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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

 1979 - I to K

    JANTZI, Noah 

JANTZI.- Noah, son of the late John B. and Magdalena (Wagler) Jantzi, was born July 17, 1895, in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Can., and died in his home in Wellesley, Ont., Aug. 19, 1979, at the age of 84 years, 1 month and 2 days. In his youth he was baptized upon his confession of faith in Jesus Christ and became a member of the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Congrega-tion. On Jan. 18, 1917, he was united in marriage to Katherine Zehr who predeceased on Apr. 11, 1927. To this union was born 1 daughter, Mrs. Elmer N. (Elmina) Jantzi, who survives. On Jan. 5, 1928, he was married to Magdalena Lichty, who predeceased him May 2, 1956. To this union was born 1 son and 3 daughters, Aaron L., Wellesley; Mrs. Aaron N. (Katie) Jantzi , Brunner; Mrs. Amos (Nancy) Martin, Lucknow, Ont.; and Mrs. Nicholas (Emma) Gerber, Wellesley; who survive. On June 6, 1957, he married Mary Gascho, who sur-vives. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, John, Millbank; and 2 sisters, Lydia, widow of the late Jacob Albecht, and Sarah, widow of the late Enoch Horscht. He was also pre-deceased by 1 granddaughter, 3 brothers, and 6 sisters. Services were held on Aug. 22, at the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church by Bishop Arthur Gerber and Min. Mahlon Gerber. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, November 1979, p. 249
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

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