1902 - 1986 (~ 84 years)
||Christian Zehr |
||Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada [1, 2]
||Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
|Eby ID Number
||13 Apr 1986
||Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada 
||Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||29 Sep 2019 |
||John S. Zehr, b. 30 Jul 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 15 May 1906, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 31 years) |
||Catherine K. Schultz, b. 23 Feb 1875, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 15 Aug 1878 (Age 3 years) |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Salome Jutzi, b. 6 Mar 1907, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada , d. 7 Jul 1985, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 78 years) |
||19 Sep 1928 
||30 Sep 2019 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
|Born - Jan 1902 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Religion - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Died - 13 Apr 1986 - Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada
|Buried - - Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
- 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
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
- [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 10 Page 1.
- [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Christian Zehr - 14 Apr 1986.
- [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Christian Zehr - May 27, 1986, Page 378.