HELMUTH, VERA nee. Nafziger
Passed away, peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Nithview Community, New Hamburg.
Vera was born 97 years ago, a daughter to the late Peter and Elizabeth Nafziger (Jutzi). Vera was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church.
Reunited with her husband Norman Helmuth who predeceased her April 3, 2004. Loving mother of Paul Helmuth, Joan & Eric Yoder, Peter & Lisa Helmuth, Dennis & Lovetta Helmuth, Faith & Randy Haffner. Sadly missed by grandchildren Anthony & Christine Helmuth, Carla Helmuth, Matthew & Amy Yoder, Tim & Shauna Yoder, Melanie Schmidt and Kevin Garnett, Dennison & Christine Helmuth, Tyler Helmuth, Tim Helmuth & Marissa Grizenko, Kyle & Robin Haffner, Kara & David Onofrio and Kasey & Christopher Lacroix as well as by 10 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Dora Wagler, sister in law of Gerald & Martha Schwartzentruber, Willard & Dorothy Schwartzentruber, Laverne & Marjorie Schwartzentruber. Predeceased by grandchild Trevor and great-grandchild Wyatt, daughter Doris and Bruce Schmidt, daughter-in-law Eilene Helmuth, brothers Roy & Luella Nafziger, John & Mildred Nafziger, brothers-in-law Lorne Wagler, Elmer & Marg Schwartzentruber, Walter & Hilda Mae Helmuth and by sisters in law Marie & Wallace Gingerich and Violet & Wilbur Faulhafer. She will be remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 2 – 4 & again from 7 – 9 p.m. On Saturday, November 3, 2018 a private family interment will take place at St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery followed by a memorial service at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Len Rempel officiating.
As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or the charity of ones choice.
Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca