Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Ralph Albert Leis[1]

Male 1922 - 1995  (73 years)


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  • Name Ralph Albert Leis 
    Born 1922  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-100609 
    Died 31 Jul 1995  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I100609  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Peter E. Leis,   b. 20 Sep 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Veronica K. Leis,   b. 12 Oct 1897, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1993, Tavistock, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1916  [1
    Family ID F34693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Gerber 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F46540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leis, Ralph A. On Monday, July 31, 1995, at Grand River Hospital, K-W Health Centre, Ralph Albert Leis of Nithview Home for Seniors Village, New Hamburg, formerly of Wellesley. Mr. Leis was born in Wellesley 72 years ago, son of the late Peter Leis and the former Veronica Leis. Ralph was a member of Maple View Mennonite Church. He was employed at Jones Feed Mill Ltd., in Wellesley for 40 years. He retired in November of 1988. Beloved husband of the former Sarah L. Gerber, whom he married July 9, 1947. Loving father of Doris and her husband Michael Braun of Waterloo, Shirley and her husband William Hosea of Wellesley, Doreen and her husband Laverne Erb of RR 1 Millbank; dear brother of Nelson and his wife Mary Leis of RR 1 Wellesley, Mervin and his wife Lois Leis of Wellesley. Lovingly remembered by 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Visitation at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home, 40 Henry St. W., Wellesley, where the family will receive relatives and friends this evening (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At noon on Thursday, Aug. 3, removal will be made to the Maple View Mennonite Church for the funeral service at 2 p.m. Pastor Ray Erb will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


      The Record Newspaper 1 Aug 1995

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Peter Leis - September 13, 1966 - page 827.

    2. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Ralph A. Leis - 1 Aug 1995.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1922 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1995 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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