Nafziger, Andrew & Katherine J
Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXVIII, No . 8 - May 25, 1945 - pages 151-152
Nafziger.--Andrew, son of Christian and Elizabeth Zehr Nafziger, was born near Hopedale, Ill., March 8, 1864; passed away April 3, 1945; aged 81 y. 25 d. He spent his entire life on the same farm. In his youth he united with the Mennonite Church and remained a faithful member until death. In 1890 he was married to Anna Roszhart, who passed away in 1895. To this union was born one son, John, who passed away three years ago. On Jan. 31, 1897, he was united in marriage to Katherine Roth, who survives. He also leaves one daughter (Mrs. Elmer Martin, of Hopedale), 4 sons (Ralph, Eldon, and Arthur, all of Hopedale; and Lester, Normal, Ill.), 22 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and one brother (Christian Z., of Hopedale). He always took an active part in the work of the church, being a trustee for thirty-five years. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Mennonite Hospital. His quiet faith in God's loving care and constant watchfulness over mankind has been and will continue to be an inspiration to his immediate family and many friends. Funeral services were held at the Hopedale Church, April 6, in charge of Simon Litwiller, assisted by Ben Springer and A. C. Good, Sterling, Ill., who delivered the sermon. Text, Ps. 104:23. Interment was made in the Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery.
HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol. XXXII, No. 24, December 15, 1895, p. p. 380, 381, 382
Submitter: Carole Martin