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Solomon Bast

Male 1894 - 1974  (80 years)


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  • Name Solomon Bast 
    Born 14 Jan 1894  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Zion Presbyterian Church, Wellesley Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Employer Kitchener Lumber Co., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Laborer 
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Machinist, own Shop 
    Religion 1921  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80037 
    Died 15 Jan 1974  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I80037  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father George E. Bast,   b. 5 Jan 1862, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna Schrag,   b. 28 Mar 1860, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1926  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1887  [6
    Family ID F20829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma L. Schmidt,   b. 22 May 1897, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1917  [3
    Children 
     1. Eileen Bast
     2. Laurene Bast
     3. Delton Bast,   b. 4 Feb 1922,   d. 13 Mar 1988, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F35453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bast, Solomon, son of George and Annie (Schrag) Bast, was born at Wellesley, Ont., Jan. 14, 1894; died at Wellesley, Ont. Jan. 15, 1974; aged 80 y. 1 d. His wife, whom he married on June 5, 1917, preceded him in death in 1964. Surviving are one son (Delton), 3 daughters (Eileen-Mrs. Gordon Hallman, Laurene-Mrs. Stanley Zehr, and Janet, Mrs. Kenneth Davidson), and one brother (Simon). He was a member of the Zion Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held at Mapleview Mennonite Church, in charge of Henry Yantzi and Alvin Leis; interment in the adjoining cemetery.1a

      Gospel Herald - Volume 67, Number 9 - February 26, 1974, page 189, 190

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      Rev. Solomon Bast. Rev. Soloman Bast, 80, of Wellesley died suddenly at his home Tuesday, January 15, 1974. Born in Wellesley, Jan. 14, 1894, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Bast. Mr. Bast was lay minister at Zion Mennonite Church in Wellesley. He also worked for the Kitchener Lumber Co., retiring in 1965. His wife, the former Emma Schmidt, died in 1964. Mr. Bast is survived by a son, Delton, of Kitchener; daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Eileen) Hallman and Mrs. Stanley (Laurene) Zehr, both of Kitchener, Mrs. Kenneth (Janet) Davidson of Plattsville; a brother, Simon, of Cambridge; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two daughters, six brothers and a sister. The body rested at the Futher Brothers Funeral Home, Wellesley until noon Friday when removal was made to Maple View Mennonite Church for the funeral service at 2: 30 p.m. Burial followed in the church cemetery.


      The Kitchener Waterloo Record 16 Jan 1974

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 10.

    2. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Solomon Bast - February 26, 1974, page 189, 190.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Rev. Soloman Bast - 16 Jan 1974.

    5. [S2107] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1921, Sub District 11 Page 11.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Anna Schrag - December 9, 1926 - pp 798-800.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1894 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Zion Presbyterian Church, Wellesley Township, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - - Kitchener Lumber Co., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, own Shop - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1974 - Wellesley Twp., 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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