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

Dorothy Irene Franks

Female 1913 - 2007  (94 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Irene Franks 
    Born 31 Jul 1913  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Dorothy Irene Steinke 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-138300 
    Died 19 Oct 2007  Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I138300  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father John Henry Franks,   b. Mar 1875, St. George in the East, Shadwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Annie Beatrice Wilson,   b. May 1876, Manvers, Durham Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Dec 1902  Lifford, Durham, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F175277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gordon Henry Steinke,   b. 31 Jul 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1990, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Philip Steinke
     2. Margaret Steinke
     3. Douglas Steinke,   b. 1939,   d. 1939  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F49146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1913 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Oct 2007 - Kitchener Daily Record Newspaper, Kitchener, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • DOROTHY IRENE STEINKE 1913 - 2007 Dorothy died peacefully at K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Friday, October 19, 2007, in her 95th year. Born July 31, 1913 in Kitchener to parents John and Annie (Wilson) Franks, Dorothy was the second youngest of seven children. She is predeceased by her parents; two brothers, Wilfred and Roy and three sisters, Phyllis Franks, Elsie Leppan and Edna Lever. Dorothy is also predeceased by her husband, Gordon Henry Steinke in 1990 and a son, Douglas in infancy in 1939. Survived by her son, Philip; her daughter, Margaret and her husband Rev. George Strack; three grandchildren, Peter Strack, Michael Strack and wife Jennifer, Christine Strack and five great-grandchildren, Monika, Stephen, Emma, Spencer, and Emmett. Her sister, Gertrude Agajanian and husband Arthur and sister-in-law, Wilhelmine Schmidt and husband Norman also survive. Dorothy graduated from University of Western Ontario, Waterloo College with an Honours B.A. in 1935. She was a faithful member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Kitchener. Dorothy's family will receive relatives and friends at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home , 171 King Street South in Waterloo, on Monday, October 22, 2007 (today) from 1-4 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 from 12: 30-1: 30 p.m., with the funeral service following at 1: 30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Nancy Kelly and Rev. George Strack officiating. A reception will immediately follow the service in the Fireside Reception Room of the funeral home. Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Mark's Lutheran Church may be arranged by contacting the funeral home at 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com Thank you to the excellent care of doctors and nurses of Floor 5C Grand River Hospital.

      The Record 22 Oct 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), obituary of Dorothey Irene Steinke - 22 Oct 2007.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate.
      John Henry Franks, b. London, England, clerk of Toronto, Age: 26 Estimated birth year: abt 1876 Father Name: Henry Franks Mother Name: Pheliephia Burwood Spouse Name: Annie Beatrice Wilson, b. & R. Manvers teacher Spouse's Age: 26 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876 Spouse Father Name: George Wilson Spouse Mother Name: Eliza Staples Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1902 Marriage Place: Northumberland and Durham, lifford