Obituary of Ian Martin Gingrich
Gingrich, Ian M.
Passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at the age of 85.
Beloved husband of the late Luida (Brubacher) Gingrich (1994). Beloved father of Marvin and Ann of Waterloo, Norma and Richard Bauman of Floradale.
Cherished grandpa of Scott (Clara) Bauman and Lisa Bauman; Samuel Gingrich (Victoria) and Luke Gingrich (Jessie), and great-grandfather of Wesley and Ford.
Will be missed by a special friend Mary Martin of St. Jacobs. Dear brother of Orton, Rufus and Verna, Almeda and George Frey, Vernon and Joyce; and brother-in-law of Mary Gingrich, Mary Gingrich, Hope Gingrich, and Sally Gingrich.
Predeceased by his parents Noah and Katie (Martin) Gingrich, siblings Irene, Edgar, Wilmer, Lloyd, Oscar, and sister-in-law Elvina Gingrich.
Ian was a longtime member of the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Monday, December 20, 2021 at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira.
A family interment will take place in St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery before the service. Funeral Service will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at St. Jacobs Mennonite Church 1308 King St. N., St. Jacobs. Masks are mandatory at all events, social distancing in effect.
To register for the visitation or funeral, please call the funeral home at 519-669-2207.
In Ian’s memory, donations to MCC or St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.
To donate direct, please send cheques or donate online to the charity of your choice. Call us at the funeral home, 519-669-2207 and we will place a card to the family (as always, we still accept cash or cheque at the funeral home)
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) –
50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1
1-800-313-6226 or 519-745-8458
St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation
911 Queen’s Boulevard
Kitchener, Ontario Canada N2M 1B2
Telephone: (519) 749-6797
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ian
Gingrich 1935 2021..
Death notice for the town of: Elmira, Province: Ontario