1929 - 1962 (33 years)
||Merlin Russel Grove |
||9 Feb 1929
||Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada 
- Protestant section of the Catholic Cemetery, in Mogadiscio, Somalia.
|Eby ID Number
||16 Jul 1962
||Mogadiscio, Somalia 
||Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||29 Sep 2019 |
||Dorothy Helen Bechtel, b. 21 Oct 1926, , Ontario, Canada , d. 6 Nov 2010, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 84 years) |
||11 Sep 1951
||30 Sep 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Grove, Merlin Russel
Was a son of Russell and Annie (Byer) Grove, was born at Markham, Ont., Feb. 9, 1929; died the death of a martyr at Mogadiscio, Somalia, July 16, 1962; aged 33 y. 5 m. 7 d. On Sept. 11, 1951, he was married to Dorothy Bechtel, who survives. He was a missionary, teacher, and pastor. On May 1, 1960, he was ordained at the Wideman Church, with Emerson McDowell, in charge. Also surviving are 3 children (Bruce, Pauline, and David), 3 sisters (Marion-Mrs. Lorne Wideman, Thelma-Mrs. Leonard Hoover, and Pearl-Mrs. Murray Wideman, all of the Markham area) and one brother (Elmer, Petersburg, Ont.). He was a member of the Morningside Church. Funeral services were held at Mogadiscio, July 17, in charge of the local missionaries; interment in the Protestant section of the Catholic Cemetery in Mogadiscio. Memorial services were held at the Wideman Church, Markham, Ont., July 25.
Grove,Merlin Russel-death-Unknown Paper
- [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
B/ Janet BECHTEL/ 1918-2013/ Her husband/ Tom INGLIS/ 1918-1994/ Mary Alma BECHTEL/ 1920-2010/ Her husband/ Charles GOODRICH/ 1922-1992/ Ruth BECHTEL/ 1924- / her husband/ John HESS/ 1922-2007/ Dorothy BECHTEL// 1926-2010/ Her husband/ Merlin GROVE/ 1929-1962/ George BECHTEL// 1932- / His wife/ Grace SCHOTT/ 1937- /