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Eva Lenore Forler
Female 1909 - 1985


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  • Birth  3 Jun 1909  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Church Membership  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion  1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lutheran 
    Historic Building  1929  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    construction 
    • The present brick edifice was constructed in 1929 by Conrad Forler, assisted by members of the congregation, at a cost of $15,000. The pipe organ, installed in the original church in 1887 at a cost of $800, was moved over into the new church. Mrs. Eva Ehrat, the contractor's daughter, is the church organist, a position she has held for the past 37 years.1a

      1ahttp://www.philipsburglutheranchurch.ca/Our_Legacy.html 2012
    Recipes  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Frigidare Cake / Scones 
    • Frigidare Cake
      A)
      2 1/2 cups graham wafers, rolled fine
      1/2 cup soft butter
      Mix together, press into a greased pan and bake slowly 15 minutes then cool.

      B)
      Cream together:
      1/2 cup butter
      1 1/2 cups icing sugar
      Add 2 eggs, beat until thick, like custard. Pour ever baked cake.

      C)
      1/2 pt. sweet whipped cream
      Fold in 1 tin crushed pineapple (drained) and put on top of cake, sprinkle with graham crumbs or nuts.

      Keep in Frigidaire until ready to use.

      Scones
      3 1/2 cups flour
      3/4 cup white sugar
      3/4 cup shortening
      1 teaspoon soda
      2 teaspoons B.P.
      1 cup sweet milk
      Raisins
      Mix like pie dough
      Salt according to taste, roll out and bake.
    Name  Eva Lenore Ehrat 
    Residence  1985  145 MacGregor Cres., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-200806P 
    Died  22 Sep 1985  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I200806  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Father  Conrad L. Forler,   b. 9 Jul 1874, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1951, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ella Katharina Doering,   b. 6 Jan 1880, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1928, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Oct 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F21058  Group Sheet

    Family  John Jacob Ehrat,   b. 1901, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Feb 1934  [5
    Children 
     1. Ronald Ehrat
     2. Sheila Ehrat
     3. Paul Ehrat,   b. 28 Mar 1937, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1937, Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F42483  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • EHRAT, Mrs. Eva Lenora - Of 145 MacGregor Cres., Waterloo, on Sunday, Sept. 22, 1985, at K-W Hospital, Kitchener, the former Eva Forler, formerly of Philipsburg, where she was born 76 years ago.

      Daughter of the late Conrad L. Forler and the former Ella Doering.

      She was a member of Zion Lutheran church, Philipsburg, where she had been church organist for 55 years and had been involved n the choir and was a former member of the LCW; was a member of the Canadian Order of foresters; also a member of the New Dundee Senior Citizens.

      Beloved wife of John Ehrat, who predeceased her February 24, 1985. Lovingly remembered by her children, Ron and his wife Helen of RR2, Baden, Sheila and her husband Grant McLaughlin of Waterloo; sadly missed by her grandchildren, Christine Ehrat, Kathryn Skowron, Michael and Susan McLaughlin; dear sister-in-law of Mrs. Alma Forler and John Leu.

      Eva was also predeceased by one son in infancy; two brothers, Clarence and Theodore and one sister, Mrs. Almeda Leu.

      Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 7 pm this evening and until Wednesday morning at 8:30 am, when transfer will be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, for service at 10 am, with rev. D. Kranz officiating. Interment to follow n the church cemetery.1a

      1aKitchener-Waterloo 23 Sep 1985 pg D11

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 3.

    2. [S548] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Philipsburg CC#6478.
      EHRAT/in loving memory of/father/John J./Ehrat/1901-1985/mother/Eva L./Forler/1909-1985

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Eva Lenora Ehrat - 23 Sep 1985 pg D11.

    4. [S1739] Email - Ehrat, Chris, 2012.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of John Jacob Ehrat - 25 Feb 1985 pg D11.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 3 Jun 1909 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - construction - 1929 - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRecipes - Frigidare Cake / Scones - - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1985 - 145 MacGregor Cres., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Sep 1985 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philipsburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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