Middlebury man dies on mission trip to Thailand

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Middlebury A Middlebury man is dead after he collapsed during a mission trip in Thailand.

Brett Bontrager died Friday, according to our reporting partners at the Elkhart Truth. The 21-year-old was just starting his seven-month trip, when he collapsed while running.

Bontrager went on his very first mission trip when he was only 12 years old to Nicaragua.

Visitation is scheduled from 1-8 p.m. on Monday at River of Life Fellowship in Middlebury. His funeral service will be on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church in Goshen.

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