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

Grace Gertrude Shantz

Female 1901 - 1986  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Grace Gertrude Shantz 
    Born Sep 1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Church Membership Bethany Missionary Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name Grace Gertrude Braun 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    New Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Stenographer, Furniture 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  15 Bingeman St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-177552 
    Died 30 Jan 1986  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I177552  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Abraham M. Shantz,   b. 29 Sep 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Good,   b. 18 Aug 1867, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F2653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gordon Lavern Braun,   b. 1900, Bright, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1989  (Age 89 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F40315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Sep 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Bethany Missionary Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - New Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stenographer, Furniture - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1986 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BRAUN, Mrs. Gordon L. (Grace) -- On Thursday, Jan 30, 1986, at K-W Hospital, after a lengthy illness, the former Grace Shantz, aged 84 years, of Scott Pavillion, formerly of 146 Lancaster St. E, Kitchener. Beloved wife of Gordon L. Braun; mother of Willard and his wife Mae and Murray and his wife Marilyn, all of Kitchener; grandmother of June (Mrs. Michael Einoff) of Owen Sound, Douglas, twins Roger and Robert, David and Steven. Three great-grandchildren also survive. Predeceased by her parents, Abraham Shantz and the former Sarah Good; her sister Sylvia and her brother Clarence. She was a lifelong member of Bethany Missionary Church; formerly active in the WMS of the church, the board of trustees of the church and a former local and district treasurer of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. Mrs. Braun retired in 1973 from Braun's Bicycle and Locksmith, a business she and her husband founded in 1925. Friends may call at the Ratz- Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, after 2 p.m. Saturday. Funeral and committal service in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel on Sun- day at 2: 30 p.m., with Rev. John Hamilton officiating. Interment Memory Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may be shown by donations to the WMS Memorial Fund of the church.


      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 31 Jan 1986

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 8.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Grace Shantz Braun - 31 Jan 1986.

    3. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 7.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Abraham M Shantz (tinsmith of Berlin) Born: Canada Age: 25 Est. Birth: abt 1861 Father: Amos Shantz Mother: Nancy Shantz married Sarah Elizabeth Good Age:: 19 Est. Birth: abt 1867 Born: United States Father: Jacob G Good Mother: Rosina Good married 15 Jun 1886 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Berlin

    5. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Sec. 5 Page 38.