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Maxwell Israel Becker

Maxwell Israel Becker

Male 1904 - 1986  (81 years)

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  • Name Maxwell Israel Becker 
    Historic Building 1854  1643 Bleams Rd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 2 1/2 story three bay Georgian Revival house on the south side of Bleams Road. Contructed in 1854 by Henry Woods. In 1991 was used as a parsonage of the Freedom in Christ Church.
    1643 Bleams Road in 2009
    1643 Bleams Road in 2009
    Born 27 Aug 1904  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Name Max Becker 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    United Brethren 
    Residence 1957  1024 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-132716 
    Died 25 Jul 1986  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: heart attack 
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I132716  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Ezra F. Becker,   b. 28 Jun 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Ann Israel,   b. 18 Aug 1878, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 28 Jan 1903  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence May Shantz,   b. 2 Sep 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1936  [2
    Children 
     1. Bruce Robert Becker
     2. Barbara Ann Becker
     3. Linda Catherine Becker,   b. 27 Sep 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1955, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41816  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsHistoric Building - 1854 - 1643 Bleams Rd., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1957 - 1024 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heart attack - 25 Jul 1986 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Max erected traffic weigh scales at Williamsburg (Fischer-Hallman) in the 1960's as a tribute to the original weigh scales at Williamsburg. The replacement weigh scales where removed in 2005.

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      Becker, Maxwell Israel, son of Ezra and Mary Ann (Israel) Becker, was born in Manheim, Ont., Aug. 27,1904; died of a heart attack at Kitchener, Ont., July 25, 1986; aged 81 y. On Sept. 2, 1936, he was married to Florence Shantz, who survives. Also surviving are one son (Bruce), one daughter (Barbara Schlegel), and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter (Linda). He was a member of Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on July 29, in charge of Vernon Leis; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 79, Number 35 - September 2, 1986, p. 601-602

  • Sources 
    1. [S1046] Building - Heritage Building Inventory - Kitchener 1991, Report on 1643 Bleams Road, Kitchener - pg 6.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Maxwell Israel Becker - September 2, 1986.

    3. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 4 Page 8.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Linda Catherine Becker - Dec 12 1955 pg 5.