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

Moses K. Leis[1]

Male 1927 - 2005  (77 years)


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  • Name Moses K. Leis 
    Born 4 Oct 1927  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-186533 
    Died 3 Jun 2005  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried First St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I186533  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 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  [3
    Family ID F36126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Clark,   b. 1927, Lakeview, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 2003, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Pat Leis
     2. Bruce Leis
     3. Roger Leis
     4. Marilyn Leis
     5. Ann Leis
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F53439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leis, Moses K. - Passed away peacefully, at the K-W Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, in Kitchener, on Friday, June 3, 2005, with his family at his side. He was born in Wellesley, October 4, 1927. Son of the late Moses B. Leis and the late Lydia Kropf. Moses was a member of First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wellesley. He was a plumber and tinsmith with the hardware store in Wellesley, retiring in 1993. He also was a member of the Wellesley Fire Department, serving for 15 years. Loving father of Pat and her husband Harry Blinkhorn, Bruce and his wife Dolores Leis, Roger and his wife Patsy Leis, Marilyn Walker, Ann and Rob Montgomery. Lovingly remembered by his 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Melvin and Marie Leis. Brother-in-law of Doris and Alfred Blow, John and Jean Clark, Ron Law, Mary and Wes Mulford, Barb and Gary Sholdice, Irene Clark and Peg Cressman. Predeceased by his loving wife Margaret, March 29, 2003; by a grandson, Bradley Kieswetter; brothers-in-law, Jim Clark, Don Wagner, Bill Clark and Frank Clark. Sisters-in-law, Ruth Wagner, Eleanor Clark and Nancy Law. Moses was a loving and dedicated husband, father and grandfather. He dedicated his life to taking care of his wife in her final years. He will be sadly missed by his family. Visitation at the Futher Bros. Funeral Home, 1172 Henry St. in Wellesley, where family and friends will be received on Tuesday, June 7, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wellesley, on Wednesday, June 8, 2005 at 2 p.m. Pastor Andy Schroth will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to First St. Paul's Lutheran Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

      The Record, June 4, 2005

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

    2. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Moses K. Leis - June 4, 2005.

    3. [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 MapsBorn - 4 Oct 1927 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 2005 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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