Amanda Heckendorn

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Amanda Heckendorn (Otterbein)

Death: May 09, 1958 (87)
Place of Burial: Breslau, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Hermann Otterbein and Lydia Bechtel Otterbein
Wife of Moses Heckendorn
Mother of Pearl Eby; Luella Heckendorn; Seleda Cressman; Wilmer Heckendorn and Arclista Heckendorn
Sister of Noah K. Otterbein; Magdalena Lambke; Levi Otterbein and Elizabeth Stauffer

Managed by: Jim Wile
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About Amanda Heckendorn

Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 23 - June 10, 1958-page 554, 555 Heckendorn, Amanda, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Otterbein, was born Feb. 4, 1871; passed away at her home in Breslau, Ont., May 9, 1958; aged 87 y. 3 m. 5 d. She was married to Moses Heckendorn, a deacon at the Cressman Mennonite Church for a number of years. He preceded her in death, Jan. 5, 1944. After residing in Michigan for a period of time they had moved to Breslau, Ont., where they lived the latter part of their lives. Surviving are 4 sons (Ian, Burford, Ont.; Wilmer, West Montrose, Ont.; and Clarence and Nelson, both of Kitchener, Ont.), 4 daughters (Pearl-Mrs. Gordon Eby and Luella, Both of Breslau, Ont.; Alta-Mrs. Orval Clemens, Moosleigh, Alta.; and Seleda-Mrs. Jacob Cressman, Kitchener, Ont.), one brother (Menno, Riverdale, Mich.), 11 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. One daughter (Arclista) died in 1899. She united with the Mennonite Church early in life and maintained a vital interest in the work of the church even after she was unable to attend. Funeral services were held at the Cressman Church, May 11, in charge of Carl J. Rudy and Merle Shantz.

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Amanda Heckendorn's Timeline

February 4, 1871
September 18, 1896
Maryborough Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada
October 2, 1903
Michigan, United States
October 8, 1905
February 21, 1913
May 9, 1958
Age 87
May 11, 1958
Age 87
Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada