Darleen A. (Yoder) Lehman

May 23, 1932 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 88)


Darleen A. Lehman, 88 of Berne, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday July 5, 2020 at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.  She was born on May 23, 1932 in Adams County, Indiana to the late Chauncey and Lillian (Bohren) Yoder. On September 18, 1954 she married Claren “Clez” Lehman.

Darleen was a member of the Berne Evangelical Church. She was a homemaker and a nurse working for Adams County Hospital for many years. Darleen was very mission minded, not only financially but with her time as well. She was known for her hospitality.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Claren “Clez” Lehman of Berne; four sons Dean (Cindy) Lehman of Berne, IN., Hal (Suzie) Lehman of Leo, IN., Eric (Jodi) Lehman of Berne, IN., Bart (Anita) Lehman of Decatur, IN., one daughter Jill Moser of Berne, IN., one sister Janis Balsiger of Berne, IN., two sister in laws Jeanette Yoder of Berne, IN., Colette Yoder- Overly of Fort Wayne, IN., 15 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Darleen was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Merle Moser Jr.; a great granddaughter, Hadley Moser; three brothers James, Kenny and Murl Yoder, and four sisters Violet Nussbaum, Marjorie Ulman, Vera Mattox, and Alice Ehrman.

Visitation will be held on Thursday July 9, 2020 from 2:00 – 7:00pm at Berne Evangelical Church in Berne, IN.  Graveside services will then be held on Friday at 9:30 am at Berne Evangelical Cemetery prior to the funeral service at the church at 10:30am. Pastor Eric Lehman and Pastor Michael Sprunger will be officiating.

Memorials may be made to Helping Hands Unlimited or FEC International Missions.

Arrangements are being handled by Haggard Sefton Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

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July 9, 2020

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Berne Evangelical Church
5481 S 450 W
Berne, IN 46711

Graveside Service
July 10, 2020

9:30 AM
Berne Evangelical Cemetery
Berne, IN 46711

Funeral Service
July 10, 2020

10:30 AM
Berne Evangelical Church
5481 S 450 W
Berne, IN 46711


Helping Hands Unlimited

FEC International Missions

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