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

Rev. Stanley Shantz

Male 1914 - 1990  (75 years)


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  • Name Stanley Shantz 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 23 May 1914  Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-160685 
    Died 1 Mar 1990  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I160685  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2022 

    Father Addison Cressman Shantz,   b. 22 Aug 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1958, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Priscilla Devitt,   b. 1 Nov 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1971, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1912  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F14433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Wilma Fern Burkhart,   b. 28 Jan 1921, Guernsey, Saskatchewan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1979, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1945  [4
    Children 
     1. Calvin Llewellyn Shantz
     2. Nelson Carlyle Shantz
     3. Melvin Stanley Shantz
     4. Elinor Joanne Shantz
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F46855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kathryn Yoder,   b. Abt 1915,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 6 Apr 1985  [1
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F46856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Shantz, Stanley, son of Addison and Priscella (Devitt) Shantz, was born in Guernsey, Sask., May 23, 1914; died at the K-W Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Mar. 1, 1990; aged 75. He was married to Fern Burkhart, who died in 1979. On Apr. 6, 1985, he was married to Kathryn Yoder, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Calvin, Nelson, and Melvin), one daughter (Elinor Gingerich), 6 grandchildren, and 2 brothers (Arnold and Lyle). He was ordained to the ministry and served the following congregations: Sharon, Holyrood, Baden-Geiger, and First Mennonite in Vineland. He also served as interim pastor for a number of congregations. He was a member of Wilmot Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Mar. 3, in charge of Jean Goulet; spring interment in the church cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 83, Number 15 - April 10, 1990 - page 262

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Stanley Shantz - April 10, 1990 - page 262.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 20, 1958 - Obituary of Addison Cressman Shantz.

    3. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 020022 (1912).
      Name:Addison C Shantz Age:33 Birth Year:abt 1879 Marriage Date:24 Jan 1912 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Amos M Shantz Mother:Esther Cressman Spouse:Prescilla Devitt

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Wilma Fern Shantz - February 27, 1979, page 190.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1914 - Guernsey, Saskatchewan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1990 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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