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

Harold Wilmot "Spike" Knechtel[1]

Male 1894 - 1960  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Harold Wilmot "Spike" Knechtel 
    Born Feb 1894  Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Student 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-184039 
    Died 1960  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I184039  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Albert Thomas Knechtel,   b. 7 Nov 1869, Mitchell, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Eleanora "Ellen" Taylor,   b. Jan 1869, Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F177275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Albert Thomas Knechtel,   b. 7 Nov 1869, Mitchell, Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F256855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Schade,   b. 16 Apr 1895, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Jul 1916  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F41863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Harold W. Knechtel - Harold W. (Spike) Knechtel, 138 Union Blvd., Kitchener, died suddenly Saturday at K-W Hospital. Mr. Knechtel, 66, had returned only last week, from a 21 day trip to the Maritimes. A professional electrical engineer, he had been an employee of the Dominion Rubber Company, tire division, for 46 years, prior to retiring in February of last year. A familiar figure in Twin City sport circles, he was a member of Twin City Lodge, Af and AM, the Kitchener Young Men's Club, a director of the Waterloo Club, past president of the Niagara District Electrical Engineers Association and past president of the Brantford District Professional engineers Association. Born in Chatham, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert T. Knechtel, he had resided in Kitchener for 55 years. He was a member of First United Church, Waterloo. Surviving are his wife, the former Anne Schade, and one brother, Leslie A. Knechtel, Toronto. Two sisters predeceased him. The funeral will be held Tuesday from the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home at 2 o'clock followed by interment in Waterloo Mount Hope Cemetery. Rev. R.D. Horsburgh will officiate.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Albert Thomas Knechtel.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 31 Pg. 2.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Harold W. Knechtel.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1894 - Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Student - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1916 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1960 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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