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July 25, 1940 - Dec. 22, 2013
ETNA GREEN â€” Laura Slabaugh, 73, of Etna Green, died , surrounded by her family at her residence, at 6:12 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. She had battled cancer for 3 years.
Laura was born to the late Emery E. and Fanny (Chupp) Miller on July 25, 1940 in Marshall County. She married John H. Slabaugh Dec. 1, 1960 in Etna Green. Laura lived her lifetime in this area and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Mrs. Slabaugh is survived by her husband, John H.; sons, Marlin (Arlene) Slabaugh, Norman (Mary Esther) Slabaugh, both of Etna Green; daughters, Regina Kay (Dennis E.) Schmucker, Janita Lynn Slabaugh, both of Etna Green; 18 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brothers, Marvin (Elizabeth) Miller, Nappanee, Herman (Ada) Miller, Earl (Edna) Miller, both of Bourbon; sisters, Lydia (Eldon) Stutzman, Warsaw, Alma Miller, Nappanee. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Raymond, Edward, Emery Jr. Miller; and sisters, Mary Ellen Kuhns, Wilma Yoder, Erma Miller.
Family and friends may call after 2 today and all day Tuesday at the family residence. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday at the Devon Schwartz residence (8099 N 800 W).
Home Ministry of the Old Order Amish Church will officiate and burial will be in Graber cemetery.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.