Verna Marguerite Sutter1909 - 2007 (98 years)
Name Verna Marguerite Sutter  Born 3 Feb 1909 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Gender Female Occupation Homemaker Religion Hopedale Mennonite Church Died 22 Sep 2007 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Buried 27 Sep 2007 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL
- Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
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Father Amos Sutter, b. 16 Jul 1877, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL , d. 25 Jun 1960, Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL (Age 82 years) Mother Mattie Mast, b. 24 Sep 1880, Kokomo, IN , d. 18 Apr 1969, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL (Age 88 years) Married 1 Jan 1901 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Family ID F1418 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Arthur William Nafziger, b. 4 Nov 1908, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL , d. 20 Dec 1999, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL (Age 91 years) Married 24 Dec 1929 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Children 1. Betty Jean Nafziger, b. 27 Jun 1932, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL , d. 28 Oct 1994, Fisher, Champaign Co., IL (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 Born - 3 Feb 1909 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Married - 24 Dec 1929 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Died - 22 Sep 2007 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Buried - 27 Sep 2007 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL = Link to Google Earth
- 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.
- Obit: Bloomington Pantagraph