Nelson Miller’s home, 2145 N. 735 W., Shipshewana. Burial will be in Naylor Cemetery, Shipshewana.

Miller-Stewart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.