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Samuel S. Christner


Samuel S. Christner, 46, of rural Decatur, IN, passed away at 8:45 AM on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at his residence in Decatur, IN.  He was born on Friday, September 23, 1977 to Sam & Emma Christner. He married Katie (Schwartz) Christner who is the daughter of Emanuel & Emma Schwartz. Samuel was of the Old Order Amish Church.

Survivors include his Wife - Katie (Schwartz) Christner, Decatur, IN, Parents - Samuel & Emma (Girod) Christner, Monroe, IN, Father & Mother In Law - Emanuel & Emma Schwartz, Son - Sam (Christine) Christner, Willshire, OH, Daughter - Emma (William) Schwartz, Ohio City, OH, Sons - Jonathan, Mark, Micheal, Emanuel Christner, Daughters - Amanda, Maria, Ruby, & Clara Christner, all of Monroe, IN, Grandchildren - Sam & Christine Christner, & Rosanna Schwartz, Brothers - Levi (Edna) Christner, Willshire, OH, Menno (Wilma) Christner, Monroe, IN, David (Mary) Christner, Monroe, IN, Sisters - Maryann (Daniel) Wengerd, Monroe, IN, Josephine Wickey, Monroe, IN, Susan Christner, Monroe, IN, Rebecca (Joseph) Schwartz, Decatur, IN, Emma (Emanuel) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, Elizabeth (Rufus) Troyer, Berne, IN, Verena (Elmer) Schwartz, Monroe, IN, Martha (Phenis) Schwartz, Carlislie, KY, and Barbara (Roman) Schwartz, Carlislie, KY.

He was preceded in death by his Brother-in-law - Ernest Wickey.

Visitation will be held at the Samuel S. Christner residence located at 620 N. 650 E. Decatur, IN. on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM and from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Friday, November 3, 2023.

Funeral Services will be held at the Samuel S. Christner residence at 8:30 AM on Saturday, November 4, 2023 with Bishop Sam L.D. Schwartz officiating.  Interment will follow in the East Salem Amish Cemetery in Monroe.

Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.

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