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 Shantz Mennonite Church Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Latitude: 43.426869, Longitude: -80.670204 | Click to get directions to Shantz Mennonite Church Cemetery
Shantz Mennonite Church Cemetery

Notes:
S. Erb's Rd., Lot 12


Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Bechtel, Eden (1885 - 1886)
Bechtel, Eden (1885 - 1886)
Eden Bechtel 
    Eden Bechtel (d. 5 Apr 1886)
 
Bechtel, Leah (1868 - 1886)
Bechtel, Leah (1868 - 1886)
Leah Bechtel 
    Leah Bechtel (d. 14 Feb 1886)
 
Bechtel, Lydia B. (1830 - 1886)
Bechtel, Lydia B. (1830 - 1886)
Lydia B. (Bechtel) Snyder 
    Lydia B. Bechtel (d. 28 Aug 1886)
 
Bechtel, Menno (1842 - 1902)
Bechtel, Menno (1842 - 1902)
Isabella (Shirk) and Menno Bechtel 
    Menno Bechtel (d. 19 Sep 1902)
Isabella Shirk (d. 7 Sep 1919)
 
Bechtel, Milton (1887 - 1933)
Bechtel, Milton (1887 - 1933)
Milton Bechtel 
    Milton Bechtel (d. 16 Jul 1933)
 
Bechtel, Miranda (1876 - 1962)
Bechtel, Miranda (1876 - 1962)
Miranda Bechtel 
    Miranda Bechtel (d. 1962)
 
Bechtel, Sarah (1871 - 1894)
Bechtel, Sarah (1871 - 1894)
Sarah (Bechtel) Borman and her daughter Ellen 
    Sarah Bechtel (d. 5 Feb 1894)
Ellen Borman (d. 27 Jan 1894)
 
Cressman, Harold (1919 - 2004)
Cressman, Harold (1919 - 2004)
Harold Cressman
Birth: Aug. 24, 1919
Death: Dec. 20, 2004
Son of Isaiah H. & Magdalena (Shirk) Cressman. Husband of Nelda Wagler.

Nelda L. Wagler
Birth: Feb. 23, 1914
Death: Jan. 14, 2003 
    Harold Cressman (d. 20 Dec 2004)
Nelda L. Wagler (d. 14 Jan 2003)
 
Ernst, Jacob (1835 - 1904)
Ernst, Jacob (1835 - 1904)
Jacob Ernst
Birth: Mar. 8, 1834
Death: Oct. 21, 1904
Son of Henry & Susannah (Reist) Ernst. Husband of Rebecca Hagey.  
    Jacob Ernst (d. 21 Oct 1904)
 
Good, Leroy (1919 - 2011)
Good, Leroy (1919 - 2011)
Alice Barbara (Snyder) and Leroy Good 
    Leroy Good (d. 7 Jun 2011)
Alice Barbara Snyder (d. 14 Jan 1982)
 
Groff, Andrew B. (1854 - 1911)
Groff, Andrew B. (1854 - 1911)
Andrew Groff
Birth: Sep. 9, 1854
Death: Jul. 5, 1911
Son of Susannah (Bauman) and John Groff, husband to Barbara Block, then Lydia Wilhelm. 
    Andrew B. Groff (d. 5 Jul 1911)
 
Hagey, Rebecca (1842 - 1926)
Hagey, Rebecca (1842 - 1926)
Rebecca Hagey
Birth: Feb. 18, 1842
Death: Oct. 15, 1926 
    Rebecca B. Hagey (d. 15 Oct 1926)
 
Hallman, Ida (1882 - 1956)
Hallman, Ida (1882 - 1956)
Ida Hallman
Birth: May 27, 1882
Death: Jan. 11, 1956 
    Ida Hallman (d. 11 Jan 1956)
 
Horst, Leonard Roy (1901 - 1975)
Horst, Leonard Roy (1901 - 1975)
Leonard Roy Horst
Birth: Jan. 17, 1901
Death: 1975
Son of Benjamin G. & Lydia Ann (Shantz) Horst, husband of Sarah (Shantz)Horst

