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

John E. Gerber[1]

Male 1909 - 1976  (67 years)


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  • Name John E. Gerber 
    Born 24 Mar 1909  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Employer New Hamburg Felt Book Company, New Hamburg, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45255652 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1973  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-163889 
    Died 9 Sep 1976  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I163889  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Daniel R. Gerber,   b. 30 Apr 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1961, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Catherine Erb,   b. 11 Oct 1879, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1947  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F13346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bast,   b. 17 Aug 1911, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1974, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1931  [3
    Children 
     1. Lloyd Gerber,   d. Bef 1976
     2. Mildred Ferne Gerber
     3. Elsie Elizabeth Gerber,   b. 1936,   d. 18 Jun 2007, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Harold John Gerber
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F45845  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gerber, John E., son of Daniel A. and Catherine (Erb) Gerber, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., Mar. 24, 1909; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Sept. 9, 1976; aged 67 y. On Oct. 28, 1931, he was married to Elizabeth Bast, who preceded him in death in 1974. Surviving are one son (Harold), 2 daughters (Mildred - Mrs. Kenneth Lichty, and Elsie - Mrs. Harold Lichty), 14 grandchildren, 3 brothers (Daniel, Christ, and David), and 4 sisters (Annie - Mrs. David Jantzi, Lena - Mrs. Daniel Brenneman, Emma - Mrs. Ezra Brenneman, and Katie - Mrs. Ezra Steckley). He was preceded in death by one son (Lloyd), one brother, and one sister. He was a member of Maple View Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Sept. 12, in charge of Alvin Leis and Jacob Roes; interment in adjoining ceremetery

      Gospel Herald - Volume 69, Number 40 - October 12, 1976 - page 794

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      GERBER, John E. Passed away Thursday, September 9, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. Born in Wellesley Township, 67 years ago.

      Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gerber. He was employed at the New Hamburg Felt Boot Company, retiring two years ago. He was also a member of the Mapleview Mennonite Church.

      Beloved father of Harold of Route 1, Wellesley, Mildred (Mrs. Kenneth Lichti), of Tavistock, Elsie (Mrs. Harold Lichti) of Route 1, New Hamburg; brother of Daniel and Christ, both of Wellesley, David of New Hamburg, Annie (Mrs. David Jantzi) and Lena (Mrs. Daniel Brenneman) both of Route 1, Wellesley, Emma (Mrs. Ezra Brenneman) and Katie (Mrs. Ezra Steckley), both of Wellesley; survived by 14 grandchildren; predeceased by his wife, the former Elizabeth Bast in 1974, also by one son, Lloyd, and one brother and one sister.

      Friends may call at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home in Wellesley, where the family will receive friends this evening, 7 to 9 and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. At noon Sunday, September 12, the remains will be removed to the Mapleview Mennonite Church, for the service at 2: 30, Rev. Alvin Leis and Rev. Jacob Roes officiating. Interment to follow in the church.

      Expressions of sympathy may be shown by contributions to the charity of your choice.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record - 10 Sep 1976

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      In Loving Memory [verse] In Memory Of John E. Gerber beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Bast Born March 24th, 1909 Died September 9th, 1976 Aged 67 years, 5 months and 15 days The Service The late Mr. Gerber is resting at the Futher Brothers Funeral Home, in Wellesley, until noon Sunday, September 12th, 1976 when removal will be made to the Mapleview Mennonite Church for the service at 2:30. Officiating Clergymen Rev. Alvin Leis Rev. Jacob Roes Place of Interment Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery Wellesley

      Funeral Card

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Daniel R. Gerber.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 10 Page 7.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of John E. Gerber - October 12, 1976 - page 794.

    4. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 4.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of John E. Gerber - 10 Sep 1976.

    6. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Samuel Gerber - 15 Feb 1973.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Mar 1909 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - - New Hamburg Felt Book Company, New Hamburg, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1973 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 1976 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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