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

Donald Roy Karcher

Male 1931 - 2012  (80 years)


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  • Name Donald Roy Karcher 
    Born 4 Dec 1931 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1964  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-174033 
    Died 9 Sep 2012  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I174033  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father John Roy "Roy" Karcher,   b. 27 Sep 1897, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1982  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Ella May Reist,   b. 30 Apr 1904, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1984  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1927  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F12596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Hachborn 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F50344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KARCHER, Donald Passed away peacefully at A.R. Goudie Eventide Nursing Home, on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of 58 years to Florence Karcher (nee Hachborn). Loved father of Don (Faith Ann), Pat Harris (Bryant), Jan Paisley (Dick) and Sue Stankiewicz (Kim). Special uncle to Geoff Karcher (Michelle). Dear brother of Jean Jewitt (Clayt) and brother-in-law of Pat Karcher. Proud grandfather of Janessa Karcher, Amanda and Spencer Harris, Melissa, Ginny and Amy Paisley and Will, Becky, Karen and Lori Stankiewicz. Also fondly remembered by many additional family members. Predeceased by his brothers Leonard and Bruce and grandson Matthew Harris. Donald's family will receive relatives and friends at Henry Walser Funeral Home , 507 Frederick St., Kitchener, 519-749-8467 on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday from 11: 00 a.m. - 12: 45 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 1: 00 p.m. with Rev. Todd Brown officiating. Following a reception at the funeral home, a private interment will take place in Bloomingdale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Compassion Canada or the Grand River Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). The family wish to thank the Dialysis Doctors and Nurses at Grand River Hospital and also the 3rd floor Nurses and Staff of A.R. Goudie for their care and compassion. Visit www.henrywalser.com for Donald's memorial.

      Waterloo Region Record 10 Sep 2012

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Arthur Hackborn - Feb 19 1964 pg 21.

    2. [S111] Wedding Invitation - Leone Sherk Collection.
      Reist, Ella Mae - J. Roy Karcher marriage invitation.jpg
      Reist, Ella Mae - J. Roy Karcher marriage invitation.jpg


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1964 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Sep 2012 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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