Sarah Samantha Shantz
Birth: May 30, 1906
Death: Dec. 27, 1987
Daughter of Ezra & Anna Margaret (Loucks) Shantz, wife of Leonard R. Horst 
    Leonard Roy Horst (d. 4 May 1974)
Sarah Samantha Shantz (d. 27 Dec 1987)
 
Hunsberger, Enos S. (1865 - 1929)
Hunsberger, Enos S. (1865 - 1929)
Enos S. Hunsberger
Birth: Feb. 24, 1865
Death: Apr. 3, 1929

Angeline Erb
Birth: Dec. 7, 1866
Death: Mar. 9, 1950
Daughter of Enoch C. & Catharine (Good) Erb. Wife of Enos S. Hunsberger 
    Angeline Erb (d. 9 Mar 1950)
Enos S. Hunsberger (d. 3 Apr 1929)
 
Hunsberger, Willis Ward (1929 - 1968)
Hunsberger, Willis Ward (1929 - 1968)
Willis Ward Hunsberger
Birth: 1929
Death: 1968

Shirley Ramseyer
Birth: 1935
Death: 1983 
    Willis Ward Hunsberger (d. 4 Mar 1968)
Shirley Ramseyer (d. 25 Nov 1983)
 
Martin, Lester (1927 - 1995)
Martin, Lester (1927 - 1995)
Lester Martin
Birth: Mar. 20, 1927
Death: May 4, 1995

June Frances Witmer
Birth: Mar. 28, 1930
Death: Apr. 3, 2008 
    Lester Martin (d. 4 May 1995)
June Frances Witmer (d. 3 Apr 2008)
 
Ramseyer, William Herbert (1903 - 1994)
Ramseyer, William Herbert (1903 - 1994)
William Herbert Ramseyer
Birth: Dec. 21, 1903
Death: May 18, 1994
Born Herbert William Ramseyer, the son of Magdalena (Gingerich) and Joseph Ramseyer

Gladys V Salzman
Birth: May 24, 1908
Death: Nov. 1, 2004
Daughter of Veronica (Litwiller) and Joseph Salzman 
    William Herbert Ramseyer (d. 18 May 1994)
Gladys V. Salzman (d. 1 Nov 2004)
 
Schmidt, George (1809 - 1882)
Schmidt, George (1809 - 1882)
Rev George R. Schmidt
Birth: Nov. 23, 1809
Death: Sep. 12, 1882

Salome Becker
Birth: Feb. 28, 1811
Death: Nov. 21, 1887 
    Salome Becker (d. 21 Nov 1887)
Rev. George Schmidt (d. 12 Sep 1882)
 
Schmitt, George S. (1879 - 1940)
Schmitt, George S. (1879 - 1940)
George S. Schmitt
Birth: Dec. 23, 1879
Death: Jan. 8, 1940 
    George S. Schmitt (d. 8 Jan 1940)
 
Schmitt, Jacob B. (1845 - 1925)
Schmitt, Jacob B. (1845 - 1925)
Jacob B. Schmitt
Birth: Nov. 28, 1845
Death: Dec. 20, 1925

Magdalena Snyder
Birth: Dec. 8, 1845
Death: Jul. 25, 1885
Daughter of Christian & Anna (Cressman) Snyder. 1st wife of Jacob B. Schmitt.

Catherine Shantz
Birth: Sep. 28, 1847
Death: Oct. 16, 1924

Gospel Herald - Vol. XVII, No. 36 - December 11, 1924 - pages 735, 736
Schmidt. - Catherine Shantz, beloved wife of Jacob B. Schmitt, was born Sep. 28, 1847. She was married Oct. 30, 1886. This union was blessed with 3 children (2 predeceased). She died, after a short illness, at her home near Baden, Ont., Oct. 16, 1924; aged 77 y. 18 d. She leaves a deeply bereaved husband, 1 daughter, 3 step-daughters, 3 step-sons, 6 grandchildren, 29 step-grandchildren, 7 step-great-grandchildren, 1 sister, and 2 brothers. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 19 by Orphen Wismer (Jno. 14), Mannassah Hallman, and Jonas Snider. Text, Heb. 11:16. Interment in the Shantz Cemetery.  
    Jacob B. Schmitt (d. 20 Dec 1925)
Magdalena Snyder (d. 25 Jul 1885)
 
Shantz, Clayton Arthur (1914 - 2004)
Shantz, Clayton Arthur (1914 - 2004)
Clayton Arthur Shantz
Birth: May 11, 1914
Death: Mar. 27, 2004
Son of Wendell R. & Priscilla (Swartz) Shantz. Husband of Vera Snyder.

