Goshen News, Goshen, IN


April 1, 2011

Daniel A. Hochstetler

Feb. 1, 1917 – March 31, 2011

Daniel A. Hochstetler, 94, of LaGrange, died at 3:05 p.m. on Thursday, at his residence.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1917 in LaGrange to Albert M. and Anna (Miller) Hochstetler. On Feb. 13, 1941 he married Katie J. Eash.

He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and founder and past owner of D. A. Hochstetler & Sons in Topeka.

He is survived by his wife, Katie; four daughters Ida Anna (Amos) Miller of Topeka, Mary Ellen (Ezra) Yoder of Shipshewana, Barbara (Elmer) Troyer, Shipshewana, Lena (Paul) Helmuth of Carthage, Mo.; two sons Ivan (Polly Anna) of Topeka; and Albert (Esther) of Topeka; 25 grandchildren, 130 great grandchildren, nine great great grandchildren, five step grandchildren, 15 step great grandchildren; two sisters Elizabeth Miller of Topeka, and Anna Mae Hochstetler of LaGrange; and one brother John (Martha) of Hicksville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Sam Hochstetler; one sister, Barbara Beachy; one granddaughter, Lena Beachy and 2 stillborn great grandchildren.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday and all day Sunday at the family residence. Services will be Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the residence on 4185 South 500 West, Topeka. The service will be conducted by Bishop David Hochstetler and Home Ministers. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, LaGrange.

Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.

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