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  • ID: I029085
  • Name: David B Betzner 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 MAR 1863 in Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 5 JUN 1950
  • Note:
    Gospel Herald - July 4, 1950
    Betzner. David Brubacher, fourth son of David and Catherine (Brubacher) Betzner, was born near St. Jacob's, Ont., March 4, 1863; passed away at his late residence in Kitchener, Ont., June 5, 1950; aged 87 y. 3 m. 1 d. On Jan. 11, 1911, he was united in marriage to Fannie Hess, of Lititz, Pa., who survives him. He is also survived by one daughter (Helen-Mrs. Isaac High, Vineland, Ohio). One son (David Leo) predeceased him in 1923. As a young man he was in business with his brother (Henry) in Bluffton, Ind. Later he returned to Kitchener, where he established the Ontario Woodworking Co., in which business he was engaged until his retirement in 1923. In 1915 he united with the First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, of which he remained a faithful member until his death. For many years he served as a member of the trustee board of the church, and for several years as treasurer. He held staunchly to the fundamentals of the Christian faith and to the principles of the Mennonite Church. The funeral was held June 8 at his late residence and at the First Mennonite Church. Burial was made in the adjoining cemetery.

    Father: David Betzner b: 14 NOV 1833 in Doon, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Catharine Brubacher b: 5 JUL 1838

    Marriage 1 Fannie Hess b: 1871
    • Married: 11 JAN 1911
    1. Has No Children Helen Betzner b: AFT JAN 1911
    2. Has No Children David Leo Betzner b: 28 JUL 1914

    1. Title: The Brubacher Genealogy in America
      Author: Jacob N Brubacher
      Publication: Mennonite Publishing Co., Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana, 1884
      Media: Book
    2. Title: Obituaries
      Media: Newspaper
      Page: Gospel Herald - July 4, 1950
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