Vera Viola Snyder
Birth: Feb. 17, 1914
Death: Aug. 18, 1996
Daughter of Dilman & Ida (Weber) Snyder. Wife of Clayton Arthur Shantz.  
    Clayton Arthur Shantz (d. 27 Mar 2004)
Vera Viola Snyder (d. 18 Aug 1996)
 
Shantz, David Y. (1819 - 1894)
Shantz, David Y. (1819 - 1894)
David Y. Shantz
Birth: Aug. 29, 1819
Death: Oct. 24, 1894
Son of Jacob R. & Mary (Yost) Shantz. Husband of Barbara Stauffer.

Barbara Stauffer
Birth: Oct. 16, 1822
Death: Sep. 11, 1913 
    David Y. Shantz (d. 24 Oct 1894)
Barbara Stauffer (d. 11 Sep 1913)
 
Shantz, Ezra S. (1869 - 1955)
Shantz, Ezra S. (1869 - 1955)
Ezra S. Shantz
Birth: Sep. 12, 1869
Death: Mar. 22, 1955

Anna Margaret Loucks
Birth: Aug. 22, 1870
Death: Dec. 8, 1952

William Oliver Shantz
Birth: May 6, 1915
Death: May 5, 1969 
    Anna Margaret Loucks (d. 8 Dec 1952)
Deacon Ezra S. Shantz (d. 22 Mar 1955)
William Oliver Shantz (d. 5 May 1969)
 
Shantz, Henry (1881 - 1946)
Shantz, Henry (1881 - 1946)
Henry Shantz
Birth: Mar. 21, 1881
Death: Jan. 21, 1946

Barbara Bender Shantz
Birth: 1891
Death: May 19, 1964 
    Barbara Bender (d. 19 May 1964)
Henry Shantz (d. 21 Jan 1946)
 
Shantz, Herman S. (1864 - 1950)
Shantz, Herman S. (1864 - 1950)
Herman S. Shantz
Birth: Mar. 2, 1864
Death: 1950
Son of David Y. & Barbara (Stauffer) Shantz. Husband of Sarah Ann Schmitt.

Sarah Ann Schmitt
Birth: Jan. 12, 1870
Death: Feb. 1, 1937 
    Sarah Ann Schmitt (d. 1 Feb 1937)
Herman S. Shantz (d. 1950)
 
Shantz, John C. (1807 - 1975)
Shantz, John C. (1807 - 1975)
John C. Shantz
Birth: Oct. 23, 1807
Death: Apr. 17, 1875
Son of Christian R. & Magdalena (Cressman) Shantz. Husband of Anna (Detweiler) Shantz.

Anna Detweiler
Birth: Mar. 8, 1816
Death: Feb. 17, 1856
Daughter of Jacob & Susannah (Rosenberger) Detweiler. Wife of Deacon John C. Shantz.  
    Anna Detweiler (d. 17 Feb 1856)
Deacon John C. Shantz (d. 17 Apr 1875)
 
Shantz, John D. (1839 - 1923)
Shantz, John D. (1839 - 1923)
John D. Shantz
Birth: Oct. 4, 1839
Death: Jun. 13, 1923

Elizabeth Steiner
Birth: Dec. 12, 1840
Death: Jun. 24, 1901
Daughter of Ulrich & Elizabeth (Bösiger) Steiner. Wife of Deacon John D. Shantz.  
    Deacon John D. Shantz (d. 13 Jun 1923)
Elizabeth B. Steiner (d. 24 Jun 1901)
 
Shantz, Levi S. (1841 - 1929)
Shantz, Levi S. (1841 - 1929)
Levi S. Shantz
Birth: May 8, 1841
Death: May 6, 1929

