In Memory of




Obituary for E. Carl ZEHR

ZEHR: Elmon Carl – of Woodstock passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the University Hospital, London, in his 93rd year.

Survived by his beloved wife, Shirley Zehr, whom he married September 21, 1957. They farmed together at Cassel until 1978 when they semi-retired to Innerkip before moving onto Woodstock. He was a faithful servant of the Lord and lifelong member of Cassel Mennonite Church. Avid sports fan, who tried to never miss a grandchild’s ball or hockey game.

Dear father of Darrel of Toronto, Mary Lynn (Steve) Redmond of Lucan, Terry (Kim) of Thorndale, and Brad (Ang) of Woodstock. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Stephanie, Luke, Jarrett (Meghan), Taylor, Alyssa, Brayden (Terrilyn), Trent (Virginie), Spencer (Chiara) and by his great grandchildren Tykan, Lilli, Macey, Harper, Brooks and Blair. He is survived by his sister Annie Mae (Nelson deceased) Albrecht of Tavistock, by sisters-in-law Helen MacKenzie (brother Walter deceased) of Stratford and Iva (Ross deceased) Smith of Woodstock, by brother-in-law Ken (Karen) Zehr of Tavistock and by many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his parents Joseph & Barbara (Schlegel) Zehr, his brothers Delton (Fern) and Walter, by sister Jane, and by his in-laws John & Clara (Kipfer) Zehr as well as brothers and sisters-in-law Anna Mae (Oscar) Leis, Marie (Mahlon) Leis, Leola (Omar) Wagler, Harold (Peg) Zehr, Lavone (John) Gascho, Donald (Donna) Zehr, Edward (Jean) Zehr, and Lorraine (Vic) Boldt.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service for Shirley & Carl at the East Zorra Mennonite Church, 16th Line on Saturday November 27, 2021 at 11:00am. Attendance is limited and everyone needs to RSVP on the Glendinning Funeral Home website by going into Carl's memorial page and scrolling down under the obituary and clicking the blue RSVP button.

Family and friends can watch the service via Live Stream if you Click here to view service.

In lieu of flowers, donation to the Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated by the family. Personal condolences can be posted at