Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Edna Nafziger[1]

Female 1915 - 2012  (96 years)


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  • Name Edna Nafziger 
    Born 22 Aug 1915  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Edna Zehr 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-106336 
    Died 16 Feb 2012  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I106336  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Daniel S. Nafziger,   b. 10 Aug 1888, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1976, Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Nancy Erb,   b. 21 Sep 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1912  [1
    Family ID F47639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laverne Zehr,   b. 8 Apr 1916, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1970, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 3 May 1939 
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F47641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ZEHR, Edna Edna Zehr, 96, of Tavistock, passed away in Stratford General Hospital on Thursday, February 16, 2012. She was born in Wilmot Township, Waterloo County on August 22, 1915, a daughter of the late Daniel and Nancy (Erb) Nafziger. She had resided at Bright until moving to Tavistock in 1985 where she was a member of Tavistock Mennonite Church. Edna married Laverne Zehr at Baden on May 3, 1939. He predeceased her on August 9, 1970. She is survived by her three children, Marlene and husband Bruce Roe of Woodstock, Carol and husband Donald Mordue of Tavistock, Donald and wife Pat Zehr of Woodstock; six grandchildren, Judy and husband Gordon Downey, Wayne Roe and friend Karen, Kim and husband Paul Leuverink, Michelle and husband Ross Schumm, Tom Black and Sheri Black; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Floyd and wife Erma Nafziger of Breslau, Leonard and wife Joyce Nafziger of Waterloo; one sister, Vera Wismer of New Hamburg; "Zehr" brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Curtis Zehr, Ivan and Millie Zehr, Delmer and Clara Zehr, Lorne and Delphine Zehr, Gerald and Wendy Gascho, along with several nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters-in-law, Elmer and Ann Nafziger, Vernon and Elda Nafziger, Emerson and Delphine Nafziger; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Gerald Steffler, Dorothy and Alvin Martin, Erma and Lyle Coverette, Alice Nafziger (in infancy) and Harold Wismer; "Zehr" brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Melvin and Doris Wagler and Jean Gascho. Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home , 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Tavistock Mennonite Church on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Paul Adams will officiate. Interment in East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, 16th line. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 1-519-655-2431.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Nancy Nafzinger - August 13, 1974 - page 622.

    2. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85130925/edna-zehr.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1915 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 2012 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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