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

Raymond Erle "Ray" Baer

Male 1921 - 2003  (82 years)


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  • Name Raymond Erle "Ray" Baer 
    Born 11 Apr 1921  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1943  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-115352 
    Died 13 Oct 2003  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I115352  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Simon Baer,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Near Zurich, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1969, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Luannah Shantz,   b. 15 Mar 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1953, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1902  [2
    Family ID F6505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Aganetha "Nettie" Redekop,   b. 4 Aug 1922,   d. 28 Jul 2012, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F54312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1921 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1943 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Oct 2003 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "BAER, Raymond Erle - Passed away peacefully at Sunnyside Home, on Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, inhis 83rd year. Ray is survived by his loving wife, Nettie Baer (nee Redekopp) of Kitchener and his sister Grace Weber of Eastwood Community in Kitchener. Ray was predeceased by his parents, Simon and Luanna Shantz Baer and by his siblings Verna (Omar) Rudy, Arthur (Florence Sievenpiper), Manassah'Ted' (Violet Becker), Lillian (Ronald) Snyder, Wilfred, Harold, Edith and Florence, (Vernice) Smith and brother-in-law Mervin Weber. Dearly loved by many nieces and nephews from both the Baer and Redekopp families who will miss him deeply. Ray was born in Breslau on April 11, 1921; the family moved to Kitchener in 1927. Ray was a long-time member of First Mennonite Church in Kitchener. His hobbies included sculpting, writing and singing. Ray participated in numerous choirs including the Nightingale Chorus, the Mennonite Hour Chorus, the Goshen College Touring Choir, the Philharmonic Choir and the Menno Singers, of which he was a founding member....First Mennonite Cemetery

      The Record 15 Oct 2003

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, June 24, 1943 - Obituary of Edith Baer.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 20, 1953 - Obituary of Luannah Shantz.