Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.247

Title: Fern (Dettwiler) Horst fonds

Dates of creation: 1943-[195-]

Physical description: 5 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Born in 1925, Fern Dettwiler was the daughter of Reuben and Ella (Weber) Dettwiler. She grew up on a farm one mile south of Floradale, Ontario. She attended Ontario Mennonite Bible School in 1943; in 1945 she married Osiah Horst, a pastor. They had four children.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated by Roger Horst in 2011.

Scope and content: Contains handwritten notes from her time as an OMBS student, and talks to the girls' club of Mannheim Mennonite Church.

Notes: Photographs of the family can be located through the Mennonite Archival Image Database.

File list:

  1. Ontario Mennonite Bible School notes, 1943-1944
  2. Girls' club talks given at Mannheim, [195-]

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