Chris L. Eicher, 50, of Geneva, IN, passed away at 6:45 AM on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at 6:45AM in White Pigeon, MI., due to injuries received in an auto accident. He was born on Wednesday, January 02, 1963, in Adams County, IN. Mr. Eicher was a member of the Old Order Amish and worked construction for the DC Graber Company.
Survivors Include his: Wife – Esther (Ruben) Eicher, Geneva, IN., Son - Menno (Wife,Ruby) C. Eicher, Goshen, IN., Son - Daniel (Wife, Malinda) C. Eicher, Berne, IN., Son - Ernest (Wife, Elizabeth) C. Eicher, Macy, IN., Son - Chris (Wife, Freda) JR. Eicher, Macy, IN., Daughter - Elizabeth (Husband, Luke) C. Shetler, Brinkhaven, OH., Son - Henry (Special Friend, Verena Swartzentruber) Eicher, Geneva, IN., Son - John (Wife, Fannie) Miller, Wooster, OH., Brother - Ernest L. (Wife, Venna) Eicher, Monroe, IN., Brother - Amos L. (Wife, Wilma) Eicher, Monroe, IN., Brother - Henry L. (Wife, Bertha) Eicher, Monroe, IN., Sister - Lydia (Husband, Samuel) Eicher, Lagrange, IN., Sister - Verena (Husband, Manaul) Eicher, Milroy, IN., Sister - Elizabeth (Husband, Amos) Wengerd, Monroe, IN., Sister - Lovina (Husband, Henry) Hershburger, Dundee, OH., Half Sister - Martha (Husband, Aden) Schmucker, Applecreek, OH., Half Sister - Rachel (Husband, Michael) Eicher, Millenburg, OH., Step Parents – Ernest (Wife,Rachel) Girod, Fillmore, NY and 12 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his: Father - Ernest V. Eicher, Mother – Lydia (Graber) Eicher, Paternal Grandparents - Menno (Wife, Fannie) Eicher, Maternal Grandparents - Amos (Wife, Leah) Graber, Brother - Menno Eicher, Sister - Leah Graber, Half Brother - Mose Eicher and Half Sister - Amanda Eicher..
Viewing hours will be at John A.C. Schwartz's Residence 8851 S. 400 W. Geneva on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM also at John A.C. Schwartz's Residence on Friday, January 11, 2013.
The Funeral Service will be held at John A.C. Schwartz's Residence at 9:00 AM on Saturday, January 12, 2013 with the Bishop Amos E. Schwartz officiating. Interment will follow in the Bunkerhill Cemetery in Geneva.
Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.