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William Ephriam "Bill" Austin
Male 1920 - 1999


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  • Birth  3 May 1920  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW2 - United States  [1
    Name  Bill Austin 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-383885 
    Died  3 Jan 1999  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  7 Jan 1999  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID  I383885  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Dec 2018 

    Family 1  Audrey 
    Family ID  F44021  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Audrey Isabelle McDonald,   b. 8 Oct 1935,   d. 4 Sep 2010, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 May 1956 
    Family ID  F260612  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • AUSTIN, William Ephraim (Bill)

      At his residence, on Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, following a brief illness, Bill Austin, of Waterloo, age 78 years. Bill was a longtime driver with Canada Coach for 36 years before retirement. He served overseas during the Second World War, with the American Forces. He was also a member of Waterloo North Presbyterian Church. Beloved husband of Audrey for 42 years. Loving father of Vivian and her husband Don Christie of Cambridge, Doug and his wife Kay of Cambridge, Bob and his wife Roberta of Indiannapolis, Rick and his wife Tereena of Cambridge. Sadly missed by ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also remembered by nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, Hugo and Nellie: a son, Frank; two brothers, Harold and Hugo (Junior). Friends and relatives may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener on Wednesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held Thursday, at Waterloo North Presbyterian Church, 685 Highpoint Ave., Waterloo (Northfield and Westmount) at 11 a.m., with Rev. John Young officiating. Private interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. Reception to follow at the church.

      The Record 5 Jan 1999 pg B2

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      AUSTIN, William Ephraim (Bill): At his residence on Sunday January 3, 1999, following a brief illness, Bill Austin of Waterloo, age 78 years. Bill was a long time driver with Canada Coach for 36 years before retirement. He served overseas during the Second World War with the American Forces. He was also a member of North Presbyterian Church. Beloved husband of Audrey for 42 years. Loving father of Vivian and her husband Don Christie of Cambridge, Doug and his wife Kay of Cambridge, Bob and his wife Roberta of Indiannapolis[sic], Rick and his wife Tereena of Cambridge. Sadly missed by 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by nieces, nephews and their families. He was predeceased by his parents Hugo and Nellie, a son Frank, 2 brothers Harold and Hugo (Junior). Friends and relatives may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St., W., Kitchener on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Waterloo North Presbyterian Church, 685 Highpoint Ave., Waterloo (Northfield and Westmount) on Thursday January 7, 1999 at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Young officiating. Private interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge. Reception to follow at the church. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged.

      Cambridge Reporter 4 Jan 1999

  • Sources 
    1. [S967] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Cambridge Reporter (1973-2003), Obituary of William Ephraim (Bill) Austin - 4 Jan 1999.

    2. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      Austin/ William E./ "Bill"/ May 3, 1920/ Jan. 3, 1999/ Audrey I./ Mcdonald/ Oct. 8, 1935/ / [Wedding Rings] May 24, 1956.

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