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

Irvin E. Jantzi

Male 1906 - 1965  (59 years)


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  • Name Irvin E. Jantzi 
    Born 26 Jan 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Name Ervin E. Jantzi  [3
    Religion 1911  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-201802 
    Died 15 Sep 1965  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried St. Agatha Mennonite Cemetery, St. Agatha, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I201802  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  [5
    Family ID F30792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Violet Kennel,   b. 1920, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 2009, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1942  [2
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F21742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1906 - Wilmot Twp., 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 MapsDied - 15 Sep 1965 - Kitchener, 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, Irvin, son of Michael and Magdalena (Erb) Jantzi, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Jan. 26, 1906; died at St. Mary's Hospital, Sept. 15, 1965; aged 59 y. 7 m. 15 d. On March 18, 1942, he was married to Violet Kennel, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Elverne), one daughter (Beatrice), 2 brothers (Rudolph and Joel), and 2 stepbrothers (Allan and Rudy Gingerich). He was a member of the St. Agatha Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held Sept. 17, in charge of Peter Nafziger and Gerald Schwartzentruber.

      Gospel Herald - Volume LIX, Number 2 - January 11, 1966, page 45, 46

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      Baden- Irvin Jantzi, 59, of RR 1, St. Agatha, died today at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, following a short illness. He was born in Wilmot Township, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jantzi, and had farmed in Wilmot Township all his life. Mr. Jantzi was a member of St. Agatha Mennonite Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Violet Kennel whom he married in 1942 in Baden; one son, Elverne, and one daughter, Beatrice, both at home; two brothers, Rudolph Jantzi of Waterloo, Joel Jantzi of Baden, and two step-brothers, Allan Gingrich, RR 1, St. Agatha, and Rudy Gingrich, Forsyth, Mich. The body is at the Bruce J. Omand Funeral Home, New Hamburg until noon Friday when removal will be made to the St. Agatha Mennonite Church for service at 2: 30 p.m. Rev. Gerald Swartzentruber and Bishop Orland Gingrich will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

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

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of - Irvin Jantzi - January 11, 1966, page 45, 46.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, August 18, 1987 - Obituary of Joseph S. Brenneman.

    4. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Violet Kennel - Mar. 16, 2009.

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