Mary E. (Stutzman) Borntrager, 76, Nappanee, Ind., passed away at her home at 1 a.m. Sept. 4, 2013.
She was born July 26, 1937, to Edward and Elizabeth (Yoder) Stutzman. She married Toby R. Borntrager on Oct. 2, 1958. They lived in matrimony 54 years 11 months and 2 days.
Mrs. Borntrager was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
She is survived by her husband; nine daughters: Barbara Ann (Dan) Borntrager, Goshen, Ind.; Bettie (Wilbur) Troyer, Etna Green, Ind.; Fannie Mae (Daniel) Borntrager Jr., Etna Green; Ida (Aaron Jay) Miller, Etna Green; Susan (Amos) Borntrager Jr.; Etna Green; Edna Ellen (Marion) Beechy, Etna Green; Martha (LaVern) Yoder, Nappanee; Esther Irene Borntrager, Nappanee; Nettie (Harley) Schwartz, Akron, Ind; 47 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters: Amelia (Enos) Yoder and Esther (Henry) Kauffman, both of Clarissa, Minn.; Barbara (Henry) Yoder, Granger, Minn.; Rachel (Vernon) Mullett, Waupaca, Wiscon.; Mattie (Menno) Kauffman, Granton, Wiscon.; and brothers: Dan (Anna) Stutzman, Milton, Iowa; Jerry (Emma) Stutzman, Independence, Iowa; John (Mary) Stuzman, Granton; Perry (Mary) Stutzman, Delhi, Iowa; Chester (Sara) Stutzman, Cornell, Wiscon; David (Mary) Stutzman, Marlotte, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter: Mary Borntrager; and a great-grandson: Leon Jay Miller.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, and all day Friday, Sept. 6, at the Aaron Jay Miller Residence located at 7717 N. 800 W. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Devon Schwartz residence located at 8099 N. 800 W., Etna Green. Bishop Marlin Slabaugh and the Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate. Burial will be in Graber Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.