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

Leonard G. Gingrich

Male 1924 - 2013  (89 years)


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  • Name Leonard G. Gingrich 
    Born 25 Feb 1924 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-256983 
    Died 24 May 2013  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I256983  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Amos B. Gingrich,   b. 2 Feb 1896, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Susanna Gingerich,   b. 9 Jul 1898, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1921  [1
    Family ID F29664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Doris Irene Burkhart,   b. 1925,   d. 1991  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. Gary Dale Gingrich
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F221346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GINGRICH, Leonard G. Passed away peacefully on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Trinity Village Care Centre, Kitchener at the age of 89. Loving father of Gary and his wife Pauline, Marlin and his wife Nadine, Wendy Gingrich and her husband Chris Blanche, and Kevin. Cherished grandfather of Julia Gingrich, Kristen Berg and her husband Bryan, Noel Gingrich and his wife Sarah, Bryn Gingrich, Michael Bayne and his wife Chrystal, Tedd Bayne, and Brandon, Justin and Brittany Blanche. Special great-grandfather to Oliver, Miriam, Braidon, Reanna, Parice, Preston and Rielynn. Dear brother of Mervin and his wife Delphine. Leonard will be remembered by the Burkhart family along with many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his beloved wife Doris (nee Burkhart), daughter Charlotte at birth and his parents Amos and Susanna Gingrich. Born on a farm in Waterloo Township, Leonard farmed with his father during his early adult years, then moved to Waterloo with his wife Doris. He then drove a fuel truck for Texaco, delivering to rural areas north of Waterloo for 38 years. Many of his customers remember him as "Gas Len." He retired in 1992 and enjoyed golfing, bowling and playing Solo. Friends are invited to share their memories of Leonard with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service celebrating his life will take place on Friday, May 31, 2013 at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church, 1310 King Street, in St. Jacobs at 11: 00 a.m. with Pastor Kevin Derksen and Pastor Mark Diller Harder presiding. A reception to follow in the church hall. A private interment will take place at St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery before the service. Condolences for the family and donations to St. Jacobs Mennonite Church or (MEDA) Mennonite Economics Development Associates may be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 10, 1980 - Obituary of Susanna Gingerich.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 2013 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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