Funeral Saturday for two who died in Monday morning fire

Created: Saturday, 16 January 2016 Published: Saturday, 16 January 2016

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John Weiss - January 15, 2016
The funeral for two men who died Monday in an early-morning fire north of Canton is planned for Saturday, the Post-Bulletin has learned from someone who knows the Amish.
Right now, hundreds of Amish have gathered at the scene of the fire to be with the family. The Fillmore County coroner's office has still not positively identified the two, said Canton Fire Chief Randy Gossman. But Sheriff Tom Kaase earlier this week identified the two people as a father and son. "Two family members remain unaccounted for in this tragic fire," he said. "They are Yost J. Hershberger, 58 years old, and Ben Y. Hershberger, 18 years old … Both lived in the residence that was lost in the fire. The two victims of the fire remain unidentified by the Coroner's Officer and it is feared that it is Yost J. and Ben Y. Hershberger." READ MORE