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

Simon S. Bast

Male 1901 - 1976  (75 years)


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  • Name Simon S. Bast 
    Born 19 Jan 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    farmer 
    Residence 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80040 
    Died 17 Aug 1976  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I80040  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 Magdalena "Mattie" Leis,   b. 1 Apr 1902, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1923  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Walter Bast,   b. 1928,   d. 1988  (Age 60 years)
     2. Harold Bast
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F30440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bast, Simon, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Bast, was born in Wellesley, Ont.; died at the Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge (P) Ont., Aug. 17, 1976; aged 75 y. He was married to Mattie Leis, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Walter, Harold, and Howard), one daughter (Irmgarde - Mrs. Elmo Miller), 10 grandchildren, and one great-grandson. He was preceded in death by 7 brothers and one sister. He was a member of the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, where funeral services were field on Aug. 20, in charge of John Hess and Stan Sauder; interment in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 69, Number 38 - September 28, 1976 - page 754

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      Bast, Simon - Died on Tuesday, August 17, 1976, at his residence, Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge (Preston), Simon Bast age 75 years, formerly of Kitchener. He was a member of First Mennonite Church, Kitchener. He was born in Wellesley, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Bast. He is survived by his wife the former Mattie Leis; father of Walter of Waterloo, Harold and Howard of Kitchener and Mrs. Elmo (Irmgarde) Miller of Waterloo; also survived by 10 grandchildren and one great-grandson. He was predeceased by seven brothers and one sister. Resting at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo after 7 p.m. this evening until noon on Friday; then to First Mennonite Church, Kitchener where the casket will remain open until 2 p.m. Family committal service will be held in the church cemetery at 2 p.m. followed by a public memorial service in the church at 3 p.m. Rev. John Hess and Mr. Stan Sauder officiating. Expressions of sympathy may be shown by contributions to the Gideon Bible Society or the Mennonite Central Committee.2a


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 18 Aug 1976

  • 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 Simon Bast - September 28, 1976 - page 754.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Simon Bast - 18 Aug 1976.

    5. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21914 (1923), Bast-Leis.
      Simon Bast, 22, Farmer, b. Wilmot, res. Wilmot, son of George Bast and Annie Schrag married Mattie Leis, 20, b. Wellesley, res. Wellesley, daughter of Jacob Leis and Lizzie Kennel, Witnessed by: Aaron Bast and Samuel Erb (?) both of Wellesley, 18 March 1923 in Wilmot.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, 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 - farmer - 1923 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1923 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Mar 1923 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1976 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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