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

Ruth Nafziger

Female 1931 - 1948  (16 years)


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  • Name Ruth Nafziger 
    Born 26 Oct 1931  , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-172624 
    Died 5 Apr 1948  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: measles and pneumonia 
    Person ID I172624  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Enos R. Nafziger,   b. 27 Oct 1892, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1979, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Erb,   b. 23 Aug 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1916  Poole, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F41781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1931 - , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: measles and pneumonia - 5 Apr 1948 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Nafziger. - Ruth Erb, daughter of Enos and Elizabeth (Erb) Nafziger, was born near Milverton, Ont., Oct. 26, 1931; died at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital in Ontario, April 5, 1948; aged 16 y. 5 m. 9 d. Death followed a brief illness of measles and pneumonia. As a child she accepted Christ and united with the Erb Street Mennonite Church, Waterloo, at the age of twelve. She had a radiant faith and unique qualities of Christian character for a person of her age. One sister (Marian) predeceased her at Singapore, en route to India in July, 1946. Her mother also predeceased her, in September, 1947. Surviving are her father and one brother (Harry, Freeport, Ont.). Funeral services were conducted by Merle Shantz at the Erb Street Church. Interment was made in the Waterloo Church Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 18 - May 4, 1948, pages 430, 431.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Nafziger - October 14, 1947.