Marjorie Shantz

Obituary of Marjorie Jean Shantz

Peacefully at her home in Waterloo. Jean was 94 years old.


Predeceased by her husband Dr. Bill Shantz, parents Marjorie (Stumpf) and Steele Mackenzie, and sisters Mary Joan Stearn and Janet Ollerenshaw. Survived by sons Alexander (Gail), Ian (Sheila) and Cameron (Mary). Grandmother of Steele, Ciaran, Keltie, and Jessica. Great Grandmother of Kora Lynn, Kinsley, Logan, and Quin.


Jean was an active member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Waterloo and a retired elder for the church.

She was also very musically inclined, singing in the church choir as well as the KW Philharmonic Choir and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.


A private family committal service has taken place at Mannheim Mennonite Cemetery. A memorial service to celebrate Jean's Life in Christ will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, at a future date.


Donations to Knox Presbyterian Church, the House of Friendship and Doctors Without Borders, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo at or 519-745-8445.

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