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Lydia Zook Brunk
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Birth: Dec., 1883
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1931
Handsboro
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

Brunk - Lydia, daughter of the late Joseph and Barbara Zook, was born in 1884 in Woodford Co., Ill., died at Handsboro, Miss., April 30, 1931. She was married to Bro. D.S. Brunk Feb. 2, 1930. She became seriously ill and was taken to the hospital on April 4 for a major operation; was there two weeks, then taken to her home. She was so happy to be in her home again. She was planning to get well until Thursday forenoon, when she became worse; in the evening at five-thirty she peacefully fell asleep. She was fully resigned and said she was ready to go. She told her husband she was only going before, and would wait for him over there. Short funeral services were held at Handsboro, conducted by Bro. Levi Yoder and Bro. Flint of the Baptist Church of Handsboro, preached from I Thes. 4:13-18. She made many friends during her short life at Handsboro. She graduated from the Hesston Bible School and later worked at the Mennonite Mission in Chicago until the death of her sister Amelia. She came home to be with her father who passed away in October, 1929. She was united with the Mennonite Church in her youth and was a faithful member and worker until death. She leaves her sorrowing husband, brothers, sisters and other relatives, and a host of friends. Father, mother, seven brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at the Mason, Iowa, Mennonite Church, Bros. Nickolas Stoltzfus and A. R. Egli in charge. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

(Thanks to Adalbert Goetz for this obituary). 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Zook (1839 - 1928)
  Barbara Birkey Zook (1849 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Daniel Solomon Brunk (1857 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph D Zook (1873 - 1962)*
  Samuel Bartley Zook (1876 - 1956)*
  Christian J Zook (1880 - 1970)*
  Magdalena Zook (1882 - 1969)*
  Lydia Zook Brunk (1883 - 1931)
  Amelia Zook (1885 - 1923)*
  Henry S Zook (1888 - 1900)*
  Barbara Ella Zook (1890 - 1970)*
  Irene M. Zook (1901 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: wife of Rev. D.S. Brunk
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Manson
Calhoun County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Dec 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23570045
Lydia <i>Zook</i> Brunk
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Lydia <i>Zook</i> Brunk
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