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

Florence May Shantz

Female 1907 - 1999  (91 years)


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  • Name Florence May Shantz 
    Born 2 Sep 1907  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Florence May Becker 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1957  1024 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-158500 
    Died 30 Mar 1999  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I158500  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Allan B. Shantz,   b. 14 Aug 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Catharine Shirk,   b. 20 Mar 1875, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1954, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1899  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maxwell Israel Becker,   b. 27 Aug 1904, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1986, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1936  [5
    Children 
     1. Bruce Robert Becker
     2. Barbara Ann Becker
     3. Linda Catherine Becker,   b. 27 Sep 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1907 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1957 - 1024 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Mar 1999 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Max Becker - Florence May Becker (nee Shantz) passed away peacefully at Winston Park Nursing Home, Kitchener on Tuesday, March 30, 1999. She was in her 92nd year. Mrs. Becker was a charter member (1924) of Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, a lifelong and faithful attender of the church and an active participant in its mission's programs. Also a member of the Helena Feasby Women's Institute and a lifetime resident of southwest Kitchener and Williamsburg area. Beloved wife of the late Max Becker (1986). Loving mother of Bruce and his wife Pauline, Barbara Schlegel and her husband Ronald. Predeceased by daughter, Linda. Cherished grandmother of Kim and her husband Ken Griffin of Waterloo, Gini and her husband Ray Patullo of Australia, Matthew Becker, Rob, Brad and James Schlegel. Dear great-grandmother of Katelyn and Kristopher Griffin and Joshua Patullo. Survived by her sister, Anna Cameron and brother, Frank Shantz and his wife Eleanor. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Mervin, Edward and Russel Shantz, and Erma Bingeman. Rested at Westmount Funeral Home, Kitchener. Funeral service was held from Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener, on Saturday. Interment Woodland Cemetery.

      The Ayr News Apr 7 1999 pg 13

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 2.

    2. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 4.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Linda Catherine Becker - Dec 12 1955 pg 5.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 015681-1899.
      Allen SHANTZ, 24 of Wilmot Tp., born Wilmot Tp., bachelor, farmer, Mennonite, son of Wendel SHANTZ & Nancy BOWMAN to Katy SHERK, 24 of Bridgeport, born Bridgeport, spinster, Mennonite, daughter of Peter SHIRK & Mag. MARTIN on Mar. 1st, 1899 in Berlin. Ceremony witnessed by Josiah CRESSMAN, Waterloo Tp., & Magdalena SHIRK, Bridgeport; performed by Daniel Wismer.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Maxwell Israel Becker - September 2, 1986.