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

Leah Litwiller

Female 1902 - 1966  (64 years)


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  • Name Leah Litwiller 
    Born 22 Jul 1902  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Leis 
    Religion 1911  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Amish Mennonite 
    Residence 1931  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1944  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1956  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence 1966  10 Eden Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-164522 
    Died 6 Nov 1966  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I164522  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father Christian R. Litwiller,   b. 15 Dec 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1931, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Catharina Kropf,   b. 8 Jan 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1956, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F21001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Milton Leis,   b. 29 Aug 1896, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Children 
     1. Milton Leis
     2. Robert Leis
     3. Mildred Leis
     4. Marie Nancy Leis
     5. Laura Loretta Leis
     6. Wilfred Leis,   b. 14 Oct 1920,   d. 8 Aug 1944  (Age 23 years)
     7. Katherine Veronica Leis,   b. 4 May 1922,   d. 21 Nov 1951  (Age 29 years)
     8. Wallace Christian Leis,   b. 20 Jun 1929,   d. 2001, Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F45058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1902 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1944 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1956 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1966 - 10 Eden Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1966 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Milton Leis, 64, of 10 Eden Ave., died Sunday at K-W Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born the former Leah Litwiller, July 22, 1902, at Wellesley, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Litwiller. Mrs. Leis had lived in Kitchener for the past 33 years and had been employed at General Products Division of Uniroyal (1966) Ltd. for the past 23 years. She was a member of Calvary Evangelical United Brethern Church. Surviving are three sons, Milton, Wallace, and Robert, all of Kitchener; three daughters, Mrs. Carl (Mildred) Kaminska, Kitchener; Mrs. Douglas (Marie) Kerr, Anaheim, Calif. and Mrs. Matthew (Laura) Riem, Costa Mesa, Calif., one brother, John, Lancaster, N.Y.; 30 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, one son, and one daughter. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where the funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. J. V. Dahms of Calvary EUB Church. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Jean Kellerman Fund of Calvary EUB Church will be accepted as expressions of sympathy.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 7 Nov 1966

  • Sources 
    1. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Div. 11 page 2.

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Milton Leis - 7 Nov 1966.

    3. [S350] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Daily Record 1919-1947, Death of Christian Litwiller - 29 Sep 1931.

    4. [S1886] Military - Canada - Second World War Service Files Canadian Armed Forces War Dead.
      Lies, Wilfred 24 years Birthdate: 1920 Oct 14 Died: 1944 Aug 8 Rank: Private Unit: Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C. Force: Army Service Number: A61057 Additional Details son of Mr. & Mrs. Milton Lies of Kitchener, Ontario - wife Vera Liest of Kitchener

    5. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Mrs. Catharine Litwiller - 13 Jul 1956.

    6. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Obituary of Rudolph Litwiller - September 14, 1961.