Schwartzentruber, Glenn

Born: Oct 18, 1928
Died: Oct 07, 2018


Schwartzentruber, Glenn
Passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Sunday, October 7, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Glenn was just a few days shy of his 90th birthday. He was born in North Easthope Township, a son of the late David Schwartzentruber and former Sylvia Kipfer. Reunited with his beloved wife Katie Schwartzentruber (nee Gascho) who predeceased him April 30, 2017. Loving father of Karen (Stew) Gingrich of St. Jacobs, Garry (Kay-Ellen) Schwartzentruber, Grant (Pauline) Schwartzentruber, all of Milverton, Colleen (Marcel) Stadelmann of RR # 1 Kincardine and Quintin (Sue) Schwartzentruber of St. Jacobs. Forever missed and lovingly remembered by 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Dear brother and brother-in-law of Marcella Martin of Waterloo, David and Marion Schwartzentruber of Baden, Marlene and Harold Schultz of Milverton, Orval and Carolyn Schwartzentruber of Point Clark, Don and Maureen Schwartzentruber of Elora, Clara Zehr of Tavistock, Dan and Joyce Gascho of Wellesley, Ruth and Rae Nafziger of Mitchell. He was predeceased by sister-in-law Vera and Leroy Leis and brothers-in-law Delmer Zehr, Lester Roth, Henry Martin, and nephews Willard Leis and Roger Zehr.
Glenn had been an active member of the former Riverdale Mennonite Church, Millbank. He was a loving and caring father and grandpa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He farmed in Mornington Township before moving to Milverton. He enjoyed playing crokinole with friends at Knollcrest and rug hooking. He enjoyed the outdoors and traveling with his wife.
Visitation at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 7 Spencer Street, Milverton on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. A private family interment service will take place at Riverdale Cemetery on Thursday, October 11, followed by the funeral service at the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Pastor Jim Brown and Pastor Brent Kipfer officiating.
Special thanks for the loving care provided by the staff at Knollcrest Lodge.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mennonite Central Committee, Knollcrest Lodge or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and memorial tribute information at

Visitation Information


Oct 10, 2018


2-4 & 6-8 p.m.


Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – Milverton
7 Spencer Street
Milverton, Ontario
N0K 1M0
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Service Information


Oct 11, 2018


11 a.m.


Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – Milverton
7 Spencer Street
Milverton, Ontario
N0K 1M0
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Interment Information


Riverdale Mennonite Cemetery
Millbank, Ontario

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Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Knollcrest Lodge
50 William Street
P.O. Box 453
Milverton, ON
N0K 1M0
(519) 595-8121

Mennonite Central Committee
50 Kent Avenue
suite 203
Kitchener, ON
N2G 3R1
(519) 745 - 8458

Canadian Cancer Society – Huron Perth Unit
Huron-Perth Unit
536 Huron Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 5T9


Condolence from Jim and Audrene Harloff sent on October 13, 2018

So sad to hear of the passing of your dear father, grandfather and great-grandfather Glenn. He will be truly missed. We are thinking of you at this difficult time.
God Bless!

Condolence from Ralph and Eleanor Elg sent on October 12, 2018

Sincere sympathy to all the family.

Condolence from Lorne and Linda Reis sent on October 12, 2018

Our condolences to all the family.

Condolence from Anne and Guy Carreon (Linseman) sent on October 11, 2018

Sending all of you our heartfelt sympathies at this time. May you find comfort and peace in the many memories you have of Glenn and Katie.

Condolence from Rick and Linda Baier and families sent on October 10, 2018

Such great memories…such a great life…and now Glenn and Katie are together again
We are thinking of you
God Bless

Condolence from WOCH Team sent on October 9, 2018

We send you our deepest sympathy. May memories and the love of family and friends surround you all.
We wish you piece and healing in this difficult time.

Condolence from Suzanne and Brian sent on October 9, 2018

Sending the whole family our love and prayers. Your mom and dad always felt like honorary grandparents to our Jenny. Your Dad was such a kind soul and beloved by all. He will be missed!

Condolence from Mary Carter sent on October 8, 2018

Extending my sympathy to you all. Glen was a kind gentle man always very patient and content he has left you with great memories to be with his beloved Katie forever.

Condolence from Bob and Betty Jones sent on October 8, 2018

You all have our deepest sympathy. Let all your great memories get you through this difficult time. He will be missed greatly at Knollcrest.

Condolence from Norm and Peggy Kuepfer sent on October 8, 2018

Gary, Kay, and all the Schwartzentruber family, so sad to hear of the passing of a very nice, kind man. Glen always had a smile and was so appreciative of everything.
He will be missed by all, but now reunited with Katie!!