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

Sylba Leona Betzner[1, 2]

Female 1887 - 1960  (72 years)


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  • Name Sylba Leona Betzner 
    Born 1 Jul 1887  Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Sylba Leona Hofstetter 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Memmonite 
    Eby ID Number 00015-1204.15 
    Died 5 Jan 1960  [3
    Buried Wilmot Mennonite (formerly Geiger) Cemetery, Wilmot, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I16263  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Moses B. Betzner,   b. 21 Jul 1855, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1936, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Leah B. Kolb,   b. 25 Jul 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1927  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1883  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F2895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmor F. Hofstetter,   b. 5 Sep 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1961, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
     1. L. Eugene "Eugene" Hofstetter,   b. 12 Dec 1921, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1998, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Raymond "Oray" Hofstetter,   b. 9 Nov 1923, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1996  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6609  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • New Hamburg Independent, January 8, 1960

      Mrs. Elmor Hofstetter Mrs. Elmor Hofstetter of Baden passed away at her residence early Thursday morning following a lengthy illness. She was the former Sylba Leona Betzner, and was born at Doon July 1st, 1887, a daughter of the late Moses B. Betzner and the former Leah Kolb. She was a member of Zion Evangelical UB Church, New Hamburg, and also of the W.SW.S. of the church. She is survived by her husband, to whom she was married at Kitchener October 4, 1920. Also surviving are two sons, Eugene of New Hamburg, Oray of Baden, a brother, Herbert V. Betzner of Grimsby and five grandchildren. She resided in Baden since her marriage. The remains are resting at the Futher Omand Funeral Home, New Hamburg where services will be held Sunday, January 10 at 2: 00 p.m. The Rev. F. Paul Erb will officiate and internment will follow in Wilmot Centre Cemetery.

  • 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..., 300.

    2. [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..., 857.

    3. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Sylva Leona Betzner - January 8, 1960.

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 10.

    5. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 2.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 10, 1936.

    7. [S59] News - ON, Waterloo - unknown newspaper, Obituary of Leah B. Kolb - about 7 Dec 1927.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1887 - Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Memmonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, 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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