Aden J. Hochstetler 82 of Sugarcreek passed away Friday morning, November 25, 2016 after a 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s.
He was born June 30, 1934 in Walnut Creek to the late John and Katie (Weaver) Hochstetler. He was the former owner of A & A Mower in Walnut Creek for 25 years. In his later years, he and Anna owned and operated Swiss Village Quilts and Crafts in Sugarcreek for 22 years.
He was a faithful member of the Faith Haven Mennonite Church in Mt. Hope and enjoyed serving on the Ohio Haiti board for many years.
He is survived by his wife, the former Anna Yoder, whom he married November 17, 1959; his children Andrea Maddox of Canton, Marvin (Jo) Hochstetler of Middlefield, Renee Hochstetler of Los Angeles, CA and Mark (Jessica) Hochstetler of Walnut Creek, his grandchildren Samantha, Megan, Sydney, Tanner, Alissa, Taylor, Katelyn, Braden and Annie, great grandchildren Kai and Hunter and brothers and sisters William (Mary) Hochstetler, Anna Hochstetler, Eli (Vesta) Hochstetler and Mary Schlabach all of Millersburg, and sister-in-law Beth Hochstetler of Beach City. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Roy Hochstetler and brother-in-law Rob Schlabach.
Services will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Faith Haven Mennonite Church 8565 Township Road 635 Fredericksburg, Ohio 44627 with Bishop Tim Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday, 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Faith Haven Mennonite Church.
Memorials may be made to the Faith Haven Mennonite Church in Aden’s name. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.