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

Violet Gingerich

Female 1913 - 1968  (55 years)


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  • Name Violet Gingerich 
    Born 24 Aug 1913  St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Violet Bast 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-63890 
    Died 13 Oct 1968 
    Buried Croghan A. M. Cemetery, Croghan, Lewis, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I63890  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Moses L. Gingerich,   b. 4 Sep 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1960  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Annetta "Netta" Boshart,   b. 29 Aug 1894, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1977  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F41861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmer Bast,   b. 6 Jul 1909, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1968  (Age 59 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F16686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1913 - St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Croghan A. M. Cemetery, Croghan, Lewis, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BAST, VIOLET, daughter of Moses and Nettie (Boshart) GINGERICH, was born in St. Agatha, Ont., Aug. 24, 1913; died Oct. 13, 1968, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, N. Y. where she had undergone open-heart surgery four days earlier; aged 55 y. 1 m. 19 d. On May 14, 1931, she was married to Elmer Bast, who preceded her in death 10 days before her surgery, Sept 26, 1968. Surviving are 4 sons (Robert, Lawson, Kenneth, and Durwood), 3 daughters (Betty--Mrs. Earle Widrick, Mary Jane--Mrs. John L. Stoffer, and Marjorie--Mrs. Warren Weidner), 14 grandchildren, her mother, 4 brothers (Clifford, Gordon, Howard, and Vernon), and 3 sisters (Reta--Mrs. Malcolm Western, Alice--Mrs. Harold Moshier, and Frances--Mrs. Richard Burlingame). She was a member of the Woodville Church. Funeral services were held at the Croghan Church, with Elmer Moser and Andrew Gingerich officiating; interment in the Croghan Mennonite Cemetery.

      GOSPEL HERALD - Volume LXI, Number 48 - December 10, 1968 - Pages 1095-1096