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

Laura Gerber[1]

Female 1912 - 1996  (84 years)


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  • Name Laura Gerber 
    Born 1912  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45878457 
    Name Laura Jantzi 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-121995 
    Died 12 Dec 1996  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I121995  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Solomon R. Gerber,   b. 14 Oct 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1959, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Laura Leis,   b. 9 Oct 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1956  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1906  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F41487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elias W. Jantzi,   b. Nov 1908, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Orland Jantzi,   b. 9 Jul 1940,   d. 30 Aug 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F45427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JANTZI, Mrs. Ellas (Laura) Peacefully, on Thursday, Dec. 12, 1996, sur- rounded by her family, at Nith View Home, in New Hamburg, Laura Jantzi, of Nith View and formerly of the 5th Line of Wellesley township, born in Wilmot, 84 years ago.

      Daughter of the late Solomon R. Gerber and the late Laura Leis.

      Laura was a faithful member of Crosshill Mennonite Church, where she was active in the WMSC. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed cooking and gardening.

      Loving mother of Melvin and his wife Patricia Jantzi of RR 2, Petersburg, Dorothy and her husband Mervin Roth of New Hamburg, Orland and his wife Eleanor Jantzi of Waterloo, Stanley and his wife Liza Jantzi of RR 1. St. Clements, Esther and her husband Mel Harrison of Cambridge; dear sister of Solomon and his wife Eva Gerber, Ohmer and his wife Sarah Gerber, Moses and his wife Mildred Gerber, all of Wellesley, Esther, Mrs. David Schwartz of New Hamburg, Sarah, Mrs. Ralph Leis of New Hamburg, Elmina, Mrs. Alvin Jantzi of Wellesley; sister-in-law of Sarah, Mrs. Elmer Gerber of Stratford, Mary, Mrs. Amos Gerber of Millbank, Miriam, Mrs. Irvin Nafziger of New Hamburg, Mary, Mrs. Simeon Jantzi of Waterloo, Edna, Mrs. Sam Jantzi of Wellesley; brother-in-law, Nick Schmidt of Stratford. Lovingly remembered by 11 grandchildren; two step- grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Elias W. Jantzi (Jan. 11, 1978); two brothers, Elmer and Amos; one sister Emma Schmidt.

      Visitation at Futher Bros. Funeral Home, 40 Henry St. W., in Wellesley, where family and friends will be received today (Saturday) from 7-9 and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At noon Monday, Dec. 16th, removal will be made to the Maple View Mennonite Church for the service at 2:30 p.m. Pastor James Ferber and Rev. Gerald -Schwartzentruber will officiate. Burial will follow in the Maple View Mennonite Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Elmina L. Jantzi - 5 Sep 2003.

    2. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019660-06.
      Solomon Gerber, 26, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Christian Gerber and Anna Rechley married Laura Leis, 19, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, daughter Of Menno Leis and Mattie Brenneman, Witn: Christian Gerber of Wilmot Twp and Moses Leis of Wellesley Twp, 4 January 1906 in Wellesley Amish Mennonite Meeting House

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1912 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1996 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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