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

Greta Schafer

Female 1907 - 2007  (99 years)


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  • Name Greta Schafer 
    Born 4 Apr 1907  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Greta Staebler 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Evangelical 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-157469 
    Died 16 Feb 2007  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I157469  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2021 

    Mother Fannie,   b. Nov 1869, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F39459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F34150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • STAEBLER, Greta (nee Schafer) - Greta died peacefully at the Grand River Hospital, Kitchener on February, 16, 2007 after a long active life. She was much loved by her daughters Miriam Admans (Gerald) of London and Carolyn Shoup of Waterloo. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Carl E. Staebler, her only sister, Gertrude, and her son-in-law Bertrand Shoup. Special grandmother to Brian and Wendy Admans of Oakville and Scott and Tania Admans of London. Loving great grandma to Matthew, Shelby, Zachary and Aliah. Aunt to Marilyn, Diane and Dwight Zeller. Greta was born April 4, 1907, of Pennsylvania Dutch heritage. She has lived her entire life in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. After schooling at KCI, she secured employment at Mutual Life where she worked for 13 years. She lived a very full and rewarding life. Some of the major events in this wonderful journey included life-long membership at Zion United Church. She was the first woman elder at Zion, Past President of the Kitchener Home and School Council, founding member of Phi Sigma Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Past President of the Kitchener YWCA, and Past President of the former Parkwood Manor Senior Citizen Home. A funeral service will take place at Zion United Church, 32 Weber St. W., Kitchener on Saturday, February 24 at 11 a.m. The Rev. J.D. Kellough officiating. The family will receive friends for a reception in the church hall following the service to continue to celebrate Greta's Life. Private interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Kitchener. Special thanks to the staff at Terrace on the Square and the nurses and staff on the 5th floor at Grand River Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Zion United Memorial Fund, or to the Charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 519-745-9495. www.ratzbechtelfuneralhome.com.

      The Record Feb 17 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Div. 4 Page 10.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Apr 1907 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 2007 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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