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Bontrager, Nora Yutzy (1912-1966)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1966 Mar 3 p. 8

Birth date: 1912 Aug 22

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Nora Bontrager, daughter of J. M. and Lizzie (Schrock) Yutzy, was born at Hutchinson, Kan. Aug 22, 1912. After an illness of about six months she died at Grace Hospital, Hutchinson, on Jan 29, 1966, age 53 years, five months and seven days.

On Nov. 4, 1934, she was married to Andrew A. Bontrager who survives. Also surviving are five sons and one daughter: Maynard of South Hutchinson, Kan., Kenneth of Denver, Colo., Dorothy (Mrs. Richard Weaver) of Walsenburg, Colo., Wesley of Sterling, Kan., Marion and Clarence of the home; three grandchildren; her mother; two brothers and two sisters, Edward of Haven, Kan., Orpha (Mrs. E. M. Roth) of Yoder, Kan., Mary and Paul of Hutchinson. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother.

She was baptized at the age of 13 into the Yoder Church, Yoder, Kan., where her husband is a minister. She was a faithful, dedicated Christian servant and much appreciated for her love and devotion.

Funeral services were held at the church on Feb. 1, 1966, with Harry A. Diener and Levi Headings officiating. Interment was made in the church cemetery.

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