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

Christian Zehr

Male 1902 - 1986  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Christian Zehr 
    Born Jan 1902  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-164000 
    Died 13 Apr 1986  Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I164000  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John S. Zehr,   b. 30 Jul 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1906, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Catherine K. Schultz,   b. 23 Feb 1875, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1878  (Age 3 years) 
    Family ID F13419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Salome Jutzi,   b. 6 Mar 1907, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1985, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1928  [3
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1902 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1986 - Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ZEHR, Christian (Chris) -- On Sunday, April 13, 1986, at The People Care Centre, Tavistock, Chris Zehr, formerly of Baden, he was born in Wellesley 84 years ago. Son of the late John S. Zehr and the former Catherine Schultz. He was an active member of Steinman Mennonite Church, RR 2 Baden, where he had taught Sunday School for many years; he was a member of Especially for Seniors Club, Baden; a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Baden; had been a member of the Baden Park Board; was named Baden's Citizen of the Year, 1983; he was a former secretary of the Mennonite Credit Union (Ontario); also had been a director on the Board of the House of Friendship, Kitchener and had assisted in the setup of the MCC Self Help Store in New Hamburg. Beloved husband of the former Salome Jutzi, who predeceased him in July 1985. Lovingly remembered by three children, Delford and his wife Grace of London, Ontario, Velma and her husband Finlay Cook of Collingwood and Carl and his wife Joyce of Kitchener. Sadly missed by his Grandchildren, Dennis, John and Chantelle. Dear brother of Mrs. Fannie Jantzi of New Hamburg. Also missed by two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Alice Zehr of Milverton and Mrs, Drucilla Roth of Tavistock. Predeceased by two brothers Menno and William. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 7 p.m. this evening, and until Wednesday, April 16, 1986 at noon, when transfer will be made to Steinman Mennonite Church for the service at 2: 30 p.m., with Rev. Fred Lichti officiating. Interment in the church cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 14 Apr 1986

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      ZEHR, Christian, son of John S. and Catherine (Schultz) Zehr, was born in Wellesley, Ont., Jan. 4, 1902; died at People Care Centre, Tavistock, Ont., Apr. 13, 1986; aged 84 y. On Sept. 19, 1928, he was married to Salome Jutzi, who died on July 7, 1985. Surviving are 2 sons (Delford and Carl), one daughter (Velma Cook), 3 grandchildren, and one sister (Fannie Jantzi). He was a member of Steinmann Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Apr. 16, in charge of Fred Lichti; interment in Steinmann Mennonite Church cemetery.

      GOSPEL HERALD - Volume 79, Number 21 - May 27, 1986, Page 378

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Christian Zehr - 14 Apr 1986.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Christian Zehr - May 27, 1986, Page 378.