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

John W. Jantzi[1]

Male 1899 - 1980  (81 years)


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  • Name John W. Jantzi 
    Born 12 Jan 1899  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39650445 
    Residence 1911  Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1950  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-80120P 
    Died 24 Jan 1980  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I80120  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father John B. Jantzi,   b. 25 Mar 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1950, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Magdalena L. "Matie" Wagler,   b. 21 Sep 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1907, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Family ID F20844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Gerber,   b. 28 Nov 1901, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1974  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1923  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Esther Jantzi,   b. 18 Nov 1923, Of, Millbank, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1977  (Age 53 years)
     2. David G. Jantzi,   b. 13 May 1925, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1998, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Madeline Jantzi,   b. 15 Mar 1929, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2013, RR1 Newton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Moses Jantzi,   b. 1935,   d. 1935  (Age 0 years)
     5. Edna Jantzi
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F29936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • JANTZI, John of Route 1, Millbank, passed away January 24, 1980, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener. He was born in Wilmot Township, 80 years ago. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Mary Gerber in 1974. He is survived by two sons David of Wellesley and Delmar [Delmar was a grandson, the son of one of John's daughters and raised as a son] of Route 1, Wellesley; four daughters Katie (Mrs. Ralph) Gerber), Madeline (Mrs. Roy Gerber), Alma (Mrs. Jacob Zehr), all of Route 1, Millbank, Edna (Mrs. Raymond. Jantzi) of Route 2, Wellesley; two sisters Lydia (Mrs. Jacob Albrecht) of Route 1, Millbank and Sahar (Mrs. Enoch Horst) of Elmira; 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one son in infancy in 1935 and one daughter, Esther (Mrs. John Zehr) in 1977 and by four brothers and six sisters.

      The late Mr. Jantzi is resting at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home,Wellesley, where a service will be held, at 1 p.m., on Saturday, followed by a Memorial service at the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church at 2 p.m., Bishop Arthur Gerber officiating. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 25 Jan 1980

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Daniel R. Gerber.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 11.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), 25 Jan 1980 - Obituary of John Jantzi.

    4. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 10 Page 11.

    5. [S533] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Internet Link.
      John W Jantzi/ beloved husband of/ Mary Gerber/ born Feb.12,1899/ died Jan.24,1980/ age 80 years/ 11 mon. & 12 days

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Mary Gerber Born: Wellesley Age: 21 Est. Birth: abt 1902 Father: Dan Gerber Mother: Katie Erb married John Jantzi Age:: 24 Est. Birth: abt 1899 Born: Wilmot Father: John Jantzi Mother: Mattie Wagler married 15 Feb 1923 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Wellesley Twp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1899 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Philipsburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1923 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1950 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1980 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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