July 28, 1962 - Jan. 21, 2013
SHIPSHEWANA - Irene B. Hilty, 50, of Shipshewana, died at 8:54 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange.
She was born July 28, 1962, in Berne to Ernest B. and Barbara (Schwartz) Schwartz.
On June 25, 1987, she married Willis R. Hilty.
Survivors in addition to her husband are a daughter, Emily Hilty of Shipshewana; a son, Lyle Ray Hilty of Shipshewana; her mother of Berne; a sister, Martha (Sam J.) Hilty; and two brothers, Larry (Irene) Hilty of Monroe and Leroy (Barbara) Hilty of Berne.
She was preceded in death by her father.
She was a homemaker and a member of Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. today, Jan. 22, 2013, and all day Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the family's residence, 6380 W. 200 N., Shipshewana. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Services will be conducted by Bishop Vernon Slabach.
Burial will be in East Barren Cemetery, Shipshewana.
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is assisting with arrangements.