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

Mary Elizabeth Sommers

Female 1925 - 2003  (78 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Sommers 
    Born 1925  Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Elizabeth Erb 
    Name Mary Elizabeth Gingrich 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25986 
    Died 23 Oct 2003  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I25986  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Family 1 Rev. Newton Laverne Gingrich,   b. 13 Oct 1924, Drake, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1979, Drumbo, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F41133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ervin N. Erb,   b. 30 Oct 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2002  (Age 84 years) 
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F6773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ERB, Mary Elizabeth (Gingrich) - Passed away, peacefully, on Thursday October 23, 2003, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, Mary Erb, of New Hamburg. She was born 77 years ago in Kokomo, Indiana a daughter of the late Willard and Norma (Miller) Sommers. Mary was a member of Crosshill Mennonite Church. Beloved wife of the late Newton Gingrich (1979) and the late Ervin N. Erb (2002). Dear mother of Daryl and Bonnie Gingrich and their children Kristi, Kody and Kyle of Rathwell, Manitoba, Duane and Evelyn Gingrich and their children David and Nicole of St. John's, Nfld. , Diane Hett and her children Brandon, Shannon and Thomas of Kitchener and Dennis Gingrich and Luann Good Gingrich and their children Caleb and Rachel of Kitchener. Also remembered by step-children, Paul and Ruby Erb of Bracebridge, Gerald and Barbara Erb of Thunder Bay, Laverne and Doreen Erb of RR 1, Millbank, Ross and Wendy Erb of RR 1, Shakespeare, Eunice and Earl Gerber of Bamberg and by 17 step-grandchildren and 12 step-great-grandchildren. Sadly missed by sisters, Bonnie and Vern Ratzloff of Arizona and Idella Troyer of Michigan and by brother-in-law, Sam Cutrell of Colorado. Mary is lovingly remembered by her Gingrich and Erb brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law as well as by many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by sister, Waneta Cutrell and by brother-in-law Wilbur Troyer. Friends and relatives will be received at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St. , New Hamburg, tonight (Saturday) from 7-9 p. m. and again Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. On Monday, October 27, 2003 a family burial service will be held at 16th Line East Zorra Mennonite Church, RR 1, Tavistock prior to the memorial service at 2 p. m. , with Pastor Jamie Gerber officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee.

      The Record 25 Oct 2003

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Gingrich Erb.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1925 - Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 2003 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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