1880 - 1955 (75 years)
||Walter Eby |
||, St. Joseph Co., Indiana
|Eby ID Number
||9 Jan 2022 |
||Jacob B. Eby, b. 16 Oct 1851, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 14 Sep 1918 (Age 66 years) |
||Elizabeth Wenger, b. 1856, d. 28 Feb 1896, , Elkhart Co., Indiana (Age 40 years) |
||16 Sep 1872
||, Indiana [1, 2]
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Eby, -- Walter, son of the late Jacob and Elizabeth (Wenger) Eby, was born in St. Joseph Co., Ind., June 26, 1880; died of apoplexy on Feb. 23, 1955, after an illness of one week; aged 74 y. 8 m. 28 d. He was twice married, first to Emma J. Pletcher on Oct. 19, 1901, who died on Feb. 27, 1920; and second to Ellen Drake on Nov. 17, 1921. Four children were born to each union (Edna M., --the late Mrs. Warren Risser; Grace J.,--Mrs. Lowell Holmes of Mishawaka, Ind.; Earl L., Glenn W., and Gladys B-.-Mrs. Howard Miller, all of near Elkhart, Ind.; Arlene F., deceased; and Loren J., at home.). He is survived by his wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 25 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 4 brothers, and one sister (Mrs. Mary Eby, Elkhart; Jacob, Osceola, Ind.; Mervin and Ira, of Elkhart; and Ralph, Wakarusa, Ind.). Two sisters and 3 daughters preceded him in death. About the year 1927 he accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and was received into the fellowship of the Olive Mennonite Church where he was a faithful member until death. It was a time of weary waiting for him until his youngest son could complete his two years of I-W service and return home to farm the home place. After Loren was released, he took ill and passed away after only a week's sickness. Funeral services were conducted at the Olive Church by J. C. Wenger, Elno Steiner, and C. A. Shank, with burial in the South Olive Cemetery.
Gospel Herald - Volume XLVIII , Number 11 - March 15, 1955 -- page 262.
- [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 540.
- [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 7, 1918 - Obituary of Jacob Eby.
|Born - 1880 - , St. Joseph Co., Indiana