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

Susannah Leah Witmer

Female 1904 - 1998  (94 years)


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  • Name Susannah Leah Witmer 
    Born 1904  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Susannah Leah Knechtel 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-298188 
    Died 3 Nov 1998  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I298188  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 

    Father Deacon Isaiah B. Witmer,   b. 16 Mar 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1950  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Jemima Schwartz,   b. 5 Sep 1875, Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1894  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F5706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward B. Knechtel,   b. Jul 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cranson Edward Claude Knechtel,   b. 21 Aug 1929, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 2009  (Age 79 years)
     2. Martha Knechtel
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F48463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knechtel Sussanna Leah (Susie) - At Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, Susie Knechtel (nee Witmer) age 93 years. Mrs. Knechtel was an active member of Mannheim Mennonite Church, the Sunday School and the WMS of the Church. Predeceased by her parents; her husband Edward (founder of Knechtel Wholesale Grocers) in 1975; four brothers Willard, Leslie, Homer and Lincoln Witmer; three sister Stella Kehl, Lilly Snyder and Etta Schwartzentruber. Loving mother of Cranson Knechtel and his wife Mary of Toronto, Martha Huber and her husband John of RR2, Petersburg; sister of Joyce Witmer and his wife Reta; sister-in-law of Edna Witmer all of Kitchener. Sadly missed by eight grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Doris Knechtel of Waterloo; many nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W, Kitchener, today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. There will be a private family interment at Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery on Saturday followed by a memorial service for relatives and friends at Fairview Mennonite Home Auditorium, 515 Langs Dr., Cambridge at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Tiessen officiating.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 17.

    2. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 4.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Susanna Leah (Susie) Witmer - Knechtel.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 5, 1950 - Obituary of Isaiah Witmer.

    5. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 012059-94.
      Isaiah Witmer, 20, occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, res. Wilmot Twp, son of Isaac Witmer and Leah Baer married Jemima Schwartz, 18, b. Brant Twp, res. Waterloo Twp, daughter of Abraham Schwartz and Susanna Bergey, Witn: Enoch Gingrich of Waterloo Twp and Rebecca Witmer, 20 June 1894 in Waterloo Twp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1904 - , 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1998 - Cambridge, 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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