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

Cranson Edward Claude Knechtel[1]

Male 1929 - 2009  (79 years)


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  • Name Cranson Edward Claude Knechtel 
    Born 21 Aug 1929  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-85823 
    Died 6 May 2009 
    Person ID I85823  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Edward B. Knechtel,   b. Jul 1903, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Susannah Leah Witmer,   b. 1904, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1998, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F48463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Doris K. Yoder 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F48464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary 
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F267185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KNECHTEL, Cranson - August 21, 1929-May 6, 2009. Honour your word. Believe in your dreams. Make a plan. Remember your roots. Question the unquestionable. Take charge of your life. Give a smile, lend an ear, take a chance, and always remember that you are NEVER too old to hug a tree. Lovingly remembered by wife, Mary Knechtel and children, Sharon Gingerich, Paul Knechtel (Debi), Maebelle Knechtel Bell (Russ), Joelle Rasi (Rob Ward); grandchildren, Charlene Nafziger (Darryn), Christina Gingerich (George Thomas), Susie Gingerich (Scott Schaub), Stephanie Gingerich (Joel Keller), Rob Knechtel, Rick Knechtel, Shannon Koebel, Sheena Koebel (Andre Panet-Raymond), Alexandra Rasi, Natasha Rasi; great-grandchildren, Aiden, Ella, Cranson, Nicola, Kate, Cohen, Quinton. Survived by sister, Martha Huber (John); brothers-in-law, Mervyn Villemaire (Claudette), James Villemaire ( Doris) and sister-in-law, Carol Villemaire. Predeceased by brother-in-law, Jerry Villemaire. Also remembered by Doris Knechtel and Steve Gingerich. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. Simple expressions of sympathy may be demonstrated by a donation to St. Mary's Hospital or the House of Friendship.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Susanna Leah (Susie) Witmer - Knechtel.