Tobe W. Hostetler
October 9, 1938 - October 18, 2017
Tobe W. Hostetler, 79, of 8561 S. Carr Rd., Fredericksburg, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 18, 2017 at his home following a lingering illness.
He was born Oct. 9, 1938 in Mercer, PA to William T. and Barbara J. (miller) Hostetler and married Martha J. Shetler on Oct. 8, 1959. She survives. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and was a longtime owner of E-Z Trail Manufacturing.
He leaves to mourn his departure, his wife, Martha; 13 children, Ervin (Esther) Hostetler, Jacob Hostetler, Emma (Roy) Petersheim, and Adonia (Susan) Hostetler all of Fredericksburg, Barbara (Andy) Hostetler of Adamsville, Ella (Atlee) Hostetler, Sam (Fannie) Hostetler both of Fredericksburg, Anna (Reuben) Miller of Loudonville, Mary (Mervin) Miller with whom they had made their home, Lydia (William) Miller of Wooster, Toby Jr. (Emma) Hostetler of Adamsville, William (Verna) Hostetler of Fredericksburg and Clara (Uriah Jr.) Miller of Wooster; 71 Grandchildren, 86 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Sam (Emma) Hostetler of Fredericksburg and Ervin (Elizabeth) Hostetler of Apple Creek; 2 sisters, Lydia (Eli) Miler of Fredericksburg and Edna Miller of Wooster and a sister-in-law, Lydia Hostetler of Apple Creek.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter, a brother, Joe Hostetler and a brother-in-law, Enos Miller.
Services will be Friday, Oct. 20that 9:00 a.m. at the residence with Andy E. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Troyer Cemetery, Salt Creek Township. Friends may call anytime at the residence. Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg is handling arrangements.
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