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

Emmerson Nafziger[1]

Male 1919 - 2005  (86 years)


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  • Name Emmerson Nafziger 
    Born 7 Jan 1919  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80647 
    Died 7 Jan 2005  Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Tavistock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I80647  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Daniel S. Nafziger,   b. 10 Aug 1888, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1976, Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Nancy Erb,   b. 21 Sep 1892, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1912  [1
    Family ID F47639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Delphine Ruby Althea Heinbuch,   b. 29 Nov 1922, Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2008, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1955 
    Children 
     1. Twyla Nafziger
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F31871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NAFZIGER, Emerson - Emerson Nafziger. of RR1, Tavistock, passed away in Woodstock General Hospital, on Friday, Jan. 7, 2005, his 86th birthday.

      He. was born in Wilmot township, Waterloo County on January 7, 1919 a son of the late Daniel Nafziger and the former Nancy Erb. He had worked for Canada Steamship Lines, was a cheesemaker at the Wellesley Cheese Factory prior to 1956 when he moved to his. farm in East Zorra township. Emerson was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol and in his leisure time enjoyed bowling and playing games. .

      He is survived by his wife; the former Delphine Heinbuch, whom he married at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol on October 15, 1955; his daughter, Twyla Nafziger of Mississauga; two brothers, Floyd and wife Erma Nafziger of Kitchener, Leonard and wife Joyce Nafziger of Waterloo; three sisters, Vera Wismer of New Hamburg, Edna Zehr of Tavistock, Betty Steffler of Waterloo and many nieces and nephews.

      He was predeceased by two brothers, Elmer Nafziger and wife Ann, Vernon Nafziger and wife Elda; three sisters, Dorothy Martin, Erma Coverett and husband Lyle, Alice Nafziger (in infancy); brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Laverne Zehr, Gerald Stater, Harold Wismer, Delton and Lavele Bender.

      Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock St. N., Tavistock, tonight (Saturday) from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Trinity Lutheran Church, Sebastopol-Tavistock on Monday, Jan. 10, 2005 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Randy Liedtke will officiate. Interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Nancy Nafzinger - August 13, 1974 - page 622.

    2. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60954413/emerson-nafziger.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1919 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 2005 - Woodstock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Tavistock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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