Goshen News, Goshen, IN

June 24, 2013

Ella Mae Chupp

April 24, 1923-June 23, 2013

GOSHEN — Ella Mae Chupp, 90, formerly of Millersburg, passed away late Sunday night 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 Nov. 24, 1945, in Denison, Iowa. He died June 9, 1999.

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

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 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, and again from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Clinton Brick Mennonite Church, Millersburg.

Burial will follow the visitation.

A 10:30 a.m. Friday memorial service will be held at Clinton Brick Mennonite Church. The Rev. David Hathaway will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clinton Brick Mennonite Church.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.