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

Gertrude K. Lang[1]

Female 1894 - 1987  (93 years)


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  • Name Gertrude K. Lang 
    Born 1894  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Dolly Lang  [1, 2
    Name Gertrude K. Shiry 
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-141655 
    Died 22 Mar 1987  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 24 Mar 1987  Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I141655  Generations
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2020 

    Father Albert Lang,   b. 1859, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Amelia Grabenstaetter,   b. 27 Jun 1867, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1901, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Family ID F39819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Earl Clare Shiry,   b. 7 Nov 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1916  [1
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Shiry,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Billie Shiry
     3. Robert Earl Frank Shiry,   b. 16 Aug 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F228562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SHIRY, Mrs. Gertrude (Earl) - Peacefully, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, March 22, 1987, Gertrude (Dolly) Catherine Lang, age 91 years, formerly of 385 St. Leger St., Kitchener. Mrs. Shiry was a member of Benton St. Baptist Church. Beloved wife of the late Earl C. Shiry who predeceased her in 1971; dear mother of Mrs. Dorothy Ratz and Billie (Mrs. George Rumney), Robert and his wife Marcy, all of Kitchener; sister of Leonard Lang of Waterloo, Mildred (Mrs. Wilfred Hamacher) of St. Clements and Delores (Mrs. Ed Gaiser) of Waterloo. Lovingly remembered by her nine grandchildren, Jill (Mrs. Ed Lewis), Tom, Dan and Jeff Anderson, Susan (Mrs. Ron Mark) and David Ratz, Debra, Bob and Brenda Shiry and her eight great-grandchildren, Cheryl, Jennie, Kathleen, Wesley, Charles, Laura, Jaclyn and Tim. Predeceased by her parents; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Wuest, Mrs. Irene Rickert and Mrs. Lorraine Heintzman and son-in-law, David Ratz on March 12, 1987. A private family service was held in the Ratz-Bechtel Chapel, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, on Tuesday (today). Rev. James Reese and Rev. Vern Black officiated. Interment was in Woodland cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Earl C. Shiry.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Gertrude (Dolly) Catherine Lang - Shiry.

    3. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Obituary of Albert Lang - 11 Feb 1921 pg 4.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1894 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Mar 1987 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Mar 1987 - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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