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

Laura Erb

Female 1914 - 2013  (98 years)


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  • Name Laura Erb 
    Born 13 May 1914  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Laura Nafziger 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-304948 
    Died 10 May 2013  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I304948  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Daniel S. Erb,   b. 22 Oct 1885, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1968, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Nancy Gerber,   b. 3 Jan 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1980  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1910  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F8908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harvey Nafziger,   b. 14 Sep 1917,   d. 16 Feb 1995  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rae Harold Nafziger
     2. Nancy Ellen Nafziger
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F51296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NAFZIGER, Laura (Erb), Greenwood Court, Stratford, was called suddenly to her heavenly home on Friday evening, May 10th, just 3 days before her 99th birthday! Laura was the fourth child of seven, born to Daniel S. and Nancy (Gerber) Erb in Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, on May 13, 1914. Laura was the beloved wife of the late Harvey Nafziger (1995). Loving mother of Rae & Ruth Nafziger of Mitchell, Nancy Ellen Nafziger of Waterloo, Ronald & Kathy Nafziger of Brunner, and Linda Nafziger of Stratford. Laura was a special Grandma and (Great Grandma) to: Cheryl & Jeff Altaras of Bellevue, WA (Sophie & Adrien); Brent & Rosie Nafziger of Telford, PA (Riley & Dylan); Sharla Nafziger & Anthony Meloni of Rye, NY (Lia & Luca); Darryn Nafziger of New Hamburg (Ayden & Ella) & friend Diane; Cory Albrecht of Kitchener & friend Jen; Janelle Albrecht of Kitchener & friend Scott; Lora Nafziger of Goshen, IN; Lisa Nafziger & Joelle of Ottawa (Zeb); Kaitlyn & Luke Jantzi of Kitchener. Laura is also survived by brother Allan & Norma Erb of R. R. 2, Wellesley, and sister-in-law Katherine Erb of Brunner; and brother-in-law Lewis & Idella Nafziger of Wellesley. She was predeceased by brothers '96Elmer & Vera Erb, John & Frieda Erb, Cornelius & Emma Erb, Norman & Amanda Erb, Daniel G. & Doris Erb, & brother-in-law Mervin Kropf. Also predeceased by brothers-in-law Edward & Teresa Nafziger, Ivan & Laurene Nafziger, and sister-in-law Mary & Robert Stoliker. She is also remembered by Gloria Nafziger of Collingwood and Charlene Nafziger of New Hamburg. Laura was very active at Greenwood Court for many years, giving leadership to the Greenwood Quilters until she turned 95. She enjoyed the social events and activities at Greenwood, as well as hosting family & friends in her apartment, until the last 2 years when she was confined to her room in long term care, but continued enjoying visitors or playing table games with family members. In earlier years Laura was a busy homemaker and gardener as well as manager of the family General Store in Brunner, while her husband operated a farm machinery business. Laura was an active member of Maple View Mennonite Church, Wellesley, in the Sunday School and Sewing Circle for many years. The family will receive friends at Maple View Mennonite Church, 5074 Deborah Glaister Line, Wellesley, on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held in the sanctuary on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. Pastor Brent Kipfer officiating. Interment to follow in Maple View Cemetery. Donations if desired may be made to Maple View Mennonite Church Building Fund, Mennonite Central Committee or a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Futher-Franklin Funeral Home, Wellesley.
      www.futher-franklinfuneralhome.com

      Waterloo Region Record 11 May 2013

  • Sources 
    1. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Wellesley Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 12 Page 1.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21750 (1910), Erb-Gerber.
      Daniel S. Erb, 24, Farmer's Son, of Wellesley Twp, Son of John S. Erb & Mary Schwartzentruber Married Nancy Gerber, 22, of Wilmot Twp, daughter of Christian Gerber & Annie Reshley, Witn: Noah Gascho of Wellesley Twp & Ezra Wagler of North Easthope, 15 March 1910 At The Wellesley Meeting House

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1914 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 May 2013 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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