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 Elizabeth D <I>Dettweiler</I> Snyder

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Elizabeth D Dettweiler Snyder

  • Birth 14 Mar 1864 Goderich, Huron County, Ontario, Canada
  • Death 9 Jan 1957 Vestaburg, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Vestaburg, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 32643331

Elizabeth, daughter of Henry B. and Matilda Snyder Dettweiler, was born at Zurich, Ontario, Mar. 3, 1864; died at the home of her youngest son Leroy, near Vestaburg, Mich. Jan. 9, 1957; aged 92y.9m.25d.

She accepted Christ as her Saviour at the age of 15, was baptized and received into the Mennonite Church at 17, and was a faithful Christian until death. She became a charter member of the Zion Mennonite Church, Vestaburg, MI, when it was organized in 1914.

On Oct. 11, 1887 she was united in marriage to Abraham Snyder in Bloomingdale, Ont, who preceded her in death on April 23, 1945. To this union were born 3 sons and 4 daughters, 3 of whom have preceded her in death.

Surviving are 4 children (Hannah-Mrs. David Ropp, Alma, Mich; Abram and Leroy of Vestaburg, and Lydia-Mrs. Otto Beach, Edmore), a foster daughter (Mario-Mrs. Ivan Brubacher, Bright, Ontario). 20 grandchildren, and 45 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were at the Ferris Center Church of Christ were in charge of Erie E. Bontrager, assister by Lowell Grubb, pastor of the Church of Christ, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

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  • Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
  • Added: 5 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32643331
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth D Dettweiler Snyder (14 Mar 1864–9 Jan 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32643331, citing Ferris Center Cemetery, Vestaburg, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Theron & Helen Smith (contributor 46935364) .