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Jake YoderJacob "Jake" Yoder, 80, of Woodburn passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Jacob was born in Harlan, Indiana on February 25, 1933, a son of the late Rosa (Graber) and Peter Yoder.
He served in the U.S. Army and worked in construction and at Adams & Walda Furniture.
Jake attended the Woodburn Missionary Church, was a member of the American Legion & the American Bowling Assn., where he entered their Hall of Fame when he won the Singles Championship in Knoxville, TN.
On March 28, 1953 Jake married Harriet Jane Gustin.
Jake will be sadly missed by his wife, Jane; children, Janeen (Joe) Malfait of Woodburn, Dr. Jeffery (Margaret) of Fort Wayne, Jason (Debbie) of Harlan & Joan (Jack) Erick of Grabill; sister, Maggie (Amos) Schwartz of Harlan; 12 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Mary Schwartz, Joseph, Victor, Menno, Amos & Elmer.
His service is at Woodburn Missionary Church, 5108 Bull Rapids Rd, Woodburn, IN at 10 am on Tuesday, June 25th, with viewing one hour prior.
Viewing is also Monday, 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Woodburn Missionary Church.
He will be laid to rest at Scipio Cemetery Harlan, IN.
Memorials are to Allen County SPCA or Woodburn Children's Home.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com
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Jason LaBounty Jun 24 2013 12:00 AM
Dear Joan & Family,
Would like to express my deepest sympathy to the Yoder family in this very difficult time. Losing a parent and spouse is such a tremendous loss as we all know.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Brent Reichhart Jun 24 2013 12:00 AM
Dear Jane and family:
We extend our feelings of sympathy and sadness as a support to you and your wonderful family. Jake and Max shared life at the old Harlan school many years ago. Many good memories. Our prayers are with you.
Max and Donna Timbrook Jun 22 2013 12:00 AM
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