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

Elias W. Jantzi

Male 1908 - 1978  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Elias W. Jantzi 
    Born Nov 1908  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Crosshill Mennonite Church, Crosshill, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45878394 
    Residence 1911  Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-163019 
    Died 11 Jan 1978  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Maple View Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I163019  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Jacob B. Jantzi,   b. 8 May 1881, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1971, Brunner, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Magdalena "Lena" Wagler,   b. 14 Jul 1877, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1941  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F162091  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Gerber,   b. 1912, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1996, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
     1. Orland Jantzi,   b. 9 Jul 1940,   d. 30 Aug 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F45427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JANTZI, Elias W.

      Of Crosshill, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 1978, at. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. Born in Wellesley Township 69 years ago, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob B. Jantzi. A member of the Crosshill Mennonite Church; farmed in Wellesley Township. retired to Crosshill. Beloved husband of Laura Gerber; beloved father of Melvin of Route 2, Petersburg. Orland of Route 1, Linwood, Stanley of Route 1, Millbank, Mrs. Mervin(Dorothy) Roth of Route 1, Tavistock and Esther Jantzi of Cambridge; brother of Aaron W. Jantzi of Millbank, Samuel Jantzi of Wellesley and Mrs. Irvin(Miriam) Nafziger of New Hamburg; also survived by nine grandchildren. Predeceased by three brothers and one sister. Visitation at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home in Wellesley where the family will receive friends on Thursday from 7 to 9 and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. At noon Saturday, January 14, the remains will be removed to Maple View Mennonite Church for funeral service at 2 p.m. Rev. Steven Gerber will officiate. Interment to follow in the Maple View Mennonite cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 12 Jan 1978

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      Jantzi, Elias W., son of Jacob and Magdalene (Wagler) Jantzi, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont.; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Jan. 11, 1978; aged 69 y. He was married to Laura Gerber, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Melvin, Orland, and Stanley), 2 daughters (Dorothy - Mrs. Mervin Roth and Esther), 2 brothers (Aaron W. and Samuel Jantzi) and one sister (Miriam Nafziger). He was a member of Crosshill Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at the Maple View Mennonite Church on Jan. 14, in charge of Steve Gerber and Ervin Erb.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 71, Number 16 - April 18, 1978 - page 330

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div 9 Page 3.

    2. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Elias W. Jantzi - 12 Jan 1978.

    3. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub Dist. 9 Page 5.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1908 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Crosshill Mennonite Church, Crosshill, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Amish - 1921 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jan 1978 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple View Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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