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

Elmer Brenneman

Male 1908 - 1962  (53 years)


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  • Name Elmer Brenneman 
    Born 9 Mar 1908  South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Birth East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Church Membership Maple View Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-45920 
    Died 30 Jan 1962  Newton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I45920  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Nicholas Brenneman,   b. Abt 1870, Of, South East Hope Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine Erb,   b. Abt 1870, Of, South East Hope Township, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F45744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edna Leis,   b. Jan 1911, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1929  [1
    Children 
     1. Clifford Brenneman,   b. 1952, Linwood, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F41757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Brenneman, Elmer, son of Nicholas and Catherine (Erb) Brenneman, was born near Tavistock, Ont., March 9, 1908; died at his home, Newton, Ont., Jan. 30, 1962, after a brief illness; aged 53 y. 9 m. 25 d. In 1929, he was married to Edna Leis, who survives. Surviving also are 3 sons (Kenneth, Newton; Arthur, Milverton; and Clifford, at home), one brother (Moses, Hickson), one sister (Kate-Mrs. Simon Roi, Hickson), and 5 grandchildren. Three brothers preceded him in death. He was a member of the Maple View A.M. Church. Funeral services were conducted by Chris O. Erb, Christian Streicher, and Valentine Nafziger.

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      Gospel Herald - Volume LV, Number 15 - April 10, 1962 - page 350, 351

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      Elmer Brenneman about 1961
      By Record Correspondent

      NEWTON-Elmer Brenneman, 53, a farmer in this community for the past nine years, died at his home Tuesday night after an illness of seven weeks. He was born March 9, 1908 in East Zorra Township, son of the late Nicholas Brenneman and his wife, Catherine Erb. He was a member of Maple View Amish Mennonite Church, third concession of Wellesley Township. In 1929 he married Edna Leis, who survives. Surviving also are three sons, Kenneth of Newton, Arthur of Milverton and Clifford, at home; a brother, Moses of Hickson; a sister, Mrs. Simon (Kattie) Roi of Hickson, and five grandchildren. Three brothers predeceased him. The body will be at the home after 5 p.m. today. A short service will be conducted at the home Friday at 1: 15 p.m. followed by a memorial service at Maple View Church at about 3: 10 p.m. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Bishop Christian Streicher will officiate.


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 1 Feb 1962

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary ofElmer Brenneman - April 10, 1962.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Elmer Brenneman - 1 Feb 1962.

    3. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Clfford Brenneman - 14 Mar 2005.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1908 - South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Maple View Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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