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

Lydia Gascho

Female 1867 - 1924  (56 years)


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  • Name Lydia Gascho 
    Born 6 Sep 1867  , Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Lydia Wideman 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24276 
    Died 6 May 1924  Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: cancer 
    Buried Michigan Avenue Mennonite Cemetery, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I24276  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Menno E. Wideman,   b. 20 Jul 1867, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1923, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1892  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Alice Wideman,   b. 12 Jan 1898, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1988, Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Sep 1867 - , Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cancer - 6 May 1924 - Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Michigan Avenue Mennonite Cemetery, Pigeon, Huron, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wideman. - Lydia Wideman (nee Gascho) was born in Huron Co., Ont., Sept 6, 1867; died at her home in Pigeon, Mich., May 6, 1924; aged 56 y. 8 m. She had been sick with cancer, bedfast since last October. Sept. 20, 1892, she was united in marriage to Menno Wideman, who preceded her in death a little over a year. She united with the Mennonite Church in her early youth and remained a faithful member until death. During her illness she suffered much pain, but bore it very patiently. She was a kind and affectionate mother, and was loved by all who knew her. She expressed a desire to go to her heavenly home.She leaves six sorrowing children (Allen, Richard, Floyd, Mrs. Will Erb, Mrs. Steve Godo, and Maggie), two grandchildren, five sisters, five brothers, four half-sisters, two half-brothers, two stepsisters, one stepbrother, and a host of sorrowing friends. Funeral services May 8, at Berne Mennonite Church, conducted by the brethren, Alfred Wideman, M. S. Zehr, and Christian Schrag. May God comfort the bereaved ones.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XVII, Number 13 - June 26, 1924 - page 271

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Lydia Wideman - June 26, 1924 - page 271.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 14, 1923 Obituary of Menno E. Wideman.