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Levi P. Gerber
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Birth: May 23, 1863
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1948
Wayne County
Ohio, USA

Levi P. Gerber, son of the late Peter M. and Elizabeth (Moser) Gerber, was born near Dalton, in Wayne Co., Ohio, May 23, 1863; and passed away at the home of his son (Ivan), south of Dalton, March 8, 1948; aged 84 y. 9 m. 15 d. Death followed an acute heart attack. Early in life he gave his heart to the Lord and united with the Mennonite Church, of which he remained a member until death. On Jan. 17, 1889, he was united in marriage to Rosina Moser, who preceded him in death in 1907. On May 26, 1910, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Elizabeth Sommer, and in 1921 she preceded him in death. Surviving are one son (Ivan, Dalton, Ohio), 4 daughters (Bertha - Mrs. Alvin B. Sommer, Kidron, Ohio; Celesta - Mrs.Tobias Sprunger, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Elma Gerber, and Estella - Mrs. Ivan Nussbaum, Kidron, Ohio), 14 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 5 step-children (Simon W. Sommer, Millersburg, Ohio; Adam Sommer, Kidron; Hiram Sommer, Mrs. Nelson Zuercher, and Mrs. Simon J. Lehman, Orrville, Ohio), 4 brothers (Daniel P. and Peter P., Dalton; Elias P., Kidron; and Noah, Pandora, Ohio). Two sons, 3 brothers, and 5 sisters predeceased him. He attended church regularly and was always ready to contribute to her work. He was deeply concerned for the welfare of his family. Funeral services were conducted at the home on March 10 by A. S. Rosenberger and at the Kidron Mennonite Church by Reuben Hofstetter and Allen Bixler. Burial was made in the church cemetery. (Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 16 - April 20, 1948, pages 382, 383.- edited) 
Family links: 
  Peter M. Gerber (1837 - 1908)
  Elizabeth P. Moser Gerber (1840 - 1910)
  Rosina Moser Gerber (1869 - 1907)
  Elizabeth Sommer Gerber (1861 - 1921)*
  Rosina P. Gerber Steiner (1860 - 1933)*
  Daniel P. Gerber (1862 - 1949)*
  Levi P. Gerber (1863 - 1948)
  Anna P. Gerber Gerber (1865 - 1921)*
  Bertha P. Gerber Bichsel (1867 - 1898)*
  Lydia Gerber Gerber (1869 - 1941)*
  Peter P. Gerber (1871 - 1959)*
  Joel P Gerber (1873 - 1939)*
  Elias P. Gerber (1875 - 1960)*
  Noah P Gerber (1877 - 1953)*
  Aaron Gerber (1879 - 1881)*
  Sarah Ann P. Gerber Hofstetter (1882 - 1921)*
  Emanuel Gerber (1884 - 1889)*
*Calculated relationship
Kidron Mennonite Church Cemetery
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Bill Daugherty
Record added: Feb 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48637502
Levi P. Gerber
Added by: Randy Fitzwater
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