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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.

 1999 - N to Q

        Nofziger, Lloyd V.;   Nofziger, Zela M. Graber;   

Nofziger, Lloyd V.

Lloyd V. Nofziger, 88, Wauseon, died Tuesday, Aug 10, 1999, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home, Wauseon, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1999, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home, Wauseon, following complications from a fractured hip and Parkinson's disease.
        Born Oct. 25, 1910, near Wauseon, he was a son of Jacob and Caroline (Burkholder) Nofziger, and married Ilva Beck on Feb 10, 1931, who survives.  A lifelong resident of the Wauseon area, he farmed until 1988, and moved to Pioneer Estates, Pettisville, in 1991.  He was a member of the West Clinton Mennonite Church near Pettisville, where he was on the building committee in 1967, and served on church council and as a trustee.
        Surviving are his wife, Ilva; and five sons, Richard (Genevieve) Nofziger, Archbold; Merrill, (Marcile) Nofziger, Wauseon; Ronald (Marlene) Nofziger, Archbold; Dorin (Ilene) Nofziger, Wauseon; and Jerry (Sharon) Nofziger, Goshen, Ind.; one daughter, Mrs. George (Cheryl) Karagiorge, Wauseon; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 18 step-grandchildren; seven step-great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Roy Nofziger, Archbold.
        Memorial services were Saturday, 11 a.m., at West Clinton Mennonite Church, near Pettisville.  James Roynon was the officiating pastor.  Burial in Pettisville Cemetery preceded the service.             
Obit: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 18 Aug 1999
Submitted by: Mona Mann

Nofziger, Zela M. Graber

Zela M. Nofziger, 94, Archbold died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold, where she resided since Aug. 1, 1991.
        Born Sept. 25, 1905, near Stryker, she was a daughter of Peter and Barbara (Wyse) Graber.  She married Jesse (Jack) Nofziger on June 26, 1930, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 1989.  She lived in the Wauseon area until moving to Archbold in 1962, and was a homemaker.  She and her husband were instrumental in church planting at Springfield Chapel, Holland, Ohio.  She was a member of Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold.
        Surviving are one son, David (Ruby) Nofziger, Stillwater, Okla.; five daughters, Mrs. Dale E. (Patty) Short, Archbold; Mrs. Don (Mary) Chelgren, Federal Way, Wash.; Mrs. Richard (Norma) Camp, Santa Monica, Calif.; Mrs. Dean (Janeth) Nofziger, and Mrs. Jim (Mona) Sauder, Wauseon; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
        Memorial services are today, Wednesday, 4 p.m. at the Zion Mennonite Church from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Wednesday.      
Obit: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 6 Oct 1999
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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