1924 - 2011 (86 years)
||Edith Lorene "Lorene" Bretz |
||18 Nov 1924
||Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada
||Edith Lorene "Lorene" Shantz |
||Lorene Bretz |
|Eby ID Number
||5 Aug 2011
||New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
||Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
||19 May 2022 |
||Gordon Bretz, b. 1896, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada , d. Yes, date unknown |
||Rhea Mattie Shantz, b. Nov 1896, , Michigan, USA , d. 25 Jun 1991, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age ~ 94 years) |
||6 Jun 1923
||Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- SHANTZ, Edith Lorene Passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011 at her residence, Nithview Community, New Hamburg. Lorene was born 86 years ago in Blenheim Township and was the daughter of the late Gordon and Rhea (Shantz) Bretz.
Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Shantz who predeceased her June 1, 1992. Loving mother of Linda Stoltz of New Dundee, Larry and his wife Sharon Shantz of St. Catharines, Karen Doehn of New Dundee, Kevin and his wife Angela Shantz of Petersburg. Sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren Dean and Theresa Stoltz and their family, Emma, Abby and Ella, Alissa and Andrew Bingeman and their family, Julia and Jeremy, Derek and Lindsay Stoltz and their family, Brooke and Quinne, Laura, Jessica and Rebecca Shantz, Kathryn and Derek Gandza and their family, Caleb, Brenna, and Halle, Joanna and Daniel Nikkel, Luke and Leanne Doehn and their family, Taylor and William, Emily, Heidi, Katelyn, Natalie, Melodie, Kieran, Gracelyn and Holly Shantz. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Elmon and Ann Bretz, Marilyn and Len Kilbey, Carol Bretz, Dorothy Shantz and Olive Lichty. Lorene was predeceased by son-in-law Gerald Stoltz (1992), brother Lloyd Bretz, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Lemore Shantz, Joyce and Laverne Witmer and Melvin Shantz.
Lorene was a member of Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, New Dundee.
Family and friends may call at Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, New Dundee on Sunday, August 7, 2011 from noon until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Graham Burkhart will officiate. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the service with interment after at Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Nithview Community, Bethel Women's Ministries or the Mennonite Central Committee. Thank you to the staff at Nithview Community for your wonderful care. Mark Jutzi Funeral Home , New Hamburg assisted with the arrangements. Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca
"Edith Shantz Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information". 2021. Markjutzifuneralhomes.Ca. https://www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca/memorials/edith-shantz/4022069/.
- [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 021876-23.
Gordon BRETZ, 26, farmer, Blenheim Twp, Blenheim Twp, s/o John BRETZ (b. Mosborough) & Martha GABER married Rhea SHANTZ, 26, housekeeper, State of Michigan U.S., Waterloo Twp, d/o Abram L. SHANTZ (b. New Dundee) & Emma HALLMAN, witn: Harold V. SHANTZ of New Hamburg & Mary A. SHANTZ of Kitchener, 6 June 1923 in Kitchener
|Born - 18 Nov 1924 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada
|Died - 5 Aug 2011 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Buried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada