DANVILLE — Luella Mae Hochstetler, 88, of Orange Hill Road, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at her residence.

She was born in Millersburg on Jan. 7, 1928. She was a member of the North Bend Church of the Brethren, and was a 4-H advisor for more than 35 years.

Luella is survived by her children, Michael (Laura) Hochstetler of Lehigh Acres, Fla., Mary Ellen Hoovler of Danville, Mona (Kenneth) Fink of Hilliard, and Mark Hochstetler of Columbus; grandchildren, Michelle Hochstetler, Michael Hochstetler Jr., Melinda Robles, Julie Nichols, Matthew Hoovler, Amanda Franz, Angela Ernsberger, Amy Ernsberger-Perez and Robin Hochstetler; 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, James C. (Jeanne) Hains of Sebring, Fla., Juanita (Rondale) Pritchard of Mount Vernon, Janetta Ryan of Sebring, Lunette (Charles) Shaub of Hayesville, Faun (Robert) Parker of Danville, and Fern Wood of Sebring; half brothers, Jim (Mary) Darr of Warsaw and Donnie W. (Annette) Darr of Texas; a half-sister, Susanne (Jack) McAlexander of Florida; and a half sisterin- law, MariLee of Pataskala.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George E. and Louise Belle (Burris) Harris; her birth father, Dwight Darr; and her husband, Merril O. Hochstetler.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the North Bend Church, with Pastor Patrick Bailey officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the church at 24458 Orange Hill Road, Danville, OH 43014, or to 4-H of Knox County; P.O. Box 1268, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements. Visit www.fischerfuneralhome.com

 

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