Tobias J. Slabaugh, 88, Nappanee, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at his residence after a brief illness. Tobias was born Jan. 24, 1933, in Kosciusko County, to Joseph T. and Ida (Miller) Slabaugh. On Nov. 11, 1954, he married Elizabeth Hochstetler in Elkhart County
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Slabaugh of Nappanee; six children: Inez (Alvin) Lehman of Shipshewana; Danny (Clara) Slabaugh of Nappanee; Joseph (Diane) Slabaugh of Bourbon; Richard (Dorothy) Slabaugh of Nappanee; Ezra Slabaugh of Nappanee; and Arlene (Ronald) Miller of Nappanee; sister-in-law, Linda (Mose) Yoder of Shipshewana; 30 grandchildren; 104 great grandchildren; three siblings: Chris (Alma) Slabaugh of Nappanee; Lester (Ann) Slabaugh of North Port, Fla.; and Sylvia Miller of Dunnigan, Mo.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.