LCI Plant Manager Dies at 43

Lance Shepherd, 43, of Syracuse, died at 12:10 a.m. on Monday, March 30, at Goshen Hospital.

He was born Feb. 14, 1977, in Elkhart, to Troy Shepherd and Susan Hoogenboom.

On Nov. 6, 2002, he married Jamie Shepherd.

Surviving are his wife, Jamie of Syracuse; children Mikayla Shepherd and Brianna Shepherd; stepdaughter Alexandria Bigler; mother Susan Hoogenboom of Elkhart; and a brother, Michael Shepherd of Granger.

Preceding him in death was his father, Troy.

Lance was plant manager for Lippert Components. He enjoyed hunting, spending time on the lake and with his family.

Private family services will be held.

Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home is handling arrangements and condolences, memories and support may be sent through the website at

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