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Menning, Mathilde (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 11 Jun 2014, A, p. 11, column 3
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MENNING, Mathilde - passed away peacefully at her home in Caressant Care in Woodstock in her 105th year. Beloved wife of the late Peter Menning (1985). Dear mother of Gerri Klosler (George) of Mt. Elgin; Dietmar Menning (Pat) of Hamilton, and Sigrid Robson (John) of Guelph. She will be missed by her eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was the youngest of eleven children. Born September 22nd, 1909 in Romania where she graduated with a teaching degree. After teaching for six years she married Peter Menning and they had three children. Because of the second world war they lost their home in Romania. They fled to Austria and two years later they found a new home in Canada. They settled near Simcoe, Ontario and joined St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Simcoe. Mathilde was an active member of the Ladies Aid for many years, a member of the Ladies Society of the German Hall in Delhi, as well as the Women's Institute. In 1985 her husband Peter died and she continued to live in her own home in Delhi until the age of 94, after which she retired to Park Place in Woodstock and seven years later to Caressant Care. A celebration of Mathilde's life will be held on June 16th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, Tillsonburg by Pastor Ron Mohr. Private family interment later in Oakwood Cemetery, Simcoe. Memorial donations (payable by cheque only) to the "Peace Lutheran Church, Tillsonburg" may be made the day of the funeral at the Peace Lutheran Church or through the VERHOEVE FUNERAL HOME , 262 Broadway Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-4238) who have been entrusted with the arrangements. Personal condolences and favourite memories at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Menning, Mathilde (Died)