Wilma S. Yoder, 86, Nappanee, died at 5:50 am, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at Elkhart Hospice House after a short illness. She was born Aug. 7, 1933 in Elkhart County to Monroe A. and Tillie (Stutzman) Stutzman.
On April 7, 1955, she married Owen J. Yoder in Nappanee. He preceded her in death March 31, 2004.
Mrs. Yoder lived her lifetime in this area. She was co-owner of Yoder Stutzman Plumbing and Heating in Nappanee and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Mrs. Yoder is survived by her sons, Brian (Marla) Yoder, Ronald (Gloria) Yoder; daughters, Cathy (Michael) Schmucker, Janice (Leroy Jr.) Hochstetler, Sherrie (Lyndale) Mullet, all of Nappanee; 20 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; brothers, Marvin (Leona) Stutzman, Edward (Esther) Stutzman, both of Nappanee; and brother-in-law, John Miller, Goshen. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Lyle D. Hochstetler; sister, Mary Miller; and brother, Gilbert Stutzman.
Family and friends may call after 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Wilbur Troyer Residence, 7685 W 1050 N, Nappanee. Funeral service will begin at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, also at the Troyer residence. Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate and burial will be in Graber Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.