M. Zehr, 96, formerly of Valley View Courts and the Croghan
– Belfort Road, died Thursday, Aug, 23, at the Lewis
County Residential Healthcare Facility under the care of her
family and the nursing home staff.
The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at the
Croghan Mennonite Church. There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. Contributions may be
made to the Croghan Mennonite Church Mission Fund.
Arrangements are with Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville.
Born May 12, 1916, at home in Croghan, a daughter of the
late John A. and Anna Zehr Lyndaker, she attended the #8
district school at Nick Henry Hill on the Croghan-Belfort
She married Michael J. Zehr on Oct. 6, 1937, at Croghan
Mennonite Church. Mr. Zehr died Sept. 10, 1973. In 1938, the
couple purchased the family farm.
Mrs. Zehr worked in the Beaver River Central School
cafeteria until the 1970s, when she retired due to her
health. She also worked at Boise Cascade, retiring in
February 1982. Mrs. Zehr moved to Valley View Courts in
Mildred and Michael were active members of Croghan Mennonite
She is survived by three children; Loren Zehr of Croghan;
Betty and Marvin Swartzentruber of Lowville; Mary Jane Zehr
of Castorland; a brother, John B. Lyndaker of Mannsville.
She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, and
great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and
Mildred was predeceased by her husband Michael J. Zehr; a
daughter-in-law, Jane L. Zehr; three brothers, Andrew B.
Lyndaker, Llewellyn Lyndaker; and Lawrence B. Lyndaker, who
died at a young age; and a sister, Geneva B. Lyndaker.
Condolences may be made online at www.isenekerfuneralhome.com
Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and