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

Marion Gerber

Female 1916 - 2010  (94 years)


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  • Name Marion Gerber 
    Born 12 Mar 1916  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Marion Kuepfer 
    Residence 1967  Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1992  Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Bef 2010  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-160805 
    Died 17 Mar 2010  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I160805  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Christian R. Gerber,   b. 24 Feb 1883, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1966, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Catherine Nafziger,   b. 4 Feb 1891, Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1967, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1910  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Family ID F188249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin "Ben" Kuepfer,   b. 23 Sep 1910, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2008, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1936  [1
    Children 
     1. Willis John Kuepfer,   b. 20 Nov 1937,   d. 11 Nov 2017, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Ivan Christian Kuepfer
     3. Irene Mabel Kuepfer
     4. Nelson Benjamin Kuepfer
     5. Merrill Pauline Kuepfer
     6. Verna Lucille Kuepfer
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F45824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KUEPFER, Marion Peacefully to her eternal home on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at Nithview Home, New Hamburg, previously resided at Wellesley. She was born on March 12, 1916, 94 years ago. Beloved wife of the late Benjamin Kuepfer whom she married December 17, 1936. They shared the joys of married life for 71 years. Daughter of the late Christian and Catherine (Nafziger) Gerber. She was a member of Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church. She farmed with her husband at Kingwood, retiring in 1975. Beloved mother of Willis of Milverton, Ivan and his wife Anna Mae of Millbank, Irene Kuepfer of Wellesley, Nelson and his wife Elaine of Kingwood, Merrill and her husband Laverne Zehr of Crosshill, Verna and her husband Nelson Jantzi of Brunner. Grandmother of 25 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She was predeceased by grandsons Brian and Russel, one stillborn granddaughter, her great-granddaughter Angela, great-great-grandson Kylen, her daughter-in-law Kathryn on December 28, 2009. Survived by her sister Katie Chellenberger of Sebringville, her brother Roy (Arlene) Gerber of Wellesley and predeceased by her sisters and brothers Clara Kuepfer, Emma Martin, Valentine Gerber, Lloyd Gerber and brothers and sisters-in-law Allen Kuepfer, Onias Martin, Stan Chellenberger, Clara Gerber, Frieda Gerber and Erma Gerber. Special thanks to Homemakers, private caretakers, Knollcrest Home and now Nithview Home for their love, concern and special palliative care of our dear mother for the last seven years. Visitation will be held at the Futher-Franklin Funeral Home, Wellesley, on Monday, March 22 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 2 p.m. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Nithview Home or Masters International Ministries would be appreciated. www.futher-franklinfuneralhome.com.

      The Waterloo Region Record 18 Mar 2010

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Marion Kuepfer - 18 Mar 2010.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Christian R. Gerber - 23 Feb 1966.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Lloyd Gerber - 28 Mar 1992.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21779 (1910), Gerber-Nafziger.
      Christian Gerber, 26, Farmer, of Wilmot, Son of Christian Gerber & Annie Ruchby Married Katie Nafziger, 19, of Mornington, daughter of Nicholas Nafziger & Mary Steinmann (Slimmonds?), Witn: Dan Nafziger of Mornington & Ezra Wagler of Nithburg, 15 February 1910 In Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1967 - Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1992 - Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 2010 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 2010 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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