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 Elias Kolb

Elias Kolb

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Death 8 Jul 1948 (aged 83)
Burial Kitchener, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 19339409 · View Source
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Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 34 - August 24, 1948 - pages 798, 799 Kolb. -- Elias Bowman, son of the late Jacob and Maria (Bowman) Kolb, was born near Berlin, Ont., March 3, 1865; died at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, July 8, 1948; aged 83 y. 4 m. 5 d. Death resulted a few days after a stroke. At the age of sixteen he was baptized and received into fellowship of the Mennonite Church at Berlin and later into the First Mennonite Church at Kitchener, where he remained a member until death. In 1891 he was married to Lucinda Betzner. In 1908 they moved to Herbert, Sask., in which vicinity they lived for eighteen years, returning to Kitchener in 1925. They finally retired to the home of their daughter (Mrs. C. F. Derstine), where Sister Kolb died in September, 1937. Two sisters and 3 brothers (Leah - Mrs. Moses B. Betzner, Maria, Abram, Simon, and Aaron) also predeceased him. Surviving are one daughter (Mary - Mrs. C. F. Derstine), 7 grandchildren, and one brother (Titus, of Kitchener). He ws a man of exemplary Christian character, widely known and much loved by his family and the Christian brotherhood. Funeral services were held at the home and at the First Mennonite Church, July 11, in charge of Oscar Burkholder and S. F. Coffman, assisted by Merle Shantz. Tributes were given by C. F. Derstine and by the grandson, Clayton Derstine. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.


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  • Created by: Karen Tober
  • Added: 11 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19339409
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elias Kolb (3 Mar 1865–8 Jul 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19339409, citing First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Karen Tober (contributor 46901145) .