Waterloo Region Generations
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Glen Schwartzentruber

Male 1931 - 1947  (16 years)


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  • Name Glen Schwartzentruber 
    Born 26 Apr 1931  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-109278 
    Died 21 Jul 1947  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: accident 
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I109278  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Simon Schwartzentruber,   b. 12 Oct 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Laura J. Jutzi,   b. 1 Jan 1909, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1927  [3
    Family ID F36975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Apr 1931 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: accident - 21 Jul 1947 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Schwartzentruber.-Glen, son of Simon and Laura (Jutzi) Schwartzentruber, was born at Baden, Ont., April 26, 1931; died July 21, 1947; aged 16 y. 2 m. 25 d. He met his death, along with Ray Snyder and Ernest Timothy Roth, in a railway crossing accident on the farm of Samuel S. Roth, near Baden, Ont. Surviving are his parents, one grandmother (Mrs. Lizzie Steinman, of Baden), one grandfather (Joseph K. Schwartzentruber, Petersburg, Ont.), 6 brothers (Arthur, Nyle, Clare, Elverne, Simon Jr., and Wayne), 6 sisters (Leona, Ellen, Irma, Reta, Ruth Ann, and Arlene), and many other relatives and friends. At the age of eleven he accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and united with the Baden Mennonite Church. He was a cheerful, consistent Christian. Funeral services were held at the home on July 24, in charge of Peter Nafziger, followed by joint services at the Geiger Mennonite Church, New Hamburg, Ont., in charge of James Martin, Osiah Horst, and Curtis Cressman. Interment was made in a double grave in the adjoining cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XL, Number 25 - September 16, 1947 - pp. 542, 543

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      ERNEST ROTH, GLEN SCHWARTZENTRUBER, RAYMOND SNYDER

      Kitchener, July 22 - Motoring to Au Gres, Michigan yesterday to attend the funeral of a brother, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Roth, of Baden, were reached as they prepared to cross the border at Sarnia and informed their son, Ernest, 21, had been killed with two friends in a railway crossing crash near their home. Today they arranged for the funeral of their young son. The other victims were Glen Schwartzentruber, 16, and Raymond Snyder, 11. All were Mennonites. The three were killed instantly when struck by a Canadian National Railways train in charge of Edward Milner, Toronto, conductor, and William Flint, Toronto, engineer, on a crossing leading to the Samuel Roth farm. They were returning from a field, where they had been dusting potatoes. Roth, who was married to the former Mildred Roth last September, also is survived by his parents, one brother, Calvin, and two sisters, Agness and Mrs. Rufus Bender, Baden. Schwartzentruber, a son of Mr. And Mrs. Simon Schwartzentruber, is survived by his parents, six brothers, Arthur, Nyle, Clare, Elverne, Simon and Waybe, and six sisters, Leona, Ellen, Erma, Rita, Ruth and Arlene, all at home. Snyder is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Snyder; a brother, Vernus, at hoem, and three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Bechtel, Mrs. Ethel Roth and Ruth Snyder, all of Baden.


      Kitchener Daily Record 23 Jul 1947

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Glen Schwartzentruber - September 16, 1947 - pp. 542, 543.

    2. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Ernest Roth, Glen Schwartzentruber, Raymond Snyder - 23 Jul 1947.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 8, 1962 - Obituary of Laura Jutzi.