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John Ephraim Zook
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1894
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1953
Wooster
Wayne County
Ohio, USA

Zook, -- John E., son of David and Lydia (Burkholder) Zook, was born in Wayne County, Ohio, Aug. 30, 1894. Having been in failing health for the last three years he suffered a cerebral embolism on the morning of Sept. 8, 1953, and died at Wooster Community Hospital, several hours later; aged 59 y. 9 d. At the age of 15 he was baptized and received as a member of the Oak Grove Mennonite Church. He transferred his membership to the Martins Church in 1932, and was ordained as a deacon in October of the same year, where he rendered an acceptable service until his death. He was united in marriage on Nov. 4, 1917, to Sarah Beyeler, who died on March 3, 1935. To this union were born 2 sons and 3 daughters (Alfred, Renson, Ariz.; Mildred;Mrs. Franklin Steiner, Cleveland, Ohio; Lillian;Mrs. Samuel Yoder, Elkhart, Ind.; Ruth, Goshen College, Goshen, Ind.; and one infant son who preceded him in death). On Aug. 30 , 1936, he was married to Lila Nussbaum. This union was blessed with 2 sons and one daughter (Doris and Gordon, at home; and one infant son who preceded him in death). He leaves to mourn his departure, his wife, 4 daughters, 2 sons, 2 grandchildren, one sister (Clara;Mrs. Adam Mumaw, Wooster, Ohio), a stepmother (Mrs. David Zook, Wooster, Ohio), and one half sister (Mary;Mrs. Arthur Amstutz, Wooster, Ohio). He was devoted to the spiritual welfare of his home and the church, willingly and faithfully discharging his responsibilities as he was able and as health permitted. Funeral services were in charge of O. N. Johns, Don Augsburger, and Stanford Mumaw, with interment in the Martins cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  David S Zook (1866 - 1947)
  Lydia Burkholder Zook (1867 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Beyeler Zook (1896 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Alfred Glenn Zook (1919 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara Belle Zook Mumaw (1891 - 1987)*
  John Ephraim Zook (1894 - 1953)
  David J Zook (1899 - 1948)*
  Mary E Zook Amstutz (1920 - 2013)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Martins Mennonite Cemetery
Orrville
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: suzan gordon
Record added: Dec 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45712978
John Ephraim Zook
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