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

Laura Pauline Fretz

Female 1924 - 1987  (63 years)


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  • Name Laura Pauline Fretz 
    Born 4 Apr 1924  Vineland, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Laura Pauline Cressman 
    Name Pauline Fretz 
    Residence 28 Robin Dr., Elmira, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-121868 
    Died 7 Dec 1987  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Berea Mennonite Cemetery, Alma, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I121868  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Family Clayton S. Cressman,   b. 26 Aug 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1996, Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F31123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cressman, L. Pauline Fretz, daughter of Joseph and Martha Fretz, was born in Vineland, Ont., Apr. 4, 1924; died at Cambridge, Ont., Dec. 7, 1987; aged 63 y. She was married to Clayton Cressman, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Garfield and Ralph), one daughter (Gwen Huot), 6 grandchildren, 2 brothers (John and Walter Fretz), and one sister (Ruth Gingerich). She was a member of First Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Dec. 11, in charge of Glenn Brubacher and Dale Bauman; interment in Berea Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 81, Number 1 - January 5, 1988, page 12, 14

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      CRESSMAN, L. Pauline (Mrs. Clayton) Of 28 Robin Drive, Elmira, age 63 years. Mrs. Cressman was a member of First Mennonite Church, a former active member of the Berea Mennonite Church and was employed at Zellers Inc. for a number of years. Beloved wife of Clayton Cressman; dear mother of Garfield of Milton, Ralph and his wife Elinor of St Jacobs and Gwen (Mrs. Ted Huot) of Sarnia; sister of John Fretz of Salem, Ore., Ruth Gingerich of Cambridge (P) and Walter Fretz of Vineland. Loving grandmother of six grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Martha Fretz. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St W., Kitchener, after 7 p.m. today (Wednesday), continuing until Thursday, 9 p.m. Removal will be made to First Mennonite Church, Friday morning, for funeral service at 11 a.m., Rev. Glenn Brubacher and Rev. Dale Bauman officiating. Committal service in Berea Mennonite cemetery, Friday, 3 p.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully acknowledged.2a


      The Record Newspaper 9 Dec 1987

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Laura Pauline Fretz - January 5, 1988.
      Obituary of Katherin Zehr - February 9, 1954

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1924 - Vineland, Welland Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 28 Robin Dr., Elmira, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Dec 1987 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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