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Lazarus Project

An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

1951  G

  Grieser, Jacob;  

Grieser, Jacob
Jacob Grieser, son of the Daniel and Anna King Grieser was born in Fulton County, Ohio Oct. 9, 1870. Departed this life March 1, 1951, at the age of 80 years, 4 months, and 22 days. On Nov 3, 1892, he was united in marriage with Lydia M. Baer who passed away January 15, 1944, after having lived together for 51 years. This union was blessed with four children two sons and two daughters: Mrs. Ella Coon, Charles J., Nelson R., and Mable (Mrs. Lee Riegsecker) all of Archbold, Ohio.
He leaves to mourn his departure his four children, 16 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren besides a host of relatives and friends. His companion three grandchildren and one great grandchild preceded him in death. Brother Grieser, being of a family of 12, was the last survivor.
He spent his entire life in and near Archbold, Ohio, but his unexpected death came as a shock, while visiting in the home of his grandson Victor Coon near Winameg, Ohio. In youth he accepted Christ as his Savior and united with the Central Mennonite Church where he was a faithful member until his death.
""Servant of God, well done!
Rest from thy loved employ;
The battle fought, the victory won,
Enter thy Master''s joy.
"The pains of death are past,
Labor and sorrow cease,
And Life's long warfare closed at last,
Thy soul is found in peace. ""
Card of Thanks
The family wishes to express their heart-felt thanks to all neighbors and friends who in any way assisted them at their time of sorrow. The Jacob Grieser Family.      [Obit: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 1951]
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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