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Lydia M. Grieser, daughter of John and Cathrine (Nofzinger)
Baer, was born in Fulton County, Ohio, Sept. 13, 1873, departed this life at her
home in Archbold, Ohio;
Jan. 15, 1944 at the age of. 70 years, 4 months, and 2 days. On Nov. 3
was united in marriage to Jacob Grieser; they shared the joys and
life together for over 51 years. This union was blessed with four
sons and two daughters): Mrs. Ella M. Coon of Wauseon, Ohio; Charles
R., and Mabel C., (Mrs. Lee Riegsecker) all of Archbold.
She leaves to mourn their loss: her sorrowing companion;
four children, 15 grandchildren, one brother, Joseph N. Baer of. Archbold, Ohio,
and a host of other near relatives and friends. She was preceded in
her parents, one son-in-law, three infant grandchildren, and .three
She accepted Christ as her personal Savior in her younger years and
remained faithful until
death. Mother enjoyed good health until t about a year ago, since then
spent most of the time in bed, bearing her suffering patiently and
expressing herself that the "Lord's" Will be done." All members
of her immediate
family live in the local community except one grandson,
Victor Coon, who is in the South Pacific.
"Abide, O faithful Savior,
Among us with Thy love
Grant steadfastness and help us
To reach our home above.
.'A loving mother, so gentle and kind;
What a wonderful memory she left behind.
Long days, long nights she bore in patience,
Until God Himself, knowing what was best,
Took dear Mother home and gave her eternal rest.
Card of Thanks
We want to express our sincere thanks to all our neighbors
and friends for all acts of kindness during the illness, death and
burial of my
wife and our mother for flowers, help and every act of kindness. Jacob
by: Mona Mann
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