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

Rev. Simeon W. Hurst

Male 1913 - 2014  (100 years)


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  • Name Simeon W. Hurst 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 29 Apr 1913  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1953  , Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1980  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-132303 
    Died 7 Jan 2014  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I132303  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Daniel B. Horst,   b. 4 Aug 1876, Bothwell, Zone Twp., Kent Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1955, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Annie Weber,   b. 7 May 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1953, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1898  [4
    Family ID F31516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edna Melinda Schmiedendorf,   b. 10 Jan 1913, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1982, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1939  [5
    Children 
     1. Nancy Hurst
     2. Mary Hurst
     3. Elwood Hurst
     4. Ruth Hurst
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F45677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jean Davis,   d. Bef 2014 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F49856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Simeon Hurst
    Simeon Hurst

  • Notes 
    • HURST, Rev. Simeon W. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, passed into the presence of his Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, at the age of 100 years. Simeon was the beloved husband of his late first wife Edna (Schmiedendorf) and his late second wife Jean (Davis). Lovingly remembered by his children Nancy Hurst of Toronto, Mary and Harvey Frey of Cambridge, Elwood and Marjorie Hurst of Schomberg, Ruth and David Rice of Waterdown, and by Jean's children David and Janet Kipe of Pennsylvania, and Sheila Kipe of Ohio. Simeon will be missed by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Lydia Anne Bauman of Cambridge. Predeceased by his parents Daniel and Annie (Weber) Hurst, seven brothers and three sisters. Simeon and Edna served in East Africa for 26 years as missionaries under the Eastern Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities, as well as pastored in the Hawkesville Mennonite Church and Bethel Mennonite Church. The family will receive their relatives and friends at the Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. and then at Dreisinger Funeral Home , Elmira from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Elmira Mennonite Church on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. Spring interment will take place in Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge. In Simeon's memory, donations to Eastern Mennonite Missions would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. www.dreisingerfuneralhome.com.

      The Waterlo Region Record 8 Jan 2014

  • Sources 
    1. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Hurst / Simeon W. / Hurst / 1913- / Edna M. Schmiedendorf / 1913-1982 / Tukutendereza Yesu / glory be to Jesus

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Daniel (Annie) Horst - 23 Feb 1953.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Samuel W. Horst - 21 Feb 1980.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Daniel B. Horst - September 20, 1955 --- Page 912.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Edna Hurst - December 28, 1982, page 901.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1913 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1953 - , Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1980 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 2014 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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