NAPPANEE — Lydia Mae (Miller) Schmucker, 83, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday at her residence after a six-month illness.
She was born April 20, 1929 to Jacob and Katie Ann (Mast) Miller, in Kosciusko County. She married Harvey E. Schmucker April 24, 1952. He preceded her in death Feb. 29, 2004. Mrs. Schmucker was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Surviving are her children, Marvin (Ruth) Schmucker and Barbara (Jeff) Smith, both of Goshen, Raymond Schmucker, North Webster, John (Kati) Schmucker, Wakarusa, Mary Esther (Norman) Slabaugh, Etna Green, Emmon (Dana) Schmucker, Goshen, Katie Ann (Lloyd) Slabaugh, Nappanee, and Daniel (Ruth) Schmucker, Wakarusa; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Susie (David) Miller, Blair, Wis. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; children, Ida Sue, Paul, Bertha and Susan Elizabeth Schmucker; a grandson, Darrell Schmucker; brothers, Eli, Monroe, John, Amos and Henry Miller; and sisters, Amanda Borkholder, Mattie Lambright, Esther Lambright and Mary Ann Miller.
Calling took place Monday and Tuesday at the family residence, 71915 C.R. 3, Nappanee.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. today at the Lavern Chupp residence, 71052 C.R. 3, Nappanee. The home ministers of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Weldy Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit tlyfh.com.