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

John Alvin "Alvin" Erb

Male 1923 - 1996  (73 years)


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  • Name John Alvin "Alvin" Erb 
    Born 1923  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1973  Gadshill, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-51131 
    Died 11 Jul 1996  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I51131  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Moses O. Erb,   b. 13 Apr 1889, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary G. Steinman,   b. 21 Sep 1895, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1969, Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1918  [3
    Family ID F6983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Dorothy Jantzi,   b. 1925, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 2015, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
     1. Donald John Erb
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F49815  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ERB, Alvin J. - Peacefully, on Thursday, July 11. 1996, at St Mary's Hospital, in Kitchener, Alvin John Erb of Hampstead, born in Wellesley, 72 years ago, son of the late Moses O. Erb and the late Mary Steinman. Alvin was employed with Moffatt & White Construction for 23 years. He was also employed with Donald Erb Construction from 1978-1989. Mr. Erb was a member of the Crosshill Mennonite Church, where he was active as a Trustee and a Sunday School teacher. He also served on the Mennonite Disaster Service Com-mittee. Alvin was a charter member of the Nith Valley Rod & Gun Club. Beloved husband of Annie Dorothy (Jantzi) Erb of Hampstead; dear father "of Donald and his wife Nelda Erb of RR 1, Milverton, Dianne and her husband Otto Noeske of RR 2, St. Mary's; loving brother of Milton and his wife Marjorie Erb of Wellesley, Harold and his wife Violet Erb of Wellesley, Mrs. Leona Padington of Goderich, Eva and her husband Milton Kuepfer of Crosshill, Wilma and her husband Norman Kuepfer of Linwood. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Nathan, Jeremy, Christine and Jennifer Erb, Eric and Mark Noeske. Predeceased by his brother-in-law-, Earl Padington, 19. Visitation at the Futher Brothers Funeral Home, 40 Henry St. W., in Wellesley, this evening (Friday) from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At noon, Sunday, July 14, 1996, removal will be made to the Maple View Mennonite Church for the funeral service at 2: 30 p.m., Rev. Jamie Gerber and Rev. Ray Erb will officiate. Burial will follow in the Maple View Mennonite Cemetery. Memorials to the Waterloo Regional Lung Association, St. Mary's Hospital Foundation or to the Crosshill Mennonite Church Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.


      The Record Newspaper 12 Jul 1996

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Alvin J. Erb - 12 Jul 1996.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Moses O. Erb - 5 May 1973.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Moses O. Erb - June 19, 1973.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1923 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1973 - Gadshill, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1996 - Kitchener, 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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