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

William Erwin Witmer

Male 1911 - 1979  (68 years)


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  • Name William Erwin Witmer 
    Born 1911  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1933  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-137226 
    Died 28 Feb 1979  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I137226  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Rev. John Wesley Witmer,   b. 27 May 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1960  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Almeda Hallman,   b. 25 Dec 1878, Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1920, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Family ID F5695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Mabel Thoman,   b. 1914, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1982, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. Walter Witmer
     2. Marilyn Yvonne Witmer
     3. Ruth "Elaine" Witmer
     4. Diane Audrey Witmer
     5. Mary Lou Ada Witmer
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F41327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WITMER, William E. -- At Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, February 28, 1979, after a brief illness, William Erwin Witmer of 209 Riverbank Drive, Cambridge age 67 years. Mr. Witmer was born in Wilmot township near Baden, a son of the late Wesley Witmer and the former Almeda Hallman. A member of Bethany Missionary Church and formerly employed at J.M. Schneider. He is survived by his wife the former Alice Thoman, by his four daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Hallman and Dianne (Mrs. Walter Braun), both of Kitchener, Elaine (Mrs. James Taylor) of Brantford and Mary Lou (Mrs. John Appleton) of Tavistock and by four brothers, Vernon of Cambridge(P), Edward of Cambridge(H), Eldon of Kitchener and Melvin of New Hamburg and by two sisters, Mrs. Luella Schott of Cambridge(P) and Mrs. Grace Sider of Welland; lovingly remembered by his 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a granddaughter, Connie and one brother. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. E., Kitchener, after 7 p.m. tonight, until noon on Friday, when removal will be made to Bethany Missionary Church for funeral and committal service at 3 p.m., with Rev. Ward Shantz officiating. Interment Woodland cemetery.

      \b\iThe Kitchener-Waterloo Record\b0 1 Mar 1979

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of William Erwin Witmer - 1 Mar 1979.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 21, 1933 - Obituary of Selina Knechtel.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1911 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1933 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1979 - 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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