Is your surname Nafziger?

Research the Nafziger family

Edith Nafziger's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Edith Nafziger (Lichty)

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Hampstead, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Death: November 3, 2014 (85)
Milverton, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Poole, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jacob R. Lichty and Mary Lichty
Wife of Melvin Jantzi Nafziger
Mother of Pauline Nafziger; <private> Ryter (Nafziger); <private> Nafziger and Brenda Nafziger
Sister of Edward Lichty; Earl Lichty; Frieda Barbara Gerber; Irene Shantz; Marie Gooding and 3 others

Managed by: Jim Wile
Last Updated:
view all 15

Immediate Family

About Edith Nafziger

NAFZIGER, Edith Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on Monday, November 3, 2014 at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton. Edith was born in Hampstead, 85 years ago, a daughter of the late Jacob Lichty and former Mary Schmidt. Loving wife of the late Melvin Nafziger. Beloved mother of Rochelle, and husband Fritz Ryter, and Brian and wife Sheila Nafziger, all of Milverton. Dear grandma of Heidi and Paul Dietrich, Peter and Ann Marie Ryter, and David Nafziger; and great-grandma of Brittany, McKenzie, Jesse, Austin, Ashton and Avery. Edith is also remembered by brothers Allan Lichty, Larry Lichty and Norman Lichty, and sisters Wilma Kelterborn, Emmaline Roes, and Helen Aires as well as by a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughters Pauline (1965) and Brenda in infancy, as well as brothers Eddie, Earl, Jake, Kenny, and sisters Irene Shantz, Carol Connolly, Marie Gooding and Frieda Gerber. Edith was a member of Poole Mennonite Church. She loved to garden and spend time with her family. She was especially proud of her grandchildren. Visitation at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home , 7 Spencer Street, Milverton on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Poole Mennonite Church on Thursday, November 6, 20014 at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Paul Dyck officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolence and memorial tribute information at

view all

Edith Nafziger's Timeline

February 2, 1929
Hampstead, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
September 20, 1957
Age 28
November 3, 2014
Age 85
Milverton, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
November 6, 2014
Age 85
Poole, Perth County, Ontario, Canada