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 Laura Ellen <I>Gingerich</I> Zehr

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Laura Ellen Gingerich Zehr

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Death 17 Oct 1943 (aged 60)
Burial East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 63734961 View Source
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Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVI, No . 32 - November 4, 1943, page 671Zehr.-Laura Ellen, daughter of David C. Gingerich and Mary Rou from Ontario, was born Dec. 11, 1882, at Kalona, Ia.; died at her late home in Perth Co., Ont., Oct. 17, 1943; aged 61 y. 10 m. 6 d. She came to Canada with her widowed mother in the year 1886 and resided in East Zorra. She accepted Christ as her Saviour and was received into church fellowship with the East Zorra A. M. congrega-tion Sept. 11, 1898. On Nov. 14, 1899, she was united in holy matrimony to Bro. Jacob Rudy. This union was blest with 4 children, one of whom died in infancy. Her husband died June 20, 1906. On Oct. 21, 1919, she was united in wedlock to Jacob H. Zehr. This union was blest with 3 sons, of whom one son, Kenneth, predeceased her. Her husband, Jacob Zehr, died Jan. 23, 1940. She leaves to mourn their loss the following sons and daughters: Elmer Rudy, Milverton, Ont.; Gertrude, wife of Aaron Roth, Tavistock; Drusilla, wife of ----- Wagler, East Zorra; Delmar Zehr, in Alternative Service Work Camp, Green Timbers, B.C.; Aldine Zehr, at home; also the following step-sons and step-daughter: Jonas Zehr, Milver-ton, Ont., Elias Zehr, St. Agatha; Omar Zehr, Toronto; Irene Zehr, wife of Nurias Kipper, Kitchener. Funeral services were conducted at the home by Bro. Jacob R. Bender; text, II Cor. 5:1-10, I Thess. 4:13; and at the East Zorra A. M. Church by Bros. M. Kipper and D. S. Iutzi. Texts, I Kings 20:40; John 14:1-3; I John 3:1-4.


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  • Maintained by: Karen Tober
  • Originally Created by: Allan Dettweiler
  • Added: 4 Jan 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 63734961
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/63734961/laura-ellen-zehr : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Ellen Gingerich Zehr (11 Dec 1882–17 Oct 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 63734961, citing East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Karen Tober (contributor 46901145) .