John Stephen Schrock

John Stephen Schrock, 52, of Loogootee, went to his Heavenly home surrounded by his family and friends at 9:05 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017 after a courageous 3 year battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was born December 10, 1964 in Washington, Indiana to Jonas and the late Anna (Yoder) Schrock.

Steve was the Pastor of Mt. Joy Mennonite Church and was ordained a pastor December 5, 1999 and a bishop May 12, 2002.

He loved camping with his family, collecting iron skillets, antique shopping and traveling. His grandchildren were the joy of his life and was looking forward to meeting his new grandson, who will arrive in July.

Steve was preceded in death by his mother, Anna (Yoder) Schrock.

He is survived by his wife, Fannie (Lengacher) Schrock, whom he married August 22, 1986; children, Melissa (Luke) Graber, Jevon (Rose) Schrock, Charity Schrock and Joseph Schrock, all of Loogootee; grandchildren, Lincoln Graber and Jasmine Schrock; father, Jonas Schrock of Elnora; siblings, Mary Esther Schrock and Olen (Juanita) Schrock, both of Elnora, Emma Arlene (Luke) Rhodes of Newberry, Thomas (Fae) Schrock of Elnora and Marvin (Pam) Schrock of Alaska; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Simon and Lydia Lengacher of Loogootee.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Simon J. Graber Complex. Burial will follow in Mt. Joy Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Sunday, May 7, 2017 and Monday, May 8, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Simon J. Graber Complex.

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Arrangements were provided by Blake & Wagler Funeral Home in Montgomery.