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a. Note:   Schwartzentruber.- John B., son of the late John B. and Mary (Bender0 Schwartzentruber, was born at Wellesley, Ont., July 16, 1872; died Feb. 25, 1943, at his home near Lowville, N.Y.; aged 70 y. 7m. 9 d. In his youth, he was baptized and was accepted as a member of the Amish Mennonite Church, in which faith he died. Feb. 19, 1903, he was untied in marriage to Katie Moser of Croghan, N. Y. The first years of their marriage, they resided in Canada. In 1911, they moved to Croghan. The rest of his life, he lived in Lewis Co., N. Y. In 1919, he was kicked in the left eye by a horse. The eye had to be removed two months later. About 10 years ago, the sight of the other eye rapidly failed and in July 1938, he had the right eye removed. He had lonely hours, but rejoiced in being able to enjoy church services. Since September he suffered from a heart condition and complications which led to his death. Surviving are his wife, 3 sons (Christian, John, and Abner), 3 daughters (Mrs. Aaron Widrick, Mrs. Clinton Tanner, Esther), 8 grandsons, one brother (Christian of Pigeon, Mich.), and 3 sisters (Mrs. Katie Streicher, Mrs. Mary Wagler, and Mrs. Barbara Gascho, of Ontario). Funeral services were conducted Feb. 28, at his home by Bro. C. M. Nafziger and at the Amish Mennonite Church at Dadville by Bros. Joseph J. Zehr and Lloyd Boshart. Interment in Croghan cemetery.


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