Goshen News, Goshen, IN


June 14, 2013

Esther (Graber) Stutzman

Oct. 21, 1946-June 13, 2013

BRONSON, Mich. — Esther (Graber) Stutzman, 66, of 852 George Road, died peacefully on Thursday.

She was born in Elkhart, Ind., Oct. 21, 1946 to Ora and Fanny (Yoder) Graber.

On April 4, 1968, she married Levi Stutzman Jr. They were married for 45 years.

She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

She is survived by her husband, Levi; five sons, Paul and Emma, David and Freda, John and Christina and Melvin and Barbara, all of Bronson, and Aden, at home; six daughters, Ruth and Matthew Keim, Yoder, Kan., Miriam and Sam Wickey, Fanny and Mark Wickey, Martha and Samuel Bontrager, Susan and Edna, all of Bronson; brother, John Graber of Ecuador; sister, Edna and David Miller of Cisne, Ill.; and sister-in-law, Anne B. Graber of Richmond, Texas; uncle, Herman Yoder, Nappanee, Ind.; and two aunts, Edna Yoder, Fredrickstown, Ohio, and Annie Miller, Goshen, Ind. She had 45 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ora A. Graber, who died in 2006; mother, Fanny (Yoder) Graber, who died in 2011; brother, David Graber, who died in 1992; and a stillborn sister.

Visitation will take place at the Paul Stutzman residence, 878 George Road, Bronson, Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at the David Stutzman residence, 812 George Road, Bronson.

Burial will follow at Naylor Cemetery in LaGrange County, Ind.

Arrangements are being handled by Dutcher-Kolcz Funeral Home, Bronson, www.dutcherfh.com.

Text Only
  • OBT GN0820 Liechty obit photo Magdalene 'Maggie' Liechty GOSHEN — Magdalene “Maggie” Liechty, 83, passed away at her home Monday following a lengthy illness. She was born in Berne June 19, 1931, to Estella (Moser) and Marcus Lehman. She lived in Berne until August 2007 when she moved to Goshen. She was the

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Audrey M. Butt ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Audrey M. Butt, 93, formerly of Syracuse, Ind., died July 2 in Florida. On Nov. 7, 1942 she married L. James Butt, who died in 1993. She is survived by her two children, Steve (Beverly) Butt, Rotonda West, Fla., and Toni (Michael) R

    August 19, 2014

  • Nancy J. Cripe CROMWELL — Nancy J. Cripe, 64, died Sunday at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She is survived by her two sons, David (Amanda) Cripe, Nashville, Tenn., and Shawn Cripe, Columbia City. There will be a time of visitation from 11 a.m. unt

    August 19, 2014

  • Arrangements pending for Aug. 20, 2014 These arrangements and services appeared in the Aug. 20, 2014 edition of The Goshen News.

    August 19, 2014

  • Sandra L. Patton July 29, 1941-Aug. 18, 2014

    August 18, 2014

  • Arrangements pending: Aug. 19, 2014 Marlin P. Kline , 92, formerly of Millersburg, died Sunday at 12:08 p.m. at his daughter’s residence in Riverside, Calif.; Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury Wilbur L. Pennington , 78, Elkhart, died Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Golden Living Center in

    August 18, 2014

  • Russell O. Briggs Feb. 7, 1948-Aug. 4, 2014

    August 18, 2014

  • Marlene F. Gingo Oct. 18, 1934-Aug. 16, 2014

    August 18, 2014

  • Angela Sue Detwiler Rhinevault Jan. 22, 1976-Aug. 13, 2014

    August 18, 2014

  • OBT GN0818 paid obit wphoto Seymore image RoseAnn Seymore ELKHART — RoseAnn Seymore, 70, passed away at 10 p.m. Friday at Greenleaf Health Campus, Elkhart, after a brief illness.RoseAnn was born on Dec. 7, 1943, in San Angelo, Texas, the daughter of the late Amos and Freda (Yoder) Whetstone.On Aug. 5, 1972,

    August 18, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
US Trying to Verify Video of American's Killing FBI Director Addresses Ferguson Shooting in Utah Raw: Police at Scene of St. Louis Shooting Police: 2 Calif. Boys Planned School Shooting NOLA Police Chief Retires Amid Violent Crimes Lunch Bus Delivers Meals to Kids Out of School Water Bottles Recalled for Safety Researcher Testing On-Field Concussion Scanners Rockets Fired From Gaza, in Breach of Ceasefire Raw: Japanese Military Live Fire Exercise Police, Protesters Clash in Ferguson Independent Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Wounds Nashville Embraces Motley Crue Obama: 'Time to Listen, Not Just Shout' Lawyer: Gov. Perry Indictment a 'Nasty Attack' Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine Iowa Man Builds Statue of a Golfer Out of Balls Assange Gets Cryptic About Leaving Embassy in UK Raw: Building Collapse in South Africa, 9 Dead Raw: Pope Francis Meets 'Comfort Women'

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?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
I think those who can afford it should pay for their school meals
I think all students should be required to pay for their school meals
     View Results