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

Salome Gascho

Female 1895 - 1991  (95 years)


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  • Name Salome Gascho 
    Born 25 Nov 1895  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Salome Litwiller 
    Residence 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-77028 
    Died 3 Mar 1991  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Steinmann Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I77028  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Father John E. Gascho,   b. 14 May 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1944  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Schultz,   b. 6 Nov 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1937, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F20121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmer Litwiller,   b. 30 Sep 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1984, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1916  [4
    Children 
     1. Earl Litwiller
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F42586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Litwiller, Salome, 95. Born: Nov. 25, 1895, Wilmot Twp., Ont., to John and Mary (Schultz) Gascho. Died: Mar. 3, 1991, Kitchener, Ont. Survivors-son: Earl; 2 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by Elmer Litwiller (husband). Funeral and burial: Mar. 6, Steinmann Mennonite Church, by Elmer Schwartzentruber, Victor Dorsch, and Fred Lichti.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 84, Number 14 - April 2, 1991 - page 14.

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      LITWILLER, Mrs. Salome
      On Sunday, March 3, 1991, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Salome Litwiller, of RR 2, Petersburg.
      She was born in Wilmot township 95 years ago, a daughter of the late John Gascho and the former Mary Schultz. She was a member of the Steinmann Mennonite Church, RR 2, Baden, where she was a member of the WMSC. She enjoyed needlework and quilting. She was a lifelong resident of Wilmot township. She was the last surviving member of her family.
      Beloved wife of Elmer, Litwiller who predeceased her September 13, 1984. Lovingly remembered by one son, Earl and his wife Mary of RR 2, Petersburg. Dear grandmother of Duane Litwiller and his wife Susan of RR 2, Petersburg, Sheryl and her husband Albert Crabbe of Baden. Fondly remembered by five great-grandchildren, Gregory and Kara Litwiller, Jacqueline, Victoria and Suzanne Crabbe and four sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mabel (Daniel) Gascho of Kitchener, Mrs. Ida (Norman) Gascho of New Hamburg, Mrs. Louise (William) Litwiller of Lowville, N.Y. and Elmeda and her husband Henry Bechler of Pigeon, Mich.
      She was predeceased by her brothers, Daniel and Norman Gascho and her sisters, Nancy (Mrs. Michael Roth) and Leah (Mrs. Simeon Jutzi).
      Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 7 p.m. this evening (Monday), until Wednesday at noon, when transfer will be made to the Steinmann Mennonite Church for the service at 2 p.m., with Pastor Fred Lichti and Pastor Elmer Schwartzentruber officiating. Spring interment in the adjoining church cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Gospel Echo Prison Ministry or the Mennonite Central Committee.

      The Record Newspaper 3 Mar 1991

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 14.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 7.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Salome Litwiller - April 2, 1991 - page 14.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elmer Litwiller - October 23, 1984, page 746.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1895 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Mar 1991 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Steinmann Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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