Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

David M. Bearinger[1, 2]

Male 1889 - 1976  (87 years)


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  • Name David M. Bearinger 
    Born 9 Jan 1889  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Machinist, Foundry 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, Farm 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1976  247 Franklin St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4443.6 
    Died 20 Nov 1976  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Person ID I10267  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Noah H. Bearinger,   b. 4 Dec 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1914, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Anna B. "Nancy" Martin,   b. 27 Feb 1858, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1933  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Apr 1884  [8
    Family ID F2314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elvina R. Shantz,   b. 5 Oct 1890, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1945  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1913  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Urias S. "Riley" Bearinger,   b. 14 Oct 1915, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1976  (Age 60 years)
     2. Vernon Bearinger,   b. 1 Oct 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1986, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Vera Bearinger,   b. 1 Oct 1916, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1987, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Almeda Bearinger,   b. 14 May 1921, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 2010  (Age 89 years)
     5. Doris Ruth Bearinger,   b. 2 Jun 1928,   d. 23 Nov 2017, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F6516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BEARINGER, David M. - At his home, 247 Franklin St. N., on Saturday, November 20, 1976, David M. Bearinger, formerly of Parkway and Elmira, age 87 years.

      Mr. Bearinger was born in Waterloo Township, a son of the late Noah Bearinger and the former Nancy Martin. A member of Pioneer park Christian Fellowship. Formerly owned and operated Parkway Feed Mill for many years.

      He was predeceased by his wife, the former Elvina Shantz, in 1945; a son Urias (Riley), October 8, of this year; a granddaughter Carolyn Ruth Bowman and by five brothers and one sister.

      Surviving are three daughters, Vera (Mrs. Delton Martin) of Elmira, Almeda (Mrs. Leonard Snider) of Waterloo, and Doris (Mrs. Harold Bowman) of Kitchener, and a son, Vernon Bearinger of Waterloo; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Martin of Elmira; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

      Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, until noon on Tuesday when removal will be made to the Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship Church, 68 Biehn Drive (off Huron Road), formerly Strasburg Mennonite Church, for funeral and comital service at 2:30 pm with Rev. Darrell D. Jantzi officiating. Interment in the family plot in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Elmira Signet Nov 24 1976 pg 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 40.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 193.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Bearinger / David Bearinger / 1889-1976 / Elvina Shantz / his wife / 1890-1945 / at rest

    4. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 46 Pg. 7.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 9.

    6. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 32.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, F., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, F. (1889). David Bearinger (1889-1976) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 22 June 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28023169/david-bearinger.

    8. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Section 3 Page 31.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, September 28, 1945 - Obituary of Elvina Shantz.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jan 1889 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, Foundry - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Feb 1913 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1976 - 247 Franklin St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1976 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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