Deaths - Obituaries - Cemeteries
This part of this site contains download links of indexes to large collections of death notices and obituaries that have been compiled by various volunteers. Also links to cemetery lists are coming soon.
Indexes to Death Notices/Obituaries
Der Bote Obituaries Death Notices Indexes 1924-2008 - Indexed by Elmer W. Neufeld.
[Note: sometimes other sites link to these files, but they do not update them when we do, so their links may give you 404 errors. Always look for the latest, updated files on this page.]
Canadian Mennonite Death Notices 1997- to- 2014 INDEX - PDF
Saskatchewan Valley News Obituaries -> 2014 INDEX - pdf
These files are updated about once a year. Check here to download the files again when updated files are in place. Note the date for the current files is December 31, 2014.
[Note: The SaskValley News is now online. It is possible to subscribe at the local rate, and to read the current and some back issues online, for the full obituaries.]
More Indexes on Other Sites
Mennonitische Rundschau Obituaries Index: 1930-2001, Indexed by Erica Suderman
Der Bote Obituaries Index: 1950-2004, Indexed by Erica Suderman.
Mennonite Brethren Herald Obituaries: 1961-2004 by Helen Fast from the MHSS generates which is on the Alberta web site.
Saskatchewan Mennonite Cemetery Finding Aid is compiled by some members of MHSS to assist people who are searching for their roots.
Saskatchewan Cemetery Project a new and fairly comprehensive site has come to our attention. There are over 3300 cemeteries and burial sites in Saskatchewan, and this site has pages and transcribed lists (and some photos) of the tombstones on 1004 of those sites (as of December 2011).
GAMEO is planning a large database combining the cemetery lists of all the provinces. We will, of course, work together with them.
MHSS attempts to operate its open access online sites for persons to enjoy and use. Information for the MHSS cemetery project does not necessarily include all of the graves in any given site. Those listed are generally listed by persons who have visited the sites and those listed would be of more general interest to persons searching for their Mennonite roots and ancestors.
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Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan (MHSS)
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