1900 - 1985 (85 years)
||Elvin Valores Snyder |
||1 Apr 1900
||Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada [1, 2, 3]
||Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
||, , Argentina 
|Eby ID Number
||6 Dec 1985
||Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA 
||Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
||20 Aug 2020 |
||Ozias Snyder, b. 13 Nov 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada , d. 8 Jul 1930, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 63 years) |
||Barbara S. Burkholder, b. 11 Sep 1870, , Ontario, Canada , d. 13 May 1908 (Age 37 years) |
||25 Sep 1897
||Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Mary Ada Fretz, b. 13 Mar 1903, Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario , d. 5 Jan 1974, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (Age 70 years) |
||28 Jun 1928 
||21 Aug 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Snyder, Elvin Valores (1900-1985)
(1 April 1900-6 December 1985). Born near Breslau, ON to Ozias and Barbara Snyder, Elvin Snyder studied at Toronto Bible College (1925), Goshen College (BA, 1927), and Southwest Texas State Teachers College (MA, 1952). He married Mary Adah Fretz in 1928 and, after her death in 1974, married Esther Brunk Fadner in 1978.
Snyder served in a wide variety of mission projects including those in Toronto (1922-25); Canton, Ohio (1927-28); Trenque Lauquen, America, and Carlos Casares, Argentina (1928-47); Chicago (1947-49); Lost Creek, KY (1949-50); Mathis, TX (1950-53); Puerto Rico (1953-65): and Corpus Christi, TX (1966-67). In his later years he taught in the Spanish department at Eastern Mennonite College (1971-73) and provided pastoral leadership to the Milwaukee Mennonite Church (1973-75). Snyder served variously as an orphanage director, language instructor, Bible institute director, editor and pastor.11a
Steiner, Sam. "Snyder, Elvin Valores (1900-1985)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1990. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 Nov 2005 <https://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/S643ME.html>
Snyder.- Elvin, former missionary, 85, died on Dec. 6 in Elkhart, Ind. He was a Mennonite Board of Missions worker in Argentina 1928-47 and in Puerto Rico 1953-64. Snyder also served as a pastor in Texas and Wisconsin and as a Spanish instructor at Eastern Mennonite College.
Gospel Herald -17 -- Volume 78, Number 51 -December 17, 1985, pages 888-890.
Snyder.- Elvin V., was born at Breslau, Ont., Apr. 1, 1900; died at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Ind., Dec. 6, 1985; aged 85 y. On June 28, 1928, he was married to Mary Fretz, who died on Jan. 5, 1974. On Oct. 29, 1978, he was married to Esther M. Brunk Fadner, who survives. Also surviving are 4 daughters (Edye-Mrs. Arnoldo Casas, Grace-Mrs. Bill Davidson, Betty-Mrs. James Stemen and Ester-Mrs. David DeFehr), one son (Mario 0.), 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Ada-Mrs. Jake Rudy). He was a missionary for many years with the Mennonite Board of Missions. He served in Argentina, Puerto Rico and south Texas. He taught at Eastern Mennonite College from 1970 to 1973 and was pastor of Spanish Mennonite Church in Milwaukee. Funeral services were held at Prairie Street Mennonite Church on Dec. 9, in charge of Charles D. Cooper and Dorsa J. Mishler.3a
3aGospel Herald -31 - Volume 78, Number 53 -December 31, 1985, pages 924, 927, 928.
- [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 7.
- [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 31, 1985 - Obituary of Elvin Valores Snyder.
- [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Div. 5 Page 1.
- [S59] News - ON, Waterloo - unknown newspaper, Obituary of Eleanor Snyder abt 21 Feb 1933.
- [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration), 016056-1897.
|Born - 1 Apr 1900 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Residence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation - missionary - 1933 - , , Argentina
|Died - 6 Dec 1985 - Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA
|Buried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada