Waterloo Region Generations
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Eden S. Bechtel

Eden S. Bechtel[1, 2]

Male 1887 - 1982  (95 years)

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  • Name Eden S. Bechtel 
    Born 24 Jul 1887  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farm Laborer 
    Residence 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0716.4 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Eden S. Bechtel 
    Died 26 Dec 1982  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I13738  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Noah C. Bechtel,   b. 20 Nov 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 9 Feb 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1932  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1882  [9
    Noah Bechtel Family from Mennonite Heritage Profiles
    Noah Bechtel Family from Mennonite Heritage Profiles
    L to R): Mary Ann (Snyder) Bechtel; Ida (Bechtel) Shantz; Noah C. Bechtel; Lucinda (Bechtel) Dettweiler
    Family ID F3752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Etta Rudy, II,   b. 28 Apr 1892, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1962, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1915  [2, 10
    Children 
     1. Florence Bechtel
     2. Mable Naomi Bechtel,   b. 13 Jan 1916, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2011, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     3. Elmer Joseph Bechtel,   b. 6 Mar 1918, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 2014  (Age 96 years)
     4. Verna Mary Bechtel,   b. 21 Apr 1920, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 2013, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     5. Vera Miriam Bechtel,   b. 21 Apr 1920, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1999  (Age 79 years)
     6. Norman David Bechtel,   b. 1 Oct 1921,   d. 1 Oct 1921  (Age 0 years)
     7. Norma Dorcas Bechtel,   b. 1 Oct 1921,   d. 1 Oct 1921  (Age 0 years)
     8. Clayton Benjamin Bechtel,   b. 30 Dec 1922,   d. 12 Feb 2011, Kitchener Greenshirts Hockey Team, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. Willard Paul Bechtel,   b. 13 Sep 1925, Centreville (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1991  (Age 66 years)
     10. Beatrice Esther Bechtel
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F5966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Eden S. Bechtel
    Eden S. Bechtel
    from Find A Grave 2011

  • Notes 
    • BECHTEL, Eden S. -- At his residence, Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, on Sunday, Dec. 26, 1982, formerly of 91 Brandon Ave., Kitchener, age 95 years. Born in Wilmot township, he farmed for many years in Mannheim, a member of Mannheim Mennonite Church. Son of the late Noah C. and Mary Ann Bechtel. Predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Etta Rudy in 1962. Father of Elmer of Goshen, Ind., Clayton of RR 1, St. Agatha, Willard, Mable (Mrs. Abram Brubacher, Verna and Beatrice (Mrs. Clayton Meirowski) all of Kitchener, Mrs. Bernice Moncur and Florence (Mrs. Donald Moncur), both of Waterloo and Vera (Mrs. Hubert Mellow) of Ottawa; brother of Mrs. Edna Lugibihi of Pandoa, Ohio and Mrs. Nettie Snyder of Milverton; grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by two children in infancy; three brothers and four sisters. Mr. Bechtel's family will receive friends at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, this evening. Committal services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at First Mennonite cemetery Kitchener. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Mannheim Mennonite Church, Rev. Jim Reusser officiating.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 27 Dec 1982

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 209.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mary Etta Rudy - Bechtel.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Bechtel / Eden S. Bechtel / 1887-1982 / his loving wife / Mary Etta Rudy / 1892-1962 / at rest

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 13.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Eden S. Bechtel - 27 Dec 1982.

    6. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 1.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 51.

    8. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 5.

    9. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 302.

    10. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 3, 1962 - Obituary of Mary Etta Rudy.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jul 1887 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1982 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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