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 West Zion Mennonite Cemetery, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada


Latitude: 51.5755234, Longitude: -114.1736145
West Zion Mennonite Cemetery

Notes:
The West Zion Mennonite Church began with families who, for the most part, came from Waterloo County, Ontario. The congregation organized in 1901 and the church building was erected about 1902.


Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Dettweiler, Mary Viola (1921 - 2002)
Mary Viola Dettweiler
Birth: Mar. 3, 1921
Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Death: Apr. 30, 2002
Olds, Alberta, Canada 
    Dettweiler, Mary Viola (d. 30 Apr 2002)
Sayer, J.A.
 
Erb, Anson K. (1877 - 1944)
Erb, Anson K. (1877 - 1944)
Anson K. Erb
Birth: Dec. 25, 1877
Death: Apr. 14, 1944

Malinda S. Snyder
Birth: Apr. 11, 1879
Death: Dec. 9, 1944 
    Erb, Anson K. (d. 14 Apr 1944)
Snyder, Malinda S. (d. 9 Dec 1944)
 
Good, Ernest C. (1925 - 1997)
Good, Ernest C. (1925 - 1997)
Ernest C. Good
Birth: Oct. 11, 1925
Death: Sep. 24, 1997
Son of Samuel & Freda (Taylor) Good, husband of Jean Lenore Weber.  
    Good, Ernest C. (d. 24 Sep 1997)
 
Good, M. Vietta (1917 - 1992)
Good, M. Vietta (1917 - 1992)
M. Vietta Good
Birth: May 1, 1917
Death: 1992
Daughter of Simeon G. & Elsie (Snyder) Good, wife of Stanley Litwiller.  
    Good, M. Vietta (d. 1992)
 
Good, Magdalena (1871 - 1942)
Good, Magdalena (1871 - 1942)
Magdalena "Mattie" (Good) Shantz 
    Good, Magdalena (d. 5 Jul 1942)
 
Good, Simon G. (1884 - 1954)
Good, Simon G. (1884 - 1954)
Simeon G. Good
Birth: Oct. 12, 1884
Death: Jun. 13, 1954 
    Good, Simeon Groff (d. 13 Jun 1954)
 
Hartzler, Willard Joseph (1909 - 1988)
Hartzler, Willard Joseph (1909 - 1988)
Willard Joseph Hartzler
Birth: Nov. 19, 1909, Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1988, Alberta, Canada

Estella "Stella" Erb
Birth: Mar. 16, 1913, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada
Death: Jun. 10, 1994, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada 
    Erb, Estellla (d. 10 Jun 1994)
Hartzler, Willard Joseph (d. 7 Dec 1988)
 
Hunsberger, Lydia (1868 - 1904)
Hunsberger, Lydia (1868 - 1904)
Lydia (Hunsberger) Shantz 
    Hunsberger, Lydia (d. 25 May 1904)
 
Schmidt, Elizabeth H. (1868 - 1962)
Schmidt, Elizabeth H. (1868 - 1962)
Elizabeth Schmitt
Birth: Aug. 22, 1868
Death: Dec. 31, 1962 
    Schmitt, Elizabeth H. (d. 31 Dec 1962)
 
Schmitt, Delton (1906 - 1907)
Schmitt, Delton (1906 - 1907)
Delton Schmitt
Birth: Dec. 15, 1906
Death: May 29, 1907 
    Schmitt, Delton (d. 22 May 1907)
 
Shantz, Clayton (1884 - 1918)
Shantz, Clayton (1884 - 1918)
Clayton Shantz 
    Shantz, Clayton (d. 9 Nov 1918)
 
Shantz, Eldon (1889 - 1920)
Shantz, Eldon (1889 - 1920)
Eldon Shantz 
    Shantz, Eldon (d. 18 Feb 1920)
 
Shantz, Elmer (1889 - 1963)
Shantz, Elmer (1889 - 1963)
Verna B. (Shantz) and Elmer Shantz 
    Shantz, Elmer (d. 1963)
Shantz, Verna B. (d. 1971)
 
Shantz, Ezra (1862 - 1927)
Shantz, Ezra (1862 - 1927)
Ezra Shantz 
    Shantz, Ezra (d. 1927)
 
Shantz, Israel R. (1863 - 1910)
Shantz, Israel R. (1863 - 1910)
Rev. Israel R. Shantz
Birth: Aug. 15, 1863
Death: Dec. 15, 1910 
    Shantz, Bishop Israel R. (d. 15 Dec 1910)
 
Shantz, Jonathan (1849 - 1914)
Shantz, Jonathan (1849 - 1914)
Caroline (Bingeman) and Jonathan Shantz 
    Bingeman, Caroline (d. 3 Dec 1927)
Shantz, Jonathan (d. 14 Dec 1914)
 
Shantz, Jonathan B. (1887 - 1968)
Shantz, Jonathan B. (1887 - 1968)
Jonathan B. Shantz 
    Shantz, Jonathan B. (d. 1968)
 
Shantz, Ruby Irene (1911 - 1991)
Shantz, Ruby Irene (1911 - 1991)
Ruby Irene Shantz 
    Shantz, Ruby Irene (d. 1991)
 
Sherick, Verdo Hunsberger (1899 - 1989)
Sherick, Verdo Hunsberger (1899 - 1989)
Verdo Hunsberger Sherick
Birth: Feb. 22, 1899
Death: 1989
Son of Ezra & Cora (Hunsberger) Sherick, husband of Verdella K. Snyder.

Verdella K. Snyder
Birth: Sep. 10, 1901
Death: 1968
Daughter of Norman B. & Clara (Kinzie) Snyder. Wife of Verdo H. Sherick.  
    Sherick, Verdo Hunsberger (d. 1989)
Snyder, Verdella K. (d. 1968)
 
Snyder, Elsie (1888 - 1961)
Snyder, Elsie (1888 - 1961)
Elsie Snyder
Birth: Dec. 10, 1888
Death: Nov. 30, 1961 
    Snyder, Elsie (d. 30 Nov 1961)
 
Snyder, Norman B. (1870 - 1950)
Snyder, Norman B. (1870 - 1950)
Norman B. Snyder
Birth: 1870
Death: 1950
Son of Levi C. & Mary (Betzner) Snyder, husband of Clara Kinzie.

Clara Kinzie
Birth: 1876
Death: 1947
Daughter of Abraham & Susannah (Detweiler) Kinzie, wife of Norman B. Snyder.  
    Kinzie, Clara (d. 1947)
Snyder, Norman B. (d. 1950)
 
Snyder, Virgil K. (1906 - 1978)
Snyder, Virgil K. (1906 - 1978)
Rev Virgil K. Snyder
Birth: 1906
Death: 1978
Son of Norman B. & Clara (Kinzie) Snyder, husband of Anna

Anna M.
Birth: 1907
Death: 1998 
    Anna M. (d. 1998)
Snyder, Rev. Virgil K. (d. 1978)
 
Weber, Cecil Raymond (1925 - 1992)
Weber, Cecil Raymond (1925 - 1992)
Cecil Raymond Weber
Birth: Jun. 7, 1925
Death: Sep., 1992
Son of Gordon & Pearl (Spreeman) Weber, husband of Ebba Phyllis Patricia Davis. 
    Weber, Cecil Raymond (d. Sep 1992)
 

Many thanks to all who have contributed names, dates, photographs and stories. Corrections are always welcome.
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