Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

April 25, 2013

Nathan John Eicher

April 24, 2013-April 24, 2013

SHIPSHEWANA — Nathan John Eicher, son of Joas and Margaret (Eicher) Eicher, Shipshewana, was stillborn at 5:27 p.m. Wednesday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Surviving in addition to his parents are brothers, Kyle Matthew and Joas Adam Eicher, both at home; grandparents, Samuel and Lydia Eicher, LaGrange, and Esther Eicher, Shipshewana; great-grandparents, Ben and Margaret Eicher, Spencerville, and Rachel Girod of New York.

A graveside service took place at Naylor Cemetery, Shipshewana.

Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, assisted with arrangements.

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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