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Edith Lorene Bretz

Female 1925 - 2011  (86 years)


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  • Name Edith Lorene Bretz 
    Born 1925  Blenheim, Oxford North, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 05 Aug 2011  New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1162  Our Family History
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Gordon Bretz,   b. 11 Nov 1896, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1963, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Private 
    Mother Rhea Ann Shantz,   b. 15 Nov 1896, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1991  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship Private 
    Married 1923 
    Family ID F94  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kenneth Hallman Shantz,   b. 14 Sep 1916,   d. 01 Jun 1992, Mannheim, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Linda Lorene Shantz  [Private]
     2. Kenneth Larry Shantz  [Private]
     3. Karen Elizabeth Shantz  [Private]
     4. Kevin Bruce Shantz  [Private]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SHANTZ, Edith Lorene Passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011 at her residence, Nithview Community, New Hamburg. Lorene was born 86 years ago in Blenheim Township and was the daughter of the late Gordon and Rhea (Shantz) Bretz. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Shantz who predeceased her June 1, 1992. Loving mother of Linda Stoltz of New Dundee, Larry and his wife Sharon Shantz of St. Catharines, Karen Doehn of New Dundee, Kevin and his wife Angela Shantz of Petersburg. Sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren Dean and Theresa Stoltz and their family, Emma, Abby and Ella, Alissa and Andrew Bingeman and their family, Julia and Jeremy, Derek and Lindsay Stoltz and their family, Brooke and Quinne, Laura, Jessica and Rebecca Shantz, Kathryn and Derek Gandza and their family, Caleb, Brenna, and Halle, Joanna and Daniel Nikkel, Luke and Leanne Doehn and their family, Taylor and William, Emily, Heidi, Katelyn, Natalie, Melodie, Kieran, Gracelyn and Holly Shantz. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Elmon and Ann Bretz, Marilyn and Len Kilbey, Carol Bretz, Dorothy Shantz and Olive Lichty. Lorene was predeceased by son-in-law Gerald Stoltz (1992), brother Lloyd Bretz, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Lemore Shantz, Joyce and Laverne Witmer and Melvin Shantz. Lorene was a member of Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, New Dundee. Family and friends may call at Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, New Dundee on Sunday, August 7, 2011 from noon until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Graham Burkhart will officiate. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the service with interment after at Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Nithview Community, Bethel Women’s Ministries or the Mennonite Central Committee. Thank you to the staff at Nithview Community for your wonderful care. Mark Jutzi Funeral Home