Waterloo Region Generations
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Elmer Bast

Male 1909 - 1968  (59 years)


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  • Name Elmer Bast 
    Born 6 Jul 1909  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-163420 
    Died 26 Sep 1968 
    Buried Croghan A. M. Cemetery, Croghan, Lewis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I163420  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Jacob E. Bast,   b. 12 Mar 1858, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1932  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Katherine Spenler,   b. 16 Aug 1880,   d. 7 Oct 1942  (Age 62 years) 
    Family ID F35556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Violet Gingerich,   b. 24 Aug 1913, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1968  (Age 55 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F16686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BAST, ELMER, son of Jacob and Kathryn (Spenler) Bast, was born in Wellesley, Ont., July 6, 1909; died instantly at his home, following a coronary while grinding feed, Sept. 26, 1968; aged 59 y. 2 m. 20 d. On May 14, 1931, he married Violet Gingerich, who survived him 16 days. Surviving are 4 sons (Robert, Lawson, Kenneth, and Durwood), 3 daughters (Betty--Mrs. Earle Widrick, Mary Jane--Mrs. John L. Stoffer, and Marjorie--Mrs. Warren Weidner), 14 grandchildren, 2 brothers (Norman and Emanuel), 2 sisters (Emma--Mrs. Michael Bender and Lydian--Mrs Jack Walsh). He was a member of the Croghan Church, where funeral services were held with Richard Zehr and Andrew Gingerich officiating.


      GOSPEL HERALD - Volume LXI, Number 48 - December 10, 1968 - Pages 1095-1096

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1909 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Croghan A. M. Cemetery, Croghan, Lewis, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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