ZEHR, Jacob L. - Peacefully at Caressant Care in Listowel on Thursday, September 7, 2017, Jacob Zehr of Millbank in his 90th year.
Beloved husband of 65 years to Alma (nee Jantzi).
Loving father of Vernon (Marion) of Millbank, Doris (Nathan Yoder) of Free Union Virginia, Diane (Elroy Wagler) of Newton and Darlene (Mark Wagler) of Milverton. Dear grandfather of 25 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
He will be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters; Norman (Amy), Elmer (Ethel), Mary (late Amos Gerber), Esther (Ohmer Jantzi), brothers and sisters-in law; Delmar Jantzi (Eleanor), Katie (Eldon Swartzentruber and late Ralph Gerber), Edna (late Raymond Jantzi) as well as many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Moses Zehr and Veronica Lichty, his grandsons; Nathaniel Wagler and Timothy Wagler, brother John Zehr (Esther nee Jantzi and Mary Anne), sisters; Emma (Allan Wagler), Laura (Elmer Jantzi), brothers and sisters-in law; David Jantzi (Annie) and Madeline (Roy Gerber).
Friends may call at Futher-Franklin funeral home, Wellesley, on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral services to Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, 4831 Deborah Glaister Line, Wellesley on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. Interment to follow in church cemetery.
In leu of flowers, donations to M.I.M. or C.A.M. would be appreciated.