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

Joel E. Jantzi

Male 1904 - 1998  (94 years)


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  • Name Joel E. Jantzi 
    Born 6 May 1904  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Saint Agatha Mennonite Church, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name Joel Gingerich 
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish 
    Residence 1972  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-201801 
    Died 13 Aug 1998  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I201801  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Michael Jantzi,   b. 27 Sep 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1906, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Magdalena L. Erb,   b. 25 Oct 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1942  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1900  [4
    Family ID F30792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Jacob Z. Gingerich,   b. 31 May 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1956, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Magdalena L. Erb,   b. 25 Oct 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1942  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1908  [4
    Family ID F21005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Irene Boshart,   b. Aug 1908, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1998, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1928  [5
    Children 
     1. Jean Elaine Jantzi
     2. Erla Mae Jantzi
     3. Darlene Jantzi
     4. Marjorie Jantzi,   b. CALC 28 Aug 1930,   d. 2 Mar 1931, Berlet's Corners (Wimot Township), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Delford Clare Jantzi,   b. 13 May 1935,   d. 25 Apr 2003  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F45938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1904 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Saint Agatha Mennonite Church, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish - 1911 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1972 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1998 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • JANTZI, JOEL Peacefully, on Aug. 13, 1998, at his residence, Nithview Home, New Hamburg, Joel Jantzi, formerly of Baden. He was born in Wilmot township, 94 years ago, a son of the late Michael and Magdalena (Erb)Jantzi. Joel was a member of St. Agatha Mennonite Church and enjoyed woodworking, latchhooking and gardening as his hobbies. Beloved husband of the former Irene Boshart, who predeceased him on May 30, 1998. Loving father of Erla and her husband Leonard Frey of Elmira, Delford Jantzi and his wife Jean of New Hamburg, Jean and her husband Franklin Erb of RR 2, Wellesley, Darlene and her husband Paul Onica of Anaheim, Calif. Ever remembered by his 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by his sisters-n-law, Violet Steinman of RR 2, New Hamburg and Lucinda Boshart of New Hamburg. Joel was predeceased by his step-father, Jacob Gingerich; a daughter, Marjorie and a son-in-law, Ervin Jantzi; two brothers, Rudy and Ervin Jantzi and two step-brothers, Rudy and Allen Gingerich. Friends and relatives will be received at the Mark Yutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, Saturday Aug. 15, 1998 (today) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and until Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998 at noon when transfer will be made to St. Agatha Mennonite Church for the funeral service at 2 p.m., with Pastor Brent Kipfer officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Nithview Home, New Hamburg or Mennonite Central Committee.


      The Record Newspaper 14 Aug 1998

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Wilmot Twp. 1911 Div. 9 Page 11.

    2. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Joel Jantzi - 14 Aug 1998.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Allan Gingerich - 25 Jun 1972.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Mattie Erb Gingerich - April 30, 1942.
      Obituary of Katherin Zehr - February 9, 1954

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Irene Jantzi - 2 June 1998.