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

Alvin Henry Duench[1, 2, 3]

Male 1912 - 2007  (94 years)


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  • Name Alvin Henry Duench 
    Born 30 Nov 1912  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-166250 
    Died 18 Apr 2007  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I166250  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Julius Milton Duench,   b. 30 Dec 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine "Katie" Gremm,   b. Jun 1888, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F39966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Marie Goettling,   b. 19 Sep 1918,   d. 4 Sep 2000  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1930  [4
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F47525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ALVIN H. DUENCH 1912 - 2007 - Passed away peacefully, at Sunnyside Home, Kitchener, on Wednesday, April 18, 2007, at the age of 94 years. Alvin was born in Wellesley Township. He was married to Lydia (nee Goettling) in 1930. Together, they raised their four children and after various work experiences, he worked for the City of Waterloo Works Department until his retirement. Alvin faithfully ushered at St. John's Lutheran Church for 47 years and lived at his home in Waterloo for more than 60 years. Alvin was predeceased by his beloved wife, Lydia, in 2000; and his half-brothers, Dick, Fred, and Herman Wolfe. He is survived by his children, William (Maureen), Marie (Denis) Morneau, Margaret (Bill) Fetter, and Donald (Ruth). Grandchildren, Lee Ann, Patrick, Christopher, and Kerry Duench, Tara (Ron) Brown, Melissa, Shannon, Nichole, Kathleen and Jaimie Duench, Rosemarie and Terry Morneau, Alison, Corinne and Tim Fetter, as well as one great-granddaughter Daniela Duench. Also survived by his half-sister Elsie (Arno) Schafer and "adopted granddaughter" Pat Cornwall. Special thanks to long-time care giver Gisela, and the staff of Sunnyside Home for their compassionate care. Friends are invited to share their memories of Alvin with his family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Sunday, April 22, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 22 Willow Street, Waterloo on Monday, April 23, 2007 at 11 am with the Rev. Joanne Peppler officiating. Interment to follow at New Dundee Union Cemetery. Condolences for the family and donations to St. John's Lutheran Church or the Sunnyside Home may be arranged through the funeral home, 519.745.8445 or www.erbgood.com . In living memory of Alvin, a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning program by the funeral home.


      The Record Newspaper 19 Apr 2007

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Henry (Harry) Goettling.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Henrietta Einwechter - Goettling.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of William Goettling.

    4. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Alvin H. Duench - 19 Apr 2007.

    5. [S175] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - New Dundee Union CC#4561 Cemetery Internet Link.
      Duench/ Alvin Henry/ Nov. 30, 1912- / His beloved wife/ Lydia Marie Goettling/ Sept. 19, 1918 - Sept. 4, 2000/ The Lord is my shepherd

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1912 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Apr 2007 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Dundee Union Cemetery, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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