Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

March 8, 2013

Steven Joe Hochstetler

July 9, 1961-March 8, 2013

NAPPANEE — Steven Joe Hochstetler, 51, 9423 W. 1350 North, died at noon Friday at Elkhart General Hospital, where he had been a patient since Tuesday. He had been ill with cancer for two years.

He was born July 9, 1961 in Elkhart, to Ernest R. and Mary Edna (Chupp) Hochstetler.

On Nov. 10, 1983, he married Etta Fern Schwartz in Nappanee.

Mr. Hochstetler had lived his lifetime in Nappanee. He had worked at Challenger Door and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

He is survived by his wife, Etta Fern; daughter, KaLynn (Joel) Mast, Nappanee; sons, Karl Dean (Melissa) Hochstetler, Mishawaka, Brian Eugene (Edna) Hochstetler, Nappanee, Michael Ray (special friend, Lillian Hochstetler) Hochstetler, Timothy Adam Hochstetler, and Joel Devon Hochstetler, all at home; grandchildren, Amy Rose, Eric Lavon, Lydia Jayne and Lucas Joe Hochstetler; parents, Ernest and Mary Hochstetler, Nappanee; sisters, Lorraine (Mark) Stutzman, Regina (Larry) Chupp, Amy (Virgil) Yoder, all of Nappanee, Sherry (Allen) Borkholder, Linda (Fred) Miller, Dianna (Eddie Ray) Borkholder and Vonda (Daryl) Yoder, all of Bremen; brothers, Ray (Leona) Hochstetler and Michael (Linda) Hochstetler, both of Nappanee.

Family and friends may call after 3 p.m. today and all day Sunday at the family residence where funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday. The home ministers of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Weldy Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Slabaugh, Daryl Borkholder, Anthony Chupp, Delbert Slabaugh, Duane Yoder and Joe Reigsecker.  Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Leave online messages of condolence for the family at wwwtlyfh.com.

 

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