Geraldine Amanda Springer b. 18 Mar 1927 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL d. 7 Mar 2004 East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Geraldine Amanda Springer[1]

Female 1927 - 2004  (76 years)


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  • Name Geraldine Amanda Springer 
    Born 18 Mar 1927  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Mar 2004  East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pleasant Grove Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I2895  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2018 

    Father Elmer Joseph Springer,   b. 10 Jan 1903, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1974, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Amanda Sutter,   b. 2 Apr 1904, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1938, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1924 
    Family ID F3438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wayne Edward Zehr,   b. 30 Apr 1926, Rantoul, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1994, Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1945  [2
    Children 
     1. Janice Zehr
     2. Larry Zehr
     3. Karen Zehr
     4. Russell Zehr
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1927 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 2004 - East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Pantagraph Monday, March 8, 2004
      MORTON -- Geraldine A. Zehr, 76, of 900 Centennial Drive, East Peoria, formerly of 101 Aspen, Morton, died at 12:30 a.m. Sunday (March 7, 2004) at Rosewood Care Center, East Peoria.

      She was born March 18, 1927, in Hopedale, a daughter of Elmer and Amanda Sutter Springer. She married Wayne Zehr on Aug. 28, 1945, in Ludlow. He preceded her in death Sept. 4, 1994.

      Surviving are two daughters, Janice (Robert) Skaggs, Varna; and Karen Brummett, Morton; one son, Larry Zehr, Washington; two sisters, Mary Ann (Harold) Heiser and Evelyn Ingold, both of Fisher; three brothers, Lester Springer, Elkhart, Ind.; Arlis (Linda) Springer, Delavan; and Melvin (Patty) Springer, Hopedale; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

      She was preceded in death by her parents.
      She worked as a secretary at Glass Specialty in Peoria for 24 years, retiring in 1983.
      She was a member of Trinity Mennonite Church in Morton.
      She was an associate member of Bahia Vista Mennonite Church in Sarasota, Fla.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] The Berkey Book, Ruth Berkey Reichly, (Arlington, VA).

    2. [S1129] East Bend Mennonite Trumpet, Sep 1945.


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