Lydia Rosenberger
Birth: May 27, 1845
Death: Mar. 30, 1918
Daughter of Nancy Anna (Strome) and Abraham Rosenberger  
    Lydia Rosenberger (d. 30 Mar 1918)
Levi S. Shantz (d. 6 May 1929)
 
Shantz, Manasseh (1881 - 1979)
Shantz, Manasseh (1881 - 1979)
Manasseh Shantz
Birth: Aug. 13, 1881
Death: Nov. 2, 1979

Louida Cressman
Birth: Feb. 17, 1889
Death: Jul. 9, 1962
Daughter of Enos M. & Lovina (Hallman) Cressman. Wife of Manasseh Shantz. 
    Louida Cressman (d. 9 Jul 1962)
Manasseh Shantz (d. 2 Nov 1979)
 
Shantz, Noah S. (1848 - 1939)
Shantz, Noah S. (1848 - 1939)
Nancy M. (Moser) and Noah S. Shantz 
    Nancy M. Moser (d. 8 Jan 1940)
Noah S. Shantz (d. 3 Dec 1939)
 
Shantz, Nyal (1917 - 2005)
Shantz, Nyal (1917 - 2005)
Nyal Shantz
Birth: Feb. 16, 1917
Death: Jul. 8, 2005 
    Helen Lichty (d. 9 Oct 2018)
Nyal Shantz (d. 8 Jul 2005)
 
Shantz, Stanley S. (1920 - 2009)
Shantz, Stanley S. (1920 - 2009)
Stanley Shantz
Birth: Feb. 25, 1920
Death: Jan. 2, 2009

Doris Jean Hachborn
Birth: Aug. 14, 1919
Death: Mar. 24, 1991
Daughter of Arthur J. & Ina Alice (Snider) Hachborn, wife of Stanley Shantz.  
    Doris Jean Hachborn (d. 24 Mar 1991)
Stanley S. Shantz (d. 2 Jan 2009)
 
Shantz, Stauffer L. (1862 - 1938)
Shantz, Stauffer L. (1862 - 1938)
Stauffer L. Shantz
Birth: Jan. 24, 1862
Death: Dec. 31, 1938

Magdalena "Maggie" Snyder
Birth: Apr. 14, 1871
Death: Feb. 9, 1932 
    Stauffer L. Shantz (d. 31 Dec 1938)
Magdalena Snyder (d. 9 Feb 1932)
 
Snyder, Amos B. (1854 - 1937)
Snyder, Amos B. (1854 - 1937)
Mary (Kunsenhouser) and Amos B. Snyder 
    Mary Ann Kunsenhouser (d. 1896)
Amos B. Snyder (d. 26 Dec 1937)
 
Snyder, Dilman S. (1879 - 1963)
Snyder, Dilman S. (1879 - 1963)
Dilman S. Snyder
Birth: Apr. 22, 1879
Death: Feb. 25, 1963
Son of Veronica (Shantz) and John Snyder, husband to Ida Weber.

Ida Valina Weber
Birth: Aug. 31, 1885
Death: Dec. 26, 1943
Daughter of Susannah (Shantz) and Samuel Weber, wife of Dilman Snyder.

Nora Hunsberger
Birth: Jun. 18, 1890
Death: Apr. 17, 1972
Daughter of Angeline (Erb) and Enos Hunsberger, 2nd wife of Dilman Snyder.  
    Nora Hunsberger (d. 17 Apr 1972)
Dilman S. Snyder (d. 25 Feb 1963)
Ida Valina Weber (d. 26 Dec 1943)
 
Snyder, John K. (1836 - 1900)
Snyder, John K. (1836 - 1900)
John K. Snyder
Birth: Nov. 6, 1836
Death: Oct. 23, 1900

Veronica Shantz
Birth: Jan. 5, 1843
Death: Nov. 22, 1935 
    Veronica Shantz (d. 22 Nov 1935)
John K. Snyder (d. 23 Oct 1900)
 
Snyder, Moses K. (1827 - 1901)
Snyder, Moses K. (1827 - 1901)
Moses K. Snyder 
    Moses K. Snyder (d. 3 Jun 1901)
 

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