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

Clifford Stanley Knechtel[1, 2, 3]

Male 1912 - 2002  (90 years)


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  • Name Clifford Stanley Knechtel 
    Born 1912  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-123030 
    Died 2 Nov 2002  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I123030  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 

    Father Ephraim Knechtel,   b. 2 Oct 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1974, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Edna Snyder,   b. 19 Aug 1891, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1911  [5
    Family ID F8303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reta Viola Schmitt,   b. 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 2010, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Children 
     1. Shirley Eileen Knechtel
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F42694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KNECHTEL, Clifford Stanley - Passed away, peacefully, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, on Saturday, November 2,2002, at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Reta (Schmitt) Knechtel. Dear father of Shirley Shantz (Jim) of New Hamburg, Janet McLaughlin (Jim) of Parksville, B.C., Marlene Knechtel of Lake Louise, Alta., Douglas Knechtel of Kitchener and Brian Knechtel (Kathy) of Lucknow. A special grandfather to Kim (Mike) Trottier, Greg Shantz, Dean (Pat) Shantz, Mark (Lori) McLaughlin, Paul (Aya) McLaughlin and Jason McLaughlin, Amy, Laura, Ben and Jenna Knechtel. Cherished great-grandfather of Jill and Josh Mar-tin, Emily and Matthew Shantz, Marly, Nicholas and Riki McLaughlin. Survived by his brothers, Orval of Kitchener, Alfred of London and sisters, Fern Knechtel and Dorothy Knechtel, all of Kitchener, Lila Martin of Floradale, Erma Gingrich and Carol Martin, both of Elmira. Predeceased by his parents, Ephraim and Edna (Snyder) Knechtel; brother, Paul and sister, Grace. Clifford farmed on the family farm in Mannheim for 40 years. He was a life-long member of Mannheim Mennonite Church. He was also a member of the Mannheim Senior's Club and enjoyed playing pool and crokinole with his friends. The Knechtel family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, today (Monday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Mannheim Mennonite Church, RR2, Petersburg on Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at 2 p.m., with Rev. David Thiessen officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. In Clifford's memory, donations may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and may be arranged through the funeral home 745-8445 or www.edwardrgood.com


      The Record Newspaper 4 Nov 2002

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edna Snyder - Knechtel - 1989.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Grace Knechtel - 2001.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Lila Knechtel - Martin.

    4. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Clifford Stanley Knechtel - 4 Nov 2002.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 7, 1975 - page 14 obit of Ephraim Knechtel.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Nov 2002 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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