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

Madelaine "Mattie" Gerber

Female 1900 - 1980  (80 years)


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  • Name Madelaine "Mattie" Gerber 
    Born 1900  Reading, Nobles, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Madelaine "Mattie" Erb 
    Name Mattie Gerber 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-123630 
    Died 6 Sep 1980  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I123630  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Joseph B. Gerber,   b. 3 Jul 1869,   d. 31 Oct 1940, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Kropf,   b. 31 Jul 1875, Poole West, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1952, Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F45965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian R. Erb,   b. 30 Mar 1899, Kingwood, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1960, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1920  West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Grace Eileen Erb
     2. Rev. Raymond G. Erb
     3. Lloyd G. Erb
     4. Clara M. Erb
     5. Wilma Mae Erb
     6. Doris I. Erb
     7. Verna Erb,   b. 30 Oct 1921
     8. Joseph G. Erb,   b. 8 Apr 1923,   d. 13 Jun 1923  (Age 0 years)
     9. Earle G. Erb,   b. 8 Oct 1925,   d. 12 Oct 2004, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     10. William Erb,   b. 24 Nov 1926,   d. 24 Nov 1926  (Age 0 years)
     11. Betty Ann Erb,   b. 6 Feb 1930, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1995, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     12. Erma Noreen Erb
     13. Helen Louise Erb,   b. 30 Apr 1943,   d. 31 May 2012, Penetanguishene, Tiny Township, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F37476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1900 - Reading, Nobles, Minnesota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1920 - West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Sep 1980 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Erb, Mrs. Christian - On Saturday, Sept. 6, 1980, at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Mattie Erb of the Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, formerly of Kitchener and Millbank. She was born in Reading Minn. 80 years ago. She was a daughter of the late Joseph K. Gerber and the late Magdalene Kropf. She was a member of the Riverdale Mennonite Church, Millbank. Dear mother of Earle of Walkerton, Rev. Raymond of Leo, Ind., Lloyd of Paisley, Verna (Mrs. Lorne Leis) of Route 4, St. Pauls, Clara (Mrs. Earl Meyers) of Kitchener, Betty Ann of Cambridge, Wilma (Mrs. Floyd Good) of Route 1, Plattsville, Erma (Mrs. Ross Shantz) of Route 2, Petersburg, Grace (Mrs. Freeman Mast) of West Farmington, Ohio, Doris (Mrs. John Van Trigt) of Port Elgin, Helen (Mrs. James Ewing) of Route 1 Waterloo. Beloved sister of Emmanuel Gerber of Fairview, Mich. Also survived by 37 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Christian R. Erb, Dec 6, 1969. also by seven brothers and six sisters. Visitation at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home, Wellesley, until noon Tuesday Sept 9, when removal will be made to Poole Mennonite Church for funeral service at 2: 30 p.m. Rev Simeon Jantzi will officiate. Interment to follow in Riverdale cemetery Millbank. Expressions of sympathy may be shown by contributions to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart Foundation or the Mennonite Central Committee.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, September 8, 1980

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Christian Erb - September 8, 1980.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Christian Erb - 24 Jan 1961.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obitury of Christian R. Erb - 7 Dec 1960.