Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Chattanooga

Mar 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Clarence Becher

This is the tombstone of Clarence Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: 1897-1972 CLARENCE BECHER Clarence is buried immediately to the south of his brother Odis “Hod” Becher. Both markers are in the same row and on the same cement slab. According to the …

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Feb 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Odas “Hod” Becher

This is the tombstone of Odas ”Hod” Becher, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: “Hod” ODAS BECHER 1901-1971 According to the church records of Zion Lutheran Chatt, Odas LeRoy Becher was born 16 December 1901 to Georg W. and Maria (Schlenker) Becher. He was baptized 12 …

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Jan 22

Tombstone Tuesday–G. Wesley & Minnie A. Kallenberger

This is the tombstone of G. Wesley and Minnie A. Kallenberger, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: KALLENBERGER G. Wesley 1906-1992 Minnie A. 1906-1943  Obituaries: Mother of Three Died Tuesday Forenoon Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o’clock (EST) this Thursday afternoon from the …

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Dec 07

Advent–The Christmas Program

Three Wise Men, Christmas program, c2008.

The children’s Christmas program is an annual event at our church. It is a time of pride for parents and grandparents as they get to see their little ones dressed in special Christmas clothes, nervously saying their “pieces” and singing in front of the congregation. When I was a child our Christmas pageants were usually …

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Dec 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Leonard Laverne Kallenberger

Leonard Laverne Kallenberger, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio.

This is the tombstone of Leonard Laverne Kallenberger, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Leonard Laverne Son of John & Margra KALLENBERGER Sept. 12-Oct. 6, 1944 Leonard Laverne, son of John and Margra (Burkhart) Kallenberger, was born prematurely on 12 September 1944. According to Zion’s …

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