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Leslie Walter "Jim" Ainsworth[1]
Male 1924 - 2008


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  • Birth  11 Aug 1924  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1933  Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  1977  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  2001  Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-160380 
    Died  30 Jan 2008  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I160380  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Father  Walter Dickenson Ainsworth,   b. CALC 23 Jan 1883, Barrow upon Soar, , Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1933, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alexandria Mary "Drina" Lowe,   b. 1889, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1977, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1909  , Leicester, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F35520  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Hill 
    Family ID  F51813  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • AINSWORTH, Jim - Passed away peacefully, with his family at his side, at St. Mary's Hospital on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at the age of 83. Loving father of Bobbie and Doug Brown, Dave and Shirley Ainsworth, Vicky and Joe Moores and Cathy and Mark Henrich. He will be fondly remembered by his 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, Walter and Alexandrina Ainsworth; his grandson, Jeffrey Ainsworth; granddaughter, Kimberley Moores and his sister, Ethel Duench. As a great entrepreneur, Jim operated several businesses in the Kitchener-Waterloo area known as Celery Seller, D.H. Hill Sign Ltd., Ainsworth Press, Ainsworth Real Estate, Jim's Quick Print Shop and the Cookie Jar. He was a past president of the K- W Sertoma Club and the Kiwanis Club of Kitchener Waterloo. Jim's family will receive relatives and friends at the Henry Walser Funeral Home , 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 519-749-8467 today (Saturday) from 9-9:45 a.m. The funeral service for Jim will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel today (Saturday) at 10 a.m. Cremation will follow. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Sick Kids Foundation or the Mennonite Central Committee would be appreciated by the family. Visit henrywalser.com for Jim's memorial.

      The Record - Feb. 2, 2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Walter D. Ainsworth - 1 Apr 1933.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Walter Ainsworth - 8 Apr 1977.

    3. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Ethel Rosina (nee Ainsworth) Duench - 30 Jul 2001.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Aug 1924 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1933 - Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1977 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2001 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 2008 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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