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Addison Shantz
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1878
Waterloo
Waterloo Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Death: Apr. 15, 1958
Saskatchewan, Canada

Shantz, Addison Cressman, son of Amos M. and Esther (Cressman) Shantz, was born Aug. 22, 1878; passed away at Watrous, Sask., April 15, 1958; aged 79 y. 7 m. 24 d. He moved to Manitoba as a young man and took up farming. In 1912, he was united in marriage to Priscilla Devitt of Kitchener, Ont. As a young man he was baptized into the fellowship of the Methodist Church, later transferring his membership to the United Church. He took an active interest in the welfare of the Mennonite Church in his community. He is survived by his wife, 3 sons, 8 grandchildren, and 5 sisters (Mrs. Urias Snider, Kitchener, Ont.; Mrs. Herb Shantz, Waterloo, Ont.; Magdalina, Barbara, and Elminda Shantz, Kitchener, Ont.). An infant sister (Sylvia) and 4 brothers (Josiah, Jeremiah, Jonathan, and Samuel) preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the United Church, Watrous, Sask., April 18, in charge of the local pastor and at the Sharon Mennonite Church in charge of J. B. Stauffer and Paul Schroeder. Burial in the adjoining cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Amos M. Shantz (1847 - 1920)
  Esther Cressman Shantz (1848 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Priscilla Devitt Shantz (1882 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Stanley Devitt Shantz (1914 - 1990)*
  Arnold Shantz (1915 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jeremiah N Shantz (1871 - 1933)**
  Josiah Shantz (1871 - 1945)**
  Jonathan C Shantz (1873 - 1939)*
  Nancy Shantz Snider (1875 - 1958)*
  Selina Shantz Shantz (1877 - 1958)*
  Addison Shantz (1878 - 1958)
  Samuel C. Shantz (1880 - 1947)*
  Sylvia Schantz (1891 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Sharon Mennonite Cemetery
Saskatoon Census Division
Saskatchewan, Canada
 
Created by: Scott Buschlen
Record added: Dec 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45399241
Addison Shantz
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