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

Elton Conrad Krantz

Male 1897 - 1959  (61 years)


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  • Name Elton Conrad Krantz 
    Born 31 Dec 1897  Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    butcher 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338964 
    Died 14 Dec 1959  Newmarket, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 17 Dec 1959  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I338964  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Family Edna Priscilla Gunn,   b. 28 Oct 1897, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1959, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F247903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1897 - Tavistock, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - butcher - - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Dec 1959 - Newmarket, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Dec 1959 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elton C. Krantz Passes- A former well-known Ayr businessman, Elton Conrad Krantz died on Monday in York County Hospital, Newmarket, following a lengthy illness. He was in his 62nd year. A native of Tavistock, he came to Ayr 44 years ago to take employment in the butcher shop of William G. Ottmann. A few years later he opened up his own butcher business on Stanley St. and subsequently moved to the larger premises now occupied by Laird's Superette. Mr. Krantz expanded the enterprise into a most successful business, which he continued to operate until moving to Newmarket some years ago.

      He was a prominent figure in Ayr's social and sporting circles, maintaining membership n may organizations. Mr. Krantz was one of the village's outstanding lawn bowlers, winning many awards in tournament competition. He was also a member of Ayr curling club and formerly on the Ontario Rural Softball Association executive. Mr. Krantz was for many years affiliated with Dolman Lodge, IOOF.

      He was possessed of an excellent tenor voice and, with the well-known Ayr male quartet, was frequently called upon to sing at Knox United Church services and oat other functions. Mr. Krantz was the last surviving member of his family. Funeral service will be conducted at the Ayr Cemetery Chapel on Thursday at 11 am by the Rev. W.J.V. Buchanan.

      Ayr News Dec 17 1959 pg 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S619] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), "Elton C. Krantz Passes," Dec 17 1959 pg 4.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Krantz/ In Loving memory of/ Elton C. Krantz/ 1897 - 1959/ his wife/ Edna P. Gunn/ 1897 - 1959/ at Rest