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

Menno Baechler

Male Cal 1853 - 1936  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Menno Baechler 
    Born CALC 29 Oct 1853  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Misfortune stroke which resulted in the loss of his speech 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-110739 
    Died 5 May 1936  near, Hensall, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bronson Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110739  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Family Magdalena Kropf,   b. 31 Mar 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1944, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1877  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F28473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Menno Baechler

      The death occurred on May 5th, 1936, of Menno Baechler, at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 6 days after an illness of two weeks and three days at the home of his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ropp, of near Hensall. He was born October 29th, 1853, in Hay Township. On April 17, 1877, he was united in marriage to Magdalena Kropf, of Wilmot Township. Together they shared the joys and sorrows of life for 59 years. Three years ago he suffered a stroke which resulted in the loss of his speech which he bore very patiently until he peacefully passed away on Tuesday evening. Surviving are his widow, one son, Solomon Baechler, of the Bronson Line, near Zurich, three daughters, Mrs. Henry Eichler, of Pigeon, Mich., Mrs. Chris. Gingerich, of the Bronson Line, Stanley, 17 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. The funeral took place on Friday afternoon from the home of Samuel Ropp to Amish Mennonite Church and Cemetery on Bronson Line and was largely attended. Rev. Chr. Brunk, of Milverton, Rev. Peter Nafziger, of St. Agatha, and Rev. Jacob R. Bender, of Tavistock, took charge of the services.

      New Hamburg Independent, May 15, 1936

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      Baechler - Menno, eldest son of the late Christian and Barbara (Oesch) Baechler, passed away on May 5, 1936, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Sam Ropp of near Hensall, Oat., in his 83rd year. Fifty-nine years ago he was united in marriage to Magdalena Kropf of Wilmot Township. He united with the Amish Mennonite Church as a young boy and remained faithful till the end. Surviving are his widow, 1 son (Solomon), 3 daughters (Mrs. Henry Eichler, Mrs. Chris Gingerich, Mrs. Sam Ropp), 17 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held May 8 at Bronson Line Amish Mennonite Church. Interment in cemetery near-by.

      Gospel Herald, July 9, 1936

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 29 Oct 1853 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Apr 1877 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1936 - near, Hensall, Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bronson Line Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Stanley Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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