Waterloo Region Generations
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Benjamin "Ben" Kuepfer

Male 1910 - 2008  (97 years)


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  • Name Benjamin "Ben" Kuepfer 
    Born 23 Sep 1910  Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Residence 1967  Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-160806 
    Died 22 Feb 2008  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I160806  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father John G. Kuepfer,   b. 7 Feb 1864,   d. 1 Aug 1947  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Schwartzentruber,   b. 1868,   d. 1949  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F45827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marion Gerber,   b. 12 Mar 1916,   d. 17 Mar 2010, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1936  [4
    Children 
     1. Willis John Kuepfer,   b. 20 Nov 1937,   d. 11 Nov 2017, Milverton, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Ivan Christian Kuepfer
     3. Irene Mabel Kuepfer
     4. Nelson Benjamin Kuepfer
     5. Merrill Pauline Kuepfer
     6. Verna Lucille Kuepfer
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F45824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KUEPFER, Benjamin - Peacefully, to his eternal home, on Friday, February 22, 2008, at Nithview Home, New Hamburg, previously resided at Wellesley. He was born on September 23, 1910, 97 years ago. Beloved husband of Marion Nafziger Gerber whom he married December 17, 1936. They shared the joys of married life for 71 years. Son of the late John and Mary (Schwartzentruber) Kuepfer. He was a member of Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church. He farmed at Kingwood, retiring in 1975. Beloved father of Willis and his wife Kathryn of Milverton, Ivan and his wife Anna Mae of Millbank, Irene Kuepfer of Wellesley, Nelson and his wife Elaine of Kingwood, Merrill and her husband Laverne Zehr of Crosshill, Verna and her husband Nelson Jantzi of Brunner. Grandfather of 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one grandson, Brian; one stillborn grand-daughter and one great-granddaughter, Angela. Predeceased by three sisters and seven brothers, Lena, Jonas, Nick, Christ, Clara, Eli, Dan, Nancy, John and Allen. Special thanks to Homemakers, private caretakers, Knollcrest Home and now Nithview Home for their love, concern and special palliative care. Visitation was held at the Futher-Franklin Funeral Home , Wellesley, on Sunday, February 24 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Church, Wellesley today (Monday), February 25, 2008 at 2 p.m. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Nithview Home or Masters International Ministries would be appreciated. futher-franklinfuneralhome.com.


      The Record Newspaper 25 FEb 2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Benjamin Kuepfer - 26 Feb 2008.

    2. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name: Benjamin Kuepfer
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 23 Sep 1910
      Event Place: Mornington, Perth, Ontario, Canada
      Registration Date: 1910
      Gender: Male
      Father's Name: John Garber Kuepfer
      Mother's Name: Mary Schwartzentruber

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Christian R. Gerber - 23 Feb 1966.

    4. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Marion Kuepfer - 18 Mar 2010.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1910 - Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1967 - Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 2008 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cedar Grove Amish Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly 3rd Line], Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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