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Nora Brubacher
Female 1920 - 2009


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  • Birth  12 Dec 1920  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Nora Bechtel 
    Religion  1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-151172 
    Died  25 Feb 2009  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I151172  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Father  Harvey Brubacher,   b. 13 Nov 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Edna Eby,   b. 30 Jul 1895, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1929, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F45717  Group Sheet

    Family  Leonard Albert Bechtel,   b. 19 Aug 1916, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2009, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Jun 1941  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Esther Jean Bechtel,   b. 12 Jan 1948, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2006, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F45716  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • BECHTEL, Nora (Brubacher) - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at her residence, Nithview Community, New Hamburg. Beloved wife of Leonard Albert Bechtel, with whom she would have celebrated 68 years of marriage on June 21, 2009. Nora was born 88 years ago in Waterloo Township, a daughter of the late Harvey and Edna (Eby) Brubacher. She had resided in New Hamburg and was formerly of Preston. Nora was an active member of Preston Mennonite Church and Nith Valley Mennonite Church. She was an avid quilter and pieced many quilts for family and friends. Nora enjoyed knitting, gardening and keeping up with her family's interests. Loving mother of David and Muriel Bechtel of Kitchener, Martha and John Wood of London, Norma and John Lichti of New Hamburg, Dorothy and Richard MacBride of Waterloo, Shirley and Darcy Snyder of New Hamburg. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Greg Bechtel, Krista and Dave Alexander (Dylan and Sadie), John Wood (Meg), Lindsay and Brent Nevin (Ty), Chris and Kim Lichti (Abby and Garrett), Sarah Lichti, Jen and Josh Hiuser (Michaela, Kate and Maggie), Alisa and Ben MacBride-Smith, Jess and Neil Thier (Maya), Trevor Snyder and friend Julia Needham. Also remembered by sisters, Verna Staniek and Elaine Snider; and by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clinton Bechtel, Eldon and Bertie Bechtel, Lloyd and Beatrice Bechtel, Mary and Ken Willsie, and Avon Brophy. Nora was predeceased by daughter, Esther Bechtel (2006); grandson, Richard Wood; great-grandson, Connor Lichti; Louise (Reier) Brubacher; sisters, Clarabel (in infancy), Ella and Maurice Woolner; brother, Ivan and Marie Brubacher; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Fred Staniek, Clifford Snider, Hilda Bechtel, Ruby Bechtel, Elsie and Edwin Eby, Delford and Pearl Bechtel, and Joe Brophy. Friends and relatives may call at Mark Jutzi Funeral Home , 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Spring Burial to be held at Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Church with Pastors Matthew and Hendrike Isert-Bender officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Nithview Home Mobility Bus Fund or Nith Valley Mennonite Church. Online condolences and donation information are available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca

      Waterloo Region Record 26 Feb 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 2.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Dec 1920 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jun 1941 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Feb 2009 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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