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

Milton Arthur Bechtel[1]

Male 1892 - 1983  (90 years)


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  • Name Milton Arthur Bechtel 
    Born 31 Oct 1892  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1983  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00007-0662.2 
    Died 20 Feb 1983  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 8
    Buried 23 Feb 1983  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Person ID I11340  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father John M. Bechtel,   b. 11 Jul 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stumpf,   b. 4 Dec 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1963, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F3203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ziegler,   b. 20 Jun 1889, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1972, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1919  [10
    Children 
     1. Hilda May Bechtel,   b. 23 May 1920, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1920, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Elton Hugh Bechtel,   b. 1 Jun 1921, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 2011, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Clayton Orville Bechtel,   b. 5 Feb 1923, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 2014, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Kenneth Roy "Roy" Bechtel,   b. 10 Jul 1925,   d. 1998  (Age 72 years)
     5. H. Lester Bechtel,   b. 1929,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F2137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BECHTEL, Milton Arthur - At his home. in Kitchener on Sunday, Feb. 20,1983, in his 91st year, born in Waterloo township October 31.1892. He was the elder son of the late John and Elizabeth (Stumpf) Bechtel. Predeceased by his wife, the former Elizabeth Ziegler (Bechtel), December 1972, a daughter. Hilda May in infancy; a grandson, John and one brother. Norman. Surviving are four sons, Elton, Orville and Lester, all of RR 32, Cambridge and Roy of Winnipeg, Man. Eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren also survive. Mr. Bechtel remained a member of Wanner Mennonite Church, Cambridge a. attended First Mennonite Church. Kitchener; he was an active participant in the Men's Bible Class at First Mennonite Church. Fnends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener after 7 p.m. today. until noon Wednesday, when removal will be made to Wanner Mennonite Church, Beaverdale Road. Cambridge, for funeral service at 2,0 p.m.. with Rev. Paul Martin and Rev. Glenn Brubacher officiating. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 21 Feb 1983

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 198.

    2. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 9.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 9.

    5. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 12.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Milton Arthur - 21 Feb 1983.

    7. [S2858] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 033205 (1892).
      Name:Milton Arthur Bechtel Date of Birth:31 Oct 1892 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:John M Bechtel Mother's name:Elizabeth Stumf

    8. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      BECHTEL/ Milton A. BECHTEL/ 1892-1983/ His wife/ Elizabeth ZIEGLER/ 1889-1972/ Hilda May 1920 - 7mos./ Kenneth Roy/ 1925-1998/

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 011884 (1891).
      Name:John Bechtel Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1866 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:25 Dec 1891 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Joseph Bechtel Mother:Sarah Bechtel Spouse:Elizabeth Stumpf

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elizabeth Ziegler - January 30, 1973.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1892 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1983 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1983 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Feb 1983 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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