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Laverne Lichti
Male 1922 - 1993


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  • Birth  22 May 1922  South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Misfortune  1993  Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in farm accident 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-165939 
    Died  12 Jan 1993  Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  16th Line East Zorra Cemetery, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I165939  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Father  Noah S. Lichti,   b. 1 Oct 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963 
    Mother  Jacobena "Bena" Bender,   b. 1 Jun 1889, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1959, Shakespeare, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Jan 1919 
    Family ID  F21332  Group Sheet

    Family  Nelda Schwartzentruber,   b. 8 Dec 1923, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 2011, Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Lichti
     2. David Lichti
     3. Roy Lichti
     4. Diane Lichti
     5. Emilia Lichti
    Family ID  F47460  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • LICHTI, Laverne - Of 36 Jacob St. W., Tavistock, passed away, suddenly, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993, as the result of a farm accident, in his 71st year. Born in South Easthope township, a son of the late Noah Lichti and the former Nelda Schwartzentruber and they farmed in North Easthope township until moving to Tavistock 10 years ago.

      He is survived by his wife; three sons, John and Norma Lichti, David Lichti and Jane Colwell, Roy and Mardi Lichti, all of RR 1, New Hamburg; his daughters, Ruth and Dwight Steinman of Tavistock, Ruby and Miguel Barrenengoa of Argentina, Diane and Bruce Bechtel of RR 1, New Hamburg, Emilia and Roman Orlinski of RR 1, Wellesley; brothers, David and Fannie Lichti of New Hamburg, Nick and Verna Lichti of Stratford, Julius and Floretta Lichti of RR 1, New Hamburg, Willis and Laura Lichti of New Hamburg, Louis and Lauretta Lichti of RR 1, Shakespeare; sisters, Annie and Elmer Roth of RR 1, Baden, Magdalene and Emerson Wagler of Shakespeare, Catherine and Floyd Steinman of Tavistock; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kaye Lichti of Woodstock, Vernon and Elizabeth Swartzentruber of Tavistock, Katie and Wilmer Wagler of RR 1, New Hamburg, Willis and Hilda Swartzentruber of Tavistock. Also survived by 15 grandchildren.

      Predeceased by a brother, Albert; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Barbara and Allan Bast, Selma Litwiller, Walter Bender, Milton Litwiller, Mabel Litwiller, Elroy Swartzentruber, Annie Swartzentruber and S.W. Swartzentruber. Friends will be received at the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock St. N., Tavistock, this evening (Wednesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Burial will take place at the 16th Line Mennonite Cemetery on Friday at 1:30 p.m., followed by a memorial service at the 16th Line East Zorra Mennonite Church, at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Darrel Toews assisted by Rev. Vernon Zehr will officiate.1a


      1aKitchener-Waterloo Record 13 Jan 1993

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      Lichti.- Laverne, 70. Born: May 22, 1922, South Easthope Twp., Ont., to Noah S. and Bena Bender Lichti. Died: Jan. 12, 1993, North Easthope, Ont. Survivors-wife: Nelda Swartzentruber Lichti; children: John, Daniel, Roy, Ruth Steinman, Ruby Barrenengoa, Diane Bechtel, Emilia Orlinski; brother and sisters: Magdalene Wagler, Louis, Catherine Steinman, Kaye; 20 grandchildren. Funeral and burial: Jan. 15, East Zorra Mennonite Church, by Darrel Toews and Vernon Zehr.2a

      2aGospel Herald - Volume 86, Number 17 - April 27, 1993, page 15

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), obituary of Laverne Lichti - 13 Jan 1993.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, obituary of Laverne Lichti - April 27, 1993, page 15.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 22 May 1922 - South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in farm accident - 1993 - Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1993 - Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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