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

Jacob Schaefer

Male 1901 - 1979  (78 years)


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  • Name Jacob Schaefer 
    Born 1901  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business Kabel's Men's Wear, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Church Membership St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Jake Schaefer 
    Name N. Jacob Schaefer 
    Residence 1979  130 Avondale Ave. S., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-159939 
    Died 14 Mar 1979  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, 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 I159939  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Family Leota Miller,   b. Abt 1905,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F45553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SCHAEFER, N. Jacob(Jake) -- At K-W Hospital, on Wednesday, March 14, 1979, Jake Schaefer, aged 77, of 130 Avondale Ave. S., Waterloo. Mr. Schaefer was born in Waterloo, and was the former co-owner of Kabel's Men's Wear in Kitchener. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Schaefer; dear husband of the former Leota Miller; father of Ruth at home; brother of Adella (Mrs. Art Knorr0 of Kitchener, Edna (Mrs. Eric Dietz) of Waterloo and Florence (Mrs. Frederick Knell Sr.) of Kitchener. Predeceased by one sister Hilda (Mrs. Harry Baetz). Resting at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King st. S., Waterloo after 7 p.m. this evening, until noon on Saturday then to St. John's Lutheran Church for funeral service and committal at 2 p.m., Rev. A.L.Conrad officiating Interment Waterloo Mount Hope Cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 15 Mar 1979

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      Retired K-W merchant dies at 77 Jake Schaefer, a former co-owner of Kabel's Men's Wear, 78 King St. W., Kitchener, died Wednesday at K-W Hospital. He was 77. He joined the store in 1930 and in 1954 he and Alf Yirka bought the business from A. H. Kabel. Yirka was with the firm for 48 years and Schaefer for 40 years when they retired in 1970. When Schaefer started, his responsibilities included selling clothing, as well as washing windows, varnising floors, stoking the coal furnace, carrying out ashes and making all the material for window displays. Schaefer was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Waterloo. Surviving are his wife, a daughter and three sisters. The funeral will be conducted in Waterloo on Saturday.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of N. Jacob (Jake) Schaefer - 15 Mar 1979.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1901 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - - Kabel's Men's Wear, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1979 - 130 Avondale Ave. S., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Mar 1979 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, 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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