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

Vera Gascho

Female 1924 - 1989  (64 years)


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  • Name Vera Gascho 
    Born 18 Aug 1924  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Vera Leis 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-131261 
    Died 6 Jan 1989  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: traffic accident 
    Buried Mapleview Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Twp., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I131261  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father John L. Gascho,   b. 4 Jan 1899, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1992  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Lydia R. Ropp,   b. 24 Apr 1900, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1992  (Age 92 years) 
    Family ID F37342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leroy Leis,   b. 11 Aug 1921, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1992, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1944  [1
    Children 
     1. Willard Leroy Leis,   b. 28 Mar 1951,   d. 4 Feb 1998  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F36967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leis - Vera Gascho, daughter of John and Lydia Gascho, was born in Wellesley Twp., Ont., Aug. 18, 1924; died in a traffic accident at Waterloo (Ont.) Regional Hospital* on Jan. 6, 1989; aged 64 y. On Oct. 15, 1944, she was married to Leroy Leis, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Wayne, Wesley, and Willard), one daughter (Donna McTavish), 12 grandchildren, one brother (Daniel), and 3 sisters (Clara Zehr, Katie Schwartzentruber, and Ruth Nafziger). She was a member of Mapleview Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Jan. 10, in charge of Victor Dorsch; interment in Mapleview Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald -31 - Volume 82, Number 5 - January 31, 1989, pages 82, 86.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Vera Gascho Leis - January 31, 1989, pages 82, 86.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Aug 1924 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: traffic accident - 6 Jan 1989 - 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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