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

Melvin Leis

Male 1920 - 2005  (85 years)


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  • Name Melvin Leis 
    Born 10 Apr 1920  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-186509 
    Died 24 Aug 2005  Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I186509  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Moses Leis,   b. 25 Feb 1888, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Lydia Kropf,   b. 24 Dec 1894, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1950  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1917  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F36126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Vanita Marie Leis,   b. 29 Jul 1923,   d. 7 Oct 2044, Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 121 years) 
    Children 
     1. Robert Leis
     2. Alberta Leis
     3. Barbara Leis
     4. Carol Leis
     5. Nancy Leis
     6. Edward Leis,   d. Bef 2005
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F53430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Melvin Leis 1920-2005

      Passed away peacefully, at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Fergus, on Wednesday, August 24, 2005, at the age of 85 years. Melvin leaves his beloved wife Marie (nee Leis), his children Robert of Beaverlodge, Alberta, Jeffrey and his wife Yvonne of Seaforth, Barbara and her husband Ron Van Norman of Belle River, Carol and her husband Justin Collins of Waterloo and Nancy and her husband Doug Hounsome of Cambridge as well as his grandchildren Greg Van Norman and his wife Lori, Jennifer Savela and her husband David, Tracy Van Norman, Daisy and Nancy Collins, Scott and Bradley Hounsome and great-grandchildren Thomas Savela, Shontelle and Nathan Van Norman, Matthew Michaud and Michael Leis. Predeceased by his parents, a son Edward Leis and one brother Moses Leis. Friends are invited to share their memories of Melvin with his family at the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King Street South in Waterloo on Friday, August 26, 2005 from 1 to 1: 45 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Melvin's life and faith will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday at 2 p.m. Following the service, friends are invited to join the family in the funeral home's Historic Kuntz House for refreshments and a time to visit with the family. Internment will take place in Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo. In memory of Melvin, donations may be maade to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and can be arranged through the funeral home.

      The Record, August 25, 2005

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Melvin Leis - August 25, 2005.

    2. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 19919 (1917), Moses Leis-Lydia Kropf.
      Lydia Kropf (res. Wellesley) Birth Place: Wellesley Age: 22 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895 Father Name: Joel Kropf Mother Name: Veronica Roth Spouse Name: Moses Leis (occ. farmer of Wellesley) Spouse's Age: 29 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888 Spouse Birth Place: Wellesley Spouse Father Name: Menno Leis Spouse Mother Name: Magdaline Brenneman Marriage Date: 25 Apr 1917 Marriage Place: Waterloo, Wellesley

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Aug 2005 - Fergus, Nichol Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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