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

Norman Z. Hostetler[1, 2]

Male 1875 - 1960  (84 years)


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  • Name Norman Z. Hostetler 
    Born 29 Aug 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Residence 1950  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00059-3938.5 
    Died 16 Jul 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I15351  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Christian Hostetler,   b. 16 Mar 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1916, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth Zimmerman,   b. 5 Jun 1854, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Family ID F1814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lillian "Lillie" Buck,   b. 4 Aug 1894, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1973, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1923  [6
    Children 
     1. Earl Hostetler
     2. Della Hostetler
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F47797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Annie E. Weil,   b. CALC 21 Aug 1876,   d. 13 Jan 1922  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1904  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Stanley Ward Hostetler,   b. 27 Jun 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F48486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lillian Buck,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F267354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1904 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1950 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jul 1960 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Following a week's illness, Norman Hostetler, well known New Hamburg resident, passed away Saturday, July 16, at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 84 years. He was born in Wilmot Township on August 29, 1875, a son of pioneer parents, the late Christian and Elizabeth Hostetler. Following his marriage he farmed for many years in Wilmot Township and 39 years ago retired and moved to New Hamburg. He was a member of the New Hamburg Baptist Church where he served as deacon, was church clerk for many years and also a member of the church choir. Mr. Hostetler was twice married. His first wife, Anna Amelia Weill died in 1921. In 1923 he married Lily Buck who survives along with two sons, Stanley, New Hamburg and Earl of Hickson; one daughter, Mrs. Jack (Idella) Henley, Winnipeg; four grandchildren. Mr. Hostetler was the last surviving member of a family of five. The funeral was held Tuesday, July 19, with service at the Baptist Church here and internment in Riverside Cemetery. Rev. H. A. Edwards, pastor, conducted the service, and was assisted by Rev. Walter B. Fischer, a former pastor of the church and Rev. F. Paul Erb of Zion Evangelical United Brethren Church. Pallbearers were Arthur Roth, Edwin Hiller, Roy Hamacher, Wilfred Hamacher, Robert Schiedel and Arthur Otto. Friends and relatives were present from Winnipeg, Trenton, London, Parry Sound, Port Burwell, Guelph, Waterloo, Kitchener, Hespeler, Hickson, New Dundee and New Hamburg.

      New Hamburg Independent, July 29, 1960

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 824.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of William Buck.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 23.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 36.

    5. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      [Front/East] In Memory of/ Annie E. Weil/ Wife of/ Norman Hostetler/ Died Jan. 13, 1922/ Aged 45 Yrs. 4 Ms./ & 23 Days/ Asleep In Jesus/ Norman Hostetler/ 1875-1960/ His Wife Lillie Buck/ 1894-1973/ Hostetler
      [Back/West] Stanley W. Hostetler/ 1906-1972

    6. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Norman Hostetler - July 29, 1960.

    7. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Harry R. Hostetler - 10 May 1950.