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

Rev. Joel Schwartzentruber

Male 1890 - 1978  (88 years)


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  • Name Joel Schwartzentruber 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 1890  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation minister  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-120808 
    Died 20 Jul 1978  Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I120808  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Joel R. Schwartzentruber,   b. 20 Jul 1850, Of, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1906  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Catherine Yantzi,   b. 26 Dec 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1939, Tavistock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F25532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah R. Bender,   b. Abt 1890, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1972, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1911  [2
    Children 
     1. Selma Schwartzentruber,   b. 5 Nov 1917, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1969, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Nelda Schwartzentruber,   b. 8 Dec 1923, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 2011, Tavistock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F30164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SCHWARZENTRUBER, Joel At Stratford General Hospital, on July 20, 1978, Joel Schwartzentruber, of Maples Nursing Home, Tavistock, formerly of East Zorra Township, aged 87 years. Former minister at Cassel Mennonite Church. Beloved husband of the late Sarah Bender (1972); dear father of Vernon, of Pigeon, Mich., Willis of Route 1, Tavistock, Mrs. Lavern (Nelda) Lichti of Route 1, New Hamburg amd Mrs. Wilmer (Katie) Wagler of Route 1, New Hamburg; dear brother of Mrs. Christian (Barbara) Ruby, of Pigeon, Mich. Also surviving are 32 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by one son, Elroy (1978), one daughter Mrs. Milton (Selma) Litwiller (1969) and two brothers. Friends may call at the Robert Krug Funeral Home, Tavistock, until noon of Saturday July 23, when transfer will be made to East Zorra Mennonite Church 18th line, for funeral service at 3 o'clock. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Rev. Ephraim Gingerich will officiate


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record Newspaper 21 Jul 1978

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), 21 Jul 1978 - Obituary of Joel Schwartzentruber.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Sarah Swartzentruber - January 23, 1973.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1890 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1978 - Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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