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Harley Herner
Male 1920 - 2007


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  • Birth  31 Jul 1920  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1953  Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Misfortune  2007 
    killed in vehicle accident 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-77851 
    Died  14 Jan 2007  , Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Fairmount Cemetery, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I77851  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

    Father  Christian Herner,   b. Apr 1902, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Edna Jutzi,   b. Nov 1902, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F30345  Group Sheet

    Family  Ruth Wilhelmine Leiskau,   b. 27 Jan 1921, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 2007, London, Middlesex, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Oct 1944  Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F32528  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • HERNER, Harley and Ruth (Leiskau) - Passed away tragically, away from home, on Sunday January 14, 2007. Ruth was born January 27, 1921 in Wilmot Township a daughter of the late Frederick and Amelia (Miller) Leiskau. Harley was born July 31, 1920, also in Wilmot Township, a son of the late Christian and Edna (Iutzi) Herner. Harley and Ruth were lifelong residents of Baden where they owned and operated Herner Wood Products Ltd., since the 1950's. They were members of St. James Lutheran Church, Baden and enjoyed cottage life for many years at Sauble Beach. Ruth had a great sense of humor, loyally supported Harley and loved her family best! Harley loved everything "wood", built homes, cottages and furniture for many years and had been a chauffeur for Baden's Livingston family in his younger days. Ruth and Harley were married 62 years ago on October 14, 1944. Sadly missed by children, David and Colleen Herner, Gail Herner and Howard Schell, all of Baden and Beth and Ken Baer of RR 2, Wingham. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Christa and Terry Gerber (Matthew and Meghan), Amie and Todd Wilker, Laura Herner, Jessica Wagler and Derek Hamilton (Emma), Rebecca Wagler, Kyle, Mark and Brandon Baer. Also remembered by Harley's sisters, Eileen Kochem of Waterloo, Helen Boldt of Petersburg and Geraldine and her husband Joseph Roth of New Hamburg as well as several nieces and nephews. Harley was predeceased by brothers-in-law, Clancy Kochem and John Boldt. Ruth was predeceased by brothers, Clarence and his wife Ferne and Harry and his wife Lula and sisters Olive and her husband Ed Diebel and a sister in infancy. According to Ruth and Harley's wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends and relatives are invited to an informal visitation period at Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg on Friday, January 19, 2007 from 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Private Family Committal will be held at Fairmount Cemetery, Baden at a later date. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to London Health Sciences Foundation or the charity of choice.1a

      1aThe Record 16 Jan 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituaries of Harley and Ruth (Leiskau) Herner - 16 Jan 2007.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Frederick W. Leiskau - 14 Jan 1953.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 31 Jul 1920 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Oct 1944 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1953 - Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 2007 - , Perth Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairmount Cemetery, Baden, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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