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

Rachel Ann Rudy[1]

Female 1898 - 1984  (86 years)


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  • Name Rachel Ann Rudy 
    Born 8 May 1898  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20702386 
    Name Rachel Ann Snyder 
    Name Rachel Ann Snyder 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1958  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-23481 
    Died 2 Jul 1984  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I23481  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father William H. Rudy,   b. 24 Apr 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Rachel Reist,   b. 17 Aug 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1938, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1890  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Percy Snyder,   b. 4 Apr 1896, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1990  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1919  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Snyder
     2. Melvin Leroy Snyder,   b. 8 Apr 1920, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 2012, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Helen May Snyder,   b. 9 Sep 1921,   d. 13 Feb 2015, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Lincoln Arnold Snyder,   b. 25 May 1923,   d. 1999  (Age 75 years)
     5. Jeanne Evelyn Snyder,   b. 27 Aug 1927,   d. 15 May 2003  (Age 75 years)
     6. Stanley Edmund "Stan" Snyder,   b. 30 Jul 1930,   d. 25 Jun 1985, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     7. Ralph Harley Snyder
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F5708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Curtis Snyder,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F6574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • MR. AND MRS. PERCY SNYDER

      Percy Snyder and Rachel Ann Rudy were married 60 years ago, June 4, 1919, in Bloomingdale.

      Mrs. Snyder is a daughter of William and Rachel Rudy. Mr. Snyder is a son of Christian and Ester Snyder.

      The celebrants have eight children; Melvin of Waterloo, Helen of Kitchener, Lincoln of Hawkesville, Jeanne of Newville, Pa., Stanley of Baden, Ralph of Burbank, Calif., Lorne of Calgary, Alta., and Kenneth of Vancouver, B.C. There are 29 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

      Celebrations will be held June 3, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Baden Mennonite Church, Snyders Road, Baden. Best wishes only, please.
      Mr. and Mrs. Snyder were farmers and butchers in the Mannheim area for 32 years. They attended the Kitchener, Farmers Market from 1919 to 1955. They have special interest in woodworking, reading, painting and flowers.

      The couple live at 18 Queen St., Baden.

      ________________

      SNYDER, Mrs. Rachel Ann - Of 18 Queen St., Baden, died after a lengthy illness, on Monday, July 2, 1984, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. She was born 86 years ago, daughter of the late William Rudy and Rachel Reist.

      She was a member of Mannheim Mennonite Church, where she was a member of the WMSC and was also a member of the Baden Senior Citizen's.

      Beloved wife of Percy Snyder, whom she married June 4, 1919; lovingly remembered by her sons, Mel- vin and his wife Annabelle of Erbsville, Lincoln and his wife Ann of Hawkesville, Stanley and his wife Jacqueline of Baden, Ralph and his wife Ruth of Burbank, Calif., Lorne and his wife Doris of Calgary, Alta.. Kenneth of Vancouver, B.C.; her daughters, Helen (Mrs. Carl Grenzebach) of Kitchener, Jeanne (Mrs. Lorne Lichty) of Mercersburg, Pa.; dear sister of Jacob of Cambridge and Abner of Waterloo.

      Predeceased by one brother, Omar; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Bechtel, Mrs. Martha Thaler and Mrs. Sarah Schiedel. Sadly missed by 29 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

      Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 7 p.m. this evening and until Thursday, July 5 at noon, when transfer will be made to the Mannheim Mennonite Church for service at 3 p.m., with Rev. James Reusser and Rev. Lorne Lichty officiating. Interment in the church cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mary Etta Rudy - Bechtel.

    2. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 [now Mannheim Mennonite] Internet Link.
      Snyder/ Percy Snyder/ 1896-1990/ beloved husband of/ Rachel (Rudy)/ 1898-1984/ too well loved to ever be forgotten

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    4. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, ON WATERLOO (North/Nord) (#121) Subdistrict: Waterloo C-3 Page 12.

    5. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 4 Page 11.

    6. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Erbsville Sub Dist 4 1921 Page 3.

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Martha E. Rudy - February 18, 1958.

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12177-90.
      12177-90, (Waterloo Co..), William RUDY, 26, Woolwich, Wellesley, farmer, s/o Mary Ann [HOFFMAN] & Benjamin RUDY, married Rachel REIST, 27, Woolwich, Wellesley, d/o Rachel [HAEBERLE] & Jacob REIST, witn: Louisa SCHULZ, Elmira & A. Erasmus SCHULZ, Elmira, on 14 December 1890, at Elmira

    9. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Rachel Reist - March 3, 1938.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 May 1898 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1919 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Erbsville, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1958 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 1984 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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