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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.

1956  G

   Grieser, Lizzie Nofziger;  

Grieser, Lizzie Nofziger

Lizzie Grieser, daughter of David and Barbara Nofziger, was born near Archbold, Ohio, October 7, 1871, and departed this life at her home near Archbold, Ohio, April 18, 1956, at the age of 84 years, 6 months and 11 days. On December 2, 1894, she was united in marriage to Simon Grieser, who preceded her in death July 20, 1937. To this union were born seven children, four sons and three daughters, Elmer, Raymond. Clarence and Irene, all residing in this vicinity. One son and two daughters preceded her in death. In her youth she accepted Christ as her Savior, and united with .the Mennonite Church, and remained faithful until the end. She was regular in her church attendance, and her place was seldom vacant. She was interested in the spiritual welfare of her family and the church.
Her departure is mourned by four children, four grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Emma Short and Sarah Nofziger, besides a host of relatives and friends. Her parents, husband, three children six grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.
Rest on dear Mother your labor is o'er:
Your willing hands will toil no more;
A faithful Mother, true and kind,
No friend on earth like you we''ll find.
Card Of Thanks
We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to all neighbors, friends and relatives for their flowers, cards and many acts of kindness during our bereavement. We wish to especially thank the ministers for their consoling words. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Grieser and Family, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Grieser and Family, Clarence and Irene Grieser.      
1956-Source unknown
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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