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Willard Wayne Schlichter

Male 1921 - 2013  (92 years)


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  • Name Willard Wayne Schlichter 
    Born 22 Apr 1921  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-167393 
    Died 12 May 2013  [1
    Person ID I167393  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Henry Harrison Schlichter,   b. 18 Oct 1880, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Olive Bingeman,   b. 1883, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F42673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Chester,   b. CA 1925 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F52627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Born on the family farm in Blenheim Township on April 22, 1921. The 11th of 13 children to the late Henry and Olive (nee Bingeman) Schlichter. Passed away quietly in his sleep on Sunday May 12, 2013 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Grace Schlichter (nee Chester). Willard leaves behind, his five children: Sandra Lafond (late Andre 2011), Cathy Pinnell (Norman), Craig (Carole), Donna Bailey (Bob) and George (Susan Robinson), ten grandchildren; Trevor (Stephannie), Christie, Sarah and Chelsey Schlichter, Amy Pinnell (David Sharpe), April Hodgson (Glenn), Paul (Christa) Bailey, Blair (Kristy) Bailey, Tyler and Ryan Schlichter and seven great-grandchildren; Sara and Keira Hodgson, Joe Bailey, Max and Zoey Bailey and Julia and Benjamin Schlichter. He is also survived by four siblings; the twins, Harriet and Harrison (late Gladys), Eva Hayes (late James) and Leon. Predeceased by his sisters; Mary Otterbein (late Edgar), Edith Poth (late Elmer), Della Schlichter, Dora Palmerton (late Arthur), Pearl, Elizabeth and Grace Schlichter, Ilah Geiger (late Willard).

      Willard lived a self-sufficient lifestyle while working his farm. He embraced the challenges of animal husbandry and practiced stewardship of the land.

      Willard's family will receive relatives and friends for a memorial gathering at the Henry Walser Funeral Home, 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467 on Wednesday May 15, 2013 from 2 - 4 pm with family tributes at 3: 30 pm followed by light refreshments from 4 - 5: 30 pm. Willard's request was to have his body donated to medical science. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association of Waterloo Region or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Willard's memorial.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3231] Find A Grave, Willard Wayne Schlichter (1921-2013) - Find A... (1921). Retrieved 23 August 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110467536/willard-wayne-schlichter.

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