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

Mabel Cressman

Female 1914 - 2008  (94 years)


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  • Name Mabel Cressman 
    Born 1914  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29724648 
    Name Mabel Shantz 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1949  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-46222 
    Died 9 Sep 2008  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I46222  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Isaiah Horst Cressman,   b. 2 Apr 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1942, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Shirk,   b. 3 Apr 1878, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1949, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1900  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F6194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clayton Arthur Shantz,   b. 11 May 1914, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2004, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1997  [1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F35055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SHANTZ, Mabel (nee Cressman) - Passed away peacefully at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 in her 94th year. The daughter of Isaiah Cressman and Magdalena Shirk, she was predeceased by her beloved husband, Clayton Shantz, in 2004, whom she had married in 1997. Mabel was also predeceased by her brothers, Leander, Ferhman, Clifford, Harold, Elton and Clayton Cressman and by her sisters, Vera (Simeon) Weaver, Una, Mary, Cora, Pearl and Leona Cressman, and Olive (Alfred) High. She is survived by her sister, Edith (Lloyd) Woolner; her step-children, Carol and Ernie Martin, Ray and Marlene Shantz, Dianne and Doug Roeder and Lynn and Al Stager; step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild. Visitation will take place at Fairview Mennonite Home, 515 Langs Drive, Cambridge, on Saturday, September 13, 2008 from 2 until 4 in the afternoon and 7 until 9 in the evening. A graveside service will be held at Shantz Mennonite Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 15th, 2008. A memorial service to commemorate Mabel's life will be held in the auditorium of Fairview Mennonite Home on Sunday, September 28, 2008 at 3 p.m. To remember Mabel, donations may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or to the charity of your choice and may be arranged by contacting Westmount Funeral Chapel at (519) 743-8900. Share memories of Mabel online at www.mem.com

      WATERLOO REGION RECORD - Sep. 11, 2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Mabel Shantz - Sep. 11, 2008.

    2. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 19, 1949 - Obituary of Magdalena Shirk.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1914 - 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 MapsResidence - 1949 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 2008 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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