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Balzer, Elizabeth Kornelsen (1901-1966)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1966 Dec 8 p. 5

Birth date: 1901 January 2, Henderson, Nebraska
Date of Death: 1966 December 4, Kansas

text of obituary:


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• Word has been received from Hillsboro that Mrs. P. V. Balzer, 66, who served as a missionary of the Mennonite Brethren Church in India for 30 years, died unexpectedly Sunday morning in her home there. She had been under a doctor's care. Her husband, Rev. Balzer, found her lifeless body at the home when he returned from morning church services. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. The Balzers, who had no children, retired from the mission field some years ago. Mrs. Balzer was a native of Henderson, Neb. Besides her husband, she leaves three brothers and three sisters.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1966 Dec 29 p. 8

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Biographical note:
Henderson, Hebraska
Daughter of Gerhard and Maria (Wiens) Kornelson
Married Peter V. Balzer 1922, Henderson, Nebraska. (wife 1)
Missionary (M.B.) -- India 1923-61

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Photo holdings:
See Peter V. Balzer (1891-1985) for photo with husband

MWR 12/8/1966 p. 5, 12/29/1966 p. 8
Grandma Profile #31405
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