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

Elma Good

Female 1918 - 2014  (95 years)


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  • Name Elma Good 
    Born 15 Oct 1918  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Elma Bender 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-85092 
    Died 12 Jan 2014  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I85092  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 

    Father Amos C. Good,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1972, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Melinda Martin,   b. 5 Mar 1892, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Nov 1917  [3
    Family ID F5712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gladwin Bender,   b. 18 May 1917, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 2008, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1942  [4
    Children 
     1. Bertha Marie Bender
     2. Arnold Hugh Bender
     3. Dwight Maynard Bender
     4. Sharon Fern Bender
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F37131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BENDER, Elma Elma passed into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2014 with family at her side. She resided at Nithview Community, New Hamburg. She was born 95 years ago in Wilmot Township, the oldest daughter of the late Amos C. and Melinda (Martin) Good. Beloved wife of the late Gladwin Bender who predeceased her October 12, 2008. Loving mother of Bertha and husband Ray Gingerich of Kingston, Arnie and wife Barbara Bender of Wellesley, Maynard and wife Lila Bender of Conestogo, Sharon Gingerich of Kitchener. Sadly missed by her 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Remembered by her brother Walter and wife Martha Good of R.R. # 2 Gowanstown, sisters Nina Gimbel of Cambridge, Martha Good of New Hamburg, Pearl Good of Arkansas, sister-in-law Ina Bender of Tavistock and Jim Gingerich of Kitchener. Elma was predeceased by brothers Edward and wife Olive Good, Vernon Good, sister Mary Good and brother-in-law Oren Gimbel. Elma was a member of Nith Valley Mennonite Church, New Hamburg where she was a member of the WMSC and a former member of First Mennonite Church, Kitchener WMSC. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, flowers and volunteering at the House of Friendship Live and Learn Program. Family and friends will be received at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A public interment will take place prior to the service on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery. The funeral service to celebrate Elma's life will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Church with Pastors Matthew and Hendrike Isert Bender officiating. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, Nithview Community or the House of Friendship Camping Program. Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca

  • Sources 
    1. [S460] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Nith Valley Mennonite CC#4554 Internet Link.
      Bender/ Gladwin/ May 18, 1917-Oct 12, 2008/ beloved husband of Elma Good/ Oct 15, 1918 - / earth hath no sorrow/ that heaven cannot heal

    2. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, N., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, N. (1918). Elma Good Bender (1918-2014) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 13 April 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123461061/elma-bender.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 19, 1972 - Obituary of Amos Good.

    4. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Gladwin Bender - 13 Oct 2008.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1918 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 2014 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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