Lee Ivan Yoder

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Lee Ivan Yoder, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Kingston at Dupont Nursing Home, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Born July 26, 1926, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Levi and Lydia (Peachey) Yoder. On Oct. 22, 1947, he was united in marriage with Ruth Glick, who preceded him in death in 2007.

Survivors include: a daughter, Judy (Vic) Alger, of Broadway, Va.; sons, Jerry (Julie) Yoder, of Leo Ind., and Jess (Helen) Yoder, of San Francisco; seven grandchildren; and siblings, Jess Yoder and Mary (Sam) Kauffman, of Belleville, Tilli Yoder, of Harrisonburg, Va., David Yoder, of Ronks, Carrie (Leo) Kanagy, of Washington Boro, and Sara (Erwin) Gagnon, of Germfask, Mich.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Norman and Elmer, and a sister, Minnie (Mark) Stoltzfus.

A memorial service was held Jan. 12, 2013, at Church of the Good Shepherd, Leo, Ind. Burial was held in Leo Cemetery, Leo, Ind.