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Verna Marguerite Sutter b. 3 Feb 1909 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL d. 22 Sep 2007 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Verna Marguerite Sutter[1]

Female 1909 - 2007  (98 years)


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  • Name Verna Marguerite Sutter  [2
    Born 3 Feb 1909  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Homemaker 
    Religion Hopedale Mennonite Church 
    Died 22 Sep 2007  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 27 Sep 2007  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I426  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2020 

    Father Amos Sutter,   b. 16 Jul 1877, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1960, Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mattie Mast,   b. 24 Sep 1880, Kokomo, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1969, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1901  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arthur William Nafziger,   b. 4 Nov 1908, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1999, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1929  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Betty Jean Nafziger,   b. 27 Jun 1932, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1994, Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Patricia Ann Nafziger
     3. Faye Marie Nafziger
     4. Paul Arthur Nafziger
     5. Joel Lee Nafziger
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Feb 1909 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1929 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Sep 2007 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Sep 2007 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Bloomington Pantagraph
      HOPEDALE - Verna M. Nafziger, 98, Hopedale, died at 6:38 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 22, 2007) at Hopedale Nursing Home.
      She was born Feb. 3, 1909, in Hopedale, daughter of Amos and Mattie Mast Sutter. She married Arthur W. Nafziger on Dec. 24, 1929, in Hopedale. He died Dec. 20, 1999.
      Surviving are two sons, Paul A. (Gloria) Nafziger, Tehachapi, Calif., and Joel L. (Nancy) Nafziger, Hopedale; two daughters, Patricia A. Murphy, Osage Beach, Mo., and Faye M. Coultas, Camdenton, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Jean Cender; one brother, Ervin Sutter; and two sisters, Amanda Springer and Sadie Nafziger.
      Verna was a homemaker. She was a member of Hopedale Mennonite Church and its Women's Missionary Service Commission and was an avid quilter.
      Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hopedale Mennonite Church. Pastor Kurt Walker will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Mortuary, Hopedale Chapel. Burial will be in Mennonite Cemetery, rural Hopedale.
      Memorials may be made to Illinois Mennonite Historical and Genealogy Society.
      ————
      Nafziger.- Verna M. Sutter, 98, Hopedale, Ill., died Sept. 22. Spouse: Arthur W. Nafziger (deceased). Parents: Amos and Mattie Mart Sutter. Children: Paul A., Joel L., Patricia A. Murphy, Faye M. Coultas, Betty Jean Cender; 15 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: Sept. 27 at Hopedale Mennonite Church.
      The Mennonite, November 6, 2007, pages 25-27, Vol. 10, No. 21.

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] Illinois Ministers Attending Amish Ministers’ Meetings of 1862-1878, Steven R. Estes.

    2. [S151] Arthur and Verna Nafziger, W. Richard Hassan.


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