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Amanda Schlabach, 88, Winesburg

Published: December 27, 2012 11:20 AM

Amanda Schlabach, 88, of Winesburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home in Walnut Creek, after a period of declining health.

She was born in Hartville on Dec. 1, 1924, to the late David and Katie Ann (Sommers) Troyer and married Emanuel A. Schlabach on Oct. 11, 1947. He survives.

She was a member of Longenecker Mennonite Church.

Surviving in addition to her husband, are daughters, Mabel Schlabach and Leona (Ted) Miller, both of Winesburg; grandchildren, Lynnette (Scott) Killy of Toledo, Brenda (Mark) Pope of Dundee, Denise (Chris) Bortnik of Warrendale, Pa., and Kristine Miller of Winesburg; great-grandchildren, Anthony, Phineas, Phoebe, Lila, Peter, Mabel, Easton, Nadia, Braden and Jane; a sister, Lucinda Yoder of Wooster; brothers, David (Anna) Troyer of Berlin, Raymond (Ila) Troyer of Beach City and Mennasses (Carol) Troyer of Louisville; and a brother-in-law, Mose Schlabach.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Susanna Troyer and Alta Schlabach; and brothers, Noah and Vernon Troyer.

Family graveside services were Friday, Dec. 21 in Longenecker Mennonite Church Cemetery. Memorial services followed at Longenecker Mennonite Church, with pastor Scott Killy officiating.

Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton, handled arrangements.

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