|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 1992|
Parts published in the ELKHART TRUTH October 29, 1992:
Ben R. Hochstetler, was born in Exeland, WI Ausgust 13, 1922 to Rudy and Elizabeth (Thomas) Hochstetler. He dies at his home in Goshen, IN Oct. 28, 1992 following an illness of 10 months. Age 70 years 2 months and 15 days.
He was married to Clara, daughter of Menno and Amanda (Hochstetler) Anderson, Nov. 7, 1946 near Mt. Ayr, IN. She survives with two daughters, Martha (David) Cross of Goshen, Rosemary (Delbert) Bontrager of Middlebury; four sons Melvin (Carol) of Elkhart, Harvey (Carolyn) of Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada Alvin (Ruth) of Fredericksburg, OH and Henry (Caroline) of Denton, TX; 18 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara (Ammon) Yoder and Katie Hochstetler and one brother Daniel (June) Hochstetler all of Goshen. A son Ivan, one infant grandson, one sister, Lydiann Gingerich-Miller and two brothers, Ivan and Henry are deceased.
Services were held at Woodland A.M. Church including burial at 10am Saterday, Oct. 30. Bishop Elmer Miller and the Rev. Daniel B. Miller officiated. Sons and sons-in-law were pallbears. Yoder-Culp Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hochstetler was an electrician and plumer. Retired in 1985 from Goshen Rubber Co. He moved to the Goshen area in 1960 from Newton County.
Memorials may be given to the United Cancer Services of Elkhart County.
Rudolph S. Hochstetler (1885 - 1962)
Elizabeth Thomas Hochstetler (1892 - 1958)
Ivan B. Hochstetler (1953 - 1978)*
Katie Hochstetler (1915 - 2001)*
Daniel R. Hochstetler (1917 - 2007)*
Barbara Hochstetler Yoder (1920 - 2008)*
Ben R Hochstetler (1922 - 1992)
Woodlawn Amish Mennonite Church Cemetery
Plot: Section 1, row 2, grave 1
Created by: Carol & Mel Hochstetler
Record added: Oct 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16353518