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Leah Litwiller
Female 1902 - 1966


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  • Birth  22 Jul 1902  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Name  Leah Leis 
    Religion  1911  Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish Mennonite 
    Residence  1931  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  1944  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence  1966  10 Eden Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-164522 
    Died  6 Nov 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I164522  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  Christian R. Litwiller,   b. 15 Dec 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catharina Kropf,   b. 8 Jan 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F21001  Group Sheet

    Family  Milton Leis,   b. 29 Aug 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Milton Leis
     2. Robert Leis
     3. Mildred Leis
     4. Marie Nancy Leis
     5. Laura Loretta Leis
     6. Wilfred Leis,   b. 14 Oct 1920,   d. 8 Aug 1944
     7. Katherine Veronica Leis,   b. 4 May 1922,   d. 21 Nov 1951
     8. Wallace Christian Leis,   b. 20 Jun 1929,   d. 2001, Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F45058  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Milton Leis, 64, of 10 Eden Ave., died Sunday at K-W Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born the former Leah Litwiller, July 22, 1902, at Wellesley, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Litwiller. Mrs. Leis had lived in Kitchener for the past 33 years and had been employed at General Products Division of Uniroyal (1966) Ltd. for the past 23 years. She was a member of Calvary Evangelical United Brethern Church. Surviving are three sons, Milton, Wallace, and Robert, all of Kitchener; three daughters, Mrs. Carl (Mildred) Kaminska, Kitchener; Mrs. Douglas (Marie) Kerr, Anaheim, Calif. and Mrs. Matthew (Laura) Riem, Costa Mesa, Calif., one brother, John, Lancaster, N.Y.; 30 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, one son, and one daughter. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. J. V. Dahms of Calvary EUB Church. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Jean Kellerman Fund of Calvary EUB Church will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.1a

      1aKitchener-Waterloo Record 7 Nov 1966

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 2.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Milton Leis - 7 Nov 1966.

    3. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Death of Christian Litwiller - 29 Sep 1931.

    4. [S1886] Military - Canada - Second World War Service Files Canadian Armed Forces War Dead.
      Lies, Wilfred 24 years Birthdate: 1920 Oct 14 Died: 1944 Aug 8 Rank: Private Unit: Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C. Force: Army Service Number: A61057 Additional Details son of Mr. & Mrs. Milton Lies of Kitchener, Ontario - wife Vera Liest of Kitchener

    5. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Mrs. Catharine Litwiller - 13 Jul 1956.

    6. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Rudolph Litwiller - September 14, 1961.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 22 Jul 1902 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Amish Mennonite - 1911 - Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1944 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1966 - 10 Eden Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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