John E. Schmucker, 60, of Nappanee, died unexpectedly of natural causes at his home, Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 6:30 am. He was born January 22, 1960, in Elkhart to Earl and Mary (Miller) Schmucker.
Schmucker lived his life in the area. On Nov. 6, 1980, he married Donna Borkholder in Nappanee. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
He is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Rebecca (Ben) Kurtz, Nappanee, Joas (Ruby) Schmucker, Timothy (Regina) Schmucker, both of Wakarusa, Brian (Regina) Schmucker, Bremen, Daniel (Debra) Schmucker, Nappanee, Steven (Karen) Schmucker, Milford, Mary Kay (Robert) Miller, Warsaw, Ruth Ann (Karl) Yutzy, Wakarusa, Hannah Schmucker, Nappanee; 36 grandchildren; brothers, Elmer (Katie) Schmucker, Garrett, Kansas, Raymond Schmucker, Irvington, Ky., Howard (Lisa) Schmucker, Eugene (Mary) Schmucker, both of Bremen; and sisters, Etta (Larry) Borkholder, Milford, Dorothy (Merlin) Yoder, Nappanee, and Judy (Maynard) Hostetler, Topeka. He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Janelle Renae Schmucker; brother-in-law, Merle Yoder; and sister-in-law, Fern Schmucker.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, private family services will be held. Please remember the family with prayers and a card or note written to them.
Thompson Lengacher and Yoder Funeral is in charge of arrangements.