Katie A. Slabaugh, 94, Nappanee, died at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa. She was born April 24, 1922, in Nappanee to Daniel I. and Barbara S. (Schmucker) Hochstetler. On Dec. 28, 1944, she married Daniel T. Slabaugh. He preceded in death Jan. 15, 2003.
Mrs. Slabaugh lived her lifetime in this area. She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Surviving are her children: Leon J. (Karen M.) Slabaugh, Garrett; Lamar “Popcorn” (Mary) Slabaugh, Nappanee; Dorothy (Ray) Troyer, LaGrange; Marlene (Dave) Mast; Karen (Paul) Troyer, both of Shipshewana; 25 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brothers: Leroy (Lydia Mae) Hochstetler, Plain City, Ohio; and Edward (Rachel) Hochstetler, Nappanee. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter: Barbara Ellen Slabaugh; son: Vernon Dale Slabaugh; grandson: Jeremy Mast; two infant great-grandchildren; sisters: Lydia Mae; and Alma Hochstetle; and brothers: Ivan; Milo; Alvin; and Ervin Hochstetler.
Family and friends may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Carl Schwartz residence, 10485 W 1350 N, Nappanee. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, also at the Schwartz residence. Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate and burial will be in Weldy Cemetery.
Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.