Waterloo Region Generations
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Emma Gerber

Female 1924 - 2005  (80 years)


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  • Name Emma Gerber 
    Born 15 Dec 1924  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Emma Martin 
    Residence 1967  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-266723 
    Died 29 Oct 2005  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I266723  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, 3
    Family ID F188249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Onias B. Martin,   b. 2 Feb 1922,   d. 29 Jan 2005, Palmerston, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F232049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MARTIN, Emma (Mrs. Onias B.) - Went Home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at Leisureworld Care Centre, Elmira. Emma (Gerber) Martin in her 81st year formerly of R.R. 3, Wallenstein. Beloved wife of the late Onias B. Martin (January 29, 2005). Loving mother of Verden and Carolyn Martin of Drayton, Yvonne and Ayman Al Zanoun of Bahrain. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Jon, Jeff, Matthew and Trevor Martin, Sami and Katherine Al Zanoun. Dear sister of Marion and Ben Kuepfer, Roy and Arlene Gerber and Katie Schellenberger. Predeceased by her parents, Christian and Katherine (Nafziger) Gerber, her grandson, Phillip in infancy; her sister, Clara Kuepfer (Allan), her brothers, Valentine Gerber (Clara) and Lloyd Gerber (Freda) and brother-in-law, Stan Schellenberger. The family will receive friends and relatives at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira (today) Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At noon on Tuesday, November 1, transfer will be made to Wallenstein Bible Chapel for funeral service at 2: 30 p.m. followed by interment in the Hawkesville Cemetery. In her memory, donations to Amicus Ministries International or the Residents' Council at Leisureworld Care Centre would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy. The family would especially like to thank the staff and administration at Leisureworld for their dedication and commitment. It was a great comfort to know she was cared for with such affection.


      The Record Newspaper 1 Nov 2005

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Emma Gerber - 1 Nov 2005.

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

    3. [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 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Oct 2005 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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