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

Michael B. Erb[1]

Male 1901 - 1987  (86 years)


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  • Name Michael B. Erb 
    Born 19 Sep 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29875941 
    Residence 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1924  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Residence 1954  Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-164707 
    Died 20 Oct 1987  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I164707  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Menno L. Erb,   b. 24 Feb 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1954, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Annie Boshart,   b. 18 Aug 1876, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1959  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1898  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Bast,   b. 10 Apr 1901, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1989, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1924  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Edna Erb,   b. 3 Mar 1926,   d. 16 Mar 1926  (Age 0 years)
     2. Nelson Erb,   b. 28 Feb 1927,   d. 19 Sep 2014, Sebringville, Ellice Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Anna Mae B. Erb
     4. Lorene Elizabeth Erb
     5. Lorne Andrew Erb,   b. 19 Jul 1930,   d. 5 Feb 1988  (Age 57 years)
     6. Elmer Joseph Erb
     7. Norma Marie Erb
     8. Eileen Erb
     9. Florence Erb
     10. Eva Mary Erb,   b. 27 May 1939,   d. 7 Dec 2007, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     11. Lloyd Laverne Erb
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F12974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Erb.- Michael B., son of Menno L. and Annie (Boshart) Erb, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Sept. 19, 1901; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 20, 1987; aged 86 y. On Dec. 11, 1924, he was married to Mary Bast, who survives. Also surviving are 4 sons (Nelson, Lorne, Elmer, and Lloyd), 6 daughters (Anna Mae Gascho, Lorene Shantz, Norma Zehr, Eileen Lebold, Florence Gascho, and Eva McKinnon), 32 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, one brother (Aaron), and one sister (Fanny Jantzi). He was preceded in death by one daughter (Edna, in infancy), one granddaughter, and 3 brothers (Eli, Ezra, and Sam). He was a member of Riverdale Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Oct. 23, in charge of Glenn Zehr and David K. Jantzi; interment in Riverdale Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 80, Number 47 -November 24, 1987, page 838.

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      ERB, Michael B. - On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1987, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Michael Erb, of 6 James St., Milverton.

      He had farmed near Millbank prior to his retirement and was born in Wilmot township, 88 years ago, a son of the late Menno L. Erb and the former Annie Boshart. He was a member of Riverdale Mennonite Church, Millbank and a member of the Milverton Senior Citizens. Beloved husband of the former Mary Bast, whom he married December 11, 1924. Lovingly remembered by his children. Nelson and his wife Leona of Millbank, Anna Mae ,and her husband Allen Gascho of Newton, Lorne and his wife Ruby of RR 1 Milverton, Lorene and her husband Lowell Shantz of Hanover, Elmer and his wife Adeline of Millbank, Norma and her husband Harold Zehr of Attica, Mich., Eileen and her husband Ralph Lebold of Waterloo, Florence and her husband David Gascho of RR 1, Milverton, Eva and her friend Wes McKinnon of Mount Budges, Lloyd and his wife Laurene of Millbank; dear brother of Aaron of Lowville, N.Y. and Fanny Mrs. Ezra Jantzi) of Wellesley. Sadly missed by 32 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

      Michael was predeceased by one daughter, Edna in infancy; one great-granddaughter, Joanna in infancy and three brothers, Eli, Ezra and Sam.

      Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 9 Pacific Ave., Milverton, after 7 p.m. this evening (Wednesday) and until Friday, Oct. 23 at noon, when transfer will be made to Riverdale Mennonite Church, Millbank, for the service at 2 o'clock p.m., with Rev. Glenn Zehr and Rev. David Jantzi officiating. interment in the church cemetery.

      As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the CNIB or MCCC.


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 21 Oct 1987

  • Sources 
    1. [S3108] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 020205-24.
      Mike Erb, 23, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot, res. Wellesley, son of Menno Erb & Annie Boshart married Mary Bast, 23, b. Wellesley, res. Wellesley, daughter of Andrew Bast & Lizzie Schultz, Witn: Aaron Erb & (Illeg - Nan?) Bast both of Millbank, 11 December 1924 in Wellesley

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 14.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, November 24, 1987 - Obituary of Michael B. Erb.

    4. [S1296] Cemetery - ON, Perth, Mornington - Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery.
      Erb/ Father/ Michael B./ Erb/ 1901-1987/ Mother/ Mary Bast/ 1901- / Parents of Nelson, Anna, Mae, Lorne, Lorene,/ Elmra, Norma Eileen/ Florence/ Eva, Lloyd

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Michael B. Erb - 21 Oct 1987.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1924 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Dec 1924 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1954 - Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Oct 1987 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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