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

Mary Etta Rudy, II[1]

Female 1892 - 1962  (70 years)


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  • Name Mary Etta Rudy 
    Suffix II 
    Born 28 Apr 1892  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Etta Bechtel 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1958  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Eby ID Number 00097-5463.2 
    Died 22 May 1962  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 8
    Buried 25 May 1962  First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Person ID I1047  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father William H. Rudy,   b. 24 Apr 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Rachel Reist,   b. 17 Aug 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1938, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1890  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eden S. Bechtel,   b. 24 Jul 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1982, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1915  [6, 8
    Children 
     1. Florence Bechtel
     2. Mable Naomi Bechtel,   b. 13 Jan 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2011, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     3. Elmer Joseph Bechtel,   b. 6 Mar 1918, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 2014  (Age 96 years)
     4. Verna Mary Bechtel,   b. 21 Apr 1920, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 2013, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     5. Vera Miriam Bechtel,   b. 21 Apr 1920, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1999  (Age 79 years)
     6. Norman David Bechtel,   b. 1 Oct 1921,   d. 1 Oct 1921  (Age 0 years)
     7. Norma Dorcas Bechtel,   b. 1 Oct 1921,   d. 1 Oct 1921  (Age 0 years)
     8. Clayton Benjamin Bechtel,   b. 30 Dec 1922,   d. 12 Feb 2011, Kitchener Greenshirts Hockey Team, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. Willard Paul Bechtel,   b. 13 Sep 1925, Centreville (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1991  (Age 66 years)
     10. Beatrice Esther Bechtel
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F5966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bechtel, Mary, daughter of William and Rachel (Reist) Rudy, was born at Waterloo, Ont., April 28, 1892; died at the K & W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., May 22, 1962; aged 70 y. 1 m. 24 d. On Jan. 26, 1915, she was married to Eden Bechtel, who survives. Also surviving are 9 children (Mabel-Mrs. Abraham Brubacher, Kitchener; Elmer, Archbold, Ohio; Verna, Kitchener; Vera-Mrs. Hubert Mellon, North Bay; Clayton, Wellesley; Willard, Florence, Beatrice-Mrs. Clayton Meirowsky, and Bernice, all of Kitchener) and 12 grandchildren. They had 3 sets of twins. One pair of twins died in infancy. She was a member of the Latschar Church, Mannheim, Ont. Funeral services were held at the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, May 25, in charge of Osiah Horst.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LV, Number 27 - July 3, 1962 pages 613, 614.
      Mrs. Eden S. Bechtel - Mrs. Eden S. Bechtel, 79, Preston, died today at K-W Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born Mary Etta Rudy, April 28, 1892, in Woolwich Township, she resided in Preston for the past six years after living in Mannheim. She was a member of Latschar Mennonite Church, Mannheim, and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Rudy. Surviving are her husband, whom she married Jan. 26, 1915; three sons, Elmer of Archbald, Ohio; Clayton of Wellesley and Willard of Kitchener; six daughters, Mrs. Abram (Mable) Brubacher, Verna, Florence, Bernice and Mrs. Clayton (Beatrice) Meirowski of Kitchener and Mrs. H. G. (Vera) Mellow of North Bay; two brothers, Jacob of Waterloo and Abner of Baden; two sisters, Mrs. Almer Schiedel and Mrs. Percy Snyder of Kitchener, and 12 grandchildren. She was predeceased by one brother, Omar; one sister, Mrs. Martha Thaler; one son and a daughter. The body will be at Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home after noon Wednesday and removal will be made to First Mennonite Church noon Friday for funeral at 3 p.m., Friday for funeral at 3 p.m. Friday. Rev. O. W. Horst will conduct the service and burial will be in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • 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..., 210.

    2. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Bechtel / Eden S. Bechtel / 1887-1982 / his loving wife / Mary Etta Rudy / 1892-1962 / at rest

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 11.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 3, 1962 - Obituary of Mary Etta Rudy.

    7. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 5.

    8. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mary Etta Rudy - Bechtel.

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Martha E. Rudy - February 18, 1958.

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12177-90.
      12177-90, (Waterloo Co..), William RUDY, 26, Woolwich, Wellesley, farmer, s/o Mary Ann [HOFFMAN] & Benjamin RUDY, married Rachel REIST, 27, Woolwich, Wellesley, d/o Rachel [HAEBERLE] & Jacob REIST, witn: Louisa SCHULZ, Elmira & A. Erasmus SCHULZ, Elmira, on 14 December 1890, at Elmira

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rachel Reist - March 3, 1938.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1892 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 1962 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 May 1962 - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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