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Mabel Elizabeth Issler

Female 1917 - 2008  (91 years)


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  • Name Mabel Elizabeth Issler 
    Born 1917  [1
    Gender Female 
    Family Photograph CA 1919  Linglebach, South Easthope Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Mabel Elizabeth Bowman 
    Name Mabel Elizabeth Rittinger 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-179589 
    Died 21 Apr 2008  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I179589  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father John Issler,   b. 1865, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Louisa Augusta Elizabeth Brueckner,   b. 1879, St. Agatha, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1899  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F51939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Earl Ralph Rittinger,   b. 12 Oct 1909, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1943  (Age 34 years) 
    Children 
     1. Glenn Rittinger
     2. James "Jim" Rittinger
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F51937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joseph Bowman,   d. 1986 
    Last Modified 13 May 2024 
    Family ID F51938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BOWMAN, Mabel Elizabeth (nee Issler) - Passed away peacefully at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital on Monday, April 21, 2008 in her 91st year. Lovingly remembered by her two sons, Glenn Rittinger and his wife Isabelle of Ajax and Jim Rittinger of Kitchener; grandsons, Todd Rittinger and his friend Laura, Mark Rittinger and his wife Ana, Michael Rittinger and his friend Laura and granddaughter, Monique Rittinger; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Sofia, Carla, Isabela, Sheryse and Ethan; brother, John Issler and his wife Evelyn of Apple Valley California and brother-in-law, Bruce Fierling of New Hamburg. Predeceased by her husbands, Earl Rittinger (1943) and Joseph Bowman (1986); parents, John Issler (1945) and Louisa (Brueckner) Issler (1961); brothers, Roy (Beulah), Oscar (Millie), Jacob (Elmeta), Henry (Mary), George (Edith), and sister Mary Jane and her husband, Eugene Wheeler; In-law sisters and brothers, Ruth (Art Migliarini and Alf Schiestel), Margaret (Joseph Grandeckie), Evelyn (Fierling) brother-in-law, William (Isobel); nephews Ray Reibling and Nyal Dotzert; nieces, Edith (Pootz) Issler and Marlene (Issler) Dotzert. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Mabel enjoyed employment at Smiles and Chuckles Chocolate Co., W.R. Elliott Precision Machine, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church as secretary for many years, J.M. Schneider and Wilfrid Laurier University before retiring in 1977. She was a life long devoted member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. Mabel served as a teacher and superintendent of the Beginner's Department for more than 20 years, as secretary then president of the Altar Guild, Esther Group and Deborah Group of the Evangelical Lutheran Women and as a member of the Church Council. She was also active in The Women's Auxiliary of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary and The Christian Women's Club. In later years, she volunteered as an English language tutor through the Laubach literacy of Canada program. In addition, she assisted in many activities of her church, especially in the Loaves and Fishes Program, quilt knotting and visitation of the shut-ins of St. Matthew's. Mabel's family will receive friends and relatives at the Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home and Chapel , 51 Benton at Church St., Kitchener on Wednesday from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Transfer will be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener on Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 9: 30 a.m. with funeral and committal service to follow at 11 a.m. Pastor Shirley Ruller officiating. Cremation to follow. Donations to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kitchener or a charity of your choice may be considered as expressions of sympathy by calling the funeral home at 519-742-4481 or condolences at www.mem.com "Those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint." Isaiah 40: 31


      The Waterloo Region Record - Apr. 22, 2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Mabel Elizabeth (nee Issler) - Apr. 22, 2008.

    2. [S3002] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 015768-99.
      John Issler, 33, occ. Farmer, b. South Easthope, res. South Easthope, Widower, son of John Issler and Elizabeth Ruckelshausen?, married Louisa Augusta Elizabeth Brueckner, 20, b. St Agatha, res. Baden, daughter of Oscar J. Brueckner and Maria Bauer, Witness(es): Peter Brueckner of Baden and James Broughtflower of Stratford, 10 October 1899 in Baden.

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    Link to Google MapsFamily Photograph - CA 1919 - Linglebach, South Easthope Township